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Nicholas Roerich Ascended Master
Nicholas Roerich Origins Nicholas Roerich was born St.
The second half of 19th century witnessed unprecedented growth of Indological studies in Russia. A brilliant constellation of scholars Prof. C.R. Lanman, Prof..
In Tibetan Buddhist and Indian Buddhist traditions, Shambhala (also spelled Shambala or Shamballa ; Tibetan : བདེ་འབྱུང་; Wylie : bde 'byung , pron. de-jung; Chinese : 香巴拉 ; pinyin : xiāngbālā ) is a mythical kingdom hidden somewhere in Inner Asia . It is mentioned in various ancient texts, including the Kalachakra Tantra [ 2 ] and the ancient texts of the Zhang Zhung culture which predated Tibetan Buddhism in western Tibet . The Bön [ 3 ] scriptures speak of a closely related land called Olmolungring .
Cintāmaṇi (Sanskrit; Devanagari: चिन्तामणि) also spelled as Chintamani (or the Chintamani Stone ) is a wish -fulfilling jewel within both Hindu and Buddhist traditions, equivalent to the philosopher's stone (Paras Pathar) in Western alchemy. [ 1 ] In Buddhism it is held by the bodhisattvas , Avalokiteshvara and Ksitigarbha . It is also seen carried upon the back of the Lung ta (wind horse) which is depicted on Tibetan prayer flags .
Svetoslav Roerich, Portrait of Nicholas Roerich , 1937. Courtesy the Nicholas Roerich Museum, New York. Somewhere high up in the Himalayas, surrounded by a range of snow-capped peaks treacherous enough to defeat even the most intrepid mountaineer, lies a kingdom of unparalleled splendor, peace, and tranquility. This place, known as Shambhala, is home to palaces built of rare stone and pure gold and bedecked with a lapidary’s laundry list of precious gems, glasses, and colored corals.
ATLANTIS RISING - Number 21 from AtlantisRising Website recovered through WayBackMachine Website For thousands of years rumors and reports have circulated that somewhere beyond Tibet, among the icy peaks and secluded valleys of Central Asia, there lies an inaccessible paradise, a place of universal wisdom and ineffable peace called Shambhala . James Hilton wrote about it in Lost Horizon , Hollywood portrayed it in the 1960s film Shangri-La , and recent films such as Kundun , Little Buddha and Seven Years in Tibet allude to the magical Utopia.
Scarpered out to the eastern suburbs of Ulaan Baatar to see the house where Nicholas Roerich and his family stayed while in Ulaan Baatar in late 1926 and early 1927. Currently there are plans to turn this building into a museum dedicated to the Roerichs. Spearheading this endeavor are the renowned Professor Bira , who was a student of George Roerich in Moscow back in the 1950s, and Ulaan Bataar-based Savant and Badarchin-Gazarchin Glenn Mullin .
Alexander Stetsenko Deputy Director-general of the Museum by name of Nicholas Roerich, Moscow The Central Asian Expedition of Nicholas Roerich – Reality and Fiction (The article is included in the publication ‘Materials of the International Scientific Public Conference ‘Let’s Protect Names and Heritage of the Roerichs’ (in Russian), International Centre of the Roerichs, Master-Bank, Moscow. – 2001)