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About Mudra

Mudras are and occult signs made with the , as for instance, the various hand gestures of the depicted in .
They symbolize different aspects of the and are often all that is needed to distinguish one type of Buddha from another.
“Mudra, a word, once meant a seal or its impression, so, when applied to a gesture performed by a priest, it was a guarantee of the efficacy of a rite, rather like the Christian sign for absolution.

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Depicting 5 Forms of Manjushri Thangka

5 forms of Manjushri
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 .

Yogini Yeshe Tsogyal – Mother of Tibetan Buddhism

Yeshe Tsogyal
Tsogyal was the Mother of . Some sources regard her as a wife of , Emperor of . Her main consort was , a founder-figure of the tradition of . She is known to have revealed terma with Padmasambhava and was also the main scribe for this terma. Later, also hid many of Padmasambhava’s terma on her own, under the instructions of Padmasambhava for future generations. .

Lion Faced Dakini – Singhamukha Yogini

Lion-faced is a secret form of also has a relationship to Troma and the practice of . She is appropriate for clearing obstacles of the most pervasive and malignant kind and cutting through the “” of . This practice has been important in since the of . PeGyal Lingpa received this revelation directly from , appearing in a red-black form, instead of the more common dark .

Kamala Yantra – Bestows prosperity, wealth and fertility

Kamala Yantra
Kamala is the tenth of the ten . Goddess Kamala or is considered the most supreme form of the goddess who is in the fullness of Her graceful aspect. She is not only compared with Goddess but also considered to be Goddess Lakshmi. She is also known as Lakshmi. The goddess in the form of Kamala bestows and , fertility and crops, and good luck. Hence She is  .

Root Chakra – Primary energy storage

Root Chakra Mandala
The is also called in which is primary energy . It is located at the base of the spine in the vicinity of the coccygeal plexus beneath the sacrum. It is associated with your most basic survival needs. Where is root is located on the ? Muladhara is located at the base of the spine, the pelvic floor, and the first three vertebrae, the root chakra is responsible for .

The Lineage Tree – visualization of Refuge Tree

has such a unifying symbol, known variously as a Refuge assembly, Field of Merit, or . It is known as a Refuge assembly because it is a visualized gathering of figures representing the three Refuges. It is known as a Field of Merit because by visualizing a great array of figures and then making to them, and by performing other skillful actions, such as committing oneself to  .

Postures of Buddha – Standing, Sitting, Sleeping

Posture is the position of the in which Buddha holds his when standing, sitting,walking, running and sleeping. According to the modern practice there are two kinds of posture to hold your body. and . Dynamic posture is how you hold yourself when you are moving, like when you are walking, running, or bending over to pick up something. Static posture is how you hold yourself when you are not moving, like .

Top 5 Buddha Mandalas – For Meditation and Tantric Practice

Buddha Mandala
is a piece of . In the and , art often takes as a form. In , or is known as a spiritual and in and , that represents the . Mandala is taken as and also as an of fully realized beings or deities. Buddha Mandala with 5 Dhayni Buddhas This painting shows the life of Buddha. Buddha mandala is .

Buddha’s Teachings on Enlightenment and Nirvana

According to is comprehension of the nature of reality which produced a complete from all . The nature of the reality he taught involves the principle that all things are ultimately relative. Everything arises from causes and conditions, therefore, nothing whatsoever exists naturally or by way of its own heritage. The innate inconsideration of oneself and other experience being truly existent gives rise to , hate, envy, and the other ills .

Dharmachakra Mudra a Symbolic Gesture in Buddhism and Hinduism

dharmachakra mudra
First of all, is the word for “gesture,” “mark,” or “seal,” is a symbolic gesture in and . What is the meaning of ? Mudra is called as the gesture of of the that describes one of the most important moments in the ’s life. Buddha performed the Dharmachakra mudra in his first sermon in after he attained . It is performed with the help of both .
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