Posts Tagged ‘Enlightenment’

Enlightenment Stupa

Stupa of Enlightenment [ De | It ]

Also known as the “Stupa of the Conquest of Mara”, this stupa symbolizes the 35-year-old Buddha’s attainment of enlightenment under the bodhi tree in Bodh Gaya, where he conquered worldly temptations and attacks, manifesting in the form of Mara.


Enlightenment Stupa
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In Buddhist republic of Kalmykia will be delivered the germ of the Bodhi tree under which Buddha attained enlightenment

Central khurul Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni November 27, 2012 President of FIDE, the former President of the Republic of Kalmykia, billionaire Kirsan Ilyumzhinov met with a delegation from Sri Lanka, reported by the Kirsan Ilyumzhinov.

During this meeting it was agreed that in the spring of 2013, the Buddhist Republic of Kalmykia will be brought the germ of the Bodhi tree under which Buddha attained enlightenment, according KalmykiaNews.

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Buddha’s Birthday, Day of Enlightenment and Parinirvana

Buddha's Birthday June 5, 2020 Buddhist celebrate a significant anniversary from the Buddhist calendar. It is Buddha’s Shakyamuni Birthday, Day of Enlightenment and Parinirvana.

Like in many other Buddhist countries people in Kalmykia try to refrain from vicious deeds during the holy month Ur Sar, but do only virtuous.

At the sunrise Lama of Kalmykia Geshe Tenzin Dugda gave one-day vows of Mahajana to all the volunteers, which help gain uncountable virtuous merits through following all the morality rules. Read the rest of this entry »

Buddhist holiday – First Turning of the Wheel of Dharma

Turning of the Wheel of Dharma An important Buddhist holiday – Turning of the Wheel of Dharma

In July all the Buddhist of the world celebrate a huge holy day – the First Turning of the Wheel of Dharma. The ceremonial events take place in the central buddhist temple “Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni“.

This day Buddha Shakyamuni taughed his disciples the 1st sermon of the Four Noble Truths in the sacred place Varanasi. The Noble Truths are teachings about suffering, its origin and reasons; the cessation of suffering and its sources, and the fourth – about the true paths to the cessation of suffering. Buddha suggested a middle or octal way to achieve Enlightment. Read the rest of this entry »

Professor of Columbian University Robert Thurman goes to Kalmykia

Ума Турман In April 2012 professor of Columbian University – Robert Thurman planning to visit Elista, the capital of Kalmykia.The spiritual pilgrimage – as Robert Thurman describes his journey to Kalmykia.

Robert Thurman is father of Uma Thurman, famous Hollywood`s star. He was invited to Elista by the Supreme Lama of Kalmykia – Telo Tulku Rinpoche.

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Buddhists celebrate the birth, enlightenment and passing into Parinirvana of the Buddha Sakyamuni

Buddha's Birthday Today, May 27, 2010, buddhists celebrate the most important day of the Buddhist calendar – birthday, enlightenment and passing into Parinirvana of the Buddha Sakyamuni.
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