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The Wanderer

17. The Wanderer Fire on Amoghasiddhi’s Mountain The hexagram depicts Amitabha’s all-discerning light shining brightly atop Amoghasiddhi’s mountain of resilient protective stance of reaching the highest peak of enlightened spiritual perfection—the all-accomplishing radiant hue of  perfected wisdomocity. The adept has … Continue reading

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Self-Completion

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The Yoga Sutras of Patañjali Book IV: Self-Completion In Yoga the world is Real (not illusory, as it is for example in the Vendanta). Nevertheless, although the world exists and endures, it owes this to the “ignorance” of the spirit: … Continue reading

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Yoga’s Eight Limbs

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ii. 28-29 Yoga’s Eight-Limbs are the means to transformation 2.28 When the impurities have dried-up, Right Perception dawns pointing the way to Re-union with the Unborn. The upcoming sutras focus on Patañjali’s practical means to subdue the skandhas and rise … Continue reading

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Ratnasambhava Rising

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Today’s accompanying image reveals Ratnasambhava at the center of the action so to speak, where Vairocana or Akṣhobhya are usually depicted. They are still present here, yet in the background, as Ratnasambhava is now dominant and holding the ritual bell … Continue reading

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A Book of Dreams: Bardo 2, Conclusion

I believe that the appearance of a “white-dragonfly” beating outside my window the other day is a most auspicious sign indeed; its dominate symbolization in many diverse cultures is one of transformation. Its “white coloration” could also be a signifier … Continue reading

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