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About Swayambhunath

Swayambhunath is an atop a hill in the Valley, west of Kathmandu city. The name for the site means ‘Sublime Trees’, for the many varieties of trees found on the hill. Also known as the “” among visitors from abroad, Swayambhunath sits atop its hill, overlooking most parts of the valley

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Explaining Dipamkara Buddha

Dipamkara is known as the of the Previous Age, or the age prior to the of the historical Buddha who lived during the sixth century BCE. Dipamkara is often remembered as the buddha who predicted Shakyamuni’s future . The Viability of the Dipamkara Buddha In this portion, we are going to grab about the viability of the Dipamkara Buddha. After that, we will present the short etymological description of the Dipamkara .
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Depicting 5 Forms of Manjushri Thangka

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 .
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11 Monasteries around Kathmandu Valley

There are many , , and around valley some of them are listed below: Thrangu Tashi Choling Monastery Namobuddha monastery Seto Gumba Kopan Monastery Kopan Monastery is located in Kathmandu . Kopan Monastery is a  monastery near Boudhanath. In this monastery, the ceremony is held with or in an auspicious day .

Manjushree, the God and the temples

– “ of Divine ”  whose confers mastery of the , retentive memory, mental perfection, and eloquence. He is one of the of Bodhistawas and symbolizes the wisdom. Manjushree is considered as the founder of Nepalese civilization and the creator of Valley. According to the tradition, he was a Chinese Saint. His intuition told him of the blue flame (symbolizing Adibuddha or Swayamnhu) on a in the big lake of . His .
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Adi Buddha – The origin of Buddha

The that neither has beginning or ending is . He is considered to be the original Buddha. He has infinite existence, self-created and representing himself in a blue flame emitting out of a . The great of Valley, is devoted as an Adi Buddha. The concept of Adi Buddha was first acknowledged by the Yana group of section that belongs to the Mahayana branch of . The .
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Avalokitesvara and its forms

Among the 108 of Lokeswara  is one who refuses to accept since he considers such acceptance is selfish in view of the of the great majority of the people who have not yet attained the stage. His sacrifice symbolizes infinite (Karuna), sharing of mankind’s misery, willingness to help those in distress. He holds in his hand the indestructible jewel. He is and protector from danger. So his ” .