Sakyamuni


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Sakyamuni

(ˌsɑːkjəˈmuːnɪ)
n
(Buddhism) one of the titles of the Buddha, deriving from the name of Sakya where he was born
[Sanskrit, literally: hermit of the Sākya tribe]
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Thou didst return, I saw even now, a follower of Sakyamuni, the Physician, whose altars are many in Bhotiyal.
Sakyamuni and G'ui sha: Buddhism in the Lau and Wa Mountains.
A dhammic rationalisation of this inconclusive attitude rests on the claim that Sakyamuni Buddha taught a path that releases from restricting labels.
We are told, for example, that the Buddha Sakyamuni personally intervened to prevent war between the Sakyas (his clan) and the Koliyas, who were preparing to go to war over access to the river Rohini.
Jokhang Temple , the spiritual center of Tibet, enshrining the country's most precious treasure, the original gold Sakyamuni Buddha statue dating back 1,300 years.
The temple also contains four kinds of standard deities that bestow prosperity of different sorts--the god of fortune (caishen), the goddess of childbirth and infant mortality (niangniang), gods of domestic animals (liuchu dawang) and Prince Sakyamuni (dvn zix cainl).
One of the reasons Sotaesan was fascinated with Sakyamuni Buddha, and The Diamond Sutra in particular, is that they emphasize the doctrine of no-self and sunyata (emptiness).
Little did the Buddhist monks who created a thriving centre for religion, philosophy, and Indian art in Bamiyan -- then a prosperous city that sat along the Silk Road that linked the Hindu Kush mountain region with other centres of learning on the subcontinent -- little did they know that the two statues for Vairocana and Sakyamuni Buddhas would be smashed to pieces.
The Famen Temple holding the finger bones of Sakyamuni, the founder of Buddhism, is a great attraction for Buddhist enthusiasts.
Macao, May 4 (Xinhua-ANI): After a 10-day tour in Hong Kong and Macao, the parietal bone of Sakyamuni, founder of Buddhism, was flown back to Nanjing, the capital of Jiangsu Province from Macao on Friday.
The parietal bone relic of Sakyamuni Buddha, the founder of Buddhism, which was excavated in Nanjing in 2010, is also on display for public worshipping through Monday.
Only Buddhists match Catholics in their zeal for translation and in the passion of their judgment that no natural language has sacred or unsurpassable significance, not even the language used by Gautama Sakyamuni.