Category Bodhisattvas

In the as well as modern , a refers to anyone who has made a resolution to become a and has also received a confirmation or prediction from a living Buddha that this will be so.

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18th-century Eastern Tibetan thanka, with the Green Tara (Samaya Tara Yogini) in the center and the Blue, Red, White and Yellow taras in the corners

The common forms of Tara – Karuṇā, Mettā & Shunyata

, Ārya Tārā, or Shayama Tara, also known as Jetsun Dölma is an important figure in Buddhism, especially revered in Tibetan Buddhism. She appears as a female bodhisattva in Mahayana Buddhism, and as a female Buddha in Vajrayana Buddhism. She is known as the "mother of liberation", and represents the virtues of success in work and achievements. She is known as Duōluó Púsà (多羅菩薩) in Chinese Buddhism, and as Tara Bosatsu (多羅菩薩) in Japan. Tārā is .
1000-armed Avalokiteśvara dated 13th - 15th century AD at Saspol cave (Gon-Nila-Phuk Cave Temples and Fort) in Ladakh

Avalokiteśvara – The embodiment of compassion

Avalokitasvara is the bodhisattva who embodies the compassion of all Buddhas. In Sanskrit, is also referred to as Lokeśvara ("Lord of the World"). In Tibetan, Avalokiteśvara is Chenrézig and is said to emanate as the , the and other high lamas. An etymology of the Tibetan name Chenrézik gives the meaning of one who always looks upon all beings with the eye of compassion. One prominent Buddhist story tells of Avalokiteśvara vowing .

Buddhist stages of enlightenment you will (eventually) reach

The nirvana state has been described in Buddhist texts partly in a manner similar to other Indian religions, as the state of complete liberation, enlightenment, highest happiness, bliss, fearlessness, freedom, permanence, non-dependent origination, unfathomable, and indescribable. It has also been described in part differently, as a state of spiritual release marked by "emptiness" and realization of non-self. While considers the liberation from saṃsāra as the ultimate spiritual goal, in traditional practice, the primary focus of .
Padmapani Paubha

The Tales of Padmapani Lokeshwar, Sankata and the Mahankal Bhairava

Narendra Deva along with the priest, Bandudatta and a local farmer, Lalit travelled all the way to Assam, to bring Lokeshwar to but since they faced a lot of "sankat" (dangers) along the way, the priest Bandudatta summoned Sankata, the "deity who removes dangers". In , stories about and have existed from the beginning of and they were an important part of everyday life. They elaborated everything from .

The Legend of Manjushree and the Mystical Paleo Kathmandu Lake

meaning “gentle glory” is often perceived as a divine being who brought order to the valley when it was a Paleo Kathmandu Lake, by cutting down the Chobhar gorge, draining out the and making the land suitable for life. Even more intriguing is the way he did it, by using a supernatural armament, a sword of godly might, cutting the valley into two. On the historical side of affairs, there are .

A brief introduction to Black Jambhala featuring Thangka and Statue collections

, Black (: dzam bha la, nag po), a wealthy deity popularized in by Bari and the Kashmiri teacher Shakyashri . is known by in . Kuber is the . Originating in , he appeared from the river's and passed on the ability to generate to a monarch whose realm was experiencing severe financial troubles at the . He also helps the impoverished and those .

Explaining Buddhist Deity Green Tara

is a female and one of the most well-known in women. She is known as an being ready to take action to benefit sentient. The color green represents the wind element. She moves quickly as the wind to help others. The life of the Green In this section, we are going to talk about the life of Green tara, after the short etymological description of the word Green Tara .
Statue of Sahasrabhuja Avalokitesvara with Coral Torquise and Lapis and Metal Setting

Explaining God of Compassion Avalokitesvara

Avalokitesvara is a who uses to embodies the of all . He is one of the more widely revered who helps in mainstream . In and its sphere of cultural influence, Avalokitesvara is often depicted in an also female form known as Guan Yin. The Viability of Avalokitesvara In this portion, we are going to learn about the viability of Avalokitesvara, after the short description of the word Avalokitesvara itself Avalokitesvara is .

Interpreting Manjushri Namasangiti

Namasangiti is considered amongst the most advanced given by the . It represents the pinnacle of all , being a of the nondual class, along with the Tantra. The Viability of Manjushri Namasangiti In this section, we are going to learn about the viability of Manjushri Namasangiti. And after that, we will learn about the short etymological description of the word Manjushri Namasangiti itself. Etymology of Manjushri Namasangiti Manjushri Namasangiti is .
White Manjushri Bodhisattva Buddhist Deity

Explaining White Manjushri Bodhisattva Buddhist Deity

White is of , from the in the tradition of Mati Panchen. An ocean of nectar, white and cool, with many elephants, geese, and waterfowl sporting and playing, calling out with sweet sounds, in the middle of that a with a stem, branches, leaves, fruit and a marvelous sweet fragrance. Above a moon disc seat with cool rays of light shining forth to the ten directions. The Life of .