Walking meditation that is practiced between long periods of the sitting meditation known as zazen. The practice is common in Zen, Chan Buddhism, Korean Seon, and Vietnamese. One of the most useful and grounding ways of attending to our body is the practice of walking meditation. Walking meditation is a simple and universal practice for developing calm, connectedness, and embodied awareness. Time Required 10 minutes daily for at least a week. Evidence suggests that .
Wutaishan Mountain in China is considered special for the Buddhist deity/bodhisattva Manjushri. According to oral history and Chinese literature, it was Drogön Chögyal Phagpa who first talked about the five different forms of Manjushri. 5 forms of Manjushree are represented on each of the five peaks: central and four directions. The Five Manjushri forms are not depicted in a consistent manner. There are many iconographic differences appearing between the various paintings be they central .
This painting of Atiśa is from the early to mid-12th century and features extensive inscriptions on the reverse side. Atisha was the abbot of Vikramashilamonastery in northern India, one of the maha viharas that granted the learned degree of Pandita, here indicated by his yellow hat. In 1042, he traveled to Tibet at the invitation of the western Tibetanking Yeshe ‘Od to help purify Buddhist practices there. Atisha’s authority was rooted in .
The subject depicted in this thangka is called Guruparampara, a “Line of Teachers.” It depicts the family tree of Nyingma lineage, as it were, and its function is to indicate a line of descent. The meaning of this presentation is to show a refuge for believers. It creates a kind of structure with a number of deities and teachers in whom devotees take refuge, because they will help believers in the course of their .
This 18th-century essay drawing is similar in content to the photographic measurements. The so-called “image measurement” is the scale of the Buddha’s human body and the scale of the figure. This may be a reference guide for the painting of Buddha statues in Tibet or Nepal in the 18th century. It contains 36 detailed drawings and the text is in Tibetan. The representation of the Buddhist figure is not fabricated out of thin air. .
When we love, like, hate or dislike an object, a person, a living being or a non-living object, that is not reality. When we like something, it is not based on a truly realistic view of the object. If it is and you can check it, based on a true, realistic study of the object we are attached to or like then our attachment to or liking the object or a person must be .
Prior to his birth Prior to his birth on 30 June 1965, Zurmang Gharwang Rinpoche (Tibetan: ཟུར་མང་གར་དབང་རིན་པོ་ཆེ་, Wylie: zur mang gar dbang rin po che) was recognized by the 16th Gyalwa Karmapa as the twelfth incarnation of the Gharwang Tulkus and as an emanation of Tilopa. He is the supreme lineage holder of the Zurmang Ear Whispered Lineage (zur mang snyan rgyud). The Gharwang Tulkus line The unbroken line of the Gharwang Tulkus begins .
Alakh Niranjan meaning Alakh means A-Lakhshana which means: Beyond identifying features (lakhshana) or attributes It refers to Attributeless God or Nirguna Brahman in here. This idea comes from ancientYoga traditions originating in Swetashwetara Upanishad. This particular Upanishad deals with Yoga, Vedantic Monotheism as well as Shiva as Sat-Chit-Ananda. Legend of Alakh Niranjan Legend has it, that the slogan or elating cry for the Supreme Being was first coined by Matsyendranath. Matsyendra is popularly .