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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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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 , .

Explaining Buddhist Deity Green Tara

is a female and one of the most well-known in women. She is known as an being ready to take action to benefit sentient. The color green represents the wind element. She moves quickly as the wind to help others. The life of the Green In this section, we are going to talk about the life of Green tara, after the short etymological description of the word .

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 Indian Adept Avadhutipa – Maitripa

Avadhutipa is also known as Maitripa who is an important figure both in Mahayana and . It is through him that and ’s crucial on nature, the Uttara Shastra, became widely followed in . He also transmitted the esoteric aspect of buddha nature, embodied in the , which treat the topic of in great detail and provide a wide range of progressive, highly-refined . The life of .

Interpreting Buddha of longevity – White Tara

is known as the female of . White , also called “the Mother of all Buddhas” is the perfect embodiment of graceful power, , and . As with Tara’s expressions in the other five colors, the vibrations of white color express the specific energy of White Tara. The Viability of the White Tara In this portion, we are going to gab about the viability of the White Tara. After that, we .

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 .

Explaining Lama Teacher Sakya Pandita Kunga Gyaltsen

PanditaKunga Gyeltsen was a and scholar and the fourth of the Five Sakya Forefathers. He is held in the tradition to have been an emanation of Manjusri, the embodiment of the of all the . The Viability of Kunga Gyaltsen In this portion, we are going to talk about the life of Sakya PanditaKunga Gyeltsen. After a short etymological description of the word Sakya PanditaKunga Gyeltsen .

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 .
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Interpreting Indian Teacher Asanga

Asaṅga is one of the most important spiritual figures of and the founder of the Yogacara school. is known as the 4th-century founder of the -Only School of . The Existence of the Asanga In this section, we are going to talk about the existence of Asanga. After a short etymological description of the word Asanga itself, we will review his frameworks for , and we will learn about Asaṅga’s .

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 .