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Using Buddha for Feng Shui

Feng Shui is essentially the interaction of humans and their environments. It enables you to influence these interacting energies to achieve specific life improvements. This influence is gained by positioning or designing your surroundings in harmony with principles of natural energy flow. Feng Shui reveals how to balance the energies of any given space to assure health and good fortune for those inhabiting it. These systems of laws for spatial arrangement and orientation are taken into account when people are designing buildings, placing furniture and possessions and even bodies. It offers a unique way of looking at these elements and provides balance, comfort, and harmony into your environment.

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Twelve significant episodes in the life of the Buddha

In its characteristic unique way, Buddhist thought divides the eventful life of its founder into twelve glorious "events." These defining incidents of his life are given visual form in densely packed sequences narrated in a special genre of paintings known as the "Twelve Great Deeds of the Buddha's Life". These artworks not only delineate Buddha's gradual progress towards spiritual enlightenment, but also present a visual depiction of a vast number of abstract philosophical notions underlying esoteric Buddhism.

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The Significance of Thangka Paintings

Historically, Thangkas were used as teaching aids. A lama or teacher would travel giving talks on Buddha’s life and teachings. He would carry with him painted scrolls to convey spiritually significant events, aspects of different deities, or Buddhist concepts. Made strictly according to the scriptures, Thangkas are considered a visual representation of a spiritual reality.   A thangka is often a visual representation of a particular deity. The central figure in the composition, the deity is shown strictly according to the guidelines of religious texts. The secondary figures or surrounding areas also have symbolic relevance. Born Prince Siddhartha Gautama of Lumbini, Nepal, the Buddha Shakyamuni renounced his princely life. After rigorous ascetic practice, he gained insight into the nature of existence....

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Benefits Of Using A Singing Bowl

Singing bowls, also know as Himalayan bowls, are a type of bell that vibrates and produces a rich, deep tone when played. They are said to promote relaxation and offer powerful healing properties. Buddhist monks have long used Tibetan singing bowls in meditation practice.  The Benefits Of Using A Singing Bowl include Deep Relaxation, Healing And Immune System Function, Creative Renaissance And Problem Solving, Subconscious Training. 

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