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    Singing Bowl Info

    Singing Bowl Info
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    If we accept that sound is vibration and we know that vibration touches every part of our physical being, then we understand that sound is heard not only through our ears but through every cell in our bodies. One reason sound heals on a physical level is because it so deeply touches and transforms us on the emotional and spiritual planes. Sound can redress imbalances on every level of physiologic functioning and can play a positive role in the treatment of virtually any medical disorder.

    Tara

    Tara
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    Tara (Sanskrit, "star") is a Buddhist goddess and boddhisattva. She is characterized by her compassion and is especially popular in Tibet, Nepal and Mongolia. In Tibet, where Tara is the...

    The Life Of Buddha

    The Life Of Buddha
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    Tibetan thangkas are religious paintings on scroll. They serve as meditation aid or as a tool to teach aspects of Buddhism to a wide audience. Thangkas follow certain basic image...

    The Brief Biography of Lama Tsongkhapa

    The Brief Biography of Lama Tsongkhapa
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    The history of Buddhism in Tibet has been turbulent, going through periods of revival and decline. Lama Tsongkhapa (1357-1419) was a Buddhist scholar and saint who lived in Tibet during...

    Thangka Painting Composition

    Thangka Painting Composition
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    1. GENERATING A PURE MOTIVE In old Tibet, a thangka was the fruit of a sacred human trio: a lama, a religious practitioner and a thangka artist. The practitioner, having sought...

    The Dharma Wheel

    The Dharma Wheel
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    This wheel is also called the dharma chakra or the dhamma chakka and is often used to represent Buddha himself. It has also universally become the symbol for Buddhism. The...

    WhiteKonch

    WhiteKonch
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    The right coiled white conch denotes deep, melodious, and sonorous sound of the Buddha’s teachings. In Buddhism, our voice does the Buddha’s work. This means that Buddhism is effectively propagated...

    Wheel Of Life

    Wheel Of Life
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    The Depiction of the wheel of life is comprised of 4 concentric circles, excluding the outermost area with the demon or the mara. These depict the causes and conditions by...

    The victory banner

    The victory banner
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    This symbol represents how Buddha won over the demon Mara. This demon, in Buddhism, is synonymous to passion, lust and pride. The Banner of Victory is used to remind people...

    The Pair Of Golden Fish

    The Pair Of Golden Fish
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    In older times, the two fish were drawn to symbolize the Ganges and the Yamuna rivers. It has, through interpretation, come to mean luck and fortune. It also means the...

    The Treasure Vase

    The Treasure Vase
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    A vase can be filled with many different things. The vase, in Buddhism, can mean the showering of health, wealth, prosperity and all the good things that come with enlightenment.Each...

    The Parasol

    The Parasol
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    The parasol, in other words, an umbrella is a traditional buddhism symbol of royalty and protection from the raging heat of the tropical sun. The coolness of its shade signifies...

    The Endless or Glorious Knot

    The Endless or Glorious Knot
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    It depicts the nature of reality where everything is interrelated and only exists as part of a web of karma and its effect. Having no beginning or end, it also...

    The Lotus Flower

    The Lotus Flower
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    The lotus flower is an eminent symbol of Buddhism. Most statues and sculptures of the Buddhas and bodhisattvas are portrayed to sit in a meditative posture on a platform of...

    8 Auspicious Symbol

    8 Auspicious Symbol
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    Buddhism started as early as 6th BCE, when Siddhartha Gautama began preaching his teachings of suffering, enlightenment and rebirth in Nepal. Siddhartha himself was antagonistic to accept images of himself,...

    Thangka History

    Thangka History
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    History of thangka Paintings in Nepal began in 11th century A.D. when Buddhists and Hindus began to make illustration of the deities and natural scenes. Historically, Tibetan and Chinese influence...

    How to hang a border thangka

    How to hang a border thangka
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     Not every thangka will exhibit all these parts. For example, many do not contain the “door” in the lower part of the brocade mounting. Assuming your thangka has the standard...

    About Thangka Art

    About Thangka Art
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    Tibetan Thangka is a Nepalese art form exported to Tibet after Princess Bhrikuti of Nepal, a daughter of King Lichchavi and a wife of Sron Tsan Gampo. Generally, a Thangka is a Tibetan...

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