Posted by Jim C. (188.8.131.52) on October 08, 2000 at 00:19:09:
In Reply to: Re: Dorjeshugden posted by Susan S on October 04, 2000 at 20:39:28:
Pope? Karmic consequences of going against?
These statements sound like a fully developed case of political hegemony and religious institutionalization versus anything within the orbit of what Buddha held forth.
The dead people are so by other people's hands. The whole thing stinks like some sort of tribal conflict.
Be careful of where magic and superstition opaquely replace transparent symbolism - not of this or that 'practice.'
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