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About Kagyu

The Kagyu, Kagyü, or Kagyud school, also known as the “Oral Lineage” or Whispered Transmission school, is today regarded as one of six main schools of or . The central of Kagyu is the doctrine of , “the Great Seal”.

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Sambhogakaya Buddha

Buddha of luminous Light – Sambhogakaya

refers to the luminous form of clear light. The practitioner attains upon reaching the highest dimensions of practice. According to tradition, those skilled in , such as advanced and , as well as other highly realized Buddhists, may gain access to the Sambhogakaya and receive direct transmission of doctrine. Life of Sambhogakaya In this section, we are going to learn about the life of Sambhogakaya, after that, the short .
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Interpreting Buddhist Arhat Angaja

Angaja is the elder of 16 . He is known as Angiraja. In , he is called as Angaja, or Angiraja. ཡན་ལག་འབྱུང་, Yenlak Jung or Yenlak Kyé; Wyl. yan lag ‘byung, or yan lag skyes in . He is one of the arhats among the Sixteen Arhats. The Life of Angaja In this segment, we are going to learn about the life of Angaja. As a householder, Angiraja was immensely wealthy and gave away all his seven , .

Interpreting Blue Tara Ekajati

is  Mahacinatara also known as one of the 21 . Ekajati is along with deity is one of the most powerful and fierce of . Ekajati is the protector of secret and “as the mother of the mothers of all the ” represents the ultimate unity.  She is the most important protector of the Vajrayana , especially the and terms. The of the Deity .

Explaining Ganapati Thangka – the Great Red Lord of Hosts

Ganapati is one of the best-known and most worshipped deities in the pantheon. Ganapati is also known as the Great Red Lord of Hosts. Ganesh originated with Brahmanism (Vedism). In , there are two that mention Ganapati, and one with his “Dharani” () which can be chanted by anyone. In the sutra, says: Any son or daughter of high birth, whether or nun, lay brother or sister who undertakes any .
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Explaining God of Compassion Avalokitesvara

is a who uses to embodies the of all . He is one of the more widely revered who helps in mainstream . In and its sphere of cultural influence, Avalokitesvara is often depicted in an also female form known as Guan Yin. The Viability of Avalokitesvara In this portion, we are going to learn about the viability of Avalokitesvara, after the short description of the word Avalokitesvara .

Interpreting Buddhist Invincible God Ajita

Ajita is the 2nd from the set of 16 great arhats. Ajita is known as ma Pham in , Sthavira Ajita in . The Life of the Ajita Ajita had all the signs of great virtue. He and the daughter of Prasenajit fell in and, even though he was a commoner, Ajita gradually proved his worthiness to the king and they were married. The explained that in a past life .

Explaining Lama Teacher Pagmodrupa Dorje Gyalpo

Pagmodrupa Dorje Gyalpo was born in 1110. Pagmadrupa Dorje Gyalpo was one of the three principal students of . Padmadrupa Dorje Gyalpo was the founder of the Pagdru School. The life of Pagmodrupa Dorje Gyalpo In this portion, we are going to learn about the life of Pagmodrupa Dorje Gyalpo. After that, we will learn the short etymological description of the word Pagmodrupa Dorje Gyalpo. Etymology of Pagmodrupa Dorje Gyalpo Pagmodrupa Dorje Gyalpo .

Interpreting Lama Teacher Rangzom Chokyi Zangpo

was born in  1012. Rangzom Chokyi Zangpo is known as a great translator of the early Nyingmapa Tradition. Rangzom Chokyi Zangpo traveled extensively and studied in with many teachers. The life of Rongzom Chokyi Zangpo In this portion, we are going to learn about the life of Rongzom Chokyi Zangpo. After that, we will learn about the short etymological description of the word Rongzom Chokyi Zangpo itself. Etymology of Rongzom .

Explaining Lama Teacher Jamgon Kongtrul

is known as Jamgon Kongtrul the Great, was a scholar, poet, , physician, terton, and polymath. He was one of the most prominent of the 19th century.  The life of the Jamgon Kongtrul In this portion, we will learn about the life of the  Jamgon Kongtrul. After that, we will present the short etymological description of the Jamgon Kongtrul itself. Etymology of Jamgon Kongtrul Jamgon Kongtrul is known .

Interpreting Bodhisattva Samantabhadra Buddha

is known as Universal Worthy is a in associated with practice and . Samantabhadra is most commonly described as a bodhisattva himself, although some Buddhist traditions, namely the Nyingmapa, regard him as a primordial in indivisible union with his consort Samantabhadri. The Life of Samantabaadra Buddha In this section, we are going to learn about the life of Samantabhadra Buddha. After that, we will learn the .