[Noisebridge-discuss] [drama] update on the shrine!
emprameen at gmail.com
Wed Jul 20 08:35:46 PDT 2011
SO THE STATUE DIDN'T MOVE ON ITS OWN!??!
Well that's a scientific relief which clears up any supernatural confusion
anyone may have had, right?
This is pretty funny by the way. I'm glad someone took the time to post
Please disregard Dharma Duck as a figment of evil doings.
On Wed, Jul 20, 2011 at 8:20 AM, Davidfine <d at vidfine.com> wrote:
> All this dharma-miracle stuff Fa Zang is peddling appears to be in direct
> conflict with his master's teachings. The lama claims spiritual authority
> from his position in relation to a man called "H.H.DC-Buddha.III". Note in
> particular #27 on DC's list of 128 erroneous/evil beliefs as found here:
> *27. THE VIEW THAT STRANGE PARANORMAL PHENOMENA ARE MANIFESTATIONS OF
> SUPERNATURAL POWERS THAT FLOW FROM THE BUDDHA-DHARMA *
> *In this world, there are many kinds of mystical and strange paranormal
> phenomena. Heretical sects use such phenomena to deceive and confuse living
> beings. In so doing, they create all kinds of negative karma. All such
> strange phenomena are not manifestations of supernatural power that flow
> from the Buddha-dharma and are just evil doings. *
> Meditation, in the branch of study that the Rinpoche subscribes to, is just
> part of a system of enlightened transmission of ancient esoteric knowledge
> so mind-blowing that its revelation to the earthly realms can, according to
> Fa Zang's own blog entries, create such local phenomena as "turning ordinary
> water into Bodhi Holy Water that can heal and perform miracles; the bestowal
> of true holy nectar from the sky by the Buddhas; precious holy pills that
> chant, dance, fly, and increase; the appearance of magnificent Dharma
> Protectors; rainbow body states; and other evidence of enlightened
> <http://www.buddhatv.tv/messages/view/XXG9DH01R160CBNZ/The-Book-H-H-Dorje-Chang-Buddha-III-><http://www.buddhatv.tv/messages/view/XXG9DH01R160CBNZ/The-Book-H-H-Dorje-Chang-Buddha-III->Now, I realise that many early religious and scientific texts have similar,
> perhaps exaggerated, descriptions of their benefits, and maybe I shouldn't
> take it literally. But I'm concerned that as the Rinpoche has noted in
> <http://www.buddhatv.tv/messages/view/FN1CS30VBF3B1GPT><http://www.buddhatv.tv/messages/view/FN1CS30VBF3B1GPT>just yesterday, that the recent announcement of the Fourth Vajra Throne in
> Sanger, California, was accompanied by just such epiphenomenon: red holy
> vajra pills that jump around "just as if they were alive. They not only
> [jump] but one of them started to circle around and left [a disciple's]
> hand. It transformed into a dazzling bright red light and soared into the
> sky"; the appearance of orb-like beings apparently from "another dimension",
> generic poltergeist activity, and for me, most disturbing of all, the
> apparition of a "tenacious goose (named Dharma Duck) that came to the Temple
> and insisted on being allowed in. He would fly at the windows or peck at the
> door if dharma was being discussed."
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