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The Prostitute and the Buddha’s Hidden Organ

Finally, the Blessed One led Ananda and, walking in space, came to the debate hall. The Buddha took a seat and briefly taught about suffering, emptiness, Impermanence, and the perfections (paramila) to the assembly, but the women did not accept … Continue reading

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Muccalinda

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Muccalinda Sutta (Trans: Ṭhānissaro Bhikkhu) I have heard that on one occasion, the Blessed One was staying at Uruvelā on the bank of the Nerañjarā River at the root of the Muccalinda tree, newly awakened. And on that occasion he sat … Continue reading

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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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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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