This group is centered around the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition. Under the Spiritual Direction of Lama Zopa Rinpoche. In the tradion of Lama Tsongkhappa *Note this is not an official project of FPMT. I am but a lay member.
"Easier said than done, Michael. Buddhahood does not transcend the laws of karma, but is a state in which no negative karma is being created. What about positive karma? Do we not create merits (positive karma) as we practice dharma? Is this not the…"
"Oh dear, the Buddha cannot find peace? Then what hope is there for us? Perhaps, Tomas, you are confusing the appearance of the Buddha to human eyes with the ever present mind of the Buddha which sometimes manifests in a material form(say, as a dog)…"
'Inherent existence' refers to an existence that has not come about through cause and effect or by being labelled. The opposite to 'inherent existence' is an existence which has arisen from causes and/or labels.
"There is ignorance about the nature of reality and it is this ignorance which is the root cause of our suffering. There is ignorance about the nature of karma which results in us not appreciating our human life and practicing dharma. Then there is…"