Ruby-Eye Buddha/Shwedagon Pagoda

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Ruby-Eye Buddha/Shwedagon Pagoda

Postby buddhaflower » Sun Dec 16, 2012 3:30 pm

Dear Members,

Today my dear dhamma brother 'Dr.Han Tan' will go to visit his son in Yangon, Burma and he promises to pray to the most respected Ruby-Eye Buddha/The shwedagon Pagoda for me and all SD and JTN Group. So please let me show you all the pictures:

Ruby-Eye Buddha
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Shwedagon Pagoda
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Re: Ruby-Eye Buddha/Shwedagon Pagoda

Postby plwk » Sun Dec 16, 2012 3:42 pm

Women are not allowed in right? And men must get a special pass on restricted days right? Sigh :rolleye:

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Re: Ruby-Eye Buddha/Shwedagon Pagoda

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Re: Ruby-Eye Buddha/Shwedagon Pagoda

Postby kirtu » Sun Dec 16, 2012 4:45 pm

WOW! Thank-you so much! While I have seen pictures of the pagoda all my life I have never before seen the Buddha image from the pagoda.

:namaste:

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Re: Ruby-Eye Buddha/Shwedagon Pagoda

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Re: Ruby-Eye Buddha/Shwedagon Pagoda

Postby plwk » Mon Dec 17, 2012 1:58 am

Seriously, at times I can't tell too much of a difference between Thai & Burmese Vihara design and architecture except for some noticeable small differences but the Buddha rupas are an instant giveaways...

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Re: Ruby-Eye Buddha/Shwedagon Pagoda

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"Even if you practice only for an hour a day with faith and inspiration, good qualities will steadily increase. Regular practice makes it easy to transform your mind. From seeing only relative truth, you will eventually reach a profound certainty in the meaning of absolute truth."
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Re: Ruby-Eye Buddha/Shwedagon Pagoda

Postby David N. Snyder » Mon Dec 17, 2012 7:59 pm

Beautiful photos! I especially like the Maha Bodhi replica in the background at the Shwedagon complex.
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Re: Ruby-Eye Buddha/Shwedagon Pagoda

Postby Grigoris » Mon Dec 17, 2012 11:06 pm

Thank you for sharing those pictures with us. They are beautiful!
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Re: Ruby-Eye Buddha/Shwedagon Pagoda

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Re: Ruby-Eye Buddha/Shwedagon Pagoda

Postby plwk » Tue Jan 01, 2013 2:25 pm

When you become a Samma Sambuddha buddhaflower, may no sentient beings experience discrimination and restriction :namaste:

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Re: Ruby-Eye Buddha/Shwedagon Pagoda

Postby kirtu » Sun Mar 09, 2014 10:15 pm

from 50years50countries
from 50years50countries
presumably in Myanmar, subtitled in English
, about 1/2 day and 1/2 night (10 mins)
beginning with an aerial overview. With a Buddhist song in Myanmar.


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"Only you can make your mind beautiful."
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Re: Ruby-Eye Buddha/Shwedagon Pagoda

Postby kirtu » Sun Mar 09, 2014 11:47 pm

, this is a German video mostly shot during the day.

. All in Myanmar.
with still more unique shots of the complex.

... and several more amazing videos on Youtube.

Kirt


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Re: Ruby-Eye Buddha/Shwedagon Pagoda

Postby kirtu » Tue Feb 17, 2015 11:19 pm

Shwedagon Pagoda from Vimeo



"Even if you practice only for an hour a day with faith and inspiration, good qualities will steadily increase. Regular practice makes it easy to transform your mind. From seeing only relative truth, you will eventually reach a profound certainty in the meaning of absolute truth."
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"Only you can make your mind beautiful."
HH Chetsang Rinpoche


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