Highest Yoga Tantra by Daniel Cozort

By Daniel Cozort

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This impressive e-book basically outlines and discusses the equipment for reworking either physique and brain throughout the optimum different types of tantric perform. maximum Yoga Tantra is the top of tantric platforms present in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition.

Part One discusses the practices universal to sutra and tantra.

Part provides the iteration degree of maximum Yoga Tantra.

Part 3 covers the whole thing of the finishing touch degree yogas (i.e., actual isolation, verbal isolation, psychological isolation, illusory physique, transparent gentle, and union).

Part 4 compares the Kalachakra and Guhyasamaja levels of completion.

Remarkable for its definitive readability, this exposition of the levels of maximum Yoga Tantra is the 1st of its type within the English language and a needs to for somebody drawn to those maximum tantras.

"This e-book is a very lucid assessment of the new release and of entirety phases of optimum Yoga Tantra."--The center Way

"This publication merits to be a most well-liked publication on Tantra. It captures either the essence and element that carry those esoteric subject matters to life."--Jeffrey Hopkins, college of Virginia

"...the top advent to the topic, good written and authoritative."--John Powers, Australian nationwide University

"Although the Kalachakra Tantra comprises exact traits now not came across in other places in Indo-Tibetan Buddhism, it truly is necessary to remember that it additionally exemplifies the class of practices known as Anuttara Yoga tantra (highest yoga tantra). Cozort's now-classic textual content is peerless as an creation to the theoretical and sensible underpinnings of maximum yoga tantra, and to the connection of this point of perform to sutra traditions and the Buddhist direction as an entire. a unique part evaluating the of entirety degree within the Kalachakra to that of Guhyasamaja could be specifically informative and valuable for the aspiring pupil and practitioner."--Mandala: A Tibetan Buddhist magazine

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In Buddhist physiology, the winds are not merely moving air, but are the vital energies that cause all movement by and within the body, such as muscular movement, the circulation of blood and lymph, defecation and urination, breathing, and so forth. 67 Consciousnesses are said to "ride" on winds General Features- of the Stage of Generation 43 in the same manner that a horseman rides his mount; by travelling on the winds, consciousnesses are able to leave their bases in the sense-powers (located in the eye, ear, and so forth) to contact their objects.

Most of the meditations of the stage of generation mimic the process of death, intermediate state, and rebirth, as specified in the definition, but, according to Nga-wang-bel­ den, some do not. 83 2 Divisions of the Stage of Generation There are numerous ways to divide the stage of generation. As in the three lower tantra sets -Action Tantra, Perform­ ance Tantra, and Yoga Tantra - one can speak in Highest Yoga Tantra of "four branches of approximation and achievement," or "four yogas," or "six branches," or "three meditative stabilizations".

Body mandalas, in which the lama's body is visualized as the parts of the mandala,51 are less frequently used due to certain restrictions: (1) they cannot be used with one who has not initially received initiation in the tantra by some other means; (2) though they are acknow­ ledged in the Guhyasamaja Tantra, they are not used for initiation; and (3) they do not exist at all in the three lower tantras and some Highest Yoga Tantras such as Vaj­ rabhairava (rdo rje 'jigs byed). Concentration mandalas­ visualized mandalas that appear clearly both to a lama and his student as a result of their individual concentrations­ are even rarer.

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