Blessed Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva Day

Blessed Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva Day

Postby plwk » Wed Oct 23, 2013 1:48 am



Today, the 19th Day/9th Lunar Month, 23rd Oct 2013, the Chinese Mahayana world celebrates the Renunciation of Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva. He is the 2nd of the Three Sages of the Sukhavati, who stands next to Amitabha Buddha.
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Re: Blessed Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva Day

Postby plwk » Wed Oct 23, 2013 1:56 am

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Re: Blessed Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva Day

Postby plwk » Wed Mar 19, 2014 1:34 am


Today, the 19th Day/2nd Lunar Month, 19th March 2014, the Chinese Mahayana world commemorates the first of the tri-annual celebrations, the Nativity of Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva.

Featured in the video above are places of natural scenery & monasteries on Pǔtúo Shān or Mt Pǔtúo / Pota (Potalaka), southeast of Shànghǎi, an island in Zhōushān prefecture of Zhèjiāng province, China. Located on the East China Sea, it is about 12.5 square km and 297m above sea level. Regarded as the bodhimanda of Avalokitesvara, it is one of the 'Four Great Bright Mountains' or pilgrimage sites of Chinese Buddhism.
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Re: Blessed Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva Day

Postby plwk » Wed Mar 19, 2014 2:29 am



A modern rendition of the ancient late Tang Dynasty tale of the Venerable Egaku (慧锷, huì è / è='Sharp/Keen/Acute; huì=Wisdom/Intelligence'), the 'Immovable Guan Yin' and the founding of Mt Pǔtúo
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