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Hindu and Buddhist initiations in India and Nepal

Astrid Zotter

Hindu and Buddhist initiations in India and Nepal

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Published by Harrassowitz in Wiesbaden .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hinduism,
  • Buddhism,
  • Congresses,
  • Initiation rites

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Astrid Zotter and Christof Zotter
    SeriesEthno-Indology -- v. 10, Ethno-Indology -- v. 10.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL1226.82.I54 H563 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination380 p. :
    Number of Pages380
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25249700M
    ISBN 103447063874
    ISBN 109783447063876
    LC Control Number2010678314
    OCLC/WorldCa688494638

    Mt. Kailash is a holy site for four different major religions: Tibetan Buddhism, Jainism, Bon and Hinduism. A steady stream of pilgrims from India, Tibet, Nepal and other countries come to pay homage to the mountain, following a route that takes them to altitudes in excess of 5, meters. We camped out for two days at a spot where the north face of Mt. Kailash can be seen beyond numerous. Buddhism is a world religion, which arose in and around ancient Magadha, India (modern Bihar), and is based on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama (Born in Lumbini, Nepal), who is known as the Buddha (literally the Enlightened One or Awakened One).It spread outside of Magadha starting in the Buddha's lifetime, and with the reign of the Buddhist Mauryan Emperor Asoka, spread across India and. Jan 31,  · I will give you 5 ways in which Hindus of Nepal and Hindus of India differ 1) Worship of different deities: This is perhaps the main difference between Indian and Nepali Hinduism. The main deities in India are: 1) Rama (North India) 2) Krishna (No. Buddhists in South Asia number approximately 30 million people. They are present in all countries in the region, although their greatest concentration is in Sri Lanka. Buddhism is the religion of the Sinhalese people and accounts for 69% (c million people) of the island nation's population.


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Hindu and Buddhist initiations in India and Nepal by Astrid Zotter Download PDF EPUB FB2

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Papers from the International Symposium "Hindu and Buddhist Initiations in India and Nepal," held in Heidelberg in Mayorganized under the aegis of the Collaborative Research Centre (Sonderforschungsbereich) on Ritual Dynamics, University of Heidelberg.

Hindu and Buddhist Initiations in India and Nepal Edited by monastery, cloth painting or book. (In the following I use the term “image” out of Ceremony of Images in Buddhist Tantrism: The Ten Rites Prescribed in the Kriyāsa-grahapañjikā and their Background” ().

Sep 01,  · Growing Up: Hindu and Buddhist Initiation Rituals Among Newar Children in Bhaktapur, Nepal (Ethno-Indology: Heidelberg Studies in South Asian Rituals) [Niels Gutschow, Harshav Barbara Axel Michaels, Christian Bau] on lowdowntracks4impact.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The authors - an architectural historian (Niels Gutschow) and an indologist (Axel Michaels) - are Cited by: 1.

Harrassowitz Verlag. Wiesbaden ISSN ISBN Hindu and Buddhist Initiations in India and Nepal Edited by Astrid Zotter and Christof Zotter. Hindu and Buddhist Initiations in India and Nepal.

Hindu and Buddhist Initiations in India and Nepal – Edited by Astrid Zotter and Christof Zotter Article in Religious Studies Review 37(4) · December with 20 Reads How we measure 'reads'. Introduction This exhibition and its catalogue document the Buddhist initiation of the Newar Vajracaryas in Kathmandu.

The documented ritual, called bare chuyegu, was held in the monastery courtyard of Dhvaka Baha, on the day of Sri Pancami in January The sequence of the pictures provides an impression of the initiation ritual stretching over a full day. „Hindu and Buddhist Initiation in India and Nepal“ Heidelberg, 28thth May, Some introductory remarks As mentioned in the invitation letter the conference is part of the work of the Collaborative Research Centre “Dynamics of Ritual” (SFB ), an interdisciplinary research project studying dynamic changes of rituals.

In Nepal, the majority of people identify as Hindu. However, Buddhist influences are pervasive in most aspects of Nepali culture to an extent that Buddhist and Hindu temples are shared places of worship for peoples of both faiths so that, unlike in other countries, the distinction between Hinduism and Buddhism in Nepal is not always clear.

Hinduism is the main and largest religion of Nepal. The Constitution of Nepal have established a call for protection of old aged religion i.e Hinduism through out the country and this state that Hinduism is the Official religion of Nepal which get special privileges in the Constitution.

