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A Tibetan monk walks through some stupas near a Bodhi Tree at the Mahabodhi Temple on July 25, 2005 in Bodhgaya, India. It was underneath the Bodhi Tree where Buddha attained enlightenment in 528 B.C. following years of meditation and from this spot that he set out on his life of preaching.

A Tibetan monk walks through some stupas near a Bodhi Tree at the Mahabodhi Temple on July 25, 2005 in Bodhgaya, India. It was underneath the Bodhi Tree where Buddha attained enlightenment in 528 B.C. following years of meditation and from this spot that he set out on his life of preaching.

Zen is not attained by mirror-wiping mediation, but by self-forgetfulness in the existential present of life here and now.

Zen is not attained by mirror-wiping mediation, but by self-forgetfulness in the existential present of life here and now.

This simple cheat sheet to Buddhist Philosophy will help you stay on your path and mindful of The Four Noble Truths, Buddha’s first sermon after he reached the stage of Nirvana.

This simple cheat sheet to Buddhist Philosophy will help you stay on your path and mindful of The Four Noble Truths, Buddha’s first sermon after he reached the stage of Nirvana.

Bodhgaya is Public Buddhism landmark in India, The place Buddha attained enlightenment | Your Complete Travel Guide to India

Bodhgaya is Public Buddhism landmark in India, The place Buddha attained enlightenment | Your Complete Travel Guide to India

Buddha is a word that comes from ancient sanskrit, meaning ‘awakened one’. It is generic term for anyone who has attained enlightment.

Buddha is a word that comes from ancient sanskrit, meaning ‘awakened one’. It is generic term for anyone who has attained enlightment.

"Truth is not far away; it is ever present. It is not something to be attained since not one of your steps leads away from it." —Dogen ..*

"Truth is not far away; it is ever present. It is not something to be attained since not one of your steps leads away from it." —Dogen ..*

Kwan Yin ("She Who Hears the Prayers of the World") was originally the mother goddess of China, who proved so popular she was adopted into the Buddhist pantheon as a bodhisattva (much like the goddess Bride was made a saint). A bodhisattva is a person who has attained enlightenment but chooses to forgo Nirvana and remain in the world to help others attain enlightenment. Kwan Yin's specialty is compassion, and She is known as the Goddess of Mercy.

Kwan Yin ("She Who Hears the Prayers of the World") was originally the mother goddess of China, who proved so popular she was adopted into the Buddhist pantheon as a bodhisattva (much like the goddess Bride was made a saint). A bodhisattva is a person who has attained enlightenment but chooses to forgo Nirvana and remain in the world to help others attain enlightenment. Kwan Yin's specialty is compassion, and She is known as the Goddess of Mercy.

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