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About Vishnu

is a of the Indian sub-continent, the principal deity of the Vaishnava of .

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Hinduism and Buddhism: In context of Nepal

Today, is referred to as the oldest living followed in the whole world. More than 3000+ deities are found in some places near the homes of where they and . Though the underlying philosophies of Hinduism are the same, the belief system has been adjusted over nearly 3000 years of existence. The concept is still the same and is adjusted over to cope with social changes of a society. .

All you need to know About Navaratri – Durga Puja

Navaratri, the word for “nine nights”, also called is a major festival held in for the honor of the divine feminine. There are two festivals of Navaratri: Chaitra Navaratri and Sharad Navaratri or Maha Navaratri. Chaitra Navaratri occurs during the spring season. Navami, the birthday of great Lord Rama, usually falls on the ninth day of Chaitra Navaratri and thus, Chaitra Navaratri is also known as Ram Navaratri. In .
Bokar Monastery, Mirik, India

Top 10 Buddhist Monastery around Kathmandu

started after the birth of Lord , the founder of himself. was born in , at the Kingdom of Kapilbasthu as a Prince nearly around 500BC. He then left the palace in search of . Gradually, after his enlightenment, Buddhism became a presiding in the northern areas of the country. also started growing in mostly the central part of Nepal. Ethnic groups from .

Trimurti – Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva

The is a concept in in which the cosmic functions of creation, maintenance, and destruction are personified by the of  the creator, the maintainer or preserver and the destroyer or transformer. These three deities have been called “the triad” or the “Great ”. However, the and medieval texts of Hinduism feature many triads of and , some of which do not include Shiva. Trimurti – The supreme lords .
Kamala Yantra

Kamala Yantra – Bestows prosperity, wealth and fertility

Kamala is the tenth of the ten . Goddess Kamala or is considered the most supreme form of the goddess who is in the fullness of Her graceful aspect. She is not only compared with Goddess but also considered to be Goddess Lakshmi. She is also known as Lakshmi. The goddess in the form of Kamala bestows and , fertility and crops, and good luck. Hence She is  .

Division of Hinduism and Female Devin Power

For over 200 years, Western scholars have struggled to understand , a faith whose followers seemed (to outsiders) to arbitrarily any one of a dozen as the Supreme, a vastly diverse in its beliefs, practices, and ways of worship. Some Indologists labeled the Hinduism they encountered polytheistically; others even coined new terms, like henotheism, to describe this baffling array of spiritual traditions. Few, however, have realized, and fewer still have written, .

Kamakhya – The Goddess of Desire

Great Goddess, Adhi , is not only wise, violent but she is also the creator. She is very much in touch with her sexuality, fertility and related bodily functions. She is worshipped as  in her form. The name Kamakhya literally means ‘Sexual .’ Kamakhya is also known as Siddha , is an important goddess of desire who evolved in the hills. She is worshiped as Siddha Kubjika and is also identified .

Postures of Buddha – Standing, Sitting, Sleeping

Posture is the position of the in which Buddha holds his when standing, sitting,walking, running and sleeping. According to the modern practice there are two kinds of posture to hold your body. and . Dynamic posture is how you hold yourself when you are moving, like when you are walking, running, or bending over to pick up something. Static posture is how you hold yourself when you are not moving, like .

About 8 Auspicious Symbols in Buddhism – Ashtamangala

The eight are called as in and bkra-shis rtags-brgyad in . These are the most well-known group of and are traditionally listed in the order of: A A A A A right-spiraling white An or ‘’ A A 8 Auspicious of Early Originally the eight auspicious .
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Atiśa Dīpaṃkara Śrījñāna – The Reviver of Buddhism in Tibet

is a renowned Indian who went to in 1042 to help in the revival of and established the Kadam tradition. His text Light for the Path was the first lam-rim text. Pala Empire The Pala Dynasty was the ruling Dynasty in Bihar and Bengal , from the 8th to the 12th century.  Called the Palas because all their names ended in Pala, “protector”. is a teacher from the Pala .