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Mahayana Buddhism

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

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The two major schools of Buddhism. I happen to subscribe to the Mahayana school which is the foundation for Zen Buddhism.

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Celestial Amida Buddha of Infinite Light Mahayana Buddhism Ancient Japanese Sculpture at The Guimet Museum in Paris, Original 1900s Postcard

Celestial Amida Buddha of Infinite Light Mahayana Buddhism Ancient Japanese Sculpture at The Guimet Museum in Paris, Original Postcard

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Jizo: a Bodhisattva in Mahayana Buddhism, he is the protector of women, children, and travelers.

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Close examination of the Gandhara art reveals that the physiognomy of many sculpted Buddhas and Bodhisattvas is classically Greco-Latin, rather than Asian. Typical features of Asian Buddhist iconography...

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The Great Mother Prajnaparamita is the feminine aspect of the supreme Buddha and symbolizes the perfection of wisdom in Mahayana Buddhism. It is considered one of the most vital and deities is often seen as the Mother of all Buddhas. She is often shown seated in the lotus position doing Dharmacakra mudra, gesture symbolizing the wheel of law turns. His face is serene and wears many jewels on her arms, hands and feet. The Book of Wisdom is based on a lotus flower.

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