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mysteries of Vajrayana Buddhism

from Atisha to Dalai Lama

by Anil Kumar Sarkar

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Published by South Asian Publishers, Distributed in the United States by Sarkar Publications & Intercultural Research Institute in New Delhi, Hayward, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China,
  • Tibet.
    • Subjects:
    • Buddhism -- China -- Tibet.,
    • Tantric Buddhism -- China -- Tibet.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementAnil Kumar Sarkar.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBQ7610 .S28 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiv, 220 p. ;
      Number of Pages220
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1055918M
      ISBN 10817003163X
      LC Control Number93900133

        Buddhism is immensely rich encompassing a variety of schools. However there are three main recognised traditions in Buddhism: Theravada, Mahayana, and Vajrayana. Theravada is the oldest, foundational form of Buddhism and is found in Sri Lanka, Thailand and Burma. Mahayana focuses on the Bodhisattva ideal (the altruistic intention to attain enlightenment for all beings) and [ ]. Key Features of Vajrayana Buddhism: There is an emphasis on the unity of wisdom (prajna) and compassion (karuna) as the ideal – two symbols of this unity are found in the Yab Yum (the sexual union of male and female) and the dorje or vajra As with Mahayana, the Prajnaparamita is the philosophic foundation of Tibetan Size: 1MB.

      While reading through the discussion from people of many different backgrounds and traditions, one common theme became immediately apparent: Buddhist books. As we continued to read through the comments, it occurred to us that we should compile all the Buddhist books for beginners mentioned into a list, and that such a list, composed solely of. The old and new testaments of the bible, as well as ancient Greek and Egyptian texts, include stories of those who defied death via forms of ascension, but to many, the most compelling tales of transcendence are accounts from the Tibetan Buddhist rainbow body tradition.. While ascension stories are from the distant past, i.e. Enoch and Lazarus (Old Testament) are debated as to whether they are.

      This is a reference to Tantrayana, also called Vajrayana]. It is evident that the Jinayana path is really profoundly Buddhist and Christic. On this mysterious path, we encounter with mystic amazement the faithful guardians of the Holy Grail, or the initiatic stone, that is to say, the supreme synthesis-religion, which was the earliest in. BuddhaNet - Buddhist Information and Education Network: Buddhist Studies, World Buddhist Directory, BuddhaZine - Online Magazine. Insight Meditation Online, eBooks on Buddhism.


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