TOP 7 articles about Abhidharma

About Abhidharma

Abhidharma () or Abhidhamma (Pali) are texts which contain detailed scholastic reworkings of doctrinal material appearing in the Buddhist , according to schematic classifications. The Abhidhamma do not contain systematic philosophical treatises, but summaries or abstract and systematic lists.

Explanation of Wheel of Life

is a symbolic representation of cyclic existence found on the outside walls of and monasteries in the Indo- region. This pictorial presents basic concepts such as and rebirth in a manner that can be understood by uneducated or illiterate people. Alternate translations for include the Buddhist , wheel of cyclic existence, wheel of becoming, etc. The Viability of of .
Depicting-Indian-Teacher-Asanga Thangka

Explaining Indian Teacher Asanga

Asaṅga is one of the most important spiritual figures of and the founder of the Yogacara school. is known as the 4th-century founder of the -Only School of . The Existence of the Asanga In this section, we are going to talk about the existence of Asanga. After a short etymological description of the word Asanga itself, we will review his frameworks for , and we will learn about Asaṅga’s .
Machik Labdron and Chod Refuge

Depicting the Painting of Machik Labdron and Chod Refuge

This is mid-20th-century of Machik Labdron and the Chod refuge field displaying teachers and deities. Painting Chart N°1  Asaṅga was “one of the most important spiritual figures” of and the “founder of the Yogacara school”. Traditionally, he and his half-brother are regarded as the major classical Indian exponents of Mahayana , Vijñanavada (awareness only) thought and Mahayana on path. N°2 The lineage of .

Who is Padmasambhava?

For 2,500 years have considered with awe the achievement of . What induces such tremendous respect in them is not just that he gained , but that he did so without a teacher. Contemplating the difficulties that the had to overcome has given a very great appreciation of the value of a spiritual teacher. As developed, and the three yanas unfolded, the role and significance of the spiritual teacher .

The 4 Phases of The Development of Buddhism in India

was introduced to Indians by who lived in in the sixth century BCE, a of boom of and philosophical thought from Greece to . Born as the crown prince of the great Kingdom, the youth was prepared to be a in accordance with the wishes of his royal father. However, at the age of 28 years old, he learned of the deep experienced in .
Atisa Thangka Painting

Atiśa Dīpaṃkara Śrījñāna – The Reviver of Buddhism in Tibet

is a renowned Indian who went to in 1042 to help in the revival of and established the Kadam tradition. His text Light for the Path was the first lam-rim text. Pala Empire The Pala Dynasty was the ruling Dynasty in Bihar and Bengal , from the 8th to the 12th century.  Called the Palas because all their names ended in Pala, “protector”. is a teacher from the Pala .

The “Corporeality Group” Of Elements

After reading about The Five Groups Of Existence now, there is another question to solve.  what is the Group of Corporeality? It is the four primary and Corporeality derived from them. And what are the four primary elements? They are the Solid Element, the Fluid Element, the Heating Element, the Vibrating Element. The four elements, or to speak more correctly-the four elementary qualities of matter may be rendered in English as: Inertia Cohesion .