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Jun 2017

Mother, Father, Teacher, Friend:
The Incomparable Kindness of Kopan’s
Treasured Khensur Rinpoche Lama Lhundrup Rigsel 

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Jun 2017

Tibetan Buddhism is also called Lamaism, after the monks or lamas. This indicates the important place of the monastic world in the religious concept. Today, there are four major orders in Tibetan Buddhism: Nyingmapa, Kagyupa, Sakyapa and Gelugpa, each with a number of sub-sects:

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Jun 2017

In the space of the two and a half millennia that separate him from us, much has been written about the man who came to be known as ‘the Buddha’. Founder of the path to self-awareness that we today know as ‘Buddhism’, he has been mythified, deified and exalted. Buddhist scriptures, which began to be written a couple of centuries after he died, eventually projected the Buddha as a godly being with miraculous powers, already destined for nirvana at birth.

Published in Articles - Swati Chopra
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25
Jun 2017

We savor the beginning of a new day and awareness of becoming - connected, mysterious reality. The street blends into the circuit. Go to the Kora.

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25
Jun 2017

Revering Boudha Stūpa is going nearer to the Buddha!

Boudha or Jarong Khashor (Wylie: bya rung kha shor) is situated north-east from the Kathmandu town, approximately 6 kilometers away. In the past, the place where it is standing high now was known as Maguta village. The Stūpa is situated on the ancient trade route from Tibet which enters the Kathmandu valley by the village of Sāṃkhu.

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