G. W. Farrow • I. Menon The Concealed Essence of the Hevajra Tantra With the Commentrary Yogaratnamala G.W. FARROW and I MENON MOTILAL. Shri Hevajra is a principal meditational deity of the Anuttarayoga classification in Buddhist Tantra. According to the Sakya system Hevajra belongs to the. हेवज्र तन्त्रम – संस्कृत मूल एवम हिन्दी अनुवाद (The Hevajra Tantra). Item Code: NAC Cover: Hardcover. Edition: Publisher.
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In this respect there is a real need for preliminary study of the root tantras in order that the practitioners can be introduced to an historical view regarding the application of the vow as well as being introduced to the full breadth of the tantric method.
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Not only Tibet, but S. The tradition hefajra religious vernacular song is an ancient method of teaching the theories of yoga to the common man by way of allegories contained in the songs. The positive and negative emotions found in the personality are the unpurified manifestations of the principal deities. They left in order to strictly apply their tantric precepts in an undistracted ‘in character’ manner by wandering and sometimes staying for long periods in mountain caves or lonely places to practice the method with or without their consorts.
The ordinary procreative drama is the first, external, kind ofyoga or union.
This mantra is translated as om [adaman- tine] Gem [of voidness] within the Tanra hum. If he then makes a mark with the chalk on the neck of a spherical vessel, that very thing will appear on the necks of the victim and his followers. Whether performed or not, it is the idea that counts, and this idea is certainly central in the whole conception of this new reintegration. The sign of where the flower has landed as well as the full significance of the mandala is explained to nevajra disciple.
Therefore, the deity antidotes are given by the master in order to purifying the causal mandalas, the obscured concealed essences, only after carefully assess- ing the disciple’s personality, that is, in accordance with the manifesta- tions of the disciple’s personality.
Tantraa the light ofthe direct personal experience of the True Principle of Jevajra all manifestations are viewed as equal. Because the Yogaratnamala is written in the Panjika style, where words or phrases from successive units of the root treatise are taken and commented upon, we decided to translate the Hevajra Tantra and the Yogaratnamala simultaneously.
The Signless characteristic is said hevahra be the appropriate observation and because of this characteristic the Innate Joy is said to be different from and devoid of the three other Joys. See MMK, P- In order to actualise of the Master Consecration to those of weak sensibility, instruction upon the Seal of Ritual karmamudra is given.
In his carya songs, Krsnacarya proclaims himself to be a Kapalika Yogi.
Then making a tilaka with kdmdcika-] uice, he should recite this mantra: The first category is the underly- ing, Concealed Essence of all things, the innate Enlightened Conscious- ness.
The various activities, techniques and methods found in the Hevajra Tantra are given. The normal representation of these comprises the Five Buddhas and the four goddesses, Locana earthMamakI waterPandara fireand Tara airas shown in the diagram on page However this is only the initial process of the method. Today, itinerant members of the Baul sect of Bengal still sing Sahaja songs. The second category contains the various Concealed Essences used in the tantric yoga method.
Then, as now, the pur- pose of these figures was that they should serve as means towards identifica- tion with the idea expressed.
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The monastic view was the preferred view for the safe practice of the tantric, Vajrayana method in Tibet. The identity of this with all other atman theories, and particularly with later Vedanta, is apparent. Hevajra and his Troupe 56 Chapter iv. The definitions of the mandala and the circle are given. The four armed Speech Vak Hevajra described in the Hevajra Tantra stands in an advancing posture on a multi-coloured lotus, corpse, and sun disk.
Each head has a crown of five dry human skulls; and a necklace of fifty fresh heads; six bone ornaments; the two right legs are extended, on the thighs the toes of the two folded left legs are pressing in the half-[vajra] posture in a dancing manner; possessing the nine sentiments of dancing: It is only strange that if such a longer version existed, the commentators should not have made some use of it.
The task of the yogi is to become aware of and directly experience the Enlightened Consciousness. It is explained how innumerable families arise out ofthe Great Consciousness. In his autobiography, Jamgon Tantrxwhile explaining his motivation for writing his own commentaries, gives an excellent overview of the most important commentaries:.
Here the worthy ones enter, the un worthy ones are barred. Do thou 1 The English chapter-titles are not intended in hevajraa case as a translation of the Sanskrit.
Consecration by the Deity 47 5. In this respect the tantric view of practice in relation with the practices of the other schools of Buddhism should be clearly established. The various types of meeting-places are enumerated.
The tantrra of the Great Symbol gains fulfillment in that which is no fulfillment, for its characteristic is the very absence of any characteristic. The nature of this realization is described at the beginning of the Hevajra Tantra by the phrase evam maya, thus have I.
Not only does our text refer specifically II.