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Acedia: The Noonday Demon

Acedia is best defined as relaxing one’s ascetical discipline to the point of dosing off into a sort of anemic haze, totally abandoning one’s commitment to the Recollective Resolve and surrendering to the subtle attacks of the demon: The demon … Continue reading

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Weary-Not

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If you weary the spirit with anxiety, No beings in any of the six realms can help you. In order for the One Vehicle to awaken you to the Dharmadhatu, Do not attempt to dispel any sensate obstructions. With no … Continue reading

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Recurring Impressions; Dharmamegha Samādhi

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iv. 27-30 Recurring Impressions/Dharmamegha Samādhi 4.27 The subliminal impressions stored in the Alaya-receptacle can rise again due to lapses in the Recollective Resolve. When the yogin neglects to maintain the Recollective Resolve, habitual triggers will set into motion again the … Continue reading

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Obstacles that prevent Mind’s Quiescence

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i.29-34 Obstacles that prevent Mind’s Quiescence 1.29 When the Sacred OṀ is invoked, one-pointedness of Mind is assured as obstacles are rendered dormant. When faithfully invoked, the Sacred OṀ induces quiescence of Mind as all outside interference is rendered mute … Continue reading

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Ascending the Bhūmis

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  SEVEN: ASCENDING THE BHŪMIS As the garbha-child lay contemplating the awe and beauty of Arya Tārā’s Noble Dharma-Realm, Blessed Vajradhara appeared and produced a Ten-Prong Vajra—one with his face materializing at its hub… The bodhichild began to reach out … Continue reading

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