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The Secret Golden Light of the Unborn

The inspiration for this series dawned one day while recollecting an earlier episode in my life as a young man who had been living for three-years in the urban-wildness of South Florida. It was a deeply transitional time in the … Continue reading

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Ratnasambhava—the Magician of the Foundation

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The two Nazis attempted to decipher the ancient text’s opening mantra:  *A YAM RAM MAM KHAM DRUM DU  {*Mantra of the Five-Elemental-Buddhas}  As they mumbled through the mantra phonetically, the Bonpos immediately recognized its significance and began to openly chant … Continue reading

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Riding the Wave

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  FOUR: RIDING THE WAVE  Enraptured in deep samādhis during the revelatory action of the Lord’s discourse within the resplendent spiritual plane of Sambhogakāya, Acintapa the Mahasiddha was abruptly roused from his reverie when the Blessed Vajradhara extracted him, like … Continue reading

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The Mandala of the Five Dhyanī Buddhas

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THREE: THE MAṆḌALA OF THE FIVE DHYANĪ BUDDHAS  Then the Lord discoursed upon the Five Skandhas.  “Like an infernal Black Sun nailed to the dark fabric of space, *Mara’s Malignant Five hurl- forth their accursed aggregations of the no-self:  The Demons … Continue reading

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Hymn to Samantabhadra: A Supplement to the Lanka Book of the Dead

HYMN TO SAMANTABHADRA * One who is in Union with the Supreme Primordial Samantabhadra will celebrate with a Clear Heart and Mind-Body as hard as a diamond; for verily, when the water of the mind becomes transfigured in the Great … Continue reading

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