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Son of the Sugata

Before instructing upon the chapter of The Absolute, we will first share portions of the introduction to the Madhyāntavibhāgabhāṣya (Vasubandhu’s commentary) and the Madhyāntavibhāgaṭīkā (Sthiramati’s sub-commentary). Please note that the word “Saint” in both translations (Stcherbatsky and Friedmann) will be … Continue reading

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Sorrowless Well-Being

Asha Sudhana enters a glorious-sparkling Park known as Samantavyuha (arrangement of the Totality): He saw the park surrounded by fences made of all kinds of jewels, in the midst of rows of all kinds of jewel trees, adorned throughout with … 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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The Mandala of the Holy Matrix

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  FIVE: THE MAṆḌALA OF THE HOLY MATRIX From the center of the Heart of Suchness, Mahasiddha Acintapa’s spirit invoked the Holy Mantra that empowered him to transform into the Blessed Vajradhara himself:  – OM SARVA TATHAGATA KAYAVAKCITIA VAJRA SVABHAVA … Continue reading

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Foundations: The Tathāgatagarbhatārā Tantra

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  The Vajrayana essentially follows the old principle of hermetic magic, ‘as above so below’. By manipulating the mundane consciousness, it effectively induces change on the spiritual level. By reconstructing the mundane environment as a reflection of the Enlightened Mind, … Continue reading

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