Vajrayāna, Mantrayāna, Esoteric Buddhism and Tantric Buddhism refer to the Buddhist tradition of Tantra, an esoteric system of beliefs and practices that developed in medieval India.Vajrayāna is usually translated as Diamond Vehicle or Thunderbolt Vehicle, referring to the Vajra, a mythical weapon which is also used as a ritual implement.() The online collection of Clara Breed, or "Miss Breed" as she was known by her young library patrons, includes over 300 letters and cards received by Breed from Japanese American children and young adults during their World War II incarceration.Items in this collection were featured in the exhibition Dear Miss Breed: Letters from Camp (99.201) This online collection of selected panoramas from the Buddhist Churches of America (BCA) Archives documents temple events, national conferences, and other gatherings from the 1920s through the 1940s throughout the organization's eight districts.
The world-famous Big Buddha statue in Kamakura, around 15 meters in height, is Amida Buddha.
Then you can print the prayers, post comments about them, or share prayers by sending them to friends or to social networking sites such as Facebook or Twitter.
Amida, which means Infinite Light or Infinite Life, is one of the loftiest savior figures in Japanese Buddhism, and Amida faith is concerned primarily with the life to come.
Hayami left Heart Mountain in June 1944 to join the U. Army and was killed in combat in Northern Italy on April 23, 1945, while trying to help a fellow soldier. This diary, which Hayami kept from 1941 to 1944, records a spectrum of youthful dreams of becoming an artist-writer and doubts ranging from the quality of his schoolwork to the meaning of democracy.
The diary also includes pen and ink drawings by Hayami.
(View diary through the Online Archive of California.) (96.601, 98.138, 99.63) Includes sixty-three oil paintings painted by artist Hisako Hibi at Tanforan Assembly Center in California and Topaz concentration camp in Utah from 1942 to 1945.
Subjects include various daily activities, still lifes, and landscapes.
To followers, Amida has eclipsed the Historical Buddha as the most popular divinity in Japan's Mahayana tradition.
Thursday, April 20, 2017, 5 pm The Logic of Zen Kōans T.
According to Schumann, a movement called Sahaja-siddhi developed in the 8th century in Bengal.
The practice of visualization of Buddhas such as Amitabha is also seen in pre-tantra texts like the Longer Sukhāvatīvyūha Sūtra.