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Thangka Painting art and Visualization practice

Thangkas are paintings of Buddhas, bodhisattvas, dharma protectors, and mandalas made on scroll canvas in Tibetan Buddhist culture and tradition in Tibet. These thangka paintings are drawn with a specific form, expression, and symbolic meaning to communicate spiritual significance about the Buddhist historical narrative. The aesthetic purpose of these thangka paintings is to identify with […]

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HH Dalai Lama

A Portrait of His Holiness the Dalai Lama 14th – The Advocate of the Nalanda and Ancient Indian Tradition

By Nhan Vo, Researcher on Nalanda and HH Dalai Lama Introduction His Holiness the Dalai Lama 14th (HHDL) stands as a major figure in the 20th-21st century. His unique life journey includes leadership of the Tibetan nation, patriarch of the Gelugpa Buddhist lineage, Nobel Peace Prize winner (1989), erudite Buddhist monk, and author of numerous

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An Exploration of Anicca, Anatta and Dukkha in Buddhism

In the profound tapestry of Buddhist philosophy, two threads stand out as the very heart of its wisdom: Anicca and Anatta. These concepts, deeply rooted in the teachings of the Buddha himself, offer a unique perspective on the nature of existence and self. Anicca: The Dance of Impermanence Anicca, often called impermanence, directs our attention

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buddhist symbols and meanings

Buddhist symbols and their inspiring meanings

One of the world’s oldest religions, Buddhism, is a spiritual path deeply entwined with symbolism. It employs a rich tapestry of Buddhist symbols and imagery to convey profound teachings, inspire devotion, and lead its practitioners to enlightenment. These physical and metaphysical symbols offer a glimpse into the complex world of Buddhist spirituality. This article delves

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Dalai Lama commends Historic G20 in a heartfelt wish for PM Modi

On the occasion of India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s seventy-third birthday today, His Holiness Dalai Lama has written to him to offer his sincere greetings and wish him many happy returns of the day. His Holiness wrote, “May I also take this opportunity to congratulate you on the success of India’s G20 presidency, culminating in

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Buddha with knowledge book

The Pali Canon

According to tradition, the text of the Pali Canon was settled at a Council held at Rajagaha immediately after the Teacher’s passing, having been memorised by leading Elders, who were highly realised practitioners of the Dhamma. It is clear that the collection as we have it originated over a more extended period. The Canon was

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