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Praise to Manjushri – Gang gi lo drö

Praise to Manjushri – Gang gi lo drö It is believed anyone, who recites this prayer daily with a completely pure motivation will gradually purify the obscurations and will gain immeasurable qualities in developing one’s studies and confidence.  This is the … Continue reading

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Happy Blessed Rainy Day

Blessed Rainy Day is celebrated as one of the religious holidays in Bhutan which also marks the end of the rainy season and the beginning of harvest time. This year it is on the 23rd of September. On this day … Continue reading

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The Four Immeasurable Thoughts     

The Four Immeasurable Thoughts      SEM CHEN TAM CHAY DE WA DANG DE WAY GYU DANG DEN PAR GYUR CHIG SEM CHEN TAM CHAY DUG NGEL DANG DUG NGEL KYI GYU DANG DEL WAR GYUR CHIG SEM CHEN TAM … Continue reading

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Wise Advice from Buddha

This is what Buddha is believed to have said to all his disciples and it would be prudent for us to follow this advice to avoid being very easily lead in today’s hyper online connected social world. “Do not believe … Continue reading

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Ancient Bhutanese Bon Choid Rituals

Guest post from my uncle in Bhutan on the ancient Bhutanese beliefs and rituals before the arrival of Buddhism in the country. Fascinating reading and to know that in some parts of the country we still see these rituals being performed … Continue reading

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Nam Myoho Renge Kyo

According to Nichiren Buddhism of tradition, the physical and spiritual aspects of our lives are completely inseparable and they are of equal importance. It regards and views life as the unity of the physical and the spiritual, seen or unseen, as … Continue reading

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Day 49 – Bardo the Intermediate State

Day 49 – Bardo the Intermediate State In Tibetan Buddhism, it is believed for the spirit to wander up to 49 days until rebirth takes place. This intermediate state between the death and the rebirth is called the Bardo (interval … Continue reading

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