Vajrapani: The Wielder Of The Thunderbolt & Bodhisattva Of Enlightened Beings

Vajrapani: The Wielder Of The Thunderbolt & Bodhisattva Of Enlightened Beings

Vajrapani: Bodhisattva of Enlightened Activities Vajra and Pani are terms for "in the hands" and "thunderbolt/diamond," respectively, in Sanskrit....
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Nyingma Refuge Tree- Longchen Nyingtik Lineage

Nyingma Refuge Tree Chart With Different Deities Nyingma translates to 'ancient.' It is generally referred to as Ngangyur ('School of the ancient ...
Lotus Flower & It's Significance in Buddhism

Lotus Flower & It's Significance in Buddhism

What Is The Meaning Of Lotus Flower? The lotus plant, a perennial aquatic plant, is symbolic of how the flower blooms above murky water, rising ove...
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Guru Rinpoche's Pure Land: The Copper-Colored Mountain, Zangdok Palri

The Copper Colored Mountain / Palace of Padmasambhava Padma is a Sanskrit word meaning lotus flower. Sambhava translates as "born from." The Tibet...
the three deities of long life

Three Bodhisattva of Long Life: White Tara, Amitayus and Namgyalma

Buddhist Deities of Longevity The human world is the most favorable of the 6 realms of existence. Because of this, practitioners living here have...
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Dakini: The Female Embodiment Of Enlightenment.

 What is a Dakini? 'Dakini' in Sanskrit and 'Khandro/ Khandroma' in Tibetan is the most revered manifestation of the feminine principle in Tibetan ...