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Five Buddhas, 5 Wisdoms, 5 Mantras: Their Practices, Symbols, Seed Syllables, and Visualizations

Who are the five Great Conquering Buddhas and what are their five Wisdoms? Why are they so important in daily ...
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Supporting Members Video: Five Buddhas, 5 Wisdoms, 5 Mantras: Their Practices, Symbols, Seed Syllables, and Visualizations

Who are the five Great Conquering Buddhas and what are their five Wisdoms? Why are they so important in daily ...
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Knowing the World As a Sacred Place by Jason Espada — a Vajrayana View (Special for Earth Day)

An Invitation to the Vajrayana View By Jason Espada Jason Espada's Website - Living in Beauty We are not here ...
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April 22 is Earth Day, which makes it Tara’s day: nourishing, caring, mother-earth hands of Tara of the Khadira Fragrant Forest

April 22 is Global Earth Day: HAPPY EARTH DAY FROM @BuddhaWeekly.  We can take inspiration from Green Tara's example to ...
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Tsa Lung Trul Khor, Yantra Yoga and Qigong — supercharging Buddhist meditation (8 videos)

Tsa Lung Trul Khor demonstration by Akarpa Rinpoche.   Tsa Lung Trul Khor is an ancient practice with a 4,000-year ...
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9 Ways Buddha Taught Us to Transform Anger with Three Sutras — Ending Negativity and Suffering:

An angry man insults the Buddha. The Buddha's reaction was "non reaction." Why do we meditate on impermanence? Why does ...
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Vasudhara Dharani Sutra in English and Tibetan with the Dharani in Sanskrit and Tibetan.

Vasudhara in her most popular form in Tibet, with Two arms, Golden Yellow holding a sheef of corn. She is ...
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Who are the Five Great Wisdom Buddhas and Why Are They So Important? How to Visualize and Practice the Five Dhyani Buddhas

Five Dhyani Buddhas. Who are the five Great Conquering Buddhas and what are their five Wisdoms? Why are they so ...

Buddha Weekly's Latest Videos

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Teaching video: Why is it important to state Bodhichitta motivation and dedicate the merit of practice? answered by H.E. Zasep Tulku Rinpoche

Every Mahayana Buddhist practice or meditation should begin with a Bodhichitta motivation and end with a Bodhichitta dedication. This is ...
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Video mantra chanting: Lama Tsongkhapa’s Migtsema wonderfully chanted by Yoko Dharma. Benefits: healing, compassion, metta, wisdom

The benefits of the powerful Migtsema prayer or mantra is well-documented by many great teachers of the Gelug lineage — ...
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Video: Buddhist Teachings on Ngondro, The Foundation Practices with Venerable Zasep Rinpoche

This week's Buddha Weekly teachings video introduces the first three outer preliminaries of Foundation Practices in Vajrayana Buddhism. Don't miss this ...
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Video with wonderful mantra chanting: Om Gate Gate Paragate Para Samgate Bodhi Soha, the essence of Heart Sutra and Emptiness

The profound essence of Buddha Nature and Emptiness is beautifully expressed in the Heart Sutra Mantra, magnificently chanted by Yoko ...
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Taking Refuge in Buddha, Dharma and Sangha and the Four Immeasurables sung by amazing Yoko Dharma with video visualizations

At the heart of Buddhist practice is "Taking Refuge in the Buddha, the Dharma and the Sangha" — the Three ...
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Video: “How do I deal with my anger? Sometimes it consumes me and hurts others”: a Buddhist student asks teacher Ven. Zasep Tulku Rinpoche

Venerable Zasep Tulku Rinpoche, spiritual director of Gaden for the West meditation centres in Canada, U.S. and Australia. Anger is, ...
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Video: “Experience Buddhism” with Singha Namdrol Rinpoche “Buddhism emphasizes, and lays its very foundations on, equanimity.”

Namdrol Rinpoche (left) with Lama Zopa Rinpoche (right). Namdrol Rinpoche's root gurus are the late Khensur Rinpoche Geshe Lama Lhundrup ...

Buddha Weekly Online Magazine, published since 2007, takes a topical approach to modern Buddhist feature writing — topics of interest to modern Buddhists, from the multiple points-of-view of many teachers of different traditions.

The Dalai Lama has written publicly that he is not certain the tradition of the Dalai Lama will continue.

WHAT THE BUDDHIST TEACHERS SAY

Our writers and editors are senior students who seek out, or research, the opinions of teachers on important Dharma issues, such as: the implications of non-human animal sentience; or palliative care and assisted dying as we all grow older; alternative healing; practice overload in busy, modern lives; internet Dharma.

The complex visualizations required in Vajrayana meditative methods, which can include holding detailed images for long periods of time, dramatically and immediately improve cognitive ability according to research from NUS.

THE SCIENTIFIC BUDDHIST

Most of our contributors are interested in how science compliments and reinforces Buddhist concepts. We take Dharma topics, often the Buddha's own words, and look how modern science might support ancient truths. We cite research and quote scientists and Buddhist teachers. Past topics have included: meditation for healing, the evidence for rebirth, how to understand emptiness, and why "compassion" should be put on the scientific map.

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INTERVIEWS WITH THE TEACHERS

Our newest special series is "Interviews with the Buddhist Teachers". We interview, in person, a well-known teacher. These extensive interviews cover wide-ranging topics — such as Karma, Rebirth, Dharma, Buddhist Deities, Meditation, Healing and more — and are a great way to gain diverse teacher-led insight into important Dharma topics and practices.

Venerable Zasep Tulku Rinpoche is spiritual head of several Mahayana Buddhist centres in North America and Australia

ADVICE FROM THE TEACHERS

Buddha Weekly's new "Advice from the Teachers" videos take student questions to teachers for a short 5 minute video-recorded answer. In our first series of ten, teachers respond to questions about Karma, healing for chronic illness, losing a loved one, loss of a beloved pet, keeping motivated in your practice, dealing with memory loss, how to purify negative karma, and other important topics.

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