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Dana Paramita

May I, when seeing one in need, give rise to delight,

And with a smiling, friendly countenance,

Give away—with a mind free of any hope whatever is desired:

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Pala India, Maitreya - seated (2)

A stupa in front of his chignon tells us that this bodhisattva, seated at royal ease and leaning on his left arm is Maitreya. He is framed by blue lotuses, one which supports a ritual water pot. 211 more words

Buddhist Sculpture

Bodhisattva Guan Yin

Guanyin or Guan Yin ~ Perceiving the Sounds of the World.
She’s listening is an East Asian bodhisattva associated with compassion and venerated by Mahayana Buddhists and followers of Chinese folk religions, also known as the “Goddess of Mercy” in English. 89 more words


Earth Day 2018

Earth Day April 22nd 2018 Campaign For Ending Plastic Pollution

Earth Day Network, the organization that leads Earth Day worldwide, announced that Earth Day 2018… 251 more words


Lojong: Opening the Heart and Mind

I’m writing about a set of Buddhist teachings that come from Tibet called Lojong.

In all honesty, most of Tibetan Buddhist teachings don’t mean much to me. 381 more words

Tattooed Buddha

Six perfections of Bodhisattva (notes based on mrs. Miriams Lecture)

  1. Generosity

Giving material things. Often, in West money and possessions are considered as more valuable.. For example, you would easily  give an advice rather than some material help. 872 more words