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Padmasambhava (also Padmakara or Padma Raja; earlier - Saroruha Vajra or simply Saroruha) (Ch: 蓮華生上師, Pinyin: Lian Hua Sheng Shang Shi; Tib: Pema Jungne, Wylie: padma 'byung gnas), in Sanskrit meaning "lotus-born", is said to have brought Tantric Buddhism to Tibet in the 8th century.
According to tradition, Padmasambhava was incarnated as an eight-year-old child appearing in a lotus blossom floating in Lake Dhanakosha, in the kingdom of Uddiyana, traditionally identified with the Swat Valley in present-day Pakistan.
Padmasambhava also hid a number of religious treasures (termas) in lakes, caves, fields and forests of the Himalayan region to be found and interpreted by future tertöns or spiritual treasure-finders.
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Padmasambhava is the Tantric Buddha — the second Buddha, who brought the teachings of the Nine Yanas of Buddhism to Tibet and the entire trans-Himalayan area.
He subdued all the negative forces which had caused obstacles to the establishment of the teachings and founded the two sanghas: the red sangha of monks and nuns, and the gö-kar chang-lo’i dé (gos dKar lCang lo'i sDe), the white sangha or ngak'phang sangha of ngakpas and ngakmas, naljorpas and naljormas.
Padmasambhava then collected the entire body of Vajrayana from the Mahasiddhas and completed it within himself.
www.aroencyclopaedia.org /shared/text/p/padmasambhava_st_02_01_eng.php   (321 words)

 Padmasambhava Summary
PADMASAMBHAVA, an Indian Tantric adept of the eighth century who became a foremost Tibetan cultural hero, is the subject of greatly elaborated legends and serves as the eponymous source of much of the enormous corpus of revelatory textual "treasures" (gter ma).
Here Padmasambhava is portrayed as a Tantric adept residing in Nepal who vanquishes demonic obstacles through his mastery of the occult rites of Vajrakīla (the "adamant spike"), one of the Tantric divinities with which he is indeed most closely associated in later tradition.
Padmasambhava also hid a number of religious treasures (termas) in lakes, caves, fields and forests of the Himalayan region to be found and interpreted by future tertöns or spiritual treasure finders.
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 The Eight Manifestations of Guru Padmasambhava
Sitting close to the large central figure of Padmasambhava are his two consorts, the Indian princess Mandarva on the left and the Tibetan queen Yeshe Tsogyal on the right.
To Amitabha's right is a blue Padmasambhava in intimate physical union with his consort Mandarva.
In this form Padmasambhava appeared, flying on this mount, in Bhutan where he landed in the monastery of Takshang, known as the Tiger's nest, that holds to a cliff high above the city of Paro (see image below).
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  Padmasambhava - Glasgledius   (Site not responding. Last check: )
According to tradition Padmasambhava was incarnated as an 8 year old child appearing in a lotus blossom floating in Lake Dhanakosha[?], located near the present-day Afghanistan-Pakistan border.
Padmasambhava's ability to memorize and comprehend esoteric texts in a single hearing established his reputation as a master above all others.
Padmasambhava's also hid a number of religious treasures (termas) in lakes, caves, fields and forests around Bhutan to be found and interpreted by future tertons or spiritual treasure finders.
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 The life story of Padmasambhava (Guru Rinpoche), part 1 -
Although that is the definitive biography of Guru Padmasambhava, the historical figure Guru Padmasambhava’s life-story as known to the common disciples is as follows.
Prior to Guru Padmasambhava’s birth, in the centre of the lake a large, fully mature, beautiful, red lotus grew, and from the heart of Buddha Amitabha in space, a red syllable HRI fell about eight cubits above the collora of the lotus.
The child was named "Padmasambhava" meaning "lotus-born." Later he married Prabhadharani, the daughter of king Chandan Gomashree, and ruled the kingdom in accordance with the Dharma.
www.muktinath.org /buddhism/padmasambhava1.htm   (1301 words)

As Buddha himself was passing away, he prophesied that Padmasambhava would be born not long after his death in order to spread the teaching of the Tantras.
It was Padmasambhava who established Buddhism in Tibet in the eighth century.
He also left thousands of visionary teachings for future times, which have been revealed again and again by the many great masters who have been his emanations; one of these visionary treasures, or termas, is the Tibetan Book of the Dead.
www.rigpaus.org /WIR/AboutUs/Padmasambhava/index.html   (134 words)

 Wildmind Buddhist Meditation » Padmasambhava mantra
Padmasambhava was a historical teacher who is said to have finally converted Tibet to Buddhism.
Padmasambhava is so highly regarded in Tibetan Buddhism that he is often referred to as the second Buddha.
Padmasambhava is a magical figure, and in his biography there are many miracles and tussles with supernatural beings.
www.wildmind.org /mantras/figures/padmasambhava   (389 words)

