Footprint of the Buddha. Sikri, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province 2nd–3rd century CE. Schist H. 37 x W. 19 11/16 x D. 1 3/4 in. (94 x 50 x 4.5 cm). Lahore Museum, G-124 The footprint of the Buddha (buddhapada) was one of the earliest symbols used in Buddhist art. It stands for his former physical presence and is an object of profound veneration. The swastikas at the tips of the toes and the omega symbol on the heel are auspicious symbols. The central wheel represents the Buddhist doctrine.
Anatta ~ Young Buddhist Monks Learning About 3 Marks of Existence/Doctrine. Anatta means there is no ultimate reality within, no essence underlying existence, no eternal substratum that is truly real, enduring beyond the present moment. This paradox, central to Buddhist teachings, can be summarized thus: The essence of Buddhism is, there is no essence. (World Religions, 76)
Indonesia....Stupa @ Borobudur...the biggest temple in the world...inside Stupa,there s a sitting Buddha statue which is believed could grant your wishes if u can touch it via the hole....the magnificent of Indonesia
THE ACTUAL NATURE OF THE MIND Don’t think of Buddhism as some kind of narrow, closed-minded belief system. It isn’t. Buddhist doctrine is not a historical fabrication derived through imagination and mental speculation, but an accurate psychological explanation of the actual nature of the mind. ❤︎ Lama Yeshe