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The Phyang Monastery was established in 1515. The current head ‘Lama’ or teacher is His Holiness Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang Rinpoche. Drikung Kagyu is one of the eight "minor" lineages of the Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism. The distinguishing factors of the Kagyu from other forms of Himalayan Buddhism are the esoteric instructions and tantra’s that are underlined along with lineages of transmission that they follow. The monastery has been recently refurbished and over 80 craftsmen and…

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Stanzin Kunga
A monk, an elephant and a monkey are depicted ascending a road with sharp curves. The monk represents the individual, the elephant symbolizes the mind, and the monkey stands for the mind's agitation. The stillness of mind (samatha) is expressed through the use of black and white: the elephant and the monkey start out completely black, but their blackness recedes in each successive scene until both animals are completely white. Art, Meditation, Buddhism, Buddha, Buddhist Practices, Buddha Art, Buddhist Shrine, Buddist, Buddhist

A monk, an elephant and a monkey are depicted ascending a road with sharp curves. The monk represents the individual, the elephant symbolizes the mind, and the monkey stands for the mind's agitation. The stillness of mind (samatha) is expressed through the use of black and white: the elephant and the monkey start out completely black, but their blackness recedes in each successive scene until both animals are completely white.

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Thangka Mandala Art Sunapati
The Sacred Symbolism Of The Kalachakra Mandala Mandalas, Tibetan Buddhism, Vajrayana Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhist, Thangka Painting, Tibetan Art, Thangka, Vajra, Tibetan Mandala

The Kalachakra mandala is definitely one of the most eye-catching thangka painting and appreciated for the symbolic elements that compose it and the visual representation of important teachings of traditional Tibetan Buddhism. However, as explained by His Holiness the Dalai Lama, many mistaken interpretations have circulated among people who viewed the Kalachakra mandala simply as […]

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Anu Nunu
The Tibetan culture and identity can only be preserved and protected by the Tibetans themselves and not by any others.

The Tibetan culture and identity can only be preserved and protected by the Tibetans themselves and not by any others.

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Marie-Claude Monfrais
The union of male and female (yam-yum) is prevalent in Tibetan Buddhist Tantric iconography. In this thangka painting of Vajrasattva with consort the center of the mandala is taken by a object called Vajra that Vajrasattva holds with his right hand. The Vajra, initially well-known as the sceptre of Indra, it came to assume tremendous importance in Tantric philosophy and symbolism. In Tibetan Buddhism is symbol of the indestructible nature of the ultimate truth. Buddha, Tibetan Buddhism, India, Buddhist Art, Tibetan Buddhist, Tibetan Mandala Art, Buddhism Art, Shiva Shakti, Vajrayana Buddhism

The union of male and female (yam-yum) is prevalent in Tibetan Buddhist Tantric iconography. In this thangka painting of Vajrasattva with consort the center of the mandala is taken by a object called Vajra that Vajrasattva holds with his right hand. The Vajra, initially well-known as the sceptre of Indra, it came to assume tremendous importance in Tantric philosophy and symbolism. In Tibetan Buddhism is symbol of the indestructible nature of the ultimate truth.

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Thangka Mandala Art Sunapati