Do you remember who was 30th Prime Minister of Nepal? Or let's say who was Miss World three to four years back? Don't remember right! But then isn't it strange that we remember someone who was born 2500 years ago in the small village of Nepal and how he managed to remain in heart of billions of people around the world. Let's know more about him.
According to the legend, Siddhartha Gautam was born at .
Shamarpa Rinpoche was the emanation of Amitabha, the Buddha of Limitless Light: a living example of the appearance of Amitabha in our world in the form of a Mahabodhisattva.
The Tibetan title of Shamar means “the lama of the ruby-red crown”, named after the replica of the Karmapa’s own crown which he bestowed on the Shamarpa. The successive incarnations of the Shamarpas are also known as the “Red Hat Karmapa”.
Birth and Early life
The 14th Shamarpa was born .
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 .
The life of Buddha portrayed in most of the Thangka Paintings is divided into the twelve stages of the Buddha's Life Story. These twelve steps are known as the Twelve Enlightening Deeds Of The Buddha. The inclination towards the enlightenment process is the main concept of the Twelve Great Deeds.
The Deed of promise
The first deed is about the promise of Gautam Buddha to descend on the earth. Before Buddha was born as Shakyamuni, he is believed to be .
Bajrayogini is an eldest tantric goddess. The goddesses have three forms. In one form her head is absent and carries it in her hand. In another form, her head is intact. The former form is similar in appearance to the Hindu goddesses Chhinamasta. She is always attended by two yoginis on either side of her. Appearing in yellow color, she carries her own head in her left hand and Katari in her right hand. Stretching the .
A Yantra is usually linked with a particular deity and is used for distinct purposes such as meditation, pujas, tantrism, the attraction of wealth and success. Numbers of geometric shapes and images along with mantras from the Yantra. The central point of almost all yantra is Bindu, a small red dot. The triangles are also important symbols representing Shiva and Shakti. The concentric circle represents the manifestation.
Here's what a great meditation master, Ivan Rados has .