The texts presented here are an intermediate-length sadhana and a concise self-initiation ritual of the Solitary Hero Vajrabhiarava. After receiving the Highest yoga Tantra initiation of Vajrabhairava, and then completing the retreat of this deity, with the compensating ritual fire offering of peace, one is authorized to do the self-initiation.

Buddhist kings continued to revere Hindu deities and teachers and many Buddhist temples were built under the patronage of Hindu rulers.

This was because Buddhism has never been considered an alien religion to that of Hinduism in India but as only one of the many strains of Hinduism. Accompanying DVD, entitled Bel fruit and loincloth = Bel-Frucht und Lendentuch / Niels Gutschow, Axel Michaels, Christian Bau (Kamera) Weisbaden: thede filmproduktion, c, documents the Ihi (marriage Hindu and Buddhist initiations in India and Nepal book for girls) and the Kaytāpūjā (the worship of the loincloth ceremony for boys) among Hindu & Buddhist Newars of Nepal.

The authors - an architectural historian (Niels Gutschow) and an Hindu and Buddhist initiations in India and Nepal book (Axel Michaels) - are presenting the second part of a trilogy of studies of life-cycle rituals in Nepal, carried out under the auspices of the Collaborative Research Centre "Dynamics of Ritual".

The initiation of boys and girls of both Hindus and Buddhists of the ethnic community of Newars in the Kathmandu Valley are. Scholars of popular Hindu religion in India have always been fascinated by oral texts and rituals, but surprisingly only few attempts have as yet been made to analyse the relationship between rituals and texts systematically.

This book contributes to the filling of this gap. Aug 04,  · Initiations and Initiates in Tibet [Alexandra David-Neel] on lowdowntracks4impact.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Nestled amid the high peaks and eternal snows of the Himalayas and other mountain ranges, Tibet is home to a centuries-old Buddhist tradition/5(9). Get here some facts about major religions in Nepal. Hindu religion in Nepal, Buddhism religion in Nepal, Muslim (Islam), Christianity, Sikhism, Jainism The Kuran is the holy book of Muslims.

It is a sacred writing of Islam revealed by God to the Prophet Muhammad during his life at Mecca and Medina.

Evidence on these 12 maps of India’s. The period between CE and CE thus saw gains by the Vedanta school of Hinduism over Buddhism and Buddhism had vanished from Afghanistan and north India by early 11th century.

India was now Brahmanic, not Buddhistic; Al-Biruni could never find a Buddhistic book or a Buddhist person in India from whom he could learn. Hindu and Buddhist alike always worship Ganesh first in every ritual, and every locality has its local Ganesh shrine (Ganesh Than).

Although Newar Buddhism (Vajrayana) had been traditionally practiced in the Kathmandu Valley, Theravada Buddhism made a comeback in Nepal in the s and now is a common form of Buddhism among Buddhamargi Newars. Jun 02,  · India and Nepal in Not-Very-Enlightened Spat Over Buddha’s Childhood Home The site is part of a tug-of-war between India and Nepal over Buddhist history.

A powerful Hindu. Jan 03,  · Tibetan Buddhist which is viewed as a kind Mahayana Buddhism is strong in Tibet, Nepal, Sikkim and Mongolia.

All schools of Buddhism seek to aid followers on a path of enlightenment. The majority of Buddhist sects do not seek to proselytize (preach and convert), with the notable exception of Nichiren Buddhism in Japan. Though most people in Nepal are Hindu, Buddhist influences are pervasive in most aspects of Nepali culture.

Tibetan Buddhism is the most widely followed and the Newar Buddhists practice a particular Newar variant of Vajrayana Buddhism and Theravada Buddhism.

For a long time however, Buddhism was not widely followed in Nepal. Looking for Books on Hindu & Buddhist Tantric Rituals. At ExoticIndia, we have an extensive collection of Books on Tantra & Tantric Rituals & Practices.

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Mar 20,  · I will give you 5 ways in which Hindus of Nepal and Hindus of India differ 1) Worship of different deities: This is perhaps the main difference between Indian and Nepali Hinduism. The main deities in India are: 1) Rama (North India) 2) Krishna (No.

About the Book. Culture & Aesthetics on Durga in Nepal Mandala upholds the cultural-religious assessment attentively on aesthetic perspective of Hindu-Buddhist myth, Aesthetically. Jun 03,  · Sacred animals of Nepal and India: With reference to Gods and Goddesses of Hinduism and Buddhism [Trilok Chandra Majupuria] on lowdowntracks4impact.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.5/5(1).

