Bodhisattva


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Buddhist worthy of nirvana who postpones it to help others

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Bearer of the thunderbolt in the old Buddhist tradition, elevated to the rank of Bodhisattva of the 10th world by the Mahayana, Vajrapani had his place ready-made in the Vajrayana.
He asks how should sons or daughters who wish to set forth on the path of the Bodhisattva stand, walk and control their minds?
I should see family as bodhisattvas helping me on the path, but it's
After some apparently mystical experiences restirred his interest in the spiritual, he started investigating the other religions of the world, settling initially on Buddhism "because I found it the least objectionable, from an atheist background?' When he learned that some Buddhist sects had imported older Asian deities into their faith, reimagining them as protector spirits or as personified Bodhisattvas, he wondered why he couldn't do the same with Western mythologies.
One crate contained the exquisite fragments of the faces of delicately curved fifth-century AD Buddhas and Bodhisattvas from Hadda -- their benign and ecstatic smiles somehow surviving smashing and frenzied sledgehammer blows.
Wang Lingwei's stele combines the ancient Chinese form of an inscribed tablet crowned by lively dragons with the sculpted image of a Buddha enthroned and flanked by bodhisattvas. On the back are depictions of his two sons, shown wearing Xianbei costumes and riding in a procession with Chinese-style oxcarts to worship the Buddha.
He was bestowed the title of Daibosatsu, or Great Bodhisattva, during his later years.
Dirty Work, Cousin Du Pre, Josie and Bodhisattva were all reeled out to the crowd's delight.
One time the Puthisath (Bodhisattva) was born in the shape of a prince named Vesandar (Vesantara).
Their ideal being is the bodhisattva, a person who puts off his or her own nirvana - or perfect peace - in order to relieve the suffering of others.
I take inspiration from the story of Avalokiteshvara, the bodhisattva of compassion, who chose to delay nirvana and remain among civilization until all other sentient beings had attained enlightenment.
MINGORA -- The cultural activists and history lovers in Swat welcomed the initiative of Italian Archaeological Mission of restoring an important rock carving of Bodhisattva Padmanpani and placing it in Swat Museum after it was blasted in 2007 in Jahanabad, Manglawar.
The lobby of Wellsprings Residence is decorated with her beautifully crafted artwork - including a stone carving of Bodhisattva - that she created in her 80s.
Synopsis: The most enduring and widely read spiritual work to emerge from Buddhism's classical age in India is surely Shantideva's "Bodhisattva Way of Life".