Vajrayogini is a tantric Buddhist deity who is also called as Vajravarahi in Tantric Buddhism, or Vajrayana, a tradition in which she is considered the supreme deity more revered than any male buddha. She represents the path leading to female Buddhahood. She is also a dakini, a term that describes a female supernatural being or an accomplished yogini, and is considered the queen of the dakinis. Her name comes from the Sanskrit, vajra, which means “diamond” .
Tibetan arts started from the rock paintings in ancient time and its subjects ranged from animal images of deer, ox, sheep, horse, etc to hunting scenes. Tibetan arts have flourished very well during the period of the Tubo Kingdom. Especially after the installation of Buddhism in Tibet, religious paintings made a more progress. Introduction to Tibetan Art The heritage of conventional Tibetan crafts and the fusion of India, Nepal and Han People’s art essence .
Previously we talked about Initiation and Appendages in Mandala now we are describing the phenomena of purification. Indicating the phenomena of purification As has been explained by the verses, ‘Those of the Vajra lineage should definitely take life; those of the sword should speak untrue words,’ in both conventional and ultimate explanations. Dropping the tooth stick and distributing blessed water The tooth stick should come from a sappy tree and should measure twelve finger-widths .
OM MANI PADME HUM is the six-syllable mantra of the Avalokitesvara, known as a savior and protector from the dangers. It is believed that one who chants this mantra, will be saved from all dangers and the misery in life. This mantra is widely used in Mahayana Buddhism for different purposes from chanting to using them in arts. The mantras are often found inscribed on rocks, prayer wheels, Chaitya walls, paths, the approaches and .
Sand Mandalas are the ancient form of Buddhist art. They are the temporary form of arts. The process of creating and then destroying the mandalas has a symbolic importance for monk practitioners. In Tibet the sand mandala is called Kuktson Kyilkhor, meaning “mandala of colored sand powder.” In Sanskrit, it describes “cosmogram”, or “world in harmony.” According to Tibetan culture, wherever a Sand Mandala is created, all sentient beings and the surrounding environment are .
There are a wide variety of mandalas in practice. The use and value of each of them depend on the symbols and representations used in the mandala. Some Types of Mandala found in Mandalas Life There are many different types of Mandalas. Among them some types of the Mandalas that you can buy online from our shop are listed below: Kalachakra Mandala Lotus Mandala Mantra mandala Buddha Mandala Sri Yantra mandala Tantric Mandala Manjushri Mandala .
The typical lifestyle of monks rotates around chanting, meditation and doing some artistic work. There are different communities of monks in Nepal. The Lama in these monasteries give education and people from different regions and other Himalayan countries come to receive a classical monastic education. Little monks from the age of even from all over Nepal and other Himalayan countries are residing at this Gelug monastery, in Kapan. It is not a compulsion for .