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  Sri Maha Bodhi
The Sacred Jaya Siri Maha Bodhi in Anuradhapura
It was brought to Sri Lanka by the Theri Sangamitta, daughter of Emperor Asoka and was planted in the Mahameghavana Park in Anuradhapura in 249 BC by King Devanampiyatissa.
It is said to be the southern branch of the Jaya Siri Maha Bodhi at Buddha Gaya in India under which Lord Buddha attained Enlightenment.
srimahabodhi.org   (170 words)

 BODHI Organization for Health Development and Insight Home
BODHI provides a framework for altruistic people worldwide who are not comfortable working in traditionl religious or secular organisations.
Cheques to BODHI Australia are welcome but not tax-deductible.
BODHI is committed to ensuring the privacy of the information you provide to us.
www.bodhi.net.au /index.html   (408 words)

 Buddhist Studies: Bodhi Tree
In the centuries after the Buddha, the Bodhi tree became a symbol of the Buddha's presence and an object of worship.
King Asoka's daughter, the nun Sanghamitta, took a cutting of the tree to Sri Lanka where it still grows in the island's ancient capital of Anaradapura.
Many temples throughout the Buddhist world have Bodhi trees growing in them which are or are believed to be offspring of the one from Anaradapura and their worship forms an important part of popular Buddhist piety.
www.buddhanet.net /e-learning/dharmadata/fdd23.htm   (189 words)

  Bodhi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bodhi, the Pāli and Sanskrit word for "awakening" or "enlightenment", is an abstract noun formed from the verbal root budh (awake, become aware, notice, know or understand), corresponding to the verbs bujjhati (Pāli) and bodhati or budhyate (Sanskrit).
Bodhi is most commonly translated into English as enlightenment, though this translation is problematic, since enlightenment (the soul being "lit" by a higher power) is originally a concept from Christian mysticism or conversely evokes notions of the 18th century European Age of Enlightenment that are not identical with the Buddhist concept of Bodhi.
Bodhi is attained only by the accomplishment of the Paramitas (perfections), when the Four Noble Truths are fully grasped, and when all karma has reached cessation.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bodhi   (885 words)

Bodhi House was created in order to provide a modest re-entry plan for post release men who want to continue the study and practice of Buddhism.
Bodhi House is not intended to be a monastery or monastic center.
Bodhi House is designed to inspire individuals who practice Buddhism to develop self-reliance, moral responsibility, tolerance, compassion, wisdom, and many other qualities that can enrich happiness and make life more meaningful in today's world.
www.geocities.com /bodhihouse   (151 words)

 Bhikkhu Bodhi
Although Theravada Buddhism explicitly advocates the attainment of arahantship as the ultimate goal, in the course of its historical evolution the Theravada tradition gave birth to a rich body of teachings on the practices of a bodhisatta, an aspirant to Supreme Buddhahood.
Bhikkhu Bodhi here skillfully avoids any discussion of possible motives for the Pope's demeaning treatment of Buddhism, and instead addresses the specific doctrinal points that were raised in the book.
It was the sight of the four "divine messengers" — an old man, a sick man, a corpse, and a wandering ascetic — that propelled the young Bodhisatta from his complacent and luxurious princely life into the homeless life of a serious seeker of spiritual freedom.
www.accesstoinsight.org /lib/authors/bodhi/index.html   (3187 words)

 Light Bodhi Seed Malas - DestinationOM.com
Bodhi seed mala with skull guru bead and wood bead marked at 9s...yak bone stretcher bead.
The Bodhi tree is the tree that buddha obtained enlightment under and these beads are from that location...Bodhgaya, Bihar.
This mala is made completely of Bodhi seeds...at the top there is a stretcher with smaller bodhi seeds and the guru bead is made of Yak Bone and carved into a skull.
destinationom.typepad.com /bodhimalas   (1139 words)

 Yoga Mats, Sticky Mats, Yoga Props, Whole sale Yoga Mats
Bodhi yoga mats and meditation cushions are in use since over 15 Years our customers are yoga institutes, clubs, teachers and students.
Bodhi asana blankets are most commonly used during the lying stage at the end of your asana practice.
Bodhi asana mat towel; high quality microfiber, super soft, antibacterial and lint free, hygienic, extremely absorbent (absorbs 10 times the amount of a normal cotton towel), durable, up to 500 times washable, breathable.
www.bodhi-meditation.com /wholesale.htm   (2194 words)

