Avalokitesvara


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Noun1.Avalokitesvara - a male BodhisattvaAvalokitesvara - a male Bodhisattva; widely associated with various gods and people
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He covers the "bond" in hydrogen bonding, the "water" in hydrogen bonding, the order in the ice, dissolving like sugar in water, soaps and cells, recognize your vis-a-vis, Jerry Donohue and the DNA, how to make hydrogen bonds visible, "Now let's step on the accelerator," substances that build themselves, and like Avalokitesvara and Durga.
A highlight of the 20 March evening sale of lacquer, jade, bronze and ink--Chinese, Himalayan, Japanese and Korean--is a rare and unusually large gilt-bronze seated figure of the bodhisattva Avalokitesvara (Guanyin in Chinese), dating from the nth-i2th century (Fig.
Abodes of Bodhisattvas, Avalokitesvara, Amitabha and Manjushri are being promoted as religious pilgrimage destinations.
The Bodhisattva Padmapani or Avalokitesvara according to Dr Luca Maria Oliveri, head of the Italian Archaeological Mission, was originally located in Jahanabad closer to the main Jahanabad Buddha.
The studios are located in the Norbulingka complex, the floor plan of which is based on the 1,000-armed and 11-headed Avalokitesvara, the Bodhisatva of Compassion--of whom the Dalai Lama is considered a living incarnation.
The chapter by Teoh Eng Soon discusses 'the Chinese assimilation of Avalokitesvara'.
In this case, the VJ is read as part of a liturgy venerating the bodhisattva (Lokanatha) Avalokitesvara. Emmrich explains how the participants of the liturgy identify with characters within the text, who are not part of the VJ itself but the story framing it.
A new inclusivity in the precepts also opened the way to "engaged Buddhism" by going beyond the ethics of restraint (samvara) to uphold personal wholesomeness and the welfare of other beings--as exemplified by Avalokitesvara and most high-level bodhisattvas who were portrayed as actively engaged in helping beings (Harvey Buddhism 177)--meaning worth as a leader would be perceived in terms of the benefit brought to others.
However, rather than strictly follow a single guiding thread, the authors have opted to present the reader with a kaleidoscope of Buddhism and Buddhist art, from the early historical period (Peter Skilling's "Writing and Representation: Inscribed Objects in the Nalanda Trail Exhibition") to the modern period (Teoh Eng Soon's "Chinese Assimilation of Avalokitesvara"), and from the Indian subcontinent (Suchandra Ghosh's "Mainamati: An Enigmatic Centre of Buddhism in Southeastern Bangladesh") to China (Ho Puay-Peng's "Housing the Colossal Images of Avalokitesvara"), and passing through Central Asia (Rajeshwari Ghose's "Kizil, The Hospitable Halt on The Silk Road") and Southeast Asia (John Miksic's "Buddhism in the Straits of Melaka and the Archaeology of Srivijaya").
In 1997, the Avalokitesvara Buddhist Temple was established to provide spiritual guidance and services to the Chinese Buddhists in Saskatoon.
In September 1970, various priests, students, and lay followers of Buddhism's Nichiren and Shingon sects, led by Buddhist scholar Umehara Masaki, chanted the mantra of jusatsu, or "deadly curse," and the Avalokitesvara Sutra in front of factories known to have polluted the air in Yokkaichi and the water in Kamioka, among other places.
A statue of Avalokitesvara, the Buddha of compassion, has "An ancient hip smile / Tingling of India and Tibet." It is a fine piece of venerable craftsmanship, "haloed in snake-hood gold," but it is also "Cool" and "hip" (Snyder 2009, 20).