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Buddha and Reiki: A Personal Experience
The Buddha and Reiki are in a beautiful way related in my life. Perhaps not so amazing, since the man who discovered Reiki, Mikao Usui, was a Japanese Buddhist. About three years ago I bought a bronze with gold plated Buddha statue in Ladakh. It sits on my...
Body Mysteries >> Reiki
Buddha, the enlightened one, is primarily referred to Siddhartha Sakyamuni Gautama, the historical founder of Buddhism. He was a prince of a small kingdom in Kalinga (now Orissa), Northern India.
Religion & Philosophy >> Philosophy
History & Anthropology >> Indic / Vedic
Looking For The Hub Of The Sacreed Wheel: Part 1
It is often said that all paths are like spokes on a wheel. We start at the rime and follow a spoke to the hub of central truth from which all paths arise and to which they all return. Those of you who've been following my articles should also know that to a...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
How The Major Arcana and The Tibetan Book of The Dead can work together
There are some striking complements to the Major Arcana of the Tarot and the Tibetan Book of the Dead. They are a nice enhancement to the meanings of these powerful cards. I claim no expertise on Buddhism but I found the resonance and compatibility to Tarot...
Religions >> Buddhism
Tarot Cards >> The Major Arcana
Bibles Do Not Equal Wisdom
Bibles do not equal wisdom. In other words, all forms of spiritual text no matter how eloquently stated, cannot actually grant wisdom to the reader, merely through the act of reading. Words are only the representations of things, but not the things themselves....
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions

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A Clean Bill of Health for Kamakura's Great Buddha
Kamakura's Great Buddha evokes, to be precise, the Amitābha Buddha (Amida Butsu), revered especially by adherents of the Pure Land Buddhist sects. Those teachings hold that rebirth in paradise—the “pure land”—awaits believers who take refuge in ...
Asia Society Museum Presents 'Kamakura: Realism and Spirituality in the
Spellbinding Treasures From Japan's Kamakura Period at Asia Society
It lists “one grain of a Buddha relic, gilt-bronze images of Shakyamuni and Amida” and “1,000 votive prints of Amida and Jizo.
Kamakura: Realism and Spirituality in the Sculpture of Japan
Amida Buddha (Sanskrit: Amitabha; the Buddha of the Western Paradise) was regarded as a sort of savior, welcoming the faithful to the Pure Land and breaking the cycle of reincarnation.
Ikko Tanaka, Amida Buddha exhibits debut at USC Pacific Asia Museum
Visitors tour the Amida Buddha statue at the Visualizing Enlightenment: Decoding Buddhist Iconography exhibit at USC Pacific Asia Museum in Pasadena on April 1.

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