The best way to store your Bitcoins is a wallet on your computer or mobile phone as you’ll get a full control over your Bitcoins. A noticeable example of a standalone (desktop) clients is Electrum . Just remember, there are two types of desktop clients, with full validation and simplified one. Full validation requires to download all the “block chain” on your computer, which is very large database (60 GB and growing every 10 minutes) that contains all the transactions ever made using Bitcoin. Full validation in theory provides an extra layer of security and allow merchants to avoid “double spends”. As a normal user, simplified validation works just fine and there is no reason to maintain a complete copy of all ever maid transactions. You are only interested in a small part of the block chain that contains your transactions and it is about 25-30 MB. Online wallets a very popular nowadays as they are easy and quite fast to set-up, don’t require any free space on your HDD and are just convenient, especially when we are talking about relatively small transactions or occasional ones . when you want to transfer you bitcoins from a Bitcoin Exchange to your personal wallet.
By Sogyal Lakar’s logic if he teaches you then he becomes your teacher and you his student and checking is irrelevant. He gives refuge vows instructing students that they must obey him which I just don’t accept to be right for me – its not even optional if you want to participate because it is always just a deeper renewal of faith that he requires of his students. By Sogyal Lakars logic he may believe that if he presides over a practice he is your Vajra Master. We who wrote that letter are not outsiders – i would walk past his compound and hear shrill screams and sounds of violence from time to time along with what i saw directly. It chilled me to the bone and I would ask who it was and find out later and try to talk to see what it was about, especially when it happened to people who were close friends. What goes on that creates such fear and screams?