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Deity Yoga – A Practice of Vajrayana Buddhism

By |2020-02-23T02:25:16+03:00February 23rd, 2020|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Deity yoga is a practice of Vajrayana Buddhism involving identification with a chosen deity through visualizations and rituals and the realization of emptiness. According to the Tibetan scholar Tsongkhapa, Deity yoga is what separates Buddhist Tantra practice from the practice of other Buddhist schools. Deity [...]

Padmasambhava: The Second Buddha

By |2019-11-14T00:13:58+03:00November 14th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , |

Padmasambhava ("Lotus-Born"), also known as Guru Rinpoche, was an 8th-century Buddhist master from the Indian subcontinent. Although there was a historical Padmasambhava, little is known of him apart from helping the construction of the first Buddhist monastery in Tibet at Samye, at the behest of [...]

Traditional Tibetan Medicine and the Four Tantras

By |2019-04-18T03:51:56+03:00April 18th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Traditional Tibetan medicine, also known as Sowa-Rigpa medicine, is a centuries-old traditional medical system. It employs a complex approach to diagnosis, incorporating techniques such as pulse analysis and urinalysis, and utilizes behavior and dietary modification, medicines composed of natural materials (e.g., herbs and minerals) and [...]