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Buddhist Temples Quotes By Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

Whenever anyone, Buddhist or not, sees a Temple or an image of Buddha they receive blessings. — Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

Buddhist Temples Quotes By Marie Mutsuki Mockett

To practice the Way single heartedly is, in itself, enlightenment. There is no gap between practice and enlightenment and daily life. This stripped-down Buddhist aesthetic pervades all aspects of St Zen. Most St Zen temples eschew the fantastic sculptures of bodhisattvas with their jewelry and fluttering robes. Instead, Zen emphasizes rock gardens, green-tea caffeine-infused meditation, and single-mindedness. — Marie Mutsuki Mockett

Buddhist Temples Quotes By Dan Kimball

Aesthetics is not an end in itself. But in our culture, which is becoming more multi-sensory and less respectful of God, we have a responsibility to pay attention to the design of the space where we assemble regularly. In the emerging culture, darkness represents spirituality. We see this in Buddhist temples, as well as Catholic and Orthodox churches. Darkness communicates that something serious is happening. — Dan Kimball

Buddhist Temples Quotes By Vera Farmiga

I'm someone who can sit in a Buddhist temple, and I can sit with Pentecostals or with Orthodox Jews, and I still feel like I am in tune with all of them. — Vera Farmiga

Buddhist Temples Quotes By Malala Yousafzai

Our Butkara ruins were a magical place to play hide-and-seek. Once some foreign archaeologists arrived to do some work there and told us that in times gone by it was a place of pilgrimage, full of beautiful temples domed with gold where Buddhist kings lay buried. My father wrote a poem, "The Relics of Butkara," which summed up perfectly how temple and mosque could exist side by side: "When the voice of truth rises from the minarets, / The Buddha smiles, / And the broken chain of history reconnects. — Malala Yousafzai

Buddhist Temples Quotes By Isabella Bird

Writing generally, it may be said that in design, roof, and general aspect, Japanese Buddhist temples are all alike. The sacred architectural idea expresses itself in nearly the same form always. — Isabella Bird

Buddhist Temples Quotes By Harvey Fierstein

I was exposed to a mix of cultures, lots of different religions and beliefs. I was a spiritual kid and went to Indian powwows and Buddhist temples. But over a period of time, with reading and thinking, I started to feel it was all so absurd: The whole idea of life after death is ridiculous. — Harvey Fierstein

Buddhist Temples Quotes By Frederick Lenz

Buddhism isn't about temples, and incense, and shaved heads, and robes. It's not about church. There are aspects of Buddhism that involve that. People enjoy that, it helps them, it strengthens their practice. — Frederick Lenz

Buddhist Temples Quotes By Kentetsu Takamori

Many Buddhist temple priests regard their parishioners as possessions and fear their departure as a diminishing of assets. — Kentetsu Takamori

Buddhist Temples Quotes By Clint Eastwood

I'm not a New Age person, but I do believe in meditation, and for that reason I've always liked the Buddhist religion. When I've been to Japan, I've been to Buddhist temples and meditated, and I found that rewarding. — Clint Eastwood