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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 [...]

The Function of the Buddhist Meditation Bell

By |2019-01-09T18:22:34+03:00June 21st, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , |

Since ancient times, Buddhist monks and nuns have used bells as part of their daily meditation practices. Among other things, bells are considered a meditation enhancer, as they help practitioners keep their attention focused on the present moment. The sound of the meditation bell is [...]

Mount Kailash: The 7th Earth Chakra

By |2019-01-10T03:44:38+03:00February 15th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , |

Mt. Kailash is the 7th Earth Chakra. The purpose of this chakra is to broadcast Earth's signal, it's purpose, it's will. It is forbidden to even climb the mountain and there are no known reports of it ever happening despite the efforts of many. The [...]

The Tibetan Book of the Dead and NDEs

By |2019-11-21T00:53:12+03:00April 9th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Tibetan Book of the Dead, whose actual title is The Great Liberation upon Hearing in the Intermediate State or Bardo Thodol, is traditionally believed to be the work of the legendary Padma Sambhava in the 8th century A.D. The book acts as a guide [...]