Green Tara, the Bodhisattva of compassionate action who manifests in female form. Tara's name is said to derive from the verb meaning "to cross" or "to traverse". In Tibet, Tara is Drolma, which means "she who saves.
religion and funny hats! basket-headed komuso, members of a zen buddhist sect who went from door to door asking people for alms. in exchange, they would offer to bless the homes and rid them of evil spirits.
Mon: Japanese Crest - This is the family crest of Shinran Shonin, founder of Shin Buddhism (Jodo Shinshu), which is the most widely practised branch of Buddhism in Japan today. It is often used as a symbol of Jodo Shinshu.
life lessons you will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that is said to you. true power is sitting back and observing everything with logic. If words control you that means everyone else can control you Yma Kristine.
Sōka Gakkai (創価学会) "Value-Creation Society" is a lay religious organizatioin within Nichiren Buddhism, a branch of Mahayana Buddhism derived from the teachings of the thirteenth-century Japanese monk, Nichiren Daishōnin.
A Komusō playing on a Shakuhachi flute, Japan. Komusō represented the Fuke Zen Buddhist School, a branch of Buddhism originating from China. Their unusual and distinctive feature, the straw basket worn on the head, symbolized the “absence of ego.