By Martin J. Boord, Rig-'Dzin Rdo-Rje, Rig-'Dzin Rgod-Ldem, Rig-'Dzin Padma 'Phrin-Las
This significant selection of teachings from the Northern Treasures Vajrakila cycle contains liturgical perform texts (sadhana) from the unique treasure revelations, including explanatory notes and commentaries by way of the seventeenth century grasp Padma 'phrin-las on the way to take those practices right into a closed retreat and hire them for the top advantage of oneself and all residing beings. Having develop into empowered within the mandala of Vajrakila through a grasp guru, trainees could use the skillful esoteric thoughts, defined herein, with a view to boost a profound experiential walk in the park of the real nature of fact. those texts are manuals, designed to be studied by way of disciplined people who desire to educate themselves in skilful altruism. they're conventional tools for overcoming the instincts of egoistic self-interest, permitting the brain to develop into focussed at the basic welfare of the realm, in order that necessary alterations of serious social worth will be led to in either idea and behavior. Painstakingly researched and annotated, this quantity contains English translations of 8 very important texts, including a lot of the unique Tibetan. in the directions for the practise and defense of the retreat sector are hitherto unpublished information of the ability to suppress some of the sessions of afflicting demons (sri) which are capability factors of downfall for all tantric yogins. this can be an old and important element of vajrayana ritual perform that has been a lot overlooked formerly.
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BHROM VISVAVISUDDHE RATNABHANDHA JNANA E MANQALA BHRUM. q;q:l\'� �'a5l'q�'���'�'qlO\'�'�l���'� "(�c6���1:�:�·1�·�:ql·���·� -v- C'\ -v- " -v- HOM Clearly visualising the cosmic thousand-million-world system as the universal klla, from the syllable BHRUM within its vast knot arises an utterly terrifying charnel ground marzr;lala. Blue-black in colour, it is triangular in shape and blazes with half-moons and precious jewels. It is completely enclosed by four courtyards with entrance doors and raised platforms for the deities.
On the basis of the union of clear light and effortlessly arising awareness of the dharmadhatu, May the resultant three lcaya of absolute purity be spontaneously accomplished! &�. �cE��'I�r:�::l '��:I\'�rb�'�"'1'���'���l1 The tantrika and bhik$u Padma 'phrin-Ias composed this prayerfor his own recitation during a retreat focussing on the practice of Vajraklla. It was written down by Don ldan. ]�·��·�·q� "" In the language of India: Srivajrakilaguhyakarmanama. In the language of Tibet: dPal rdo rj e phur pa gsang ba dril sgrub kyi phrin las zhes bya ba.
From the union of these two 27 Chapter XXXI, La zla tshe grangs dus tshod la rgyu ba'i sa bdag skor, The rev olutions of the sa bdag who move with the years, months, dates and hours. 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.
A Roll of Thunder From the Void: Vajrakila texts of the Northern Treasures Tradition by Martin J. Boord, Rig-'Dzin Rdo-Rje, Rig-'Dzin Rgod-Ldem, Rig-'Dzin Padma 'Phrin-Las