 Palyul: About Guru Rinpoche
The child was named "Padmasambhava" meaning "lotus-born." Later Padmasambhava married Prabhadharani, the daughter of King Chandan Gomashree, and ruled the kingdom in accordance with the Dharma.
Guru Padmasambhava is said to have lived for three thousand and six hundred years in India upholding the Buddha's teachings and benefitting sentient beings.
Despite these differences, according to Guru Padmasambhava's own kama teachings, he actually stayed for fifty years and three months, directly manifesting the meaning of the teachings by benefitting countless sentient beings in incredible myriad ways according to their desires and propensities, which is a reliable and trustworthy fact.
www.palyul.org /eng_about_gururinpoche.htm   (1994 words)

Padmasambhava is the patron saint of Tibetan Buddhism, where he is known as Guru Rinpoche.
Padmasambhava brought Tantric Buddhism into Tibet, where he subjugated the native sorcery of the Bon religion, and, in fact, recruited many of their fierce deities as guardians of the Dharma.
Some Indian historians affirm that he was born to a minister or a King of Odiyana, and some claim that he appeared instantaneously on the summit of Mt. Malaya in Sri Lanka.
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 Padmasambhava Buddhist Center of Tennessee
Guru Rinpoche, as he is also known, came to Tibet from India in 817 C.E. There, in collaboration with King Trisong Deutsen and the great Abbot Shantarakshita, he firmly established Buddhism in Tibet.
Padmasambhava gave widespread teachings to many, especially his 25 principal disciples.
For posterity he also hid hundreds of Treasures (termas) in the forms of scriptures, images and ritual articles, with instructions for their revelation for the benefit of future generations.
www.pbc-tn.org /faq.html   (931 words)

 The Padmasambhava Peace Institute
The Padmasambhava Peace Institute is located on Black Mountain Preserve.
Keep going about 4 more miles on this road through woods and uphill until you reach an open stretch with a mail box on the left marked PPI and prayer flags on the right flying over a long concrete barrier.
Follow the road for about 1.5 miles until you reach a cluster of buildings -- the office is the first long building on the right.
www.padmapeace.org /ppidirections.php   (642 words)

 PPI retreat center California
The mission of the Padmasambhava Peace Institute is to create a place for human and environmental restoration and to teach applied peace and compassion.
We are an educational non-profit 501(c)(3) organization based at the Black Mountain Preserve, a beautiful 485-acre property set in the hills and forests overlooking the Pacific Ocean, in western Sonoma county.
The intention of the Padmasambhava Peace Institute is to awaken us and reconnect us to our own wisdom and compassion.
www.padmapeace.org   (333 words)

 The Nyingma Tradition
The Nyingma school of Tibetan Buddhism traces its origin to the Indian adept, Guru Padmasambhava, who came to Tibet in 817 C.E. at the invitation of King Trisong Deutsan (742-797) in order to subdue the evil forces then impeding the spread of Buddhism.
Seeing the disciples unripe and the time inappropriate for many of the other teachings he had to reveal, Guru Padmasambhava hid hundreds of Treasures in the forms of scriptures, images and ritual articles, with instructions for their revelation for the benefit of future generations.
The oldest Nyingma institution is Samyey temple completed in 810 C.F. by Shantarakshita and Guru Padmasambhava under the patronage of King Trisong Deutsan.
www.tibet.com /Buddhism/nyingma.html   (1160 words)

 ››› buch.de - bücher - Padmasambhava - Nirvana und dann? - Holger Herrmann
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Auf diesem Wege entstand ein direkter Kontakt zu Padmasambhava, der vielerorts schon jetzt als der Buddha dieses dritten Jahrtausends bezeichnet wird.
Die in der außerordentlich tiefen Entspannung meiner Meditationstechnik erkannten, grundlegenden Wahrheiten für ein friedvolles (Über-) Leben musste ich einfach publizieren, um diese positive Energie weiterzugeben.
www.buch.de /buch/03151/971_padmasambhava___nirvana_und_dann.html   (194 words)

 Browse Thangka
In this category of Thangka Painting collection we offer you a wide range of wonderful Thangka Paintings of Padmasambhava in different sizes and price range.
In this category you will find the excellent collection of Padmasambhava Thangka Paintings painted by the experienced and dedicated artists of Nepal who have been in this business for generations.
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 Amazon.com: padmasambhava   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Tibetan Book of the Dead by Padmasambhava
Advice from the Lotus-Born: A Collection of Padmasambhava¿s Advice to the Dakini Yeshe Tsogyal and Other Close Disciples by Padmasambhava
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