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  • Feng shui art to heal a broken heart.
    Tibetan Thangka Tapestries can heal your broken heart with feng shui energy
    If you are grieving the recent loss of a loved one (whether by divorce, a breakup, or death), it can feel as though the grief is insurmountable and you might wonder how and when you will ever have the strength and motivation to invite love back...
  • 18 Arms Cundi Bodhisattva
    The Six Paramitas (Perfections)
    The Paramitas (perfections) are a guide for the Mahayana Buddhist. They are virtues to be cultivated to strengthen our practice and bring us to enlightenment. The paramitas describe the True Nature of an enlightened being, which is to say they are...
  • Compassion unto all
    Compassion unto all
    Playing devil's advocate, one could step up to say we should all be practicing what we proclaim to live by. Of course the reports of Cecil's death this week brings concern for the family - the pride - he left behind. Especially after we...
  • Myanmar’s Pindaya Cave of 9000 Buddhas
    Myanmar’s Pindaya Cave of 9000 Buddhas
    Pindaya Cave in Myanmar easily holds more Buddha figures than you will ever see anyplace else in the world. The claim is that there are 9000 of them - but the number of statues filling the labyrinth grows constantly.Located in the Inlay Lake...
  • Hungry Ghost
    What is a "Hungry Ghost"?
    The image of a hungry ghost in Buddhist literature and art is a greedy person with a “beer belly” and a long, narrow neck. Every time they try to eat something, it turns into fire and they’re not able to eat it.One of my favorite...
  • Wheel of Life
    The Twelve Links of Dependent Origination
    The Twelve Links (Nidãnas) is one of the most important teachings in Buddhism; it teaches the origin of suffering (dukkha) to be ignorance (avidya). In Buddhism, Dependent Origination is the teaching of how things come to be, are, and cease to be....
  • Vajrakumara
    Does Buddhism have deities?
    Yes and no. Yes on two parts: 1) In Vajrayana (Tibetan Buddhism), Buddhism has mixed and adopted the local Tibetan religion (Bön), which also adopted it’s numerous deities which are worshiped as Buddhas and Buddhist saints. 2) Buddhist...
  • YOTB020 by Dray Wilmore
    Dray Studio and Gallery Presents, "Year of the Buddha," Beginning April 11, 2015
    Dray is officially opening a new gallery in the center of 18B Las Vegas, April 11 2015 from 6P.M. to 9P.M. His new gallery is located on the second floor of the Arts Factory, perched above Charleston Blvd. The Arts District is grateful for the...
  • Traipsing through temples in Bangkok
    Traipsing through temples in Bangkok
    The sunset paints the sky in burnt orange and yellow illuminating the ancient Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) and red and blue longtail boats at the edge of Bangkok’s Chao Phraya River—an ultimate sawasdee or Thai welcoming to any visitor....
  • Happiness
    Developing true happiness
    It is everyone's life mission to be happy. Every sentient being wants happiness and a good life. And so it is also our life's mission to develop that happiness, for and from ourselves, from within. It is unfortunate that we live in a world...
  • Mummified mummy found inside Buddha statue: 1,000 years old
    Mummy hides inside statue for 1,000 years: Buddha statue harbors very old monk
    A mummy was found inside a Buddha statue that dates back 1,000 years. This mummy, which was neatly fit inside the statue many centuries ago, really opens the door for researchers. This is the only mummy of its kind available in the West for...
  • People praying
    The different kinds of Buddhists
    If we really had to point it out, we can say that there are six "kinds" of Buddhists. Some of these Buddhists are born Buddhists, other find it, while some just think it's cool. Titling ourselves as Buddhist is like titling ourselves...
  • Buddha and Bodhisattvas
    The ten levels of a Bodhisattva
    The ten levels of the Bodhisattva (Ten Bodhisattva Bhūmi) are the stages to the path of enlightenment.Each stage represents a level of attainment and serves as a basis for the next level. Each level marks a definite advancement in one’s...
  • Buddhist Prayer
    Buddhist prayer
    Prayer comes in all shapes, sizes, and forms, and it's part of every major religion's practices. But prayer in Buddhism is much different. Because Buddhism is nontheistic, it is a mind-centered religion, so there's not anything or...
  • Buddhist prayer beads
    Benefits of Buddhist prayer beads
    What is the proper way to use the beads, and what are the benefits?Chanting, of course, is a method of meditation. It gives you that focus and concentration on the words you’re saying, and by constantly hearing the words and furthering your...
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