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  • Horse Racing Festival in Tibet

    The thud of hooves on the thick grass echoes the distant past, when Tibet was a country of warriors. Looking at how the inhabitants of Tsars are going to their annual horse racing festival, you begin to question the traditional image of Tibetans, which we usually imagine to be peace-loving Buddhis...

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  • Kailas - the beginning of the Way

    There is such an ancient belief: there are seven scattered around the world healing the wounds of the spiritual body & ; Land bearing good and rebirth. They exist invisibly on thin planes in the above-ground space. And a kind of energy chain or a line similar to a volt arc is drawn out. Beginni...

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  • Religion Bon: symbols, rites, teachers

    The religion that undoubtedly dominated Tibet before the advent of Buddhism is known as bon ". There is an assumption that the words " bon " and " Bot " (name of Tibet, Bot, Bhota) come from one source. The name " Tibet " in Tibetan - " Baud " (pro...

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  • Prayer drum: a gift from other worlds

    Prayer drums have always been an integral part of the Buddhist landscape. They were erected in great numbers in Tibet and Mongolia, Nepal and Bhutan, Kalmykia and Tuva & ndash; wherever Tibetan Buddhism was widespread. They were installed in monasteries, at stupas and temples, as well as in the ...

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  • Land of wisdom

    Each nation has its own way of thinking peculiar only to it. This is due to various natural environments, geographical location, history, beliefs and many other factors that scientists call the general term " theoretical premises of history ". The formation of the Tibetan people was grea...

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  • Tibetan astrology

    Tibetan astrology & ndash; it is a huge, self-sufficient science that has absorbed the knowledge of the Ancients about natural phenomena, the laws of time and space, the laws of karma and the methods of Liberation. Tibetan astrology can answer any question, the whole universe is reflected in this...

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  • City of the gods. Part 2

    Caches of Atlantis - Ernst Rifgatovich, from the scientific material that you submitted to the editors, it really seems that the pyramids and " mirrors " Tibet are of artificial origin. But why nobody saw them before you, at least, for example, from space? - It is possible that satellit...

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  • City of the Gods. Part 1

    - The pyramid complex that you found in Tibet is the legendary " City Of the gods "? - From the ancient Tibetan legend, it appears that in those distant days, when there was still no Flood and the North Pole was located elsewhere, “Sons of the Gods” appeared on Earth, who, using the powe...

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  • Buddhist cuisine and healthy eating

    Many of the people who have tasted food in Buddhist temples wonder how they can make such delicious dishes, while observing very strict restrictions. So, for example, you can’t eat garlic and green onions, because they inflame the mind, you can’t eat dead living creatures. To awaken consciousness...

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  • Secrets of the Tibetan Pyramids

    We already reported that in August - October 1999 a group of Ufa scientists ( E.R. Muldashev, R.Sh. Mirkhaydarov, S.A. Seliverstov, R.G. Yusupov) went to Tibet in search of the legendary " City of the Gods ". The processing of extensive scientific material has now ended. The expedition...

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  • Buddhism schools

    Since the Buddha’s disciples did not yet have absolute understanding, several schools (directions, trends, traditions), each of which presents the Doctrine from its perspective. I will not go into descriptions and differences between schools. I note that they are not opposed to each other, just ...

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  • Chariots

    After gaining enlightenment, the Buddha was able to leave this world immediately, but chose to stay in his physical body and become a teacher. His first teaching was Theravada. Theravada (Hinayana, small chariot) says that any person is able to achieve complete liberation without assistance. Thi...

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  • 4 noble truths

    Despite the rich and very voluminous heritage of Buddhism, the whole Buddha’s teaching is concentrated in the so-called & ldquo ; four noble truths & rdquo ;: Life is suffering. Suffering has a reason. Suffering can be stopped. There is a way to stop suffering. You may be surprised how simple and ...

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  • About buddha

    Buddha (prince of Gautama, clan of Sakya), originally named Sidhartha, which means & ldquo ; Reaching the goal & rdquo ;, is considered to have actually lived in India around the 5-6th century BC. The story of his enlightenment is this: born in a wealthy family, his parents in every possible way p...

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  • Karma Law

    The law of Karma says that our position in the present is determined by our condition and actions in the past. All our successes and failures are the result of our own affairs and thoughts. Let me give you an example of Russian-folk Karmic proverbs: Do not spit in the well, water will come in han...

