Butter lamps are a conspicuous feature of Tibetan Buddhist temples and monasteries throughout the Himalayas. The lamps traditionally burn clarified yak butter, but now often use vegetable oil or vanaspati ghee.
In the same complex, close to the the Sheshnarayan Temple is the oldest monastery in Pharping, Rigzin Drubte Ghatshal Monastery. It is a great example of religious and cultural pluralism in Nepal.
A God, a King and a prophetic vision
Lord Vishnu is one of the principal deities of Hinduism. He is part of the holy trinity that consists of three gods — Brahma, the creator, Shiva, the god of destruction and Vishnu who is responsible .
Tashi Paltseg was born in 1359-1424. Tashi Paltseg was born in 9th-century at Throne Holder of Taglung.
The life of Tasi Paltseg
In this portion, we are going to learn about the life of Tashi Platseg, after te short etymological description of the word Tashi Platseg itself.
Etymology of Tashi Patseg
Tashi Platseg appointed Taglung Shamar Jangchub Gyatso to the abbacy of Taglung
Earlier, we learn about the life of Tashi Platseg. Now, we are going to learn about .
Avalokitesvara, the Lord of Compassion, gazes out across the world, his white radiance soothing the sufferings of living beings. With one pair of hands, he clasps to his heart the wish-fulfilling gem of his vow to eradicate the world's pain. In his upper left hand, he holds the lotus of spiritual receptivity, the desire to leave the mud of samsara and reach up toward the sun of true happiness. Above his head, we sense .
There are different Tibetan Festivals which are celebrated in Tibet. Tibet is rich in culture and tradition. All people enjoy festivals together to maintain harmony and love among one another.
Buddhist Calendar in South Asia
The Buddhist calendar is a set of lunisolar calendars primarily used in mainland Southeast Asian countries of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Thailand as well as in Sri Lanka for religious and official occasions.
While the calendars share a common lineage, they also .
A completed thangka, however beautiful or impressive, never tells the full story of the complex process artists to undergo to create such a divine image.
We have compiled this list of Twelve steps involved in producing a traditional Thangka sacred painting to help you appreciate your new thangka.
Although certain elements of thangka painting have changed since artists began painting in exile, much of traditional styles and techniques have been painstakingly retained.
We hope the following will .
Apart from classical Mahāyāna Buddhist practices like the six perfections, Tibetan Buddhism also includes tantric practices, such as deity yoga and the Six Dharmas of Naropa as well as methods which are seen as transcending tantra, like Dzogchen.
In Tibetan Buddhism, practices are generally classified as either Sutra (or Pāramitāyāna) or Tantra (Vajrayāna or Mantrayāna), though exactly what constitutes each category and what is included and excluded in each is a matter of debate and .