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The Bodhisattva Manjushri

By |2019-10-23T22:58:31+03:00October 23rd, 2019|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , |

Manjushri is a bodhisattva associated with prajñā (insight) in Mahayana Buddhism. In Tibetan Buddhism, he is also a yidam. His name means "Gentle Glory" in Sanskrit. Mañjuśrī is also known by the fuller name of Mañjuśrīkumārabhūta, literally "Mañjuśrī, Still a Youth" or, less literally, "Prince [...]

Amitabha Buddha: The Buddha of Immeasurable Light and Life

By |2019-04-09T04:20:55+03:00April 9th, 2019|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , , |

Amitabha Buddha, also known as Amida or Amitāyus, is a celestial buddha according to the scriptures of Mahayana Buddhism. Amitabha is the principal Buddha in Pure Land Buddhism, a branch of East Asian Buddhism. In Vajrayana Buddhism, Amitabha is known for his longevity attribute, magnetizing red [...]

Thangka: Tibetan Buddhist Art

By |2019-04-03T02:38:58+03:00April 3rd, 2019|Categories: Arts, Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , |

A thangka, variously spelled as thangka, tangka, thanka, or tanka, is a Tibetan Buddhist painting on cotton, silk appliqué, usually depicting a Buddhist deity, scene, or mandala. Thangkas are traditionally kept unframed and rolled up when not on display, mounted on a textile backing somewhat [...]

What is a Tulpa?

By |2019-01-09T18:10:38+03:00November 21st, 2018|Categories: Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Tulpa is a concept in mysticism and the paranormal of a being or object which is created through spiritual or mental powers. It was adopted by 20th-century theosophists from Tibetan sprul-pa which means "emanation" or "manifestation". Modern practitioners use the term to refer to a [...]

Dream Yoga – The Yoga of the Dream State

By |2018-11-14T22:10:16+03:00November 14th, 2018|Categories: Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Dream Yoga or Milam—the Yoga of the Dream State—is a suite of the advanced tantric sadhana of the entwined Mantrayana lineages of Dzogchen (Nyingmapa, Ngagpa, Mahasiddha, Kagyu, and Bönpo). Dream Yoga are tantric processes and techniques within the trance Bardos of Dream and Sleep (Standard [...]

Symbolism of the Cosmic Mandala

By |2019-10-01T04:22:00+03:00May 6th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , |

There are various forms of mandalas with distinct concepts and different purposes. The individual representation range from the so-called Cosmic Mandala, which transmits the ancient knowledge of the development of the universe and the world-system. Which represent a high point among Mandalas dedicated to meditation; [...]