The Cakrasamvara Tantra (The Discourse of Sri Heruka) (Sriherukabhidhana) A Study and Annotated Translation b y David B. Gray Editing and Design by. Scripturally, the Cakrasamvara Tantra dates from around the late 8th to the 9th Century CE by scholars. According to scriptural sources, the. : The Cakrasamvara Tantra (The Discourse of Sri Heruka): Śrīherukābhidhāna: A Study and Annotated Translation (Treasury of the Buddhist .

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Pastor David Lai Saturday, Mar 3. Inner Tantras Outer Tantras Thought forms and visualisation: Anchamanam — water to rinse out the mouth Prokshanam — water for sprinkling. So again this whole emphasis on enhancing this bliss, this happiness. So the Hindu systems made Buddha into one of the incarnations, one of the avatars of Vishnu. Argham — water to drink Padyam — water to wash the feet. Expand reply retweet favorite.

The Krishnacarya lineage of Cakrasamvara is not proliferated but his extensive explanatory writings on Cakrasamvara Root Tantra is highly regarded for its clarity and accessibility. So the sixty-two are for a very specific purpose and visualized in very specific places on the body.

And the systems in which we work with the winds — Guhyasamaja system — then the type of body that we generate from that clear-light mind is called illusory body sgyu-luswhich is obtained working more with these energy winds. Pushpe — a flower garland on his head, in other words around his neck.

Cakrasaṃvara Tantra

So they will give you the most delicious delicacy. Kriyayoga Charyayoga Yogatantra Anuttarayogatantra Twofold division: History Tantrism Mahasiddha Sahaja. When we understand all the different aspects that are involved in the path, then we see that it is really quite complex, quite complicated.

Now, how do we access this clear-light level without having to die in order to do that? Why do we need yet another deity? Mother or Father Tantra does not refer to gender nor to our biological parents but to the attainment of clear light mother or illusory body fatherboth of which are mental states when psychic winds have been successfully gathered in the central channel. Now, you might object. There are two basic ways of doing this. And Vajrabhairava, who has Manjushri in his heart, this is especially effective for very special practices for developing the different types of discriminating awareness, or wisdom, and also doing all the protector practices.


So basically what you do on the complete stage, within the context of Vajrabhairava, are the tummo practices from Chakrasamvara — as Vajrabhairava you do the tummo practices of Chakrasamvara, within the context of Vajrabhairava — and then the generation of all the various illusory bodies from the winds according to Guhyasamaja.

The Cakrasamvara Tantra is mostly dedicated to describing rituals and meditations which produce either mundane siddhis accomplishment such as flight and the supramundane siddhi of awakening. You have to be able to do everything instantly.


The attainment of clear light is the central methodology of this tantric system and hence, it belongs to the Mother Cakrxsamvara. Summary Arrow down Arrow up So in summary: The full Chakrasamvara tantras were in two versions, one inverses and one inverses — verses called shloka in Sanskrit, a four-line verse of a certain type of meter — and these were not translated into Tibetan. The point is to generate bliss: So there are different ways of classifying it.

There are so many different deity practices, cakrasaamvara this one?

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What are the texts? The other method, Chakrasamvara, is to generate these increasing levels of bliss, which also causes the mental activity to withdraw from these grosser levels of the winds. You get that a lot in Gelugpa. They had Sanskrit original versions of this material. These derive from three great Indian masters. But in the Gelugpa system, Heruka is not used with that meaning.

So you can get into a lot tantrz debates about it. So one method is working with these to get them into the central channel and to get the mental activity to withdraw from the grosser energies as its basis. And when we perceive things in terms of categories, it gives the impression that everything exists in boxes — the box cakrasamvafa the category of good, bad, pretty, cakrasamavra, red, yellow, orange, etc. Finished the year with a spiritual bang – Retreat.


A translation of Tsongkhapa’s commentary on a tradition of yoga closely associated tahtra the Cakrasamvara. In Tibet, Shiva called Maha Ishvara, and his consort Uma reside on top of Mount Meru, and they have emanations in the twenty-four sacred places.

Gender-Bending Wednesday, Nov So to fill in various aspects within the context of the foundation of Guhyasamaja, one practices and studies the Vajrabhairava system and the Chakrasamvara system. Views Read Edit View history. And the Drilbupa tradition.

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The Luipa tradition is mainly noted for its explanation of the activities cakraswmvara are based on the practice. One difference is that the Luipa tradition divides the complete tantra into six stages, Drilbupa into five stages, Nagpopa into four stages. So you enjoy it. So the initial level motivation — we want to continue having better types of rebirth, more specifically precious human rebirths, in all our future lives so that we can continue on the path of the practice. And please remember that unless you have as your basis very strong three principal paths — renunciation, bodhichitta, understanding of voidness — to just visualize yourself in the form of one of these cakrasamvaga and recite mantra and do all of these things is just a cause for being reborn as a hungry ghost in the form of one of these deities.

Thank you so much. And then in our actual meditation to attain clear light, we ckarasamvara through these stages in that session to get to the clear light. In the tabtra stage we are actually really working with the energy systems and the central channel and all of this.

And the Buddhists in this way brought all these various Hindu deities and so on into Buddhism — but with the general context of compassion that will bring them to enlightenment and so on — and then included them in our mandalas.