Archive for November, 2013

A Talk on Flying Spaghetti Monsterism & Pasta Potluck: by Tunxis Student Rev. Mandy Dutkiewicz

November 22nd, 2013 No comments

• Learn why some believe the international decrease in pirates is the cause of global warming.
• Find out how it may be possible that when scientists carbon date a fossil, an invisible force akin to spaghetti and meatballs is present,”changing the results with His Noodly Appendage.”
• Discover what role cosmic intoxication during the creation of the universe may have played in spawning many of the problems we face in life.

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Tibetan Medicine in the Light Of Dzogchen

November 7th, 2013 No comments

Tibetan Medicine is a vast discipline that offers a distinctly Buddhist response to the theory and practice of the longstanding Ayurveda medical system of India.  The inner philosophical and spiritual tradition in Tibet classifies Buddhist paths into the Way of Renunciation (Siitra), the Way of Transformation (Tantra), and the Way of Self-Liberation (Atiyoga or Dzogchen). By working with the standpoint of this threefold division. It is possible to gain key insights into the depths of Tibetan materia medica and medical care-and accordingly, see the benefits that current studies of this classical system are also revealing. Internationally recognized as a leading Tibetan medical practitioner and  teacher. Dr. Phuntsog Wangmo discusses the integration of theory and application that makes her field one that is attracting attention from doctors, healers. academics, and laypeople globally. She presents clear findings that reveal the promise of this system as a complement to modem Western care, and also share her personal experience as a practitioner in the Buddhist Dzogcben lineage of her uncle, noted master and scholar ChOgyal Namkhai Norbu. In Dzogchen- traditionally, the perspective of enlightenment or the “view from above· – one recognizes one’s relative circumstance as a manifestation of the primordial state: a helpful point of departure for sustaining health.

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