 Bodhi - Free Encyclopedia of Thelema
Bodhi is attained only by the accomplishment of the Paramitas (perfections), when the Four Noble Truths are fully grasped, and when all karma has reached cessation.
Queen Maya holding the branch of a Bodhi tree, during the birth of Siddhartha Gautama, Gandhara, 2-3rd century CE.
In the legends of Mahayana Buddhism, it was said that Queen Maya held a branch of one of these trees while resting in Lumbini Garden and her son, Siddhartha Gautama, was born.
www.egnu.org /thelema/Bodhi   (381 words)

Bodhi is most commonly translated into English as enlightenment, though this translation is problematic, since enlightenment (the soul being "lit" by a higher power) is originally a concept from Christian mysticism or conversely evokes notions of the 18th century European age of rationalism that are not identical with the Buddhist concept of Bodhi.
It is thus preferable to think of Bodhi as spiritual "Awake-ness" or "Awakening", rather than "enlightenment" (although it is true that imagery of light is extraordinarily prevalent in many of the Buddhist scriptures).
Certain Mahayana Buddhist sutras stress that Bodhi is always present and perfect, and simply needs to be "uncovered" or disclosed to purified vision.
www.thaiexotictreasures.com /bodhi.html   (508 words)

 Bodhi Path Karma Kagyu Buddhist Centers
Bodhi Path is an international organization of Karma Kagyu Buddhist centers
Would you like to be on the Bodhi Path general mailing list?
Announcement regarding ongoing Stupa construction at Bodhi Path Virginia
www.bodhipath.org   (305 words)

 CD Baby: BODHI: Shamanic Flute
Bodhi Kevin Setchko has produced 9 albums of original music and is the founder of 2 recording/touring ensembles, "CRYSTAL WIND" & "RHYTHM MATRIX".
Bodhi brings a genuine lightness of being to every CD, concert and workshop experience.
He invites us into the resonance of echoing mysteries that are as common and beguiling as hawks circling on thermals or sunsets radiating from under thunder clouds.
www.cdbaby.com /cd/bodhiksetchko   (245 words)

 Bodhi Monastery Programs and Events   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bhikkhu Bodhi’s popular 10-lecture series has been distributed on cassette tapes for over 20 years.
Bodhi gave a series of lectures on the fundamental teachings of Buddhism in the fall of 1979.
Bodhi recorded his ten lectures in the basement of the Washington Vihara.
www.bodhimonastery.net /talks_audio.html   (162 words)

 Shakya Design: Bodhi Seed Malas
Bodhi seeds represent spiritual promise and possiblity, a sense of dedication and faith in nurturing the "seed" of practice.
Light bodhi seeds are medium to light reddish-brown in color, oval in shape and have a generally smooth finish.
Dark bodhi seeds are medium to dark brown, have more defined shoulders, and distinct surface veining and irregularities.
www.shakyadesign.com /bodhiseed.html   (886 words)

 Bodhi Dharma Store Directory of Items Available for Purchase
The Bodhi Dharma Store specializes in items which preserve the ancient wisdom of Tibet for the modern mind, and which are part of the authentic transmission of Tibetan learning and accomplishment to the West.
Bodhi Magazine is the premier publication for the teachings of the Nyingma and Kagyu lineages of Tibet.
More information about the teachers in Bodhi is available at the Nalandabodhi website section on teachers.
www.bodhidharmastore.org /directory.html   (888 words)

 CD Baby: BODHI: Trans Ukraine
While Bodhi’s great flute work is still in ample evidence, TRANS UKRAINE is a ramped up blast of superbly chilled electronica (with traces of world fusion now and then), with the artist marrying his flutes (and some piano) to an impressive array of synths, beats, and electronics.
Bodhi collaborated with two Ukrainians (Igor Gromadskiy on the track “Crimea” and Dimitris Krist on “Kiev” and “Odessa”) who each play keyboards and Englishman Alex Newman served as producer and arranger and did the final keyboard mixing.
"BODHI's Trans Ukraine" CD was the best thing that ever happened to me! With my headphones on, it took me to another place, where I could forget about my illness, be calm, dream, and feel inspired and hopeful that all would be OK soon.
cdbaby.com /cd/bodhiksetchko2   (1298 words)

 Help save Jin Long Si Temple and the biggest and oldest Bodhi Tree in Singapore Petition
The tree sheltered the Buddha from the elements during his quest for enlightenment and it is under the Bodhi tree that the Buddha attained enlightenment.
The Bodhi tree at Jin Long Si Temple, at 30.5m high and with a girth of 8.5m, is the biggest in Singapore and at the estimated age of over 100 years old, it is probably the oldest too.
Saving the Bodhi Tree and Jin Long Si Temple would send a strong sign to fellow Singaporeans and to the world that Singapore is ready to go beyond immediate material gains to preserving her rich historical heritage as she forays into a 1st world nation.
www.petitiononline.com /bodhi3/petition.html   (415 words)

