TOP 2 articles about Drikung Kagyu

About Drikung Kagyu

Drikung or Drigung Kagyu is one of the eight “minor” lineages of the . “Major” here refers to those Kagyu lineages founded by the immediate disciples of (1079-1153) while “minor” refers to all the lineages founded by disciples of Gampopa’s main disciple, Phagmo Drupa (1110-1170). One of these disciples, (1143-1217), is the founder of Drikung.

Black Mahakala Statue Real Gold and Thangka Color

All about Wisdom Protector – Mahakala

is a male deity. He is the protector deity known as a in , especially most traditions, in Tangmi and in Japanese Esoteric . Maha literally translates as great and Kala signifies or death, hence Mahakala means “beyond the time” or “Great Black One“. Mahakala is a protector deity and specifically the primary Protector of and . In some cases, Mahakala can also be .
Shakyamuni buddha Thangka

Shakyamuni Buddha Mantra and Chants

Siddhartha Guatama , also often referred to as Sakyamuni, was a spiritual teacher upon whose lessons the foundations for were formed. He is regarded as the Supreme Buddha and is the first individual to be visualized. Despite some confusion from those who do not follow Buddhism, it is important to note that the Buddha was not considered to be a . He was rather a mere human, like the rest of us, .