White Tara Thangka

How Tara Became Buddha?

An interesting account on How Tara finally became Buddha Many eons ago, there was a princess named Yeshe Dawa, "Moon of the Primordial Wisdom". S...
Machig Labdron

Machig Labdron and The Chod Tradition

Machig Labdron in her previous life, was an Indian man who made the unusual choice to take rebirth as a woman in Tibet. She was inspired by the P...
Shakyamuni Buddha

Sangye; The Tibetan Word for Buddha

Sangye refers to the one who has to awaken (sang) from the deep sleep of ignorance, and whose mind has blossomed (gye) like a lotus flower to the...
Tibetan Art History

Tibetan Art History: The Origination of Tibetan Word Rimo

The word for drawing in Tibetan is Rimo, which basically translates ri to "mountains" and mo to "girl." The origin of this word comes from a very ...