Tibetan Buddhism is very mysterious in many religious factions, which is different from other Chinese religions. On the other hand, there are many false rumors about Tibetan Buddhism that can drink and seduce in society, so that Tibetan Buddhism legacy a strange Impression to people’s minds. However, Tibetan Buddhism is not mysterious at all. When you touch and learn true Tibetan Buddhism, many rumors will be exposed.
The practice system of Tibetan Buddhism is very clear and strict. Most people think that Tibetan Buddhism is very mysterious, mainly because of the unique points of Buddhist philosophy and Buddhist symbols with many meanings. Tibetan Buddhism is also found in the regions surrounding the Himalayas (such as Bhutan, Ladakh, and Sikkim ), much of Chinese Central Asia, the Southern Siberian regions such as Tuva, as well as in Mongolia. It is widely distributed and therefore divided into many different factions. The differences in the factions of Tibetan Buddhism are not like the fact that the Hindu Mahayana was assigned because of the different Spiritual practice rules it obeyed, and that the Mahayana of India was different because of the different teachings it advocated. The Tibetan Buddhism difference in different gate schools is due to different internal factors such as different teachers, different professors, different classics and different understandings of classics, such as Buddhism internal factors and different regions and different donors. The way of distinguishing the difference.
And then, about the Buddhist symbols. If you try to walk inside these Tibet famous Buddhist shrines, you would notice various artistic representations. The most famous of these aesthetic symbols of Buddhism are the different auspicious Symbols of Buddhism. The different auspicious symbols of Buddhism with different significance.
1.The Eternal or Endless Knot.
The Eternal Knot is explicative of cause and effect. It also represents interactions. This symbol is characterized by entwined lines in a closed pattern. This enclosed pattern signifies the interrelationship of all happenings or phenomena in this world. It also implies the mutual dependence of secular life and religious doctrines. As a symbol of cause and effect, it signifies that whatever happens, occurs because something produces it and that events have interrelationships. If you clearly understand the implications of this symbol, you will become wise and enlightened in life.
The Eternal Knot symbolizes the mind of the Buddha. It epitomizes his eternal wisdom as well as his endless compassion. As a symbol that represents Buddha's teachings, it shows the twelve links and the continuity of interdependent origination. These twelve links of interdependent origination, in turn, triggers the cyclic existence' reality. In its general sense, it depicts the real nature of this world that everything in this world is interrelated. Each exists only as an integral part of the web of karma and its inevitable effects.
- The Vase of Treasure
The Vase of Treasure is a representation of long life and prosperity. This symbol is represented by the traditional Indian water pot that is made of clay. This clay water pot is called “Kalasha.” In India, this sacred pot is venerated, especially, in the Kumbh Mela's Pot Festival. It signifies that even if you take things out of the treasure vase, you will still get offerings out of it.
The Vase of Treasure also represents prosperity and wealth. It is also explicative of all the inexhaustible benefits that you can get when you attain enlightenment. Since it is a divine vase of treasure, it is perpetually full. This means that if you aspire for enlightenment, you will be perpetually filled with treasures that do not corrode and fade.
in other words, as long as you know enough about the factions of Tibetan Buddhism and the meanings of various Buddhist symbols, Tibetan Buddhism will become no stranger to you.
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