The wheel of life is a symbolic representation of cyclic existence found on the outside walls of Tibetan Buddhist temples and monasteries in the Indo-Tibetan region. This pictorial thangka presents basic Buddhist concepts such as karma and rebirth in a manner that can be understood by uneducated or illiterate people. Alternate translations for Bhavacakra include the Buddhist wheel of life, wheel of cyclic existence, wheel of becoming, etc. The Viability of the wheel of .
Rahula is the elder of the actual son of the Buddha Shakyamuni and the 10th arhat from the set of 16 Great Arhats. Rahula is known in Buddhist texts for his eagerness for learning and was honored by monks and nuns throughout Buddhist history. The life of the Rahula In this portion, we are going to talk about the life of Rahula. After that short etymological description of the word Rahula itself. Etymology of .
Depicting Mahakala, Chaturmukha who was known as the Four-faced Great Black One. Mahakala was associated with the Guhyasamaja Tantra along with the Twenty-five and Fifty Chapter Mahakala Tantras. At the top left of the Mahakala is Vajradhara Buddha. At the top right of the Mahakala is a teacher wearing monastic robes unidentified. Various retinue figures are at the lower sides and front foreground of the Mahakala. According to the Sakya Tradition, this form of .
Chakrasamvara is also known as the Thirteen Deity Samvarodaya Chakrasamvara. Chakrasamvara Mandala is from the Shri Maha Sambarodaya Tantraraja. Explore the Symbolic Elements of this Mandala. The Iconography of the Chakrasamvara Within the center of the two-dimensional circular diagram of the mandala representing the top view of a three-dimensional celestial palace and surroundings. The tutelary deity Chakrasamvara is blue-black in color. Chakrasamvara is with three faces and six hands. In the first pair of .
This is the thangka of the Tibetan calendar. As both an instructional tool and auspicious talisman the stylized astrological chart brings good fortune to all those who see, display or possess it. The painting is a congregation of astrological, calendar and primary element symbols. The central image of Protective Talisman there is a yellow tortoise. The emanation of the bodhisattva Manjushri who is lying on the back with the head to the top and .
Ushnishavijaya Thangka with thirty-three deity indicates the Victorious Crown Ornament. She is one of three long-life deities who is very popular in Himalayan and Tibetan Buddhism. The other two deities are Amitayus Buddha and White Tara. Description of the Ushnishavijaya Although Usnisavijaya is seemingly specific in function as a long-life Deity. Ushnishavijaya belongs to the larger classification of Meditational Deity. Ushnishavijaya has several forms with the most common being the three-faced and eight-armed. In .
Manjushri, Sita is the bodhisattva of wisdom, from the Siddhaikavira Tantra 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 lotus 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 right .
Thangkas The origin of Paubha or Thangka paintings may be attributed to the Nepalese artists responsible for creating a number of special metal works and wall- paintings as well as illuminated manuscripts in Tibet. Realizing the great demand for religious icons in Tibet, these artists, along with monks and traders, took with them from Nepal not only metal sculptures but also a number of Buddhist manuscripts. To better fulfill the ever-increasing demand Nepalese artists .
Tibetan singing bowls are a mysterious combination of art, science, spirituality, and sound healing an ancient connection for humanity. This rich mesh of qualities makes for many different paths of enjoyment. History of Singing Bowls Singing bowls also known as Himalayan bowls, Tibetan bowls, DhoniPatra(sound, vessel), and suzu gongs are used for meditation, healing purpose, sound yoga, religious purpose, sound yoga, sound meditation with chantings, music which have great medicinal and healing powers used .
Drawing mandalas is fun. When you are trying to create something new relax and think echo of your soul and the surroundings. Sketching and giving shape to the mandala can be a new experience in your life which can help to explore yourself and find the shapes, colors, and patterns to represent your current state of mind to your most deeply-desired wish for yourself, for a loved one, or for humanity. You can design .