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Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva (地藏王菩薩) is believed to have six incarnations but Buddhist sutras record only three.
2008/8/18
Taoism adopts quite a number of Buddhist deities, including bodhisattvas. One best example of Buddhism-Taoism “confusion” is Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva (地藏王菩薩) known also as Fengdu da-di (酆都大地) or Great Emperor of Fengdu, who presides over the Hades. He is also known as Yanlo-wang (閻羅王), the king of Hell.
2008/8/11
The Saddharma-Pundarika (妙法蓮華經) or the Lotus of the Good Law Sutra is filled, as it is, with supposed discourses of the Buddha on Vulture Peak near Bodhi-gaya.
2008/8/4
The most popular Mahayana Buddhist school is that of Pure Land (淨土). It appeals to the common people who wish to get to heaven without studiously studying sutras.
2008/7/28
Followed by his forces, Mara will come down to where Maitreya is seated on the Diamond throne. The forces are ten times heavier than Earth, fierce and dangerous.
2008/7/21
One great teaching of the Buddha is that everything in the universe — including gods, men, beasts and all sentient beings — is in a state of constant flux.
2008/7/14
One Buddha most popularly recognized in China is Maitreya (彌勒佛), the Buddha of the future.
2008/7/7
On his way back to China, Qiu Chu-qi (丘處機) was given all the courtesies and honors befitting the grand patriarch of all Taoists in Genghis Khan’s domains.
2008/6/30
Qiu Chu-qi (丘處機) and his eighteen disciples left their home base in Qixia (棲霞) in Shandong in 1219 for Great Snow Mountain (大雪山) in present-day Afghanistan where Genghis Khan was staying with his army on an expedition to the West.
2008/6/23
Qiu Chu-qi (丘處機) started practicing Taoist asceticism at the age of 18. He became a disciple of Wang Chong-yang (王重陽), the founder of the “All True” school.
2008/6/16
  
  
  
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