Buddha @ Jodo Mission in Hawaii. Jōdo Buddhism, is a branch ofPure Land Buddhism derived from the teachings of the Japanese ex-Tendai monkHōnen. It was established in 1175 and is the most widely practiced branch of Buddhism in Japan, along with Jōdo Shinshū.
Komuso, members of a zen sect of Buddhism, playing their shakuhatchi/bamboo flutes and collecting alms. // photo by Julian Cochrane, 1904 -- click for more info: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Komus%C5%8D
The revolutionary and scientifically validated holistic, preventive wellness system called Alphabiotics,instantly releases stress in the brain and the body, causing a profound effect on your health. http://www.alphabioticbalance.com/ ~☆~
Tibetan Silver Amitayus Bodhisattva Buddha Statue Amitābha (Sanskrit अमिताभ, Amitābha) is a celestial buddha described in the scriptures of the Mahayana school of Buddhism. Amitābha is the principal buddha in the Pure Land sect, a branch of Buddhism practiced mainly in East Asia, while in Vajrayana Amitābha is known for his longevity attribute and the aggregate of distinguishing (recognition) and the deep awareness of individualities. According to these scriptures, Amitābha possesses…
Mural adorning the walls of an outdoor temple in the heart of Chinatown, Bangkok. Guanyin has a willow branch in one hand displaying her gentle nature and a vase pouring healing nectar in the other hand. She rides the back of a dragon on ocean waves with confidence and command. She is known as the one who hears the cries of the world.