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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
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
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
The Perpetual Raising: Part 5
(Part 5 of 5) The description of the seven specialists for group mind formation continues… 3) THE MOTIVATOR; The psychic specialist known as the Motivator, represents and embodies the will to evolve. Their contribution to group mind effort is a...
Mind >> World Mind
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

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The Buddha Preaches the One Great Vehicle - Asia for Educators
SELECTION FROM THE LOTUS S Ū TRA: “THE BUDDHA PREACHES THE ... From Sources of Chinese Tradition, compiled by Wm. Theodore de Bary and ...
Emperor Wuzong's Edict on the Suppression of Buddhism
SUPPRESSION OF BUDDHISM: THE EDICT OF THE EIGHTH MONTH ... From Sources of Chinese Tradition, compiled by Wm. Theodore de Bary and Irene ...
jesus and buddha: two masters or one? - Christian Research Institute
that his “personal shrine” contains images of both Buddha and Jesus, whom he ... Second, the Buddhist sources are dated long after the gospels of Luke and ...
The Buddhist Religion: A Historical Introduction - A Handful of Leaves
The Experience qf Buddhism: Sources and Interpretations. John S. Strong.
The wheel of the law. Buddhism, illustrated from Siamese sources
The first coiuicil of Buddhism convened by King Adjata- sattrn—Ananda relates the " Life of Buddha "—The wheel of the law—King Singhanu—Pre-existences of.

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Chinese Government Licenses Living Buddhas, Regulates Reincarnation
You get a permit from the local religious affairs office, saying you're recognized as a so-called living Buddha. Once you have that system, it means you can pay for it.
In China, the state decides who can come back from the dead
“The highest level of living Buddhas must be approved by the central government,” Phurbu Tsering, the abbot of Sera Monastery near Tibet's capital, Lhasa, said at a meeting of China's rubber-stamp legislature on Monday.
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A closer inspection of the stairs made it clear that they looked as if cut into the walls of the pit by a laser and, as for the violet light, nobody could determine its source. ......
Thailand: Buddhist Feud Threatens Fragile Peace
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Sources of Buddhist information and materials - Religious tolerance
Aug 30, 2011 Tricycle: The Buddhist review is a non-profit, quarterly educational magazine. See: http://www.tricycle.
Buddhist texts - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Another division is that between buddhavacana "word of the Buddha" and other ..... in all surviving agamas, with the other three added in some later sources.
Resources for the Study of Buddhism - San Francisco State University
Site contains links to both general Buddhist resources and specialized materials on Zen, Chinese Buddhism, Yogacara Buddhism, and various Buddhist ...
Sources on the Buddha's Life and Death - Internet History
Siddhartha Gautama, known as Buddha, the "Awakened," was the son of the ruler of Cakya-land, a region lying to the northeast of Oude, in northern India. Original Buddhist Sources: A Reader
Bringing together essential materials on the origins and development of Buddhist traditions from India, Sri Lanka, Tibet, China, and Japan, this anthology ...

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