The Secret Tantras of the Fish Wheel and the Nine Spaces: Two Ancient Scriptures of the Great Perfection

The Secret Tantras of the Fish Wheel and the Nine Spaces Two Ancient Scriptures of the Great Perfection The Great Perfection also known as the Atiyoga or Dzogchen rDzogs chen is a tradition of esoteric Buddhism that was first transmitted from India to Tibet in the Eighth Century of the Common Era The

Tantra Tantras Vedas Shakta Upanishads Devi Sita Tripura Devi Bhagavatam Devi Mahatmyam Lalita Sahasranamam Kalika Purana Soundarya Lahari Abhirami Anthadhi Hinduism Tantrism Britannica Hinduism Tantrism Toward the end of the th century, the cult of the mother goddess assumed a significant place in Indian religious life Shaktism, the worship of Shakti, the active power of the godhead conceived in feminine terms, should be distinguished from Tantrism, the search for spiritual power and ultimate release by means of the repetition of sacred syllables and phrases mantras Vajrayana Earlier Mahayana sutras already contained some elements which are emphasized in the Tantras, such as mantras and dharani The use of mantras and protective verses actually dates back to the Vedic period and the early Buddhist texts like the Pali canon.The practice of visualization of Buddhas such as Amit bha is also seen in pre tantra texts like the Longer Sukh vat vy ha S tra. Tantrisme Wikipdia Ce qu on dsigne gnralement sous le terme tantrisme est considr comme ayant une origine fort ancienne qui en a prcd l expression crite formelle, laquelle date, pour les premiers documents connus, par exemple les textes de l cole des Kapalikas, du V e ou VI e sicle ap J C Les tantras Tantra signifie trame , chane , d un tissu et, au figur, se Mantra for divine and secret knowledge Prophet A mantra for the acquisition of divine and secret knowledge is what I am giving here This mantra is to be practiced for Satvik pure purposes only those having malefic intentions in mind stay away as The Magic of Kali Shiva Shakti Around her rages a battle she herself is the colour of a thundercloud Her protruding tongue drips with the fresh blood of her enemies But this image is simply one of many, as we shall see. Huntik Secrets and Seekers Netflix A high school student searching for his missing father joins a secret group known as the Seekers, who ally with aliens to protect the world from evil Watch trailers learn . Tibetan Medicine Books, Tapes and Videos Dharma Haven Tibetan Medicine Gerti Samel Explains the history of Tibetan medicine, the classification systems and types of treatments prescribed, including instructions for healing exercises. Narasimha Protection Mantra Prophet The Narasimha Avatar of Vishnu, symbolizing the fierce form of Vishnu as half man, half lion is worshipped by many in India The mantra which is given here is a rare and powerful Shaabri protection mantra recited to seek protection of the self, family and property including agricultural. The Shadow of the Dalai Lama Part I Trimondi Footnotes Elisabeth Anne Benard would like to clearly distinguish her interpretation from an androcentric reading of the ritual She openly admits her feminist intentions and celebrates Chinnamunda as both a female solar deity and a triune moon goddess She thus accords her gynandric control over the two heavenly bodies and both genders.

  • Title: The Secret Tantras of the Fish Wheel and the Nine Spaces: Two Ancient Scriptures of the Great Perfection
  • Author: Vairochana Rakshita Christopher Wilkinson
  • ISBN: 9781533192059
  • Page: 263
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Great Perfection, also known as the Atiyoga or Dzogchen rDzogs chen , is a tradition of esoteric Buddhism that was first transmitted from India to Tibet in the Eighth Century of the Common Era The Tantras translated in this volume were among the earliest translations into Tibetan, and are preserved in the manuscript collections known as the Hundred Thousand Tantras oThe Great Perfection, also known as the Atiyoga or Dzogchen rDzogs chen , is a tradition of esoteric Buddhism that was first transmitted from India to Tibet in the Eighth Century of the Common Era The Tantras translated in this volume were among the earliest translations into Tibetan, and are preserved in the manuscript collections known as the Hundred Thousand Tantras of the Ancients rNying ma rgyud bum and the Hundred Thousand Tantras of Vairochana Vairo i rgyud bum The Tantra of the Nine Spaces clearly states that it was translated by Vairochana, a Tibetan monk who had gone to India in the Eighth Century in search of the teachings on instantaneous enlightenment, and Sri Singha, indicating that the translation was done while Vairochana was still in India with his guru The Fish Wheel Tantra does not indicate who its translators were, but its inclusion in the Hundred Thousand Tantras of Vairochana is evidence that the Tibetan tradition held it to be the work of Vairochana I have included the Tibetan texts of these works for your convenience and to help preserve this ancient literature Many of the Tantras of the Great Perfection clearly state that they are intended for everyone to read, while some of them are declared to be very secret The two Tantras translated in this volume are secret, and are not intended to be widely broadcast The Fish Wheel Tantra states These are the oral transmissions from the remote caverns, the quintessence of quintessences of the teachings If they are scattered about, the dakini Sri Jamunta will truly tear out our hearts The Tantra of the Nine Spaces states Do not teach this to any three people It is bequeathed to a single sure regent We may be sure that these Tantras contain content that is most secret These Tantras are not, however, like some of the secret Tantras found in the Buddhist and Hindu traditions that describe hidden sexual practices or feature elaborately coded mantras On reading them, in fact, we might wonder why they are considered secret, as they do not advocate any transgressive practices of any kind It is worth remembering that in the world these books were written the only way to get a book was to copy it from someone who had it A guru who was in possession of books would evaluate someone very carefully before allowing them the opportunity to copy them or to have them copied If the content of a book was such that problems might arise if it were misunderstood, the chances for a student to get it and copy it would be dramatically reduced Such is the case with the books in this volume The contents are such that they might easily be misunderstood, resulting in problems for the ones who had copies of them, and the loss of the books themselves The world of books has changed dramatically since the rise of the printing press and the rise of values that favor freedom of information We no longer have to fear that a book will be lost to the world if we loan it to a careless person My own teacher, Dilgo Kyentse Rinpoche, published photo offset editions of the Hundred Thousand Tantras of the Ancients, making them broadly available throughout the world In translating and publishing these Tantras my intention is not to throw pearls before swine, but to make these works available to those students and teachers throughout the world who revere and take their contents seriously.

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