> On Tue, 3 Dec 1996, Rudra Mac Cuhmaill wrote:
> > My Tibetan Buddhist "elders" indeed shake one's head in disbelief when
> > told how the state-propaganda version of Christianity, spin-doctored by this
> > "Saint" Joseph, Bishop Iraneus, et al, formed a bizarre cult more akin to those
> > of Count Dracula or that Teutonic Nazi-precurser, Count Gobineau and his
> > icy-cold "social and racial eugenic engineering theories" of Napolean III's
> > "Carnival Empire"...
I never heard this sort of statement from a Tibetan Buddhist teacher.
While I do not believe in its world view, I greatly respect Lamaist
Buddhism. Especially the Nyngmapa (pardon the non-standard
transliteration) school. I knew the last leader and met the last leader
of the Kargupa and the present leader of the Galukpa school during my
studies of Asian religions. None of them would have said something like
Fr. Kristopher, S.S.B.