About Buddhist monk

A bhikkhu is an ordained male in Buddhist monasticism. Male and female monastics are members of the Sangha.

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Matthieu Ricard, A French writer and Buddhist monk

I chose to become a over a Bio-Chemist is a popular name we hear when talking about and . He is from an intellectual family; his father is a renowned French philosopher and mother is the abstract lyrics painter and called nun Yahne Le Toumelin. Seems like he's following his mom's path. After completing the PhD degree in molecular genetics at Pasteur Institute, Matthieu decided to become a .
Monks outside the temple at the Tibetan Buddhist monastery, Rato Dratsang

The forms of organized Buddhist monasticism

is one of the earliest surviving forms of organized monasticism and one of the fundamental institutions of Buddhism. and nuns, called and bhikkhuni, are responsible for the preservation and dissemination of the Buddha's teaching and the guidance of Buddhist lay people. Three surviving traditions of monastic discipline (), govern modern monastic life in different regional traditions: - the Theravada in Southeast Asia and Sri Lanka - the Dharmaguptaka in East Asia - .

Interpreting Buddhist Elder Vajriputra Thangka

Vajriputra is known as the elder is the 5th from the set of 16 great arhats. The life of Vajriputra In this portion, we are going to learn about the life of the Vajriputra, after that, we will learn about the short etymological description of the word Vajriputra. Etymology of Vajriputra Vajriputra is known as ne ten, dor Je mo Buin in . And the meaning of Vajriputra is Sthavira Vajriputra in . Earlier, we learn about the .

Interpreting Buddhist Deity Ksitigarbha

is also known as primarily revered in East Asian who is usually depicted as a in the Orient. Ksitigarbha is known for his not to achieve until all are emptied.  Therefore, Ksitigrabha is also regarded as of hell-beings. The Life of Ksitigarbha In this portion, we are going to learn about the life of Ksitigarbha, after that, we will present the short etymological description of the .
Lifestyle of Monks and their techniques of making Mandala

Lifestyle of Monks & their techniques of making Mandala

The typical of rotates around chanting, and doing some artistic . There are different communities of in . The in these monasteries give education and people from different regions and other countries come to receive a classical . Little monks from the age of even from all over Nepal and other Himalayan countries are residing at this , in . It is not a compulsion for .

The Sheshnaryan Temple & Rigzin Drubte Ghatshal Monastery

In the same complex, close to the the Sheshnarayan is the oldest in , Rigzin Drubte Ghatshal Monastery. It is a great example of and cultural pluralism in . A , a and a prophetic vision Lord is one of the principal deities of . He is part of the holy that consists of three , the creator, , the god of destruction and Vishnu who is responsible .
Hand-Painted Bhavachakra Wheel of Life Tibetan Thangka Art

Bhavachakra: Wheel of Life in Tibetan Art

has also termed of becoming or the . The is the which represents the complex pictures of views of the . Buddhists believe that the existence of the cycle of our life, death, rebirth, and seeks to escape together as a whole. According to , the wheel of life is divided into five or six states or , into which a soul .

The Dalai Lama Lineage through the Himalayan Arts

is the most recent in the huge line of lraders of branch of . He is considered to be an exemplification of or , of , and thus the defender of . are realized beings inspired by a wish to realize for the advantage of all sentient beings, who have vowed to be reborn within the planet to help humanity. In 1578 the Mongol ruler Altan .

Charity and perfection of giving in Buddhism

The of true charity is to offer something without expecting anything reciprocally for the . If a person expects some material benefit to arise from his gift, he/she is only performing an act of bartering and not charity. A charitable person shouldn't make people feel indebted to him or use charity to control over them. He/she should not even expect others to be grateful, for most people are forgetful though not necessarily ungrateful. The .
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 .