Mar 05,  · Nepal is a fascinating mix of both religion: buddhism and hinduism - more on lowdowntracks4impact.com The growth of new forms of Hinduism (and to a lesser extent Jainism) was a key element in the decline in Buddhism in India, particularly in terms of diminishing financial support to Buddhist monasteries from laity and royalty.

According to Hazra, Buddhism declined in part because of the rise of the Brahmins and their influence in socio-political process.

Thus each Buddhist Tantra has the name of a deity associated with it, for example Kalachakra Tantra, Guhyasamaja Tantra, Mahavairocana Tantra, Tara Tantra, Hevajra Tantra and so on. Tantric Buddhism, the mind is seen as the central source of being. It is the stream of consciousness which connects the individual to his or her past and future.

Beyond India, on Java island of Indonesia, historical records attest to marriages between Hindus and Buddhists, medieval era temple architecture and sculptures that simultaneously incorporate Hindu and Buddhist themes, where Hinduism and Buddhism merged and functioned as "two separate paths within one overall system", according to Ann Kenney.

Mar 10,  · Hinduism has played an important role in shaping the history of Nepal, which was a Hindu kingdom, and the world’s only officially Hindu state, until Although Hinduism as practiced in Nepal is similar in many ways to Hinduism in India, several unique and important aspects characterize Nepali Hinduism.

May 16,  · Hinduism is a religion, or a way of life, found most notably in India and Nepal. With approximately one billion followers, Hinduism is the world’s third largest religion by population, and the majority religion in India, Nepal and Bali (Indonesia).

While Nepal is mostly associated with mountains and hiking, there are plenty of other cultural and natural attractions to visit. From palaces to beautiful lakes, here are 20.

its Development in Newar Buddhism’, in Astrid and Christof Zotter (eds), Hindu and Buddhist Initiations in Nepal and India (Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, ), pp. – More importantly, Christoph Emmrich has researched the ihi and the baraḥritual (a further rite of passage that negotiates the first onset of menstruation).

Caste and kin in Nepal, India and Ceylon;: Anthropological studies in Hindu-Buddhist contact zones [Christoph von FuÌ rer-Haimendorf, Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf] on lowdowntracks4impact.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying lowdowntracks4impact.com: Christoph von FuÌ rer-Haimendorf, Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf.

Bhaktapur Durbar Square is a conglomeration of pagoda and shikhara-style temples, mostly dedicated to Hindu gods and goddesses grouped around a window palace of brick and wood. The square is one of the most charming architectural showpieces of the valley as it highlights the ancient arts of lowdowntracks4impact.comy: Nepal.

Hindu and Buddhist Initiations in India and Nepal. By Astrid Zotter and Christof Zotter (eds.). Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, The Journal of Asian Studies 70 (4): 1. Buddhism in Nepal. Like most of the Himalayan region, the valley called Nepal was a frontier zone until the modern state’s creation in The area absorbed and interpreted Indic cultural influences from the south and, later, from the Tibetan region to the north.

This article will discuss the history of the early Indic traditions in the Kathmandu valley, the Tibetan Buddhist lineages. Dharma Paths, the first book of teachings by one of the most highly respected lamas in North America, is a broad and in depth introduction to Tibetan Buddhism.

It cuts through the complexity of the Tibetan tradition, revealing a flexible approach based on our individual capacities. Tibet’s primary religion is that of Buddhism, and one of Tibetan Buddhism’s most fascinating features is the Tibetan Ritual Items. They are used almost every day by Buddhist monks and laymen alike, and are an important part of Tibet’s history and culture.

A mantra (Sanskrit: मन्त्र, romanized: mantra, English pronunciation / ˈ m æ n t r ə, ˈ m ɑː n- ˈ m ʌ n-/) is a sacred utterance, a numinous sound, a syllable, word or phonemes, or group of words in Sanskrit believed by practitioners to have psychological and/or spiritual powers.

Some mantras have a syntactic structure and literal meaning, while others do not.It is not well known because it is not true. No need to be surprised, you can turn back your knowledge to the stage where you knew that Buddhism originated in India (or in some geo-political entitities which over the millenia have become part of m.About the Author.

TRILOK CHANDRA MAJUPURIA lowdowntracks4impact.com, Ph.D., lowdowntracks4impact.com is Professor at Tribhuvao University, Kirtipur, Kathmandu (Nepal). He has been teaching for 48 years and has also be.