Saturday, May 23, 2009

Living in 2009

Today i am going to share Some interesting facts, (not about Buddhism or any Arts totally different) i guess many of you have read this stuff several time in your email inbox, as i did. This stuff come to me as forwarded email, I guess it's intresting to know the some facts while we are living in 2009. I am sure it's make you think, how far our life style have change, compare to several years ago. So lets back to the topic..


1. You accidentally enter your PIN on the microwave.

2. You haven't played solitaire with real cards in years.

3. You have a list of 15 phone numbers to reach your family of three.

4. You e-mail the person who works at the desk next to you.

5. Your reason for not staying in touch with friends and family is that they don't have e-mail addresses. (It almost True..)

6. You pull up in your own driveway and use your cell phone to see if anyone is home to help you carry in the groceries.

7. Every commercial on television has a web site at the bottom of the screen

8. Leaving the house without your cell phone, which you didn't even have the first 20 or 30 (or 60) years of your life, is now a cause for panic and you turn around to go and get it.

10. You get up in the morning and go online before getting your coffee.

11. You start tilting your head sideways to smile. : )

12. You're reading this and nodding and laughing.

13. Even worse, you know exactly to whom you are going to forward this post's url.

14. You are too busy to notice there was no #9 on this list.

15. You actually scrolled back up to check that there wasn't a #9 on this list.

~~~~~~~~~~~AND FINALLY~~~~~~~~~~~~
NOW U R LAUGHING at yourself Ha Ha Ha....

If you like this post you may like to read The Human Brain

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Sakya Tradition Thanka

This Thanka painting is releted with the Sakya tradition. The Five Patron saint of the Sakya Traditon.

5 founders of Sakya Tradition

The Five Founders of the Sakya Order. Center: Sachen Kunga Nyingpo; top left: Sonam Tsemo; top right: Dragpa Gyaltsen; lower left: Sakya Pandita; lower right: Chogyal Phagpa.

The Five Patron saint of the Sakya Traditon
Five of the foremost luminaries of the Sakya tradition were the renowned
Sachen Künga Nyingpo (1092-1158),
Loppön Sonam Tsemo (1142-1182),
Jetsün Drakpa Gyaltsen (1147-1216),
Sakya Pandita (1182-1251),
and Drogön Chogyal Phagpa (1235-1280).
Together, they are regarded as The Five Patriarchs of the Sakya Tradition.

Art at Behind Thanka

The Six Ornaments of Tibet
Following the Five Patron saint, were the Six Ornaments of Tibet who were also renowned spiritual masters of the Sakya tradition. The Six Ornaments of Tibet comprised of Yakton Sengey Phel and Rongton Sheja Künrig who were reputed for their authority on the teachings of the Sutra; Ngorchen Kunga Zangpo and Zongpa Kunga Namgyal, who were highly learned in the Tantras; Gorampo Sonam Sengey and Shakya Chogden who were highly learned in both the Sutras and Tantras. It was Gorampa Sonam Sengey who also introduced the formal study of logic in the Sakya tradition.

His Holiness Sakya Trizin is the present throne holder of the Sakya tradition is the 41st in an unbroken lineage that dates back to 1073 A.D.
STORY Source: Official website of His Holiness the 41st Sakya Trizin. Read More At SAKYA TRADITION