Vajrasattva Mantra - 100 Syllable Vajrasattva mantra and short Vajrasattva mantra. va jra sa ttva Vajrasattva is pure white in colour and is sometimes known as the Prince of Purity. His name means "Adamantine Being", or more poetically "Embodying Reality". He is a member of the Vajra family of Akṣobhya which also includes Vajrapāṇi. He is depicted as a young man in the prime of life, with all the silks and jewels of a wealthy prince. Lojong Lojong (Tib. བློ་སྦྱོང་,Wylie: blo sbyong) is a mind training practice in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition based on a set of aphorisms formulated in Tibet in the 12th century by Geshe Chekhawa. The practice involves refining and purifying one's motivations and attitudes. The fifty-nine or so slogans that form the root text of the mind training practice are designed as a set of antidotes to undesired mental habits that cause suffering.
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Buddhism and the Brain Credit: Flickr user eschipul Over the last few decades many Buddhists and quite a few neuroscientists have examined Buddhism and neuroscience, with both groups reporting overlap. I’m sorry to say I have been privately dismissive. One hears this sort of thing all the time, from any religion, and I was sure in this case it would break down upon closer scrutiny. When a scientific discovery seems to support any religious teaching, you can expect members of that religion to become strict empiricists, telling themselves and the world that their belief is grounded in reality. They are always less happy to accept scientific data they feel contradicts their preconceived beliefs. 360Cities Welcome to Earth! It's a planet having an iron core, with two-thirds of its surface covered by water. Earth orbits a local star called the Sun, the light of which generates the food supply for all the millions of species of life on earth. The dominant species on Earth is the human being, and you're one of the six billion of them! Humans have iron in their blood, and their bodies are composed of two-thirds water, just like the planet they live on.
Guided Meditation Audio - Listen for free Listen for free New audio meditations created by Elisabeth are regularly added to this page. Don't miss when they come out - Subscribe to the FragrantHeart.com Newsletter We have meditations available in the following categories: Meditation Courses Meditations for Relaxation & Stress Relief Spiritual Boot Camp – Ten Days in Silent Meditation An intensive Vipassana meditation retreat promises to help you “see things as they really are.” But will it be worth ten days of torture? If you were given a free trip to anywhere for 10 days, where would you choose to go? Cocktails in Hawaii? Tibet & the Pilgrimage : nick onken shoptalk There comes a nice mystique when not researching the place you’re going before you go. I like going without expectations, which partially happened on this trip. One of the big reason’s I wanted to go to Tibet was the amazing travel portrait work of Phil Borges. I met him a while back and saw his book on the Tibetan Portrait, including the Dalai Lama. Since then, the Tibetan nomads were what appealed to me, and what I inspired me to want to shoot there.
Self-immolations by Tibetans - International Campaign for Tibet Last Updated: April 16, 2014, 14:47 EST This list provides summary details of the self-immolations by Tibetans in the PRC since February, 2009 (all except one, by a Tibetan woman in Beijing, have taken place in Tibet). A list below provides details of self-immolations by Tibetans in exile. The Chinese authorities in Tibet have intensified measures to prevent information reaching the outside world about the self-immolations.