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Synonyms for Bodhisattva

Buddhist worthy of nirvana who postpones it to help others


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When carrying out my research during the months of June and July of 2008 at the Nanwutai Mountain, in the Xian Province, I studied how devotees at the Baiyi Temple visualize the image of the Bodhisattva Guanyin.
Reflecting both the lyricism of the original verses and their wealth of inspiring reflections on the virtues to be cultivated by bodhisattvas, "The Beautiful Way of Life" is a brilliant condensation of a masterpiece and a lucid entryway into timeless insights.
The major bodhisattva statue in the center is carved with a thousand hands holding different dharma-vessels, and is known as "the world treasury of stone-carving art' [2].
Fussman's article raises some very fundamental questions about the methodology behind the identification of Gandharan and north Indian bodhisattva images, including, but not limited to, their relationship to images with similar iconography elsewhere on the subcontinent, their relationship to Buddhist ideology and practice generally, and their relationship to the religious economy of the region, particularly the motivations of donors to have certain images constructed instead of others.
The bodhisattva is one who, at some point, has recognized that attempts to find happiness for oneself only will result in more suffering.
Khenpo Rinpoche will teach on "Cultivating the Compassionate Heart, The Meaning of the Bodhisattva Vow.
The seated Bodhisattva was created and held by the Buseok Temple in Seosan, South Chungcheong Province, until 1370 during the Goryeo Kingdom.
Specific essay topics include the Holy-Spirit as a mischief-maker, queering holy communion, Bodhisattva Christianity and multiple religious belongings, open communion and theater of the oppressed, pastoral care for transgender youth, queer hymns and hymn-writers, and same-sex marriage.
The second-highest estimate in the auction is for an early 15th-century Ming Dynasty gilt bronze Bodhisattva of Manjushri.
Dance: Thousand hand Bodhisattva dancing show (Beijing Exhibition Theatre, 135 Xizhimen Waidajie, Xicheng District, 86-10-68351383) is performed by 21 hearing impaired dancers.
Faces of Compassion: Classic Bodhisattva Archetypes and Their Modern Expression: An Introduction to Mahayana Buddhism" explores the Bodhisattva Archetypes and their presence in the modern day.
A striking piece is a painting of Munjushri (seventeenth century), the Bodhisattva of Wisdom, one of the three Great Bodhisattvas central to Indian and Tibetan Buddhism.
The most misogynistic works I have seen are in the Birth Stories (jataka), legends of the Buddha's past lives as a bodhisattva (buddha in training), which recount numerous tales of female depravity and portray birth as a female as the result of evil deeds in past lives.
The main exhibits include statues of a sunlight bodhisattva, moonlight bodhisattva and the Fuku Kenjaku Kannon bodhisattva.
The water pot is also believed to contain amrita, the nectar of life--a symbol of the spiritual liberation the Bodhisattva brings.