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Transcript of Tibetan Monks
Created By: Srija Venugopal Raja,Ananya DhilJith, Duke Baek, Eric Yao
A bit about Buddha
Siddhartha Goutham was born into a royal family in Lumbini, now located in Nepal, in 563 BC. At 29, he realised that wealth and luxury did not guarantee happiness, so he explored the different teachings religions and philosophies of the day, to find the key to human happiness. After six years of study and meditation he finally found 'the middle path' and was enlightened. After enlightenment, the Buddha spent the rest of his life teaching the principles of Buddhism — called the Dharma, or Truth — until his death at the age of 80.
Tibetan Monks are the [men] monks in Tibet, Mongolia, Tuva, Bhutan, Kalmykia, Nepal, and the Himalayas.
Tibetan Monks follow Tibetan Buddhism or The God of Non-Violence, also sometimes called Lamanism
They dress in Red and Yellow Dhotis'-
They're people who's religion is the number one most important thing to them.
Tibetan Monks are students that are learning the tibetan religion, and Lamas are the teachers who teach the religion.
Who are the Tibetan Monks ?
What do Tibetan Monks do ?
Tibetan monks do their morning prayers everyday at the break of dawn, then they have their ''holy" bath in a fresh water stream laden with holy ash and sandal paste. Next they have their morning meal in the sanctuary. Monks eat all their meals on a large banana tree leaf.
After they have breakfast, they do more praying. then after their Noon meal they Practice Martial Arts with Fire, Water and Wind. The monks make Clay Pottery. The Pottery that they make are pots that they keep their offerings like oil in. Their last activity, say reporters, are making clothing to adorn buddha with or themselves in the harsh months of Winter. They then have their evening "holy bath". lastly evening prayers are done, the evening meal is eaten with another prayer following and a night's rest.
What kind of power do the Tibetan monks have ?
The Monks are said to have powers of healing and mental curing powers with one snap of their fingers because of their supreme concentration spiritual self-being. In ancient times there are legends that Tibetan Monks could control rivers and streams and change the land and could be connected to the sun. Now they are still said to be great "people" that surround us.
Tibetan Monks sometimes played or practiced Martial Arts or trained with tigers at special sanctuaries they build themselves. They are trained with tigers because To power their confidence that they can overcome anything intheir life. The tigers are sadated with maple sap and honey and a substance of shukritat.(found in aflower and made into powder.)
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Tibetan Monks' Meditation
Tibetan monks use great focus in their daily Martial Arts
Hi, my name is Srija,my name is Ananya ,my name is Eric, and my name is Duke.
We are going to talk to you about Tibetan Monks.
There are characters in the book Peak who are Tibetan Monks.
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Tibetan Monks Paint to focus their mind and relax.
Tibetan Monks blow Horns to mark the begining of a ceromony.
Here is a picture of a Tibet monk doing self-defense martial Arts
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Duke & Eric
Srija,Ananya,Eric, and Duke