Souvenirs and gifts to buy from Nepal

Souvenirs and gifts to buy from Nepal

A traditional act of Giving in Buddhism Nepal, a nation nested between the magnificent Himalayas, is rich in and has a long-standing traditional...
Manjushri and His Significance in the Kathmandu Valley

Manjushri and His Significance in the Kathmandu Valley

The Bodhisattva of Wisdom, Manjushri Manjushri is one of the oldest and most significant Bodhisattvas in Mahayana Buddhism. He is often referred t...
Vajradhara and Vajrasattva: The Vajra and Bell Holders

Vajradhara and Vajrasattva: The Vajra and Bell Holders

Introduction to Vajrasattva and Vajradhara: Vajradhara is the ultimate Primordial Buddha or Adi Buddha. Vajradhara is the name of Sakyamuni's Tantr...
iconographic differences of vajravarahi vajrayogini

Vajrayogini and Vajravarahi: The Iconographic Differences

Vajrayogini and Vajravarahi as Dakini: Vajrayogini is an enlightened deity believed to be the manifestation of the wisdom of all Buddhas and is pri...
Sukhavati: The Pure Land of Buddha Amitabha

Sukhavati: The Pure Land of Buddha Amitabha

Sukhavati- Pure Land of the West Sukhavati, the land of bliss, is a pure land of Amitabha in Mahayana Buddhism, as stated in Sukhavati-vyuha sutra...
Guru Rinpoche and His Great 25 Disciples

Guru Rinpoche and His Great 25 Disciples

Guru Rinpoche, often referred to Padmasambhava is a highly revered sage of Vajrayana Buddhism and a fully enlightened Buddha. He was solely born th...