Buddhism items

  • Daibutsu Great Buddha

    Daibutsu Great Buddha

    The Great Buddha of Kamakura is a bronze statue of Amida Buddha that is located on the grounds of the Kotokuin Temple. With a height of 13.35 meters, it is the second largest Buddha statue in Japan (the largest is located in the Todaiji Temple in Nara) Video of Daibutsu Buddha Daibutsu – The Great […]

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  • Buddhism and Lord Buddha

    Buddhism and Lord Buddha

    Daibatsu Buddha "For centuries the light of the Buddha has shone as a beacon beckoning men from across the sea of darkness. Like lost children, millions of seekers have reached out to the light with their heart’s inmost cry, and the Buddha has shown them the Way. The world stood before the Buddha with it’s […]

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  • “Conquer the Angry Man by Love”

    “Conquer the Angry Man by Love”

    Conquer the angry man by love. Conquer the ill-natured man by goodness. Conquer the miser with generosity. Conquer the liar with truth. From: The Dhammapada Buddhism Photo by Trishatur, Sri Chinmoy Centre Galleries. Buddha from Po Lin Monastery, Lantau Island, Hong Kong. Considered the Largest Outdoor Buddha Statue in the World. Hand Gesture of Turning […]

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  • Thich Nhat Hanh returns to Vietnam

    Thich Nhat Hanh returns to Vietnam

    This week, Vietnam’s most famous exile has returned home – to lead prayers for the dead of a war that ended more than 30 years ago but still haunts the country. He is an 80-year-old Buddhist monk who has lived outside the country for four decades, and massive crowds are expected to greet him everywhere […]

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  • The Young Boy “Buddha” from Nepal

    The Young Boy “Buddha” from Nepal

    young boy buddha from nepal Quite an interesting story, a little outdated now but still worth mentioning. A young boy by the name of Ram Bomjan decided to meditate under a tree continuously for several months. His followers claimed that during this time he didn’t take any food or water. When his activities were observed […]

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  • Photos Bodghaya

    Photos Bodghaya

    Bodhgaya where the Lord Buddha attained enlightenment. Gaya is located at a distance of 105 km from Patna in the state of Bihar. Buddha Gaya is located 7 miles south of Gaya and is one of the well visited Buddhist pilgrimage centers of the Indian subcontinent. "The Bodhi tree under which the Buddha attained enlightenment […]

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    I COBBLED THEIR BOOTS How could I love my fellow men who tortured me? One night I was dragged into a room And beaten near death with their shoes striking me hundreds of times in the face, scarring me forever. I cried out for God to help, until I fainted. That night in a dream, […]

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  • Poem – Drink Your Tea

    Poem – Drink Your Tea

      Drink Your Tea by Thich Nhat Hahn   Drink your tea slowly and reverently, as if it is the axis on which the world earth revolves – slowly, evenly, without rushing toward the future; Live the actual moment. Only this moment is life.     Thich Nhat Hanh is a vietnamese Buddhist monk who […]

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  • In the Wind – silent lotus

    In the Wind – silent lotus

    In The Wind poem by silent lotus Photo by: Unmesh Swanson Sri Chinmoy Centre Galleries Poems about Autumn at Poetseers Text of poem WhenThe leavesTake their leaveThey depart with the nature of a higher artAnd in the wind they beginTo allow another solsticeTo start

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  • Alone we are born

    Alone we are born

    &nbsp &nbsp &nbsp Alone we are born And die alone Yet see the red-gold cirrus over snow-mountain shine. Upon the upland road Ride easy, stranger Surrender to the sky Your heart of anger. &nbsp – James K.Baxter a New Zealand poet (1926-1972) &nbsp Photo by Ranjit Swanson Sri Chinmoy Centre Galleries

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