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Bodhisattva Vajragarbha

Jaroslav Poncar The Adamantine Bodhisattva Vajragarbha arose from his seat in the sacred assembly, bowed and then prostrated himself at the feet of the Tathagata and then circumambulated about him three times to the right. He then knelt down and … Continue reading

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Snips and Snails and Demon Tales

Demons in the Desert Jataka Tale: Alexa Renée “Śāriputra, a venomous snake subjugated by a magic spell cannot hurt anyone, and insects or worms will not be worried or afraid upon seeing it. Yet, harmless as it is, it is … Continue reading

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The Yoga of Akshobhya

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1.0 Akshobhya is the Matrix of the Diamond Mind The Akshobhya-family houses the Sacred Vajra that is the indestructible and immutable symbol of one’s own Buddha-essence. The following are highlights of its attributes: The Vajra is the quintessential symbol of … Continue reading

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Akshobhya’s Vajra Empowerment

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When yogins meditate and the Tathatic-deities have been invoked; when the soil of the inner-mind and spirit has been impregnated by the power of bodhi, therein the Element of Truth can be found… The inner-heat generated from the encompassing vortex … Continue reading

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Akshobhya—the Magician of the Sacred Vajra

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IT is neither going nor standing still Neither static, nor dynamic Neither substance nor nonsubstance Neither appearance nor emptiness The nature of all things, like space Is without any movement. One may call IT “space” But IT is empty of … Continue reading

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The Descent of Adi-Buddha Samantabhadra

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  The Tathāgatagarbhatārā Tantra Verily, I take refuge in the Buddha, for imageless is the Tathagata—who cannot be seen by mortal eyes…  Verily, I take refuge in the Buddhadharma, for unutterable is its Holy Doctrine—it cannot be heard by mortal … Continue reading

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