Posts Tagged ‘Akṣhobhya Buddha Dharani’

Akṣhobhya’s Pure Land

We now return to our series based on the large compendium of the Māhāratnakūṭa Sutra. Our focus at this junction is on a sutra pertaining to a Pure-Land. Many mistakenly assume that the only “pure-land” that exists in Buddhism is that of Amitabha (Amida) Buddha. On the contrary, he shares that most noble position with other Buddha-brothers from his Dhyāna-Buddha family. Sutra 6 in the Māhāratnakūṭa is The Dharma-Door of Praising Tathagata Akṣhobhya's Merits. It pertains to Akṣhobhya’s Read more [...]


Mystagogia: entering deeply into the further mysteries In preparation for composing the Tathagatagarbhatārā Tantra there was much quality time spent in daily Dhyani Buddha meditations; in particular with the early morning Akṣhobhya Buddha Dharani and additional refrain of the mantra, OṀ Akṣhobhya HŪṀ. I remember Tozen once sharing how the Dhyani Buddhas inspirited him in the development of his Dharmakaya Sutra; the same occurred for me—in particular with Akṣhobhya Buddha. Spending Read more [...]