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Know from the rivers in clefts and in crevices: those in small channels flow noisily, the great flow silent. Whatever is not full makes noise. Whatever is full is quiet.  -- Buddha

Know from the rivers in clefts and in crevices: those in small channels flow noisily, the great flow silent. Whatever is not full makes noise. Whatever is full is quiet. -- Buddha

Dainichi Nyorai: the sun Buddha, called Vairocana or Mahāvairocana; a celestial buddha who is often interpreted, in texts like the Flower Garland Sutra, as the Bliss Body of the historical Buddha (Siddhartha Gautama). In Chinese, Korean, and Japanese Buddhism, Vairocana is also seen as the embodiment of the Buddhist concept of Emptiness. In the conception of the Five Wisdom Buddhas of Vajrayana Buddhism, Vairocana is at the centre.

Dainichi Nyorai: the sun Buddha, called Vairocana or Mahāvairocana; a celestial buddha who is often interpreted, in texts like the Flower Garland Sutra, as the Bliss Body of the historical Buddha (Siddhartha Gautama). In Chinese, Korean, and Japanese Buddhism, Vairocana is also seen as the embodiment of the Buddhist concept of Emptiness. In the conception of the Five Wisdom Buddhas of Vajrayana Buddhism, Vairocana is at the centre.

Wheel of Life, Tibetan Buddhist thangka depicting the 6 realms of cyclic existence in samsara.

Wheel of Life, Tibetan Buddhist thangka depicting the 6 realms of cyclic existence in samsara.

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