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by Tara
Fri Jun 14, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: We're Not in Lhasa Anymore
Topic: Reminiscences of Penor Rinpoche's Terrible Tulkus -- Burroughs and Seagal
Replies: 3
Views: 343

Re: Reminiscences of Penor Rinpoche's Terrible Tulkus -- Burroughs and Seagal

Penor's denial that he received any "substantial" donation from Steven Seagal reminds me of this denial by the Dalai Lama that he didn't receive $1 million to endorse NXIVM cult leader Keith Raniere (a denial most likely written by Alexander Halpern, the Dalai Lama's lawyer, too). I would take apart...
by Tara
Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: We're Not in Lhasa Anymore
Topic: Reminiscences of Penor Rinpoche's Terrible Tulkus -- Burroughs and Seagal
Replies: 3
Views: 343

Re: Reminiscences of Penor Rinpoche's Terrible Tulkus -- Burroughs and Seagal

Statement by H.H. Penor Rinpoche Regarding the Recognition of Steven Seagal as a Reincarnation of the Treasure Revealer Chungdrag Dorje of Palyul Monastery by Penor Rinpoche 1999 In February of 1997 I recognized my student, Steven Seagal, as a reincarnation (tulku) of the treasure revealer Chungdra...
by Tara
Tue Jun 11, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: We're Not in Lhasa Anymore
Topic: Reminiscences of Penor Rinpoche's Terrible Tulkus -- Burroughs and Seagal
Replies: 3
Views: 343

Reminiscences of Penor Rinpoche's Terrible Tulkus -- Burroughs and Seagal

Reminiscences of Penor Rinpoche's Terrible Tulkus -- Burroughs and Seagal by Tara Carreon 6/11/19 Jetsunma was staying at Professor Lin 's house in San Francisco just after she had been recognized as a tulku by Penor Rinpoche. Gyatrul Rinpoche set me up. He brought me into the kitchen to meet her. ...
by Tara
Sat May 18, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: We're Not in Lhasa Anymore
Topic: You give me first, and I'll give you later: The oldest trick in the world ...
Replies: 2
Views: 361

Re: You give me first, and I'll give you later: The oldest trick in the world ...

In Tibetan Buddhism, you give your loyalty, money, time and belief, and the lama is supposed to give you enlightenment and eternal caring. What a selfish motivation you are operating from. You want to achieve something grandiose and divine, FIRST, for yourself, and of course, LATER, for others. So y...
by Tara
Fri May 17, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: We're Not in Lhasa Anymore
Topic: You give me first, and I'll give you later: The oldest trick in the world ...
Replies: 2
Views: 361

You give me first, and I'll give you later: The oldest trick in the world ...

that we fall for again and again and again. Couple that with the authoritarian/corporate conditioning that everyone must keep their commitments, and pay their debts, and you have the neverending spectacle of people expressing loyalty toward situations that have clearly become bad, and where they hav...
by Tara
Fri May 17, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: We're Not in Lhasa Anymore
Topic: The Questionable Shambhala Practice of "Holding Space"
Replies: 1
Views: 360

Re: The Questionable Shambhala Practice of "Holding Space"

I do not believe that "holding space" means whatever blah blah blah they say it means. They don't want to say what it actually means, which is the clear meaning of those two words: "holding" and "space," because it will immediately raise the question of nihilism. The "holding" gives you the sense of...