Posts Tagged ‘Akṣobhya’

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 [...]

Third Scrutiny

  THREE: THIRD SCRUTINY As Amitābha Buddha departed Acintapa Mahasiddha sensed a warm sensation permeating his Self (Heart) Chakra as Akṣobhya Buddha now became the dominant manifestation. Vairocana’s seed element OṀ reveals Universality , Akṣobhya Buddha’s HŪṀ generates the descent into the depth dimension of the Heart—the Transcendental manifesting in the ephemeral: this is the emergence of Akṣobhya’s Wisdom of the Great Mirror, thus reflecting the Void (śūnyāta) Read more [...]

The Mandala of the Five Dhyanī Buddhas

THREE: THE MAṆḌALA OF THE FIVE DHYANĪ BUDDHAS  Then the Lord discoursed upon the Five Skandhas.  “Like an infernal Black Sun nailed to the dark fabric of space, *Mara’s Malignant Five hurl- forth their accursed aggregations of the no-self:  The Demons of Form, (Rupa) crawling along like concretized-crabs leaving their sensorial impressions where’re they creep…  The Demons of Sensation (Vendana), fumbling about upon weak-perceptional limbs, judging what’re they Read more [...]
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