 Bodhi tree - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Propagated from the Sri Maha Bodhi, which in turn is propagated from the original Bodhi Tree at this location.
The Bodhi tree was a large and very old specimen of the Sacred Fig, located at the Mahabodhi Temple at Bodh Gaya (about 100 km from Patna in the Indian state of Bihar) under which Siddhartha Gautama, the spiritual teacher and founder of Buddhism later know as Gautama Buddha, arrived at Bodhi.
The Bodhi Tree belongs to the Sacred Figs (Ficus religiosa), also known as Bo, Pipul (Peepal) or Ashwattha trees, which are sacred to Hindus, Jains and Buddhists.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bodhi_tree   (315 words)

 Buddhist Meditation Centre in Brighton - Bodhi Garden   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Bodhi Garden is a non-denominational Buddhist meditation centre in Brighton.
The Bodhi Garden is in the Lanes area of Brighton — the oldest quarter of the city — and also has strong connections with several established Buddhist centres and groups, both nationally and internationally.
The Bodhi Garden was established by the English Buddhist Monastery Trust, a charity (no. 1088804) whose object is the support the study and practice of the Buddhist way of life, and whose ethos is one of non-sectarianism.
www.bodhigarden.org /index.html   (186 words)

 Bodhi   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bodhi is the ultimate mystery mutt with his shepherdy sable highlights, pointer-y ticking on his chest and legs, and a slim, athletic look.
Bodhi has learned to tolerate cats, but like many dogs, he wants to play with them and if they run, he will chase.
Although Bodhi plays well with other dogs, and is fine passing other dogs during his walks, but he can show some mild dog aggression when he's on leash if he isn't corrected.
www.athenscaninerescue.com /Bodhi.htm   (408 words)

 Bodhi Tree Bookstore through the Ages
By 1982, with approximately 18,000 titles, the Bodhi Tree Bookstore inventory had grown to such an extent that the aisles were jammed leaving little room for people to move about.
On a lazy Sunday afternoon in the early 1980s, actress Shirley MacLaine wandered into the Bodhi Tree Bookstore and embarked on a journey which changed her life, the life of the bookstore and the spiritual life of mainstream America.
She described her visits to the Bodhi Tree in her book "Out on a Limb", in which she revealed her study and exploration of reincarnation, trance channeling and other metaphysical matters.
www.bodhitree.com /gallery/bookstore/medium.html   (1111 words)

 Buddhist Monks at Bodhi Tree   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Sometime during the sixth century BC a solitary, wandering ascetic sat to meditate beneath a shady tree, resolving not to rise until he had attained the ultimate knowledge of spiritual enlightenment.
Behind the temple are the two most venerated objects in all the Buddhist world, the Bodhi Tree and, beneath it, the Vajrasana, or seat of the Buddha's meditation.
The Bodhi Tree was harmed, burned, and cut down various times by fanatical Hindus but, according to legend, each time it miraculously regrew.
www.sacredsites.com /asia/india/buddhist.html   (2055 words)

 Information about the Bodhi Dharma Store
Customer service for the Bodhi Dharma Store (customerservice@bodhidharmastore.org) will help you as much as possible regarding the online ordering process.
Because the Bodhi Dharma Store works with different organizations in different parts of the world to bring you the items in our store, any particular item may be shipping from a different location.
Major browsers indicate that you are in a secure environment by placing a small icon showing a lock at the bottom of the browser, in what is called the "status bar." Clicking on these lock icons in the bottom bar on your Explorer or Navigator browser provides detailed information about the secure environment.
www.bodhidharmastore.net /info.html   (590 words)

BODHI focuses on sustainable ways to improve health, education and the environment, particularly in developing countries.
BODHI was founded in 1989 on the principles of skilful and compassionate action.
BODHI's administrative work is almost entirely self-funded by its board of directors.
members.tripod.com /~bodhi_australia/bodhi2.htm   (599 words)

 The Bodhi Tree -Buddha's enlightenment, Budhist Pilgrimage   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A shoot of the original Bodhi tree was taken to Sri Lanka in the 3rd century B.C. by Bhikkhuni Sangamitta, daughter of Ashoka, where the Lankan king Devanampiyatissa planted it at the Mahavihara monastery in Anuradhapura where it still flourishes today.
While the Vajrasana was the specific site of the enlightenment, the Bodhi tree, closely linked to the Buddha's accomplishment, became a central focus of devotion early in the history of the Sangha.
Around the Bodhi tree and the Mahbodhi temple there are quadrangular stone railings around 0.2m high with four bars including the top piece.
www.ebudhaindia.com /holy_sites/bodhi_tree.htm   (447 words)

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