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Tibet, seated Maitreya (9)

Maitreya is seated in the vajra position, his hands in abhaya (fear-allaying) and dyana (meditation) mudra, in bodhisattva attire. He has a gentle moon-like face  with semi-closed eyes and an oblong… 384 more words

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Tibet, seated Maitreya (8)

It is unusual for Maitreya’s chignon to be topped with a half-vajra finial. He is otherwise depicted in a standard way, seated in the vajra… 384 more words

Asian Art

Tibet, seated Maitreya (4)

Maitreya is seated in the vajra position, his hands doing the dharmacakra mudra, surrounded by long-stemmed lotuses, one to his left topped with a waterpot. 203 more words

Asian Art

The Secret of Keeping the Christmas Rose

In celebration of Christmas, the following is an excerpt from Jesus’ Christmas 1992 address, I Will Let No Man Take My Crown of Joy published in the 1992… 596 more words

Spirituality

Break Down the Ugly Plastic Wall

by James C. Stephens

Tuesday, October 5, 1971

Tonight

I found

I don’t like to play games anymore.

Games between people…

I did, why I know… 68 more words

mandalas + mexican sunflowers

A morning of dharma sharing with a sangha sister — laughter, poetry, curiosities, understanding — over “bumpy” drinks (can’t call it a smoothie, she quipped, when you throw in carob chips). 21 more words

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