Posts Tagged ‘Mamaki’

The Five Sisters

The Samantabhadrī Discourse continues: [Chapter 23] Great Bodhi-Being, Listen! Because all existence is a reflection of Mind’s Perfect Actuosity, there is no need to resort to doctrinal formulation’s concerning Its already Natural Order. Yogins intuitively grasp this and come to rest in the cradle of Suchness without any sense of striving or achieving. The main realization here is to refrain from thinking and to abide simply and effortlessly like the boundless blue-sky. [Chapter Read more [...]

The Yoga of Akshobhya

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 Vajrayana Buddhism, which derives its name from the vajra itself. The Sanskrit term vajra means 'the hard or mighty one', and its Tibetan equivalent dorje means an indestructible hardness and brilliance like the diamond, which Read more [...]

Akshobhya’s Vajra Empowerment

When yogins meditate and the Tathatic-deities have been invoked; when the soil of the inner-mind and spirit has been impregnated by the power of bodhi, therein the Element of Truth can be found… The inner-heat generated from the encompassing vortex of water turned Schäfer into a Crystalline Vajra-Body. Mamaki formed a Vajra-Mudra and intoned the following: “Homage to all Vajras! Wondrous ones who arise from the sphere of all Tathagatas, now Bind, Crush! Empower this adamantine Read more [...]

Mamaki Rising

Jeroen van Valkenburg Mamaki raised Schäfer from his bed of sand and, taking his hand, led him into the deep recesses of Akshobhya’s domain. They arrived at a precipice over which Schäfer viewed a large waterfall that spiraled downwards into an icy blue-mist. As if lifted upon the wings of the air his body came to rest directly beneath the cascading water as its tremendous torrents rushed down and over his startled frame. Naked, his body soon became one with the powerful and incessant flow Read more [...]

Akshobhya—the Magician of the Sacred Vajra

IT is neither going nor standing still Neither static, nor dynamic Neither substance nor nonsubstance Neither appearance nor emptiness The nature of all things, like space Is without any movement. One may call IT “space” But IT is empty of any essence And as such it transcends definitions Such as real or unreal Existent or nonexistent Or anything else Thus not the slightest distinction exists Between space, the mind, and intrinsic reality Only their designations Read more [...]
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