Posts Tagged ‘Mahasiddha’

The Mandala of Adibuddha Samantabhadra

SEVEN: THE MANDALA OF ADIBUDDHA SAMANTABHADRA Although all that had been revealed conveyed deep and eternal truths in sundry mystical formulations, Vajrapanī and the gathered assembly had not moved an inch within Vajradhara’s luminous and concave-like pore. Then Blessed Vajradhara extracted the entire assembly from his pore and fashioned them once again into ordinary size wherein they all resumed their seats.  “Incredible—astoundingly accomplished, Blessed One!” asserted Vajrapanī.  Vajradhara Read more [...]

The Descent of Adi-Buddha Samantabhadra

  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 ears…  Verily, I take refuge in the Sacred Sangha, for its Holy Community bears an immutable character—unstained by skandhic body or mind. Part One: Generation One: The Descent of Adi-Buddha Samantabhadra Thus have I heard Read more [...]
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