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Tibetan Buddhism

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The Ashtamangala - The Eight Auspicious Symbols of Tibetan Buddhism - Insight state

The Ashtamangala – The Eight Auspicious Symbols of Tibetan Buddhism

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Tibetan Buddhist Tantric Art

The union of male and female (yam-yum) is prevalent in Tibetan Buddhist Tantric iconography. In this thangka painting of Vajrasattva with consort the center of the mandala is taken by a object called Vajra that Vajrasattva holds with his right hand. The Vajra, initially well-known as the sceptre of Indra, it came to assume tremendous importance in Tantric philosophy and symbolism. In Tibetan Buddhism is symbol of the indestructible nature of the ultimate truth.

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Buddhist Goddess Green Tara

Goddess of Compassion - One Who Saves. Diamonds are Her Sacred Stone. Tara or Arya Tara, also known as Jetsun Dolma, is a female Bodhisattva typically associated with Tibetan Buddhism. She is the "mother of liberation", and represents the virtues of success in work and achievements.

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Schools of Tibetan Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhism has developed into six distinctive major traditions - Nyingma, Kagyu, Sakya, Gelug, Jonang, and Bonpo. Here is a brief explanation of each.

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Free Online Course: Robert Thurman’s Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism (Recorded at Columbia U)

Today you can be a fly on the wall at Columbia University, and listen to Robert Thurman’s lectures on The Central Philosophy of Tibet.

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