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By Martin J. Boord

ISBN-10: 3936372004

ISBN-13: 9783936372007

Integrated during this e-book are brief tantras of Vajrakila and a whole translation of an important observation ever written just about kila rites and their figuring out for enlightenment.
Composed by way of Padmasambhava, Vimalamitra, and Silamanju, all facts issues to the truth that those striking texts marks the very foundation of the tantric cult of the wrathful deity Vajrakila.

Compiled in Nepal greater than twelve hundred years in the past at the foundation of all identified kila lore, it is a paintings of explanation within which the numerous convoluted strands of summary Buddhist philosophy and tantric yoga have been skilfully interwoven with the black magic practices of village sorcerers so that it will produce a coherent complete that, upon its next transmission to Tibet, used to be to develop into essentially the most well known and enduring traditions of robust spiritual mysticism.

Opening with an meeting of citations of Sanskrit resources that supply an concept of the advance of kila lore at the southern aspect of the nice Himalayan divide, the e-book then strikes directly to the Tibetan texts that convey simply how this lore used to be bought and understood upon its transmission to the north.

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OM AH Vighnantakrt you must nail down all the evil followers of Kubera and their retinues HUM PHAT. OM AH Acala you must nail down all the evil followers of Vinayakaand their retinues HUM PHAT. OM AH Vijaya the king zwath, you must nail down all the evil followen of iiana and their retinues HUM mantra one should hammer them and nail them down. And it should be understood that Yamantaka, Prajiiantaka, Padmantaka, and ~ i ~ h n i l n t a koccupy a the places of Mahavijaya, Kanikrodha, Trailokyaprasiidhaka and Viravikrama, in that order.

Ravigrijiiana, in his ~mrtakanikd-tippani,explains that one is called a 'knower of the self' when [his understanding] has the nature of the sky by virtue of having gone beyond all mental thought p r o ~ e s s e s . 5) RaviSrijriwa defines the self as a mind free of mental events (acittacittam),the nature of which is not to rest upon any object (niralambasvabhavam). Thus we see that this apparently non-Buddhist term does have a home in Buddhist tantric literature, although nowhere have I seen it elevated to such a prominent position as here in the Phur 'grel 'bum nag.

One should insert into the mantra: DEVADATTASYA MUKHAM HLAYA (nail down the mouth of Devadatta6) and one should bury it at a crossroads.

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