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Ksitigarbha – The Bodhisattva of the Great Vow

By |2020-03-24T15:31:47+03:00March 24th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Ksitigarbha is a bodhisattva primarily revered in East Asian Buddhism and usually depicted as a Buddhist monk. His name may be translated as "Earth Treasury", "Earth Store", "Earth Matrix", or "Earth Womb". Ká¹£itigarbha is known for his vow to take responsibility for the instruction of [...]

Bindi: A Colored Dot Worn With Multiple Meanings

By |2019-09-08T01:23:36+03:00September 8th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , |

A bindi is a colored dot worn on the center of the forehead, originally by Hindus and Jains from the Indian subcontinent. The word Bindu dates back to the hymn of creation known as Nasadiya Sukta in the Rigveda. Bindu is considered the point at [...]