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Fudo Myoo, the great protector also called Acala or Budong Mingwang

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Fudo Myoo, the great protector also called Acala or Budong Mingwang

Fudo Myoo (不 動 明王), "The Immovable", Sword of violence and wisdom. It is one of the fierce deities of the wisdom of Japanese Buddhism. He is depicted surrounded by flames and is identified with the Budong Mingwang of the Chinese. He is also called AcalaHe is classified among the vīdyārāja, or kings of wisdom, and belongs to the Myo-o. With his right hand he wields a flaming sword to sever the head of evil, and with his left he grasps a rope to raise his allies afloat. It is located in the center, among the other four gods located...

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The 10 most important teachings of Buddha

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The 10 most important teachings of Buddha

The Buddha was a philosopher, mediator, spiritual teacher and religious leader who is credited as the founder of Buddhism. He was born as Siddhartha Gautama in India in 566 BC into an aristocratic family, and when he was 29 years old, he left the comforts of his home to seek the meaning of the suffering he saw around him. After six years of arduous yoga training, he abandoned the way of self-mortification and instead sat in mindful meditation beneath the Bodhi tree. On the full moon of May, with the rising of the morning star, Siddhartha Gautama became the Buddha,...

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