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Western Himalayas, Manjushri

Seated on a double-lotus base with heart-shaped petals, Manjushri brandishes a sword above his head and holds a lotus at heart level in his other hand. 257 more words

Asian Art

dandelion project

“Bodhi means being awake, and satttva means a living being, so bodhisattva means an awakened being. ¬†All of us are sometimes bodhisattvas, and sometimes not. 69 more words


Ladakh, standing Avalokiteshvara (2)

This elegant bodhisattva displays a few elements borrowed from Pala Indian art such as the treatment of the eyes, the swerving torso, festooned belt, low crown, two different earrings and small turquoise cabochons. 156 more words

Asian Art

Secret scent of meditation

To meditate does not mean to fight with a problem.

To meditate means to observe.

Your smile proves it.

It proves that you are being gentle with yourself,

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