The Concealed Essence of the Hevajra Tantra has 3