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Schools of Buddhism => Mahayana => East Asian Traditions => Topic started by: t on August 13, 2013, 04:12:56 am

Title: How Drinking Blood from a Skull Can Wake You Up
Post by: t on August 13, 2013, 04:12:56 am
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In Korea during the Silla dynasty circa 660 CE, there was this monk named Wonhyo
who decided to travel to China with his pal Uisang so they could further their Buddhist studies.

More here (http://theidproject.org/blog/lawrence-grecco/2011/04/04/how-drinking-blood-skull-can-wake-you)
Title: Re: How Drinking Blood from a Skull Can Wake You Up
Post by: Ron-the-Elder on August 13, 2013, 06:59:36 am
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"Drinking from a human skull"  :  Completely grossed out, he was astonished to discover how powerful his mind was. He quickly awakened to the fact that the difference between a refuge or a nightmare was determined solely by his mind.

Excellent point.  One of the lessons to be learned during survival training is that excellent sources of protein and carbs, which ordinarily would repulse us, when realized to be life-saving, suddenly become savory. :pray:
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