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Buddhist Practices in Tibet

buddhist practices in tibet

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Buddhism in Tibet is one of the few Buddhist traditions which includes the practices of Tantric techniques. Tibet is also known for Dalai Lama and many Buddhist pilgrimage sites such Potala palace, Jokhang Temple, etc. Aside these aspects, Tibetan Buddhism is quite popular in Nepal since it is quite similar to Buddhism in Nepal. The ultimate goal of each and every Buddhist tradition is to attain Buddhahood and the teachings of Buddha on Dharma, Noble Four Truths, Noble Eightfold path will lead the path to attain Nirvana.

Meditation

Meditation

The Buddhist devout and monks in Tibetan Buddhism mostly practice meditation since meditation have been one of the core of religious and spiritual techniques. In order to fully grasp the knowledge of meditation, some important preliminary practices must be done in Tibetan Buddhist tradition. They are:

  1. Purifying Time and Space
  2. Must Make offerings
  3. Four Thoughts, Postures, refuge and Bodhicitta
  4. Evoking Mentor Merit Field
  5. Purifying Negativities and Accumulating Virtues

Meditation are some of the important techniques in religion of Buddhism. Even Lord Buddha attain Knowledge of Enlightenment through sheer practice of meditation under the Bodhi Tree in Bodh Gaya so does the Disciples of Buddha, major Bodhisattvas in every Buddhist tradition and so on. Basically Buddhist monks must purify the space and place they are meditating. Many Buddhist monks practices such meditation in front of Buddha statues i.e. Nepali Buddha statues, Burmese Buddha statues, Tibetan Buddha statues. They make offerings to Tibetan Buddha statues and must make good postures, take refuge in three jewels. They must also purify negative thoughts that arise in their minds by accumulating in good deeds and virtues.

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Chanting

chanting in tibet

Chanting is also another important Buddhist practices in Tibetan Buddhism. It is believed that by chanting Buddhist monks invokes blessings as well as benevolent attention of compassion. The important chanting mantra in Tibetan Buddhism is

"Om Mani Padme Hum"

Om Mani Padme Hum is the most used chanting mantras of all Buddhist mantras and is widely used in Tibetan Buddhism. One important features of this chanting is that anyone who feels inspired to practice this chanting can practice this chanting and since it doesn't require the initiation by Guru, so they can easily practice this chanting.

In Buddhism of Tibet, as well as in various Buddhist tradition i.e. Buddhism in Nepal, Vajrayana Buddhism, Meditation and chanting are quite important Buddhist techniques. These practices are done by many Buddhist devout in Buddhist pilgrimages sites in Tibet as well as Buddhist pilgrimage sites in Nepal since the history of Tibetan as well as Nepali Buddhism are closely related due to the marriage and action of Princess Bhrikuti with King Songtsan Gampo. These devout also practice meditation in monasteries of Tibet i.e. Palcho monastery, Samye Monastery and also in solitude places i.e. cave, forest etc.

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Old stone Guan Yin statue

Old stone Guan Yin statue

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Old large marble Buddha statue

Old large marble Buddha statue

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Old bronze Nepali Buddha statue

Old bronze Nepali Buddha statue

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Antique Burmese Buddha statue

Antique Burmese Buddha statue

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Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha

Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha

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12th century Pagan Votive Tablet

12th century Pagan Votive Tablet

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Old teakwooden panel with lotus flowers

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Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha statue

Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha statue

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Antique wooden Burmese Buddha statue

Antique wooden Burmese Buddha statue

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Antique wooden Laotian Buddha statue

Antique wooden Laotian Buddha statue

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Very special bronze Burmese Buddha statue

Very special bronze Burmese Buddha statue

Nepali bronze Buddha statue

Nepali bronze Buddha statue

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Antike Thai Rattanakosin Buddha statue

Antike Thai Rattanakosin Buddha statue

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Antique wooden Thai Buddha statue

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High quality Nepali bronze Buddha statue

High quality Nepali bronze Buddha statue

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Antique wooden Thai Buddha statue

Antique wooden Thai Buddha statue

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Old Burmese bronze Buddha statue

Old Burmese bronze Buddha statue

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Large bronze Avalokiteshvara statue

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Newly made Nepali Maitreya Buddha statue

Newly made Nepali Maitreya Buddha statue

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Antique wooden Laotian Buddha

Antique wooden Laotian Buddha

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Antique bronze Mandalay Buddha statue

Antique bronze Mandalay Buddha statue

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Antique Burmese wooden Buddha statue

Antique Burmese wooden Buddha statue

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Antique bronze Chiang Saen Buddha

Antique bronze Chiang Saen Buddha

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Newly made Nepali Buddha statue

Newly made Nepali Buddha statue

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Antique wooden Thai Buddha statue

Antique wooden Thai Buddha statue

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Antique bronze Laotian Buddha statue

Antique bronze Laotian Buddha statue

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Antique lacquerware Buddha statue

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Special antique bronze Shan Buddha statue

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Antique wooden Laos Buddha statue

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Antique set of Buddha with monk statues

Antique set of Buddha with monk statues

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