About Jainism

Jainism is an ancient Indian religion. Jainism traces its spiritual ideas and history through a succession of twenty-four Tirthankaras, with the first in the current time cycle being Rishabhadeva, whom the tradition holds to have lived millions of years ago; the twenty-third tirthankara Parshvanatha, whom historians date to 9th century BCE; and the twenty-fourth tirthankara, Mahavira around 600 BCE. Jainism is considered to be an eternal dharma with the tirthankaras guiding every time cycle of the cosmology. The three main pillars of Jainism are ahiṃsā (non-violence), anekāntavāda (non-absolutism), and aparigraha (asceticism).

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Today, is referred to as the oldest living followed in the whole world. More than 3000+ deities are found in some places near the homes of where they and . Though the underlying philosophies of Hinduism are the same, the belief system has been adjusted over nearly 3000 years of existence. The concept is still the same and is adjusted over to cope with social changes of a society. Before .

Health at Your Fingertips – Mudras

A is used in , , , and as a and symbolic gesture. The most well-known mudras are used as a way of channeling the flow of essential life force energy known as during yoga and practice. The term translates as "gesture,"' "mark" or "seal" that is derived from . Although they have been around for thousands of years and have appeared in various and , including , Egyptian .

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is a group of physical, mental, and or disciplines which originated in . Yoga is one of the six astika schools of philosophical traditions. There is a broad variety of yoga schools, practices, and goals in , , and . The term "Yoga" in the Western world often denotes a modern form of and yoga as exercise, consisting largely of the postures or . Origin of Yoga The word Yoga .
5 forms of Manjushri

Depicting 5 Forms of Manjushri Thangka

Wutaishan Mountain in is considered special for the deity/. According to oral and Chinese literature, it was who first talked about the five different of . 5 forms of are represented on each of the five peaks: central and four directions. The Five Manjushri forms are not depicted in a consistent manner. There are many iconographic differences appearing between the various be they central figures or .
Nyingma refuge tree - Longchen Nyingtik Lineage

Nyingma Lineage tree thangka with explanation chart

The subject depicted in this is called Guruparampara, a “Line of Teachers.” It depicts the family tree of lineage, as it were, and its function is to indicate a line of descent. The meaning of this presentation is to show a refuge for believers. It creates a kind of structure with a number of deities and teachers in whom devotees take refuge, because they will help believers in the course of their spiritual development.  .

Goddess Durga – The killer of demon Durgamasur

is the original manifested form of Mother or . The meaning of Durga is  "the inaccessible" or "the invincible", is the most popular incarnation of  and one of the main of the Goddess  in the  pantheon. Parvati took the form of Durga to kill the demon . Goddess Durga and festivals In , Goddess Durga is worshiped during . Durga is worshipped in ten forms with one form for each day in Nepal and celebrated across the country .