Monthly Archives: August 2016

Yoga of the Manomayakāya

Lankavatarian Foundations All beings are likened to forms originated in an illusion or a dream; since there is no self, others, or both, there is no arising of them. When practitioners penetrate “nothing but self-mind,” and thus realize the non-being … Continue reading

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Luminous Twilight

The Notes from the Iron Stupa series made reference to what is described as the Twilight Language: The Twilight Language (saṃdhyā-bhāṣā) is the Transcendent Expedient through which Gnostic-truths are fashioned and revealed. Through the utilization of mythic-motifs, mantras and mudras, … Continue reading

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A Triangular Affair

Tereza Ferraz According to Judith Simmer-Brown the “Secret Ḍākiṇī”, which is akin to the “Mother Prajñāpāramitā (typical of the Unborn Space of the Primordial Mind) in Vajrayāna practice”, is represented by “crossed-triangles”, or the “Source” of phenomena, chöjung: This symbol … Continue reading

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Is Feminism Contra-Spiritual?

In Dakini’s Warm Breath Judith Simmer-Brown boldly asserts, “Women’s and men’s liberation movements have remained primarily in a political or oppositional mode that has insidiously promoted the disempowerment of both men and women. While various forms of feminism have attempted to address this, … Continue reading

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Ḍākiṇī: Dark Mistress of the Unborn

In her monumental work, Dakini’s Warm Breath, Judith Simmer Brown describes the nature of the Ḍākiṇī as, “In this her most essential aspect, she is called the formless wisdom nature of the mind itself. On an inner, ritual level, she is a … Continue reading

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Terma: A Mind Film by Vajragoni

Readers of this blog over the years may have discerned that the posts are cyclical in nature. When the blog-season resumes in August, the subject-matter relates to elements of my own spirituality that explores the deeper regions of the Unborn. … Continue reading

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