SACRED SYMBOLS

The Mandala or “container of essence” may symbolize both the mind and body of Buddha

The mandala is older than history itself.

Mandala of Compassion

Maroon Mandala

Tibetan Mandala

Peace Mandala

Tibetan Painted Mandala

Tibetan Drawing Mandala

The following verse is taken from the “Tibetan Book of the Dead

Oh you compassionate ones possessing the wisdom of understanding, the love of
compassion, the power of acting, and of protecting in incomprehensible measure,
one is passing through this world and leaving it behind. No friends does (s)he
have, (s)he is without defenders, without protectors and kinsmen. The light of
this world has set. (s)he goes from place to place, (s)he enters darkness, (s)he
falls down a steep precipice, (s)he enters a jungle of solitude, (s)he is
pursued by karmic forces, (s)he goes into a vast silence, (s)he is borne away on
the great ocean, (s)he is wafted on the wind of karma, (s)he goes where there is
no certainty, (s)he is caught in the great conflict, (s)he is obsessed by the
great affecting spirit, (s)he is awed and terrified by the messengers of death.
Existing karma has put hir into repeated existence and no strength does (s)he
have although the time has come to go alone.

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22 thoughts on “SACRED SYMBOLS

  1. The ancient Greecs believed god is geometry, too. Very beautiful mandals. Thank you for sharing.
    All the best from
    Klausbernd and his two busy bookfayries Siri & Selma 🙂 🙂

    • These are hundreds of years old and taken from ancient Buddhist texts.
      They were hand painted or drawn by a Buddhist monk(s) reciting a mantra to gain inspiration.
      Thank you for your comment and interest Deb. Peace

    • This is very kind of you Dreamwalker and I appreciate it. However this particular YouTube selection is nearly 3 hours in lenght.
      So I just left the link here to the YouTube site for viewing. Thank you for this submission. It is really amazing and I recommend it!
      peace, Eddie

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