Posts Tagged ‘Bhumis’

Ascending the Bhūmis

SEVEN: ASCENDING THE BHŪMIS As the garbha-child lay contemplating the awe and beauty of Arya Tārā’s Noble Dharma-Realm, Blessed Vajradhara appeared and produced a Ten-Prong Vajra—one with his face materializing at its hub… The bodhichild began to reach out towards this shining ideation as Vajradhara’s face smiled approvingly; as he did so the Vajra began to vibrate at an incalculable speed as it displayed a wide-array of colors… As if on cue, Mahasiddha Acintapa Read more [...]

The Ten Stages of Mind-development

Bodhisattvahood, part 4 In Tathagata-garbha, Unborn Mind Zen, there are Ten-Stages (Bhumis) of development: 1. Awareness: seeing into the Nature of Buddhi As It Is: Yathabhutam 2. Hearing through Ears That See the Dharmadhatu: Dhammasota 3. Being perfumed with the very Essence of the Tathagata: Mahabodhicitta 4. The Bodhichild is now able to taste and digest this Buddhi: Bodhi-dhatu 5. Being now fully embodied with the Essence of Bodhi: Bodhikaya 6. Attunement with the Supraconsciousness Read more [...]
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