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Ascending the Bhūmis

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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 … Continue reading

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Foundations: The Tathāgatagarbhatārā Tantra

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The Vajrayana essentially follows the old principle of hermetic magic, ‘as above so below’. By manipulating the mundane consciousness, it effectively induces change on the spiritual level. By reconstructing the mundane environment as a reflection of the Enlightened Mind, it … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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