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  • Karmala

    Karmapa is the supreme lama of the Kagyu school. He embodies the energy of the Avalokiteshvara buddha, and (like the Dalai Lama), after death, is consciously reborn in a new body. The Karmapa is also called " Lama of the Black Crown " for headgear used during special ceremonies. The cr...

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  • The Dalai Lama

    The combination of the Dalai Lama means " the highest ", " ocean of wisdom ". This is the highest lama in the Gelug tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. So historically, the Dalai Lamas are the heads of the Tibetan government, whose residence was in Lhasa, in the Potala Palace. It i...

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  • Coming of buddhism

    There is a legend that the first seeds of Buddhism fell into Tibet from Heaven. During the reign of King Lhathothori (second century of our era), when he once walked on the roof of his temple (as the last, open floor is usually called), he had a precious casket with sacred texts and precious relic...

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  • Religion Bon

    The Bon religion existed in Tibet long before the birth of Buddha Gautama, and in some remote areas , its traditions are still transmitted. Bon originates in those days when the naga lived on our planet, and human life was in constant danger due to the spirits reigning over Tibet and other powerfu...

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  • Tibetan cuisine

    As you can easily guess & ndash; not in a spiritual way man lives alone, and this article will focus on food. Tibetan cuisine is exotic for a European. Something beckoning with mystery and incomprehensibility. Tibetan cuisine differs from other Eastern cuisines by moderation and balance. Tibetan...

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  • Symbols of the Tibetan flag

    Flag - snow lions are shown on the flag against the background of red and blue rays and the sun. What is depicted on the flag, and its symbolism: The snow mountain in the center symbolizes the great Tibet — known as " Country of Snows " Six red rays against the blue sky, symbolize...

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  • Religion influence

    In fact, the whole history of Tibet is connected with the advent and development of Buddhism. Brought from India, it successfully adapted and developed precisely in Tibet. Being a very flexible teaching, he successfully absorbed the Bon religion, which dominated Tibetan land before his arrival. ...

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  • The first Tibetans appeared

    The appearance of the first Tibetans, like everything in Tibet, is shrouded in magical mystery. The most famous are two legends. The first, relating to the Bon religion, says that the very first king of Tibet descended from heaven through a silver thread. The second, closer to Buddhism, tells of...

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  • Fenugreek

    In addition to many works on the Kalachakra system and comments on them, there is a special category of literature devoted to the description ways to Shambhala. Treatises of this kind are known as LAM-YIG (road description). One of these " guides " found in Tanjur (entitled Kalapavata...

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  • Tibet - treatment and medicine

    Tibetan medicine, in the form in which it is now known, originates at 7 century, with the advent of Buddhism in Tibet. Together with Buddhist texts, works on medicine and treatment methods from China, India, Nepal, Persia and other countries were translated into Tibetan. They are also reflected ...

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  • Tibet - Mount Kailash

    In Asia, the myth of the sacred mountain, the center of the world, spreads on the slopes of which four great rivers giving life to the lands through which they flow. The source of this myth is in the Indian epic, which tells of Mount Meru, the abode of the gods. Its height is immeasurable, the p...

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  • Lhasa

    Lhasa is the heart and soul of Tibet. For centuries, it has served as the abode of the Dalai Lamas and has attracted countless pilgrims. Until now, Lhasa remains a mystery, despite the ever-increasing Chinese influence. From which side you would not enter this city, the first thing you notice & ...

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  • Tibetan culture

    descendants. Tibetans are descended from the union of Avalokiteshvara, which was once embodied in the form of a huge monkey and goddess Tara, who took on the image of an awesome demoness. According to the legend, the people who subsequently populated the Yarlung valley came from them. According ...

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  • Tibetan Book of Great Liberation

    On page 1 is a ritual image of the deceased. Before such an image, the llama reads " The Book of the Dead ". The inscription under the figure of the deceased reads: " I, leaving the world, bow down and take refuge with the Lama Confessor and all the deities, peaceful and angry; fo...

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  • Get to Tibet

    Many researchers and travelers dreamed of getting into Tibet, but only a few managed to do it. For a long time, Tibet was the most inaccessible part of the world. The reason for this was not so much the harsh climatic conditions of the highlands and the natural isolation of this region, but the p...

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  • The appearance of the first Tibetans

    The appearance of the first Tibetans, like everything in Tibet, is shrouded in magical mystery. The most famous are two legends. The first, relating to the Bon religion, says that the very first king of Tibet descended from heaven along a silver thread. The second, closer to Buddhism, tells of t...

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