Tibetan Buddhism Teachings

15 Karmapa on benefits of Om Mani Peme Hung mantra

Here is an excerpt from the writing of the 15th Gyalwa Karmapa Khakyab Dorje (1871–1922), the Head Lama of the Karma Kagyu tradition, on the meaning and benefits of Chenrezig’s mantra OM MANI PEME HUNG. Karmapa has given this commentary on a Four-Armed Chenrezig practice. The first syllable, OM, is white; it is the manifestation of Lord Chenrezig’s 5 wisdoms and perfect meditation.

Benefits of Guru Rinpoche mantra

The Vajra Guru Mantra is the mantra is also called mantra of Guru Rinpoche, who is also known as Padmasambhava. Originally it was concealed during the time Guru Rinpoche was living and teaching in Tibet and later re-discovered by the great tertön Karma Lingpa in 14 th century, who wrote it on sheets of golden paper. It is known as “Syllable by syllable commentary and

What is Stupa

Stūpas are the famous Buddhist sacral buildings, places of pilgrimage and the high reverence in the Buddhist world since the ancient times. They are containing relics of Buddha Śākyamuni, those of other Enlightened Buddhas, powerful Buddhist scriptures, mantras and jewels. Each element of these structures holds a symbolic meaning and has received appropriate consecrations from high Buddhist teachers. Aśoka started to build thousands of Stūpas

Omens of Death in Tibetan Buddhism

There can be 2 reasons for a death – Whether our time is expiring Or some worldly conditions bring us to death. When the time of a lifetime is expiring – nothing can be done: death is inevitable. However if some worldly conditions threaten our lives, we can try methods as a medicine or special religious ceremonies to suspend a death for a while. 5 Winds expiring.

Do you remember the Death?!

Do you remember the Death?! Are you thinking frequently about it? How do you imagine a Death? Are you thinking that you may die any given moment?! Nowadays many in the western countries believe in this or another way that reincarnation is a truth. But quite often I have had a feeling that an understanding, the way they use to think about it, is inappropriate.