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By Martin J. Boord, Rig-'Dzin Rdo-Rje, Rig-'Dzin Rgod-Ldem, Rig-'Dzin Padma 'Phrin-Las

ISBN-10: 3942380056

ISBN-13: 9783942380058

This crucial number of teachings from the Northern Treasures Vajrakila cycle comprises liturgical perform texts (sadhana) from the unique treasure revelations, including explanatory notes and commentaries through the seventeenth century grasp Padma 'phrin-las on how you can take those practices right into a closed retreat and hire them for the top advantage of oneself and all residing beings. Having turn into empowered within the mandala of Vajrakila through a grasp guru, trainees may perhaps use the skillful esoteric ideas, defined herein, to be able to boost a profound experiential simple task of the real nature of truth. those texts are manuals, designed to be studied through disciplined people who desire to teach themselves in skilful altruism. they're conventional tools for overcoming the instincts of egoistic self-interest, permitting the brain to turn into focussed at the common welfare of the realm, in order that valuable adjustments of serious social worth should be led to in either notion and behavior. Painstakingly researched and annotated, this quantity comprises English translations of 8 very important texts, including a lot of the unique Tibetan. in the directions for the instruction and safety of the retreat region are hitherto unpublished info of the capacity to suppress many of the sessions of afflicting demons (sri) which are capability explanations of downfall for all tantric yogins. this is often an old and important element of vajrayana ritual perform that has been a lot overlooked earlier.

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L·1' The clear light union which is the essential meaning of mahamudra Is faultlessly demonstrated, just as it is, by the lord of Dharma, Nam-mkha' klong-yangs, Padmasambhava's heart son, We pray to you to grant us strength, power and siddhi (mundane and supreme). Q]�'c3-l����l'�'�'c3-l� '{l��·���q·q�·lq�·�n,]·l�·1 c3-lfT�·�q·\1�·�-g�n,]·qE\�·�l·�n,]·"'l·' Q]�n,]·q-r:z:�q���·lq�·�q-Q]��·"in,]·" You who have seen the essential meaning, The high point of the teachings of Mitra and tantra, Padma dbang-rgyal who was predicted by Padmasambhava and sKal-bzang bdud-'dul rdo-rje, preeminent among scholars and adepts, We pray to you to grant us strength, power and siddhi (mundane and supreme).

The head of Du-ba mjug­ rings chen-po causes the descent of the ki kang of fearful agitation and the breakdown of stability and order. The head of Khyab-'jug chen-po sprul-pa'i-sku sends down the ki kang of all the troublesome gods and demons. The head of dMu-bdud byi-snu ra-ja sends down the great ki kang of suddenly-arising warfare. The head of the demonic Ca-ra-ka sends down the ki kang of unexpected violence. The head of 'Jigs-byed ljang-sngon dmag-dpon sends down the ki kang of lightning and hail that cuts in various ways.

28 ki kang rag ti is archaic Tibetan, corresponding perfectly to Sanskrit tamasakllaka. 276-361). The text itself, in 15 chapters, is also called gZa' bdud chen po khyab 'jug gi rgyud, the Tantra of Rahu. ' These children promptly began to devour all sentient beings, so the Blessed Lord Bhairava Yamantaka hurled a sharp weapon-wheel at the boy, which cut his body up into eight pieces. Those fragments were then spread out upon the golden disc at the foundation of the universe and pressed down by the weight of Mount Meru and the seven rings of cosmic mountains.

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