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Supporting Members Ad-Free Video: Medicine Buddha’s Healing Mantra continuous for a serene hour for healing and mediation in Sanskrit

Another in our series of one hour uninterrupted meditation mantra videos: One full hour of Medicine Buddha's sacred healing mantra. Medicine  Buddha's healing mantra, especially chanted in Sanskrit, is one of the  most effective healing mantras in Buddhist practices. It's source is  Mahayana Sutra. By tradition, Sutra transmitted mantras are the most...
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“Infinite Powers and Benefits” of the Vajra Guru Mantra: A Buddhist Practitioner’s Insight into the Teachings of Guru Rinpoche Padmasambhava

From the Texts to the Heart: Understanding Guru Rinpoche Padmasambhava's Teachings Guru Rinpoche's life-message is the essence of Vajrayana Buddhist philosophy and methodology, preserved through the centuries in texts and terma, biographies, lineage teachings, and oral transmissions that continue to illuminate the lives of millions across the globe. To appreciate the depth...
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Video: Bodhidharma Great One-Shoed Sage of Chan Zen: Four Epic Events and Four Teachings of “Few Words”

Aside from Gautama Buddha himself, no one rose to the level of epic, towering fame and Buddhist history greater than the one-shoed sage of Shaolin fame, Bodhidharma. Like Buddha, his life is both historical and legendary. Like Buddha, he was a prince who renounced the worldly.Bodhidharma not only brought Chan Buddhism to...
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Supporting Member Ad-Free Video: Bodhidharma Great One-Shoed Sage of Chan Zen: Four Epic Events and Four Teachings of “Few Words”

Aside from Gautama Buddha himself, no one rose to the level of epic, towering fame and Buddhist history greater than the one-shoed sage of Shaolin fame, Bodhidharma. Like Buddha, his life is both historical and legendary. Like Buddha, he was a prince who renounced the worldly.Bodhidharma not only brought Chan Buddhism to...
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Bodhidharma, One-Shoed sage: The Towering and Profound Life and Teachings of the Legendary Zen Master and Martial Artist

Aside from Gautama Buddha himself, no one rose to the level of epic, towering fame and Buddhist history greater than the one-shoed sage of Shaolin fame, Bodhidharma. Like Buddha, his life is both historical and legendary. Like Buddha, he was a prince who renounced the worldly.
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Video: Green Jambhala and Blue Green Vasudhara: Speedy Wealth Practices: Karma Family Amoghasiddhi and Tara

In Mahayana Buddhism, why is Green Jambhala the most important and prominent of the Enlightened Wealth Deities? Why is Green Jambhala's activity so important to accomplishing Dharma merit? Why is Green Jambhala the speediest of the five Jambhalas?   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WWCjR3pLjUA   CONTENTS 00:00 Introduction, and about Green Jambhala 00:59 The Karma Family:...
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Supporting Member Video: Green Jambhala and Blue Green Vasudhara: Speedy Wealth Practices: Karma Family Amoghasiddhi and Tara

In Mahayana Buddhism, why is Green Jambhala the most important and prominent of the Enlightened Wealth Deities? Why is Green Jambhala's activity so important to accomplishing Dharma merit? Why is Green Jambhala the speediest of the five Jambhalas? CONTENTS 00:00 Introduction, and about Green Jambhala 08:00 How to offer to Green Jambhala...
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Video: Hayagriva’s Powerful Mantra 1 Hour of Chanting: King of Protections, Mantra for troubled times

In difficult times of strife, war, hate, disease or disaster -- or just when we need healing, protection or compassion -- many Buddhist teachers recommend the powerful mantra of Hayagriva. Hayagriva is the wrathful emanation of Amitabha Buddha -- compassionate activity that can overcome any negativity. “Whoever, including even the insects, has...
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Supporting Members Video: Hayagriva’s Powerful Mantra 1 Hour of Chanting: King of Protections, Mantra for troubled times

In difficult times of strife, war, hate, disease or disaster -- or just when we need healing, protection or compassion -- many Buddhist teachers recommend the powerful mantra of Hayagriva. Hayagriva is the wrathful emanation of Amitabha Buddha -- compassionate activity that can overcome any negativity. Chant along for one hour, the...
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Eight Auspicious Symbols of Buddhism for Spiritual Transformation and Harmony at Home

Two of the Eight Auspicious Signs displayed in front of Green Tara as an offering and Dharma objects representing the Noble Eightfold Path as the Dharma Wheel and protection as the parosol. From our video, inset below.
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  Why are the eight auspicious signs of Buddhism more than...
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Green Jambhala and Wisdom Dakini: The Karma Family Activity of Prosperity, aspects of Tara and Amoghasiddhi Buddha

Green Jambhala. Image available from Vajrayana Print on Etsy.
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Why is Green Jambhala with Mother Vasudhara Dakini the most important and prominent of the Jambhala mandala? Why is Green Jambhala's activity so important to accomplishing Dharma merit? Green Jambhala is the Karma Activity of Prosperity For the same...
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Can you ‘train’ your mind to find relief from pain? We asked the experts

By Beth Rush Of Body+Mind Magazine Pain is a universal experience that can significantly impact your quality of life. While traditional approaches to pain management often involve medication and physical therapy, there’s increasing interest in the role of the mind in modulating the experience of pain. This interest has led people to...
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Tara, Mother of all Buddhas

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Loving face of the Mother of All Buddhas Green Tara. Detail from art by Ben Christian.
Karma Mother

How does Tara Help?

Tara, like any Mother, is ready to jump to our aid, even in mundane areas of life. She is the “practical Buddha” — the “Karma Mother” — the Buddha most active in our lives. Her Sanskrit name translates as “a star by which to navigate” — and like a star, she is always with us whenever we look for her.

Tara 6 Tara Victorious Over Three Worlds Trailokya Vijaya Tara.
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21 Taras Mantra Video Playlist

An entire playlist of every one of the mantras for the 21 Taras. Don't miss the amazing Tara mantra chanting of Yoko Dharma for the each Tara of the 21 Taras according to Surya Gupta lineage. One video with many repetitions and visualized images for each Tara. The final video is the English-translated 21 Praises to Tara sung in English.

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