Text. Hevajra Tantra, the King of Tantras (Skt. Hevajranāmatantrarāja; Tib. ཀྱེའི ་རྡོ་རྗེ་ཞེས་བྱ་བ་རྒྱུད་ཀྱི་རྒྱལ་པོ་, Wyl. kye’i. A Buddhist Tantra of twenty chapters, thought to have originated in the eighth century. The name is based on the male deity Hevajra, a personified symbol for the. THE core of this work is an edition of the Hevajra-tantra, based upon a. Nepalese manuscript, which was kindly lent me by Professor Giuseppe Tucci. This text.

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This monastic ascendency blurred the view ofthe distinct stages of discipline and preparation which are necessary prior to tantric conse- cration. Every com- plete seed-syllable is therefore in itself a representation of the essential idea of vajra kalilotus aliand consummation bindubut at the same time it possesses an individual character in that it hantra of a particular vowel and a particular consonant.

Of that Eliade has well written pp. There hevjara well have been one who lived aboutand it may be he who is mentioned at EM, p.

As literature too the sutras and tantras present exactly the same type. In the code language ofthe yogis Voidness and Compassion are known as Wisdom and Means and therefore the method is epitomized by the union of Wisdom and Means.

His light yellowish hair streams upwards crested with a crossed vajra, and he wears a diadem of five dry skulls. 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.

These will be referred to in due course, and are mentioned now only lest one should be tempted to point to them as showing the non- Buddhist character of the whole.

Hevajra Tantra

The first category is the underly- ing, Concealed Essence of all things, the innate Enlightened Conscious- ness. Now that the West hevjara a new base for Tantric Buddhism it should be borne in mind that the tantric tradition is now being established in a twentieth century, com- pletely non-Buddhist society. Voidness and Compassion are the natures of the female and male deities. The complete union of the deities, their natures, mandalas and seed-syllables hrvajra the yogi and the yogini are effected in the manner epitomized by evam during the refined procreative drama.


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Inthismanner when the Tme Principle, the Innate, is realized, everything texy directly understood in terms of Samarasa, the, Flavour of Essential Similarity. I tell of the chalk-ritual for destroying an enemy army. This is the basis of the Wisdom view which must be cultivated in order to correctly apply the Process of Generation, the method of purifying the various emotional natures.

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Hevajrq is said that Dance which is the performance of emanation must be performed with uninter- rupted attention, an impassioned mind, and with the postures of the deities which serve to indicate their natures.

He is adorned with a necklace of fifty freshly severed human heads, the six symbolic ornaments and clad in a tiger skin skirt. One should write the name of an enemy on an arka- leaf with the juice of poisonous mustard and burning citraka, and throwing it in a fire chaff, recite tanrta mantra ten texy times: Pages from the book. Then, after, the yogi and yogini were consecrated into the non-dual Y ogini Tantra, that is, were given the Fourth Consecration. Just as vajra and lotus have bodhicitta as their consumma- tion and consonants texh vowels have the syllable aksaraso Moon night and Sun day are consumed in Fire.

A certain Krsna Pandita co-operated in the task of translating the Yogaratnamala into Tibetan, and if he were also author of the other text, one might presume that the Yogaratnamala was the ninth-century work, but there is no internal evidence to support this.

Hevajra Tantra – Chinese Buddhist Encyclopedia

While therefore one may reasonably speak of the development of Buddhist thought in an historical context, one remains aware that the practical end which they are seeking to define, or of which they deny any possible definition, as the case may be, is necessarily the same, for all their schools are essentially mystical.


The sixty-two are Chakrasamvara and his consortand his retinue: He embraces his consort Vajranairatma rDo-rje tanhra.

The emanation of the Innate is performed by pervading the whole universe and not just a limited sphere. Now these last suggest not a unity of three integrated principles, but a graduation of states of existence, which one may associate with the cosmological conception of the three worlds, kamadhatu, rupadhatu, and arupadhatu.

They are the essence of samsdra, and one must learn hevjara conceive of them in terms of their non-existence. The modes of the application of the vow were evolved to counter hindering social and religious views which were to be found in India a thousand years ago. Wenn sich der Upaya d.

One may com- plicate the hevajfa by envisaging this vajra, the adamantine essence, as first transforming itself into a protected palace, at the centre of which Hevajra is enthroned. Bronze and wood statues, books and apparel. Nor is this developed technique, it seems, anything new in principle, for at most it involved increased control of the physical processes of the body, which hevajrq some tanra had always been recognized as neces- sary.

Sanskrit 1 The name Hevajra is itself merely an invocation of the final truth vajra: During the refined procrea- tive drama the four Joys are direcdy experienced by marking the Moments.

The tantric system of the Mahasiddhas was created out of the refined use of a variety of practices found in other traditions as well as the evolution of mainstream Buddhist practices. This made them particularly suited tq define the style and conduct of the tantric method.