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About Maudgalyayana

Maudgalyāyana, also known as Mahāmaudgalyāyana, was one of the ’s closest disciples. Described as a contemporary of disciples such as , Śāriputra, and Mahākasyapa, he is considered the second of the Buddha’s two foremost male disciples, together with Śāriputra. accounts relate that Maudgalyāyana and Śāriputra become spiritual wanderers in their youth. After having searched for spiritual truth for a while, they come into contact with the through verses that have become widely known in the world. Eventually they meet the Buddha himself and ordain as under him. Maudgalyāyana attains shortly after that.

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King of the South – Virudhaka

Virudhaka is a major deity in . Virudhaka is a symbol of and progress. Virudhara is the ruler of the wind. His sword is to protect and also to symbolize power over . Virudhaka is the Guardian of the Southern Direction. Virudhaka, leader of the , is a worldly guardian worshipped as a protector. He lives on the south side of the lower slopes of in the Heaven of the .

Dharmata – Attendant to the 16 Great Arhats

Dharmata is the Upasaka of Central Asian or Chinese origin and the layman attendant to the 16 Great . Dharmata is the essence of things as they are. Dharmata is the naked, unconditioned truth, the nature of reality, or the true nature of phenomenal existence. Dharmata is called the Upasaka. Dharmata is also known as  Ge yen ta in . Previously, we learned about the life of Dharmata. Now, we are going to .

Interpreting Buddhist Elder Kanakabharadvaja Thangka

is the Elder of 8th from the set of 16 great arhats. Kanakabharadhvaja is known as Bha ra dhva JA ser Chen Chong in . The meaning of Kanakabharadhvaja is Sthavira Kanaka Bharadhvaja in . The life of Kanakabharadhvaja Kanakabharadhvaja was born in 1600 to a wealthy householder. He grew up generous and compassionate, supporting the poor and giving alms to persons. Elder Kanakabharadvaja was dead in 1699.  .

Interpreting Buddhist Elder Gopaka

Gopaka is the Elders who are known as the 15th and 1st from the set of 16 great arhats. Gopaka is also called principal students of the . The Viability of the Gopaka In this portion, we are going to learn about the Viability of the Gopaka. After that, we are going to learn about the short etymological description of the word  Gopaka itself. Etymology of the Gopaka The meaning of Gopaka .

Explaining Buddhist Elder Abheda

Abheda is known as the 16th from the set of 16 great arhats, principal students of the . The Entity of Abheda In this portion, we are going to learn about the entity of Abheda. After that, we will learn the short etymological description of the word Abheda itself. Etymology of Abheda Abheda is known as Ne ten, mi che pa in . And the meaning of Abheda is Sthavira Abheda in .

Interpreting Buddhist Elder Rahula

Rahula is the elder of the actual son of the and the 10th from the set of 16 Great Arhats. Rahula is known in texts for his eagerness for learning and was honored by and nuns throughout Buddhist . 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 .

Explaining Buddhist Elder Vanavasin

Vanavasin the Elder is the 3rd from the set of 16 great arhats. Vanavasin is also known as presides over the Seven Leaves Mountain with four hundred disciples. The life of the Vanavasin In this section, we are going to learn about the life of Vanavasin. And after, we will learn about the short etymological description of the word Vanavasin itself. Etymology of Vanavasin Vanavasin is known as Pag pa Ne ten, nag .

Interpreting Buddhist Deity Ksitigarbha

is also known as primarily revered in East Asian who is usually depicted as a in the Orient. Ksitigarbha is known for his not to achieve until all are emptied.  Therefore, Ksitigrabha is also regarded as of hell-beings. The Life of Ksitigarbha In this portion, we are going to learn about the life of Ksitigarbha, after that, we will present the short etymological description .

35 Buddhas of confession

The are known from the of the Three Heaps, popular in .  35 Confession Prayer This confession prayer is very well known in the tradition. Among English-speaking followers, it is commonly referred to as the “Thirty-five Buddhas Confession Prayer.” The Thirty-five Buddhas are special confession buddhas who, while , made special to assist others to overcome their negativities. Its actual title is the Sutra .
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 .