Category Archives: The Tathāgatagarbhatārā Tantra

The Mandala of Adibuddha Samantabhadra

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SEVEN: THE MANDALA OF ADIBUDDHA SAMANTABHADRA Although all that had been revealed conveyed deep and eternal truths in sundry mystical formulations, Vajrapanī and the gathered assembly had not moved an inch within Vajradhara’s luminous and concave-like pore. Then Blessed Vajradhara … Continue reading

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Tārā as Our Lady of the Void

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SIX: TĀRĀ AS OUR LADY OF THE VOID Emerging from the vajropama-samādhi Mahasiddha Acintapa discerned all that just came before him, the Scrutinies and the Divine Liturgy of Vajrasattva, were all Sacred Events conveyed to his Mind’s Eye. He found … Continue reading

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Benediction

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  (D) Benediction The priest of the Five Dhyanī Buddhas also is united with their Primal Source; thus Vajrasattva is esoterically representative of Samantabhadra Ādi-Buddha, the Unborn and Imageless Dharmakaya element. As the Divine Liturgy of Vajrasattva draws to a … Continue reading

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Liturgy of Light

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  (C) Liturgy of Light After the time of silent reflection, an acolyte approaches the altar carrying a Ceremonial Crown which is then placed on the head of the priest after the acolyte removes the former Dhyanī Buddha Crown: The … Continue reading

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Liturgy of Consecration

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  (B) LITURGY OF CONSECRATION Structure of Liturgy: 1. Litany of the Shining Ones: the entire assembly stands and chants the following litany: Divine Shrine of Refuge, hear us Holy One of Enlightened Virtue, hear us Treasury of Endless Wisdom, … Continue reading

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The Divine Liturgy of Vajrasattva

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  The Divine Liturgy of Vajrasattva FIVE: THE DIVINE LITURGY OF VAJRASATTVA *This section is divided into sub-groups and is too long for any single post. First up: (A) LITURGY OF THE LOGOS* * Meaning the expression of the animating … Continue reading

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The Presentation of Vajrasattva

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FOUR: THE PRESENTATION OF VAJRASATTVA Arising from the vajropama-samādhi, the Elect discovered himself being drawn towards a chapel of light whose entrance appeared in the center of the antechamber. He was then drawn to a rectangular pool of water within … Continue reading

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Third Scrutiny

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  THREE: THIRD SCRUTINY As Amitābha Buddha departed Acintapa Mahasiddha sensed a warm sensation permeating his Self (Heart) Chakra as Akṣobhya Buddha now became the dominant manifestation. Vairocana’s seed element OṀ reveals Universality , Akṣobhya Buddha’s HŪṀ generates the descent … Continue reading

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Second Scrutiny

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  TWO: SECOND SCRUTINY After the exorcism Vairocana faded from view as Mahasiddha Acintapa experienced a fine spiritual vibration in his throat; Amitābha Buddha emerged from his Dharmasota (throat) Chakra and appeared on an expanding eight-petalled lotus; he addressed the assembly … Continue reading

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First Scrutiny

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  Part Two: Completion ONE: FIRST SCRUTINY Emerging from the Dharma-Cloud of the Tathagatas, Mahasiddha Acintapa realized he was back in his manomakaya-body once again as he moved forward down a long and seemingly endless bridge made of crystalline light. … Continue reading

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