The Saffron Robe by T. Lobsang Rampa

By T. Lobsang Rampa

Extra perception into Lobsang Rampa's lifestyles inside of Lamahood along with his noble consultant the Lama Mingyar Dondup. The origins of Buddhism, with the true tale concerning the Prince Gautama, and the way he turned Buddha along with his 4 noble truths. initially released in 1966.

Tuesday Lobsang Rampa was once a author who claimed to were a Lama in Tibet sooner than spending the second one a part of his lifestyles within the physique of a British guy. Cyril Henry Hoskin (8 April 1910 – 25 January 1981) defined himself because the "host" of Tuesday Lobsang Rampa. The identify Tuesday pertains to a declare within the 3rd Eye that Tibetans are named after the day of the week on which they have been born.

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The others sat, and we waited, I standing with my back against the wall bearing the stick in my hand, idly fiddling with the fluttering paper in the end. Suddenly the Indian Teacher appeared in the doorway and glowered at us, and then he turned and scowled at me. “You — boy — you ! ” he asked. ” I replied with some trepidation. ” I extended the stick in his direction ; for a moment it looked as if he had not the faintest idea what he should do, then suddenly he snatched the stick with such a jerk that I almost fell on my face.

Thus, it is necessary to control the mind — to create right mindfulness, because in creating right mindfulness we are able to avoid the unhappiness which arises when we desire all the things which we know quite well we cannot have. “You know that the Buddha always taught that men particularly were often led astray by what one might term visual impact. ” He looked at one rather big boy, and smiled as he said, “I know that a young gentleman such as you, who sometimes accompanies an older monk to the market place, might at times deserve to be called ‘Swivel Eyes,’ but the Buddha taught that such things are not good for the monk because the desire is father to the action.

As we were taught, suffering follows something which we have done wrongly, it is the result of a wrong attitude towards the rest of the world. The world itself is not a bad place, but some of the people in it make it appear bad, and it is our own attitude, our own faults, which make the world seem so bad. Everyone has desires, or cravings, or lusts, which make one do things which in a more balanced mood, when free from such cravings and lusts, one would not do. “The Great Teaching of the Buddha was that he who craves cannot be 44/168 free, and a person who is not free cannot be happy.

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