Tenpa Namkha. Present at the Buddhist-Bonpo debates, he indicated that a realized one has no need to make any distinction between these teachings. Revered by Bonpos and initiated into Mantra by Padmasambhava, he meditated in woods and mountains until fully awakened. Able to tame wild beasts via mudra and collated many advanced texts, particularly those of the sems-de class of Dzogchen.

Tenpa Namkha. Present at the Buddhist-Bonpo debates, he indicated that a realized one has no need to make any distinction between these teachings. Revered by Bonpos and initiated into Mantra by Padmasambhava, he meditated in woods and mountains until fully awakened. Able to tame wild beasts via mudra and collated many advanced texts, particularly those of the sems-de class of Dzogchen.

... ancient Indian form of concertina style books - the main form of Buddhist text distribution along the Silk Route. It was originally made with loosely bound etched palm tree leaves, protected by the wooden boards.

... ancient Indian form of concertina style books - the main form of Buddhist text distribution along the Silk Route. It was originally made with loosely bound etched palm tree leaves, protected by the wooden boards.

If you’ve ever read any Buddhist texts, then you’ve probably heard about detachment or letting go. It’s a powerful concept, but a lot of...

If you’ve ever read any Buddhist texts, then you’ve probably heard about detachment or letting go. It’s a powerful concept, but a lot of...

Two Gandhari Manuscripts of the Songs of Lake Anavatapta (Anavatapta-gatha): British Library Kharosthi Fragment 1 and Senior Scroll 14 (Gandharan Buddhist Texts)

Two Gandhari Manuscripts of the Songs of Lake Anavatapta (Anavatapta-gatha): British Library Kharosthi Fragment 1 and Senior Scroll 14 (Gandharan Buddhist Texts)

Shakyamuni Mantra  Oṃ muni muni mahāmuni śākyamuni svāhā Om muni muni mahamuni shakyamuni svaha Shakyamuni (the sage of the Shakyan clan) is the historical Buddha, also known as Siddhartha Gautama.Shakyamuni was almost certainly the first enlightened figure to be visualized. There’s a beautiful passage in the Sutta Nipata (an early Buddhist text) where Pingiyatalks about how he is never separated from the Buddha. He says that at any time he wishes he can see and hear his teacher, even though…

Shakyamuni Mantra Oṃ muni muni mahāmuni śākyamuni svāhā Om muni muni mahamuni shakyamuni svaha Shakyamuni (the sage of the Shakyan clan) is the historical Buddha, also known as Siddhartha Gautama.Shakyamuni was almost certainly the first enlightened figure to be visualized. There’s a beautiful passage in the Sutta Nipata (an early Buddhist text) where Pingiyatalks about how he is never separated from the Buddha. He says that at any time he wishes he can see and hear his teacher, even though…

The Master in the Art of Living  makes little distinction between  their work and their play,  their labor and their leisure,  their mind and their body,  their education and their recreation,  their love and their religion.  They hardly know which is which.  They simply pursue their vision  of excellence in whatever they do,  leaving others to decide  whether they are working or playing.  To them, they are always doing both.  – Zen Buddhist Text

The Master in the Art of Living makes little distinction between their work and their play, their labor and their leisure, their mind and their body, their education and their recreation, their love and their religion. They hardly know which is which. They simply pursue their vision of excellence in whatever they do, leaving others to decide whether they are working or playing. To them, they are always doing both. – Zen Buddhist Text

Christ in India? It's possible, according to some Buddhist texts...

The Lost Years Of Christ: Did He Go To India?

Christ in India? It's possible, according to some Buddhist texts...

Pair of Gilt Framed  Burmese Kamawa-sa Buddhist Texts, circa 1850 | From a unique collection of antique and modern design pieces available for purchase now. Follow link for more info: https://www.1stdibs.com/dealers/appleton/shop/

Pair of Burmese Kamawa-sa Buddhist Texts Gold Leaf Frames, circa 1850

Pair of Gilt Framed Burmese Kamawa-sa Buddhist Texts, circa 1850 | From a unique collection of antique and modern design pieces available for purchase now. Follow link for more info: https://www.1stdibs.com/dealers/appleton/shop/

Burmese-Pali manuscript copy of the Buddhist text Mahaniddesa, showing three different types of Burmese script, (top) medium square, (centre) round and (bottom) outline round in red lacquer from the inside of one of the gilded covers

Burmese-Pali manuscript copy of the Buddhist text Mahaniddesa, showing three different types of Burmese script, (top) medium square, (centre) round and (bottom) outline round in red lacquer from the inside of one of the gilded covers

Sutra of Golden Light - we recited this for Saka Dawa - beautiful and inspirational Buddhist text.

Sutra of Golden Light - we recited this for Saka Dawa - beautiful and inspirational Buddhist text.

Secular Buddhism – sometimes also referred to as agnostic Buddhism, Buddhist agnosticism, atheistic Buddhism, Buddhist atheism, or Buddhist secularism – is a broad term for an emerging form of Buddhism that is based on humanist, naturalist, and/or agnostic values and pragmatism rather than religious – or more specifically supernatural – beliefs. Secular Buddhists interpret the teachings of the Buddha and the Buddhist texts in a rationalist and often evidentialist manner, considering the…

Secular Buddhism – sometimes also referred to as agnostic Buddhism, Buddhist agnosticism, atheistic Buddhism, Buddhist atheism, or Buddhist secularism – is a broad term for an emerging form of Buddhism that is based on humanist, naturalist, and/or agnostic values and pragmatism rather than religious – or more specifically supernatural – beliefs. Secular Buddhists interpret the teachings of the Buddha and the Buddhist texts in a rationalist and often evidentialist manner, considering the…

like the movement in this art...  Lovely use of pattern within the shape of the figure

like the movement in this art... Lovely use of pattern within the shape of the figure

Peacock in the Poison Grove: Two Buddhist Texts on Training the Mind : The Wheel-Weapon

Peacock in the Poison Grove: Two Buddhist Texts on Training the Mind : The Wheel-Weapon (Mtshon Cha 'Khor Lo) & t... (Paperback)

Peacock in the Poison Grove: Two Buddhist Texts on Training the Mind : The Wheel-Weapon

Travel Asian people Monk with buddhist text at Gyantse Monastery, Tibet. Photo by Steve McCurry.

Travel Asian people Monk with buddhist text at Gyantse Monastery, Tibet. Photo by Steve McCurry.

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