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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Biographies of Himalayan Religious Masters. Then the Wisdom consort becomes naked and squatting points with her index finger to her secret place.

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In the Process of Completion utpannakrama the union of the two purified forms, mandalas and the seed syllables ofthe deities of Wisdom and Means is performed. It is part of the contents of some of these last works that have earned for late Indian and early Hwvajra Buddhism its reputation as degenerate and depraved, a charge which while in some respects justifiable, as we shall see, remains essentially unfair for two txntra, viz.

These objects and sense faculties do not exist hfvajra of their very nature, in terms of the intrinsic nature which is uncreated, transcendent, independent, and self-contained, forms do not exist because they arise, that is, originate from dependent causation pratityasamutpada. The work of the yogi is first, by means of the method of the Process of Generation, to purify the obscuring, unrefined emotional natures by continually iden- tifying with the form and nature of the appropriate principal deity.

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Since the fall of T ibet to the Chinese communists and the exile of the Tibetan masters the tradition is continuing and evolving today in various parts of the world through the transmission of teachings by the existing Tibetan sects. The actual passages that he quotes, come from no normal tantra- they are always explanatory and doctrinal, and it is to this work that he frequently refers when he is seeking the figurative meaning of a passage. The Concealed Essences are listed.


Their mutual tantfa and interrelationship render the whole study extremely complex; it is as yet little worked.

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Hevajra is imbued with the nine dramatic sentiments and adorned with a diadem of five dry skulls, a necklace of fifty fresh heads and the six symbolic ornaments or ‘seals’. There is no nirvana hevara than samsara, we say. One is certainly led to mistrust such a multiplying of some of these names, but it is impossible to 1 These are the Grub thob brgyad cu rtsa bzihi to rgyus, the first hevara in vol.

Such an interpreta- tion is historically inaccurate.

No w in order to complete this introduction to the Hevajra T antra and the Yogaratnamala the means to and the nature of the realization of the Innate will be discussed. Therefore, to interested parties, this translation of an important root tantric treatise should be a useful indicator of the refined Vajrayana method. When there are some secret doctrines that have not yet been breathed a word about, I also continue to keep silent about them.

The practice with a Wisdom consort, a female practitioner, is an integral part ofthe radical, purely tantric method advocated by Krsnacarya.

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It is the process of identification of the latter with the former which is referred to as the process of purification visuddhi. He is adorned with a diadem of five dry skulls. The Hevajra-tantra belongs to the Vajra-family, of which Aksobhya or one of his wrathful manifestations, Hevajra, Heruka, or Sam vara is the head. Accord- ing to the Blue Annals, a history ofthe introduction of Buddhism into Tibet, the Mahayana and Vajrayana traditions of India were again introduced and transplanted into Tibet from the heavjra to the thirteenth centuries A.


The redactor of our tantra is also aware of the distinction, for he makes Nairatmya say: Such opposition as there was to this great invasion seems to have had its basis solely in court intrigue and fear of personal loss on the part of the old practitioners, and as has often been the case in the history of other countries, one or other faction found it con- venient to associate itself with the new religion or the old. The absolute Concealed Essence, the Innate nature and its relative, limited aspect are simultane- ously present at the time when the embryo is conceived.

She burns Locana and the others. In Tibet many famous yogis started their training as monks but as they matured in the practice they often left the monasteries. Visualization on Mandala of Nairatmya On page 73 it is written: For consume and consummate as practical synonyms, see p. The sign of the yogin and the yogini On page it is written: In the commentary it is said: Here I have visited in my wanderings shrines and such places of pilgrimage, For I have not seen another shrine blissful like my own body.

The Signless characteristic is said to 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.

The hevzjra of the Fourth Consecration is defined. Mudra is defined and the names of the different families are given.

This tantric system of language is utilized in order to shield the hue meaning from the uninitiated.