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Synonyms for Buddha

one who has achieved a state of perfect enlightenment

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In the Indian state of Orissa (Odisha), four images of Buddhas seated on naga thrones at the monasteries of Lalitagiri, Ganiapali and Udayagiri, dating to the 6th-8th centuries have been found.
According to the Ekottarika-agama presentation, her beauty was the result "of having in previous lives made offerings to Buddhas." The Padipadana-jataka instead highlights that her birth as a woman was the result of previously performed unwholesome karma.
Dozens of civil society activists from Kabul and Bamyan provinces held a candle light vigil in front of the Buddhas the two historical statues in Bamyan.
Meanwhile, Miaoming, from the Beihai Zen Monastery in Qinghai province, China, wrote on his blog that he burst into tears when he saw naked Buddhas climbing over the wall!
"Buddhas Over Worcester: Reimagining Buddha," an exhibit on display in the back garden of the Boundless Way Temple, 1030 Pleasant St., asked artists to create sculptural pieces that addressed the concept of Buddha - that is, what it means to be "awake." The community art project continues through July 5 and is free.
It was in such a society that the Buddhas happened to travel and teach.
``The creation of these Buddhas are an important historical moment.
The Taliban dynamited the giant Buddhas in March 2001, deeming them idolatrous and anti-Muslim, prompting a worldwide outcry.
In 2006, the same German group found a part of a Buddhist sutra in the rubble of the Buddhas after the destruction by Taliban.
"Article 11," reports Chinascope, "provides that those who violate the Reincarnation Regulations and engage in the unauthorized reincarnation of Tibetan living Buddhas may face criminal charges."
"It would be nice to have 10 Little Fat Buddhas over the next three years."
Mr Senior said: "It would be nice to have 10 Little Fat Buddhas over the next three years."
In Tibetan Tales For Little Buddhas, author Naomi Rose gracefully retells three beautiful Tibetan stories for children.
This figure portrays the feature of Ratnasambhava, one of the five dhyani buddhas who is normally seen facing to the southern direction.
Hence Strong begins his book with chapters on relics of previous Buddhas and on relics of the Bodhisattva--including those from previous lives and from his life as Gautama--followed by relics such as hair and nails from the period before the Buddha achieved parinirvana, and concluding with chapters on the vagaries of his relics after his death.