Preparing to Die: Practical Advice and Spiritual Wisdom from the Tibetan Buddhist Tradition

Preparing to Die: Practical Advice and Spiritual Wisdom from the Tibetan Buddhist Tradition

This splendid Tibetan bracelet is carefully handmade with authentic 11 mm brown Sandalwood beads. The beads are carved and depict a meditating Buddha.  Did you know?  Sandalwood is mentioned in various suttas of the Pāli Canon. In some Buddhist traditions, sandalwood is considered to be of the padma (lotus) group and attributed to Amitabha Buddha. Sandalwood scent is believed by some to transform one's desires and maintain a person's alertness while in meditation. It is also one of the…

FREE Vintage Natural Brown Sandalwood Big Carved Beads Bracelet

This splendid Tibetan bracelet is carefully handmade with authentic 11 mm brown Sandalwood beads. The beads are carved and depict a meditating Buddha. Did you know? Sandalwood is mentioned in various suttas of the Pāli Canon. In some Buddhist traditions, sandalwood is considered to be of the padma (lotus) group and attributed to Amitabha Buddha. Sandalwood scent is believed by some to transform one's desires and maintain a person's alertness while in meditation. It is also one of the…

In the Tibetan Buddhist tradition a mandala is a visual representation of the universe, believed to aid focus in meditation and promote a feeling of balance. The word mandala is taken from the Sanskrit word for circle. Explore this art form by engaging in the creative process of making mandalas with your child from found items from nature. … Continue reading Creating Nature Mandalas With Children Step by Step

Creating Nature Mandalas With Children Step by Step

In the Tibetan Buddhist tradition a mandala is a visual representation of the universe, believed to aid focus in meditation and promote a feeling of balance. The word mandala is taken from the Sanskrit word for circle. Explore this art form by engaging i

Rigpa is a Tibetan word, which in general means ‘intelligence’ or ‘awareness’. In Dzogchen, however, the highest teachings in the Buddhist tradition of Tibet, rigpa has a deeper connotation, ‘the innermost nature of the mind’. The whole of the teaching of Buddha is directed towards realizing this, our ultimate nature, the state of omniscience or enlightenment – a truth so universal, so primordial that it goes beyond all limits, and beyond even religion itself. —Sogyal Rinpoche (wikiquote)

Rigpa is a Tibetan word, which in general means ‘intelligence’ or ‘awareness’. In Dzogchen, however, the highest teachings in the Buddhist tradition of Tibet, rigpa has a deeper connotation, ‘the innermost nature of the mind’. The whole of the teaching of Buddha is directed towards realizing this, our ultimate nature, the state of omniscience or enlightenment – a truth so universal, so primordial that it goes beyond all limits, and beyond even religion itself. —Sogyal Rinpoche (wikiquote)

The Buddhist tradition in the Himalayas has a complex pantheon of deities who give form to Mahayana and Vajrayana ideology. The exhibition “Cosmic Buddhas in the Himalayas” draws together works of the highest caliber and presents a complex Buddhist pantheon of deities in a startlingly simple way. Amitabha, the Buddha of the Western Pure Land (Sukhavati) (detail), ca. 1700. Central Tibet #TheMet

The Buddhist tradition in the Himalayas has a complex pantheon of deities who give form to Mahayana and Vajrayana ideology. The exhibition “Cosmic Buddhas in the Himalayas” draws together works of the highest caliber and presents a complex Buddhist pantheon of deities in a startlingly simple way. Amitabha, the Buddha of the Western Pure Land (Sukhavati) (detail), ca. 1700. Central Tibet #TheMet

The Land of Bliss, The Paradise of the Buddha of Measureless Light: Sanskrit and Chinese Versions of the Sukhavativyuha Sutras (Studies in the Buddhist Traditions)  Used Book in Good Condition

The Land of Bliss, The Paradise of the Buddha of Measureless Light: Sanskrit and Chinese Versions of the Sukhavativyuha Sutras (Studies in the Buddhist Traditions) Used Book in Good Condition

Healing Emotions: Conversations with the Dalai Lama on Mindfulness, Emotions, and Health

Healing Emotions: Conversations with the Dalai Lama on Mindfulness, Emotions, and Health

The “Tibet and India: Buddhist Traditions and Transformations” exhibition, on view February 8 – June 8, 2014, includes five loans and eighteen objects drawn from department holdings. #Buddhism

The “Tibet and India: Buddhist Traditions and Transformations” exhibition, on view February 8 – June includes five loans and eighteen objects drawn from department holdings.

How to Celebrate one's Birthday in the Buddhist Tradition. | elephant journal

How to Celebrate one’s Birthday in the Buddhist Tradition. ~ Waylon Lewis on Oct 2008

Buddhist Art Coloring Book 2: Buddhas, Deities, and Enlightened Masters from the Tibetan Tradition

Buddhist Art Coloring Book 2: Buddhas, Deities, and Enlightened Masters from the Tibetan Tradition

Basic instructions on how to perform prostrations in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, given by the Venerable Thubten Chodron from Sravasti Abbey

Basic instructions on how to perform prostrations in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, given by the Venerable Thubten Chodron from Sravasti Abbey

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