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Jamyang Puntsog

My Buddhist name is Ratna Jamyang Puntsog. I first encountered Buddhism in this life when I was 12. Formally took ceremonial refuge in the triple gem when I was 19. I believe the different spiritual methods were taught by Buddha to suit various beings who each have their own unique characteristic. The various sects and practices that arose are just a naming convention invented by disciples out of communication necessity. Had read and studied different forms of Buddhism. Volunteered in Buddhist organization. Until it last, I hope to share my views on Buddhism and find like minded practitioners around the world. May we practice Buddha's instruction together and connect through cyber space!

Practical Companion – 19

Asura An Asura is known as a demigod. They possess the power of god without god’s merit. To understand this definition correctly, we have to understand the definition of god in Buddhism. the word god is borrowed from the western vocabulary as a substitute for the word Deva. […]