Anuttarayoga-tantra of Esoteric Buddhist tradition belongs to the latter period of Mah2y2na Buddhism in India and the tantric practice. Seong-joon Cheong is a. Three categories of anuttara-yoga-tantras are distinguished by Tibetan exegetes: Father Tantras, as typified by the Guhyasamāja Tantra, emphasize the. It is said that only the (4) Highest Yoga Tantra (Anuttarayoga) teach a method for reaching enlightenment in one lifetime. For the Highest Yoga Tantra the.
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Applying Opponent Forces Exercising self-control not to act out a disturbing emotion when one arises does not actually counter the disturbing emotion. See Kriya Tantra ]. Wearing the disguise and practicing the operation in our imaginations is generation stage practice, during which we visualize ourselves in this Buddha-form.
Retrieved from ” https: To bring about the attainment of a true stopping of the emotional obscurations, that nonconceptual cognition of voidness needs to be conjoined with a mind of renunciation, the determination to be free. With generation stage practice, we work on the conceptual level, namely with our imaginations. Our aim is to sabotage the electric system of the house so that we anhttara off the electric supply to elevator one and connect it to elevator two. For instance, we speak of developing love, which is the wish for all beings to have happiness and the causes for happiness.
Giving us a disguise is abuttara a tantric empowerment. We are not striving to continue to die, go through bardo, and be reborn, but instead of as an ordinary person, as some sort of pure deity who dies and is reborn more nicely in some paradise without so much suffering and confusion.
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It is somewhat similar to a mental judo and it is the method that we use in anuttarayoga tantra. In other words, it destroys the ability of the foundation to give rise to number one any more, which it yogx has been doing all the time. Indian Buddhist Tantra Anuttarayoga Tantra.
Anuttarayoga Tantra Sanskrit, Tibetan: With love, then, we wish for them to be happy and have the causes for happiness, even if out our loving wish is out of our tantrq self-interest so that they will stop bothering us. It is also not purification to make the later moments of continuity of death, bardo, and rebirth be of a different quality.
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We are not using an opponent for them, such as some sort of elixir of immortality. The basic method is to be like a secret agent in disguise and imitate what we abuttara to destroy. Another method used in mahamudra and dzogchen meditation is to dissolve the five major types of disturbing emotion into the five types of corresponding deep awareness ye-shes that underlies them.
This is the method used in tantra in general, and more specifically in anuttarayoga tantra. Similarly, with the attainment of a Dharmakaya, all the grosser levels of mind tanttra energy-wind also dissolve into this foundation, the subtlest level of mind and energy-wind.
Buddhism is filled with a variety of methods for ending the continuity of something, so it is helpful to have some idea of the various approaches that are used. The mantra of Vajrasattva just scorches them so that although they are still present, the circumstances will not arise for them to ripen. This foundation is an individual everlasting continuum yogw no beginning and no end.
We then generate from that anyttara the subtle forms known in some anuttarayoga systems as illusory bodies. Turning Negative Circumstances into Positive Ones Another method is to change our attitudes and turn negative circumstances into positive ones. Serkong Rinpoche loved to use this image. The complete stage practices, in turn, are the actual obtaining causes for attaining the resultant three Enlightening Corpuses of a Buddha — our number two.
There, we disconnect the electricity from the elevator that goes to the prison cell and reconnect it to the elevator that goes to the palace chamber. This, then, is the procedure we use in anuttarayoga tantra to purify ourselves of experiencing the true suffering of uncontrollably recurring death, bardo, and rebirth. What is analogous is that the appearances of the three enlightening corpuses of a Buddha have three levels of subtlety.
Also we are not using a mutually exclusive exact opposite of death, bardo, and rebirth to end them, like we use the nonconceptual cognition of voidness as the opponent to rid us forever of grasping for truly established existence.
It is not that kind of purification either. Karma yoga Bhakti yoga Jnana yoga Raja yoga. The Encyclopedia of Tibetan Symbols and Motifs. When the opponent state of mind is backed by logic, while what is mutually exclusive with it is generated by a false understanding, then if we are able always to stay focused on this opponent state, its exact opposite will never arise again.
Applying the Mutually Exclusive State of Mind A third method that is used in Buddhism is to direct toward an object the exact opposite state of mind from that which we had previously held toward it and which had caused us many problems. The mental states that bring about true stoppings are those with nonconceptual cognition of voidness. The generation stage practices act as the causes for being able successfully to practice the complete stage methods.
We then imagine that we arise in a subtle form, for instance as a seed syllable, and then in a grosser form, namely that of a Buddha-figure, a yidam. This pathway mind entails two levels of practice: Mind you, it is only nonconceptual cognition of voidness that gets rid of the seeds completely.
This refers to our experience of the tainted aggregates of our bodies and minds, which came about through the force of karmic impulses and disturbing emotions and attitudes. An example is meditating on ugliness in order to overcome attachment, or meditating on love in order to overcome anger.
To carry out our mission, we have to get to the basement. The basis, our number one, is death, bardo, and rebirth. The guards are our emotional and cognitive obscurations. In this way, we purify the offerings. The Four Noble Truths: The Meanings of Purification Arrow down Arrow up First, let us look at the different possible meanings of what it could mean to purify death, bardo, and aunttara.