Download PDF by Lama Thubten Yeshe, Nicholas Ribush, Lama Thubten Zopa: Becoming Vajrasattva: The Tantric Path of Purification

By Lama Thubten Yeshe, Nicholas Ribush, Lama Thubten Zopa Rinpoche

ISBN-10: 0861713893

ISBN-13: 9780861713899

Like turning into the Compassion Buddha, this can be one other of Lama Yeshe's examinations of key Tantric deity practices within the Tibetan Buddhist culture. universal to all 4 traditions of Tibetan Buddhism, the perform of Vajrasattva is used to purify stumbling blocks to religious improvement, detrimental karma, and disorder. Lama Yeshe, the inspirational instructor who strongly prompted the improvement of Buddhism within the West, came across that the perform of Vajrasattva introduced dramatic effects for his Western scholars. changing into Vajrasattva is a whole consultant to this purification perform, delivering guideline at the strategy, observation at the conventional texts, and perception into tantra. additionally incorporated is a whole portion of whole retreat instructions—required studying for an individual venture a meditation retreat within the Tibetan culture.

Show description

Read or Download Becoming Vajrasattva: The Tantric Path of Purification PDF

Similar tibetan books

Download PDF by Chogyam Trungpa: The Path Is the Goal: A Basic Handbook of Buddhist

The Buddha taught meditation because the crucial religious perform. not anything else is extra vital. those vintage teachings at the outlook and means of meditation give you the beginning that each practitioner must wake up because the Buddha did. Chögyam Trungpa the following finds how the planned perform of mindfulness develops into information, perception, and openness.

The Influence of Yogacara on Mahamudra - download pdf or read online

A different and engaging examine how Yogacara philosophy motivated tantra and Mahamudra. constructed by way of Asanga and Vasubandhu as a response to over-theorization, Yogacara emphasizes that every little thing comes again to one's personal perform, one's personal adventure.

New PDF release: The Profound Treasury of the Ocean of Dharma: The Path of

The 1st quantity of this landmark sequence offers the lessons of the hinayana. The hinayana introduces center Buddhist teachings at the nature of brain, the perform of meditation, the truth of affliction, and the potential for liberation. It examines the character of discomfort, impermanence, and egolessness, with an emphasis on own improvement via meditative self-discipline and examine.

Download PDF by Karl Brunnholzl: When the Clouds Part: The Uttaratantra and Its Meditative

A new translation of the first Indian Buddhist textual content on buddha nature, with Tibetan commentaries explaining how this article can be utilized to consider and discover one's personal buddha nature.      "Buddha nature" (tathāgatagarbha) is the innate strength in all residing beings to develop into a completely woke up buddha.

Extra info for Becoming Vajrasattva: The Tantric Path of Purification

Example text

Imic methods. Inner refoge is raking refuge in the buddha you yourself will become. The wisdom of that, your own future buddha, is the inner Dharma refuge object. When you. have attained that stare, you yourself become Sangha: that is the inner Sangha refuge object. At that stage, you not ~nly become Sangha, you attain unity with all Three Jewels of refuge and no longer need to take refuge in something separate from yourself. When you take inner refuge, your mind becomes transcendental omniscient wisdom; this transforms into the divine aspect ofHeruka (or Vajradhara), along with the dakas and dakinis, the peaceful and wrathful bodhisattvas, and so forth, and you take refuge in that.

It is quite wrong to believe that you can outsmart karma by locking yourself in your room, thinking char when you are by yourself, you can do whatever you like. There is no escape! Whether you are with others or nor, karma-creating reactions come automatically. Ifl told you that the only way to meditate was to sit and think of nothing, you would find no time to practice. Karma ensures that most Westerners have to spend their lives either working or doing other external activities. Since you couldn't find time to sit, you would think that your Dharma practice was history.

To do this you need to have at least a deep intellectual understanding of the false conceptions and projections of your ego so that you can somehow purify these at the moment of taking refuge. You can see that this is quite difficult. Secret refoge is the third way of taking refuge. This way of taking refuge is the most difficult of all. You have to recogni2~ that your nervous system is pervaded by blissful daka-dakini energy instead of the usual ridiculous energy of gravitational attachment to sense pleasures, and you rake refuge in that.

Download PDF sample

Becoming Vajrasattva: The Tantric Path of Purification by Lama Thubten Yeshe, Nicholas Ribush, Lama Thubten Zopa Rinpoche

by Charles

Rated 4.38 of 5 – based on 29 votes