The untrapped Mind

The untrapped Mind is the Mind of Nirvana. Where defiled minds dwell in countless positions of their own making, the untrapped Mind remains free in the shining reality of its own uncreatedness. Any mind given to the most minute desire for resistance against its own true nature is prone to the endless formations of good and evil. Though the aforementioned are mere illusory positions of a snared mind, they still, though devoid of inherent power, use the power of the trapped mind to influence Read more [...]
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Technique #2: Binzuru-Ho

Question: In Shoden Session #2 you refer to the Dhyana Technique as Binzuru- Ho. What is the significance of that? Vajragoni: Binzuru is the Japanese name for Pindola Bharadvaja, who is a healing Arhat in Buddhist lore. The Arhats are beings of great transcendent wisdom and their role within Mahayana Buddhism is also to protect and maintain the Dharma; there are many stories in the early Buddhist Canon concerning this particular arhat’s magical healing abilities and his aid is often invoked. Read more [...]
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Technique #1: The Dantian

Question: O.K., so let’s look more closely then at Unborn Light Reiki’s methodology. I see that you’ve begun by incorporating Usui’s stages of training and that you are presently introducing the first stage, or Shoden. What does Shoden mean? Vajragoni: Essentially it’s the Japanese term for Level 1; also, it implies that an adept has only begun training at this stage and has not yet completed it. Question: You also have created different meditation techniques for this stage, known Read more [...]
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Unborn Light Reiki

Originally published back in 2004, Unborn Light Reiki is a healing modality that links together the principles found within Unborn Mind Zen and Original Usui Reiki; its focus is to foster a new Reiki technique that is highlighted with the Lankavatarian principles that constitute Unborn Mind Zen. It needs to be underscored that Unborn Light Reiki is a supplementary Reiki modality and is not meant to supersede Usui’s original form; therefore anyone reading this who is experiencing Reiki for the Read more [...]
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The Mélange of the Absolute

Vasubandhu characterizes this last segment with the following delineations: If there were no defiling phenomenal impediments, all corporeal beings would already be liberated. If there were no Pure Transcendent Absolute, any effort for liberation would be frivolous activity. Stcherbatsky: If the Absolute Reality underlying all Elements of phenomenal life could remain uncovered by accidental, non-substantial, phenomenal impurity, then, in the absence of phenomenal impurity, all living Read more [...]
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Sweet Sixteen

There is another subdivision of the Absolute, which is sixteenfold; Stcherbatsky refers to these as sixteen modes of Relative Reality, or those which the Absolute is subjacent to: 1) the Relativity of the internal Elements of life; 2) the Relativity of the external Elements; 3) the Relativity of our body (which is the residence of both) the internal and external (Elements); 4) the Relativity (of Space), i.e. of the world which is the residence of that residence; 5) the Relativity of Read more [...]
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Synonyms of the Absolute

Friedmann’s translation: A synonym makes clear that there are different names for the same-thing. Because it defines the meaning of [the word of which it is] a synonym, it is called synonym… Summarily the synonyms of the Absolute are: Tathatā: The Absolute Essence; Suchness. Bhūtakoṭi: The Limit of Reality; The Absolute Point of Existence. Animitta: Deprived of Characteristics; The Formless. Paramārthā: the Absolute, the Ultimate Reality. Dharmadhātu: The Unique Absolute; Read more [...]
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The Essence of the Absolute

What is meant by the Essence of the Absolute? Stcherbatsky’s translation: The unreality of both (The object and the subject), And the reality (subjacent) of this unreality, (This is the essence of the Absolute), T'is neither (exclusively) assertion, Nor is it (exclusively) negation (And the Constructor of phenomena) Is neither different from it Nor is it quite the same. This indicates the [unreality] of duality. Yet, the Real all-encompassing background of this unreality Read more [...]
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Open your mouth

Open your mouth, utter a single syllable, type a single word and you merely are spreading the illusion of your own perception of what you believe, at any given moment, to be the equal or part of an absolute reality. There are no fixed ways, no methods whatsoever to perceive absolute reality except instantaneously allowing the mind to switch from its state of a composed and born consciousness to its natural state of Mind Only. This "switch" is in itself an illusion of an act seemingly taking place Read more [...]
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The Science of the Absolute

We shall soon come to realize in this series that the Madhyāntavibhāga and its commentaries are a unique Science that directly dissects the inner and outer nature of the Absolute. Lankavatarians have a particular interest in this as the Absolute, or “Unborn” as it’s adoringly Self-realized, will become in this series evermore familiar as Its [attributes] are analyzed and thoroughly anatomized. THE ABSOLUTE AND ITS FIVE TOPICS OF CONSIDERATION: Stcherbatsky’s translation: 1) Read more [...]
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