About Shantideva

Shantideva was an 8th-century Indian Buddhist monk and scholar at Nalanda. He was an adherent of the Madhyamaka philosophy of Nagarjuna.
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Dombi Heruka or Dombipa was one of the eighty-four mahasiddhas and student of Virupa. He is usually depicted riding a tiger and holding a snake.

Mahasiddhas – The Siddhi of perfection

is a term for someone who embodies and cultivates the "siddhi of perfection". A siddha is an individual who, through the practice of sādhanā, attains the realization of siddhis, psychic and spiritual abilities and powers. Mahasiddhas were practitioners of yoga and tantra, or tantrikas. The Mahasiddhas are the founders of Vajrayana traditions and lineages such as Dzogchen and Mahamudra. There is a symbiotic relationship between Tantric Buddhist communities and the Buddhist monastic university such as Nalanda .

Top 50 Books of His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama

The are believed to be an exemplification of or , the of , and therefore the defender of . are realized beings inspired by a wish to achieve for the advantage of all sentient beings, who have vowed to be reborn within the world to assist humanity. His Holiness the Dalai is widely known as ’s preeminent spiritual and teacher, embodying the very best aspirations of this .

Biography of the 14th Dalai Lama

H.H. the , Tenzin Gyatso, is the simple . He was born on 6 July 1935 in Taktser, Amdo, northeastern . Born in a small family of Tibet, he spent the major part of his childhood in farming and kinds of stuff. He grew up to be a of Tibet. Soon after his birth, he was named as Lhamo Thondup that means ‘Wish-Fulfilling Goddess.’ Early Education Like every , His Holiness also attended the monastic .