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    An approach to Buddhism by Kalu Rinpoche

    Thich Nhat Hanh-There is a misconception that Buddhism is a religion and that you worship Buddha. Buddhism is a practice, like yoga, you can be a Christian and practice Buddhism. I met a Catholic Priest who lives in a Buddhist monastery in France. He told me that Buddhism makes him a better Christian. I love that...

    Prayer beads or japa malas are used in many forms of Mahayana Buddhism, often with a lesser number of beads than the Hindu japa malas 108 (number)--usually a divisor of 108. In Pure Land Buddhism, for instance, 27-bead rosaries are common. Some practitioners use malas of 21 or 28 beads for doing prostrations.

    Everyman: Richard Gere's Buddhism Part 1

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    Another pretty version of the five remembrances in buddhism.

    #buddha by Edward Dalmuder

    Gautama Buddha ✿ The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed. ✿ Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue. Photo : Buddha Tooth Temple - Singapore

    A #mala is a set of beads commonly used by Hindus and Buddhists, usually made from 108 beads. Malas are used for keeping count while reciting, chanting, or mentally repeating a mantra or the name or names of a deity. Another use in yoga is for the teacher to keep count while leading a group through 108 Sun Salutations for an equinox or solstice celebration. The mala rosary predates the Catholic rosary, which uses fewer beads.

    Zen Pencil via Gypsie Sister

    Buddha!

    You're Never Alone

    Owl and Buddha Print

    Always a Lesson

    "When you realize how perfect everything is you will tilt your head back and laugh at the sky." Buddha

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    Buddha says!

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    Truth.

    ... learning how to live my life and living life not as a Buddhist but as WHO I AM. •♥•