Posts Tagged ‘The Descent’

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 [...]

The Descent (I’m Only Sleeping): Bardo 2, Part 2

Making the descent through the Bardo-doors of sleep is oftentimes a disorientating phenomenon. The paramount point to keep in mind is that, in terms of the Trikayic formulation, this is a Sambhogakayic dimension—whereas in Bardo One the Mind-journey of the Awareness Principle (via the Awareness Mechanism) is Nirmanakayic in nature. The experience on this Sambhogakayic plane is multidimensional in stature. All former 3-dimensional rules of perception are now superseded by Unifyic-Explosions Read more [...]