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The Top-Ten Qualities of the Ratnagotra

We have arrived at the core-teaching of the Ratna: all sentient beings are endowed with the Buddhagarbha, or the transcendent seed (gotra) of Bodhi. It is taught as Vajra-point four–the Dhātu, or the essence of the Buddha-Element—Tathagata-garbha. As essence, the … Continue reading

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The-Thing-In-Itself

Before we enter into the Kantian connection with the Madhyāntavibhāga, it needs to be shared what Stcherbatsky’s notion of “Yoga” entailed, for it is a most profound one: Yoga: the mystic power produced by intense concentrated contemplation of a single … Continue reading

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The Greatest Liberation

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Before concluding this series on Evola the inclusion of one more “technique” of mind development is in order since it synchronistically ties-in with one from our last series, one that is concerned with “Nimitta—a  particularized focal-point, or a ‘brilliant light’ … Continue reading

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The Yoga of Vairocana

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1.0 Vairocana is the Matrix of the Buddha Sun Vairocana represents the Buddha family that houses the great light of the Buddha Sun—Mahavairocana—known among Lankavatarians as the Noble KA 1.1 KA is the reflection of Mahavairocana in the Primordial Ocean … Continue reading

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The Yoga of Amoghasiddhi

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1.0 Amoghasiddhi is the Matrix of Enlightened Action (Karmaprasiddhi) Freedom from the Karmic-Cycle is through the door of the All-Accomplishing Wisdom, as the Green Light of Amoghasiddhi reveals the Enlightening-Spirit of Bodhi. In such manner are Buddhaic-activities performed. 2.0 Prayer … Continue reading

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The Yoga of Amitabha

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1.0 Amitabha is the Matrix of the Blessed Lotus The Padma (Lotus) Family houses the Sacred Jewel (Bodhi-Pearl) of Transcendent Wisdom. 1.1 Its mantra is OM MANI PADME HUM Praise to the Mani-Pearl in the Lotus. The closing “HUM” 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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The Yoga of Ratnasambhava

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1.0 Ratnasambhava is the Matrix of the Jewel The Ratna-family houses the Jewel of the Tri-Ratna, wherein the Buddha, Dharma, and Sangha are the Sacred Refuge whose three-fold character Awakens, Enlightens, and Sustains the Dharma-element in sentient beings. 2.0 The … Continue reading

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Four: The Yoga of Gnosis

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Tozen was right on the mark when he recently described Krishna as an avatar of Vishnu: Now when we look at Vishnus spiritual incarnation known as Krishna in the world and Krishna consciousness in the sambhokaya continuum, the black skin … Continue reading

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Yoga is the remedy for transcending the Kharmadhatu

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2.39 The foundation for your Self-realization has been laid. Now put on the Mantle of the Yogic Enterprise that can free your mind from its karmic-prison. Up to this point Arjuna has been taught the key to Self-realization. Now the … Continue reading

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