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Tibetan Buddhist Schools

genealogical tree of tibetan buddhist schools. the dalai lama now includes bon as a fifth major school of tibetan buddhism

Amitabha Buddha

tricycle-tumbles: In this week’s installment of Himalayan Buddhist Art Jeff Watt examines the appearance and iconography of Amitabha Buddha.

The five Buddhas Akshobya, Ratnasambhava, Vairocana, Amitabha, and Amogassidhi. (from left to right)

The five transcendental Buddhas - Vairocana, Aksobhya, Ratnasambhava, Amitabha an Amoghasiddhi represents the sambhogakaya aspects of bu.

The 9 Stages of Mental Tranquility of Shamatha meditiation. Here a monk chasing, binding, leading and subduing elephant whose color progresses from black to white. The elephant represents the mind and its black colour the gross aspects of mental dullness. The monkey represents distraction or mental agitations. Tibet Thangka

The Nine Progressive Stages of Mental Development (According to Shamatha Meditation Practice), Thangka Tibetan Thangka PaintingArtist: Ram Bahadur Lama