About Ushnisha

Head of the Buddha, crowned by the ushnisha, 3rd century, Hadda, Afghanistan.
Ushnisha is the crown protuberance of a Buddha, often topped with a jewel-like ornament; one of the 32 major marks of a Buddha.

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13th century copy of the Taima Mandala. Japan, Kamakura period.

Buddhist art – The devotional artistic practices

Buddhist is the artistic practices that are influenced by . It includes art media which depict Buddhas, bodhisattvas, and other entities, notable Buddhist figures, both historical and mythical, narrative scenes from the lives of all of these, and other graphic aids to practice, as well as physical objects associated with Buddhist practice, such as vajras, bells, stupas and Buddhist temple architecture. Buddhist art originated on the Indian subcontinent following the historical life .

Sitatapatra – Goddess of the White Parasol

is known as a protector against supernatural danger in . She is venerated in both the and traditions. She is also known as Sitatapatra. Sitatapatra is a powerful independent deity emanated by from his Usnisa. Sitatapatra is known as   Dug Kar mo in . and Sitatapatra is also known as The , Crown Ornament of the in English. of Sitatapatra Sitatapatra is white in color with 1000 faces, .

Interpreting Indian Adept Avadhutipa – Maitripa

Avadhutipa is also known as Maitripa who is an important figure both in and . It is through him that and ’s crucial on nature, the Uttara , 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 the Indian .

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 for his eagerness for learning and was honored by and nuns throughout . 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 the Rahula The meaning .

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 Buddha itself. Etymology of .