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King James Bible: Numbers, Chapter 7
Chapter 7 7:1 And it came to pass on the day that Moses had fully set up the tabernacle, and had anointed it, and sanctified it, and all the instruments thereof, both the altar and all the vessels thereof, and had anointed them, and sanctified them; 7:2 That...
Old Testament >> Numbers
What is the Five-fold Kiss?
FIVE FOLD KISS FEMALE The High Priest kneels before the High Priestess and gives her the Five-Fold Kiss; that is, he kisses her on both feet, both knees, womb, both breasts, and the lips, starting with the right of each pair. He says, as he does this: "Bl...
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
King James Bible: Genesis, Chapter 5
Chapter 5 5:1 This is the book of the generations of Adam. In the day that God created man, in the likeness of God made he him; 5:2 Male and female created he them; and blessed them, and called their name Adam, in the day when they were created. 5:3 And Adam...
Old Testament >> Genesis
King James Bible: Matthew, Chapter 25
Chapter 25 25:1 Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened unto ten virgins, which took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom. 25:2 And five of them were wise, and five were foolish. 25:3 They that were foolish took their lamps, and took no oil...
New Testament >> Matthew
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
King James Bible: Exodus, Chapter 36
Chapter 36 36:1 Then wrought Bezaleel and Aholiab, and every wise hearted man, in whom the LORD put wisdom and understanding to know how to work all manner of work for the service of the sanctuary, according to all that the LORD had commanded. 36:2 And Moses...
Old Testament >> Exodus

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The Five Skandhas
The Five Skandhas. Introduction. The Sanskrit word skandha means an aggregate or heap.
The Five Skandhas
The Five Skandhas. An Excerpt from The Tibetan Book of the Dead, Freemantle trans.
BUDDHISM TABLE 2 FIVE SKANDHAS [PALI: KHANDHAS
FIVE SKANDHAS [PALI: KHANDHAS] (AGGREGATES OF BEING). 1. Form (rūpa ).
The Five Skandhas - Charleston Tibetan Society
Geshe la: Today we are talking about the five skandhas. Skandha, in Sanskrit These two worlds come under the category of five skandhas.
The Five Buddha Families

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recognized the five skandhas as completely empty and passed beyond all vexations and distress.

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Skandha - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Skandhas - The Five Skandhas or Aggregates of Buddhism
The historical Buddha spoke often of the Five Skandhas, also called the Five Aggregates or the Five Heaps. What we think of as "I" is a process of the skandhas.
The Five Skandhas, by Chogyam Trungpa
A Basic Buddhism Guide: Introduction to Buddhism
The Five Skandhas. The Buddhist doctrine of egolessness seems to be a bit confusing to westerners.
The Five Skandhas
The reasons why you are suffering is known. They are called the skandhas. they are not new either as the Buddha told us more that 2500 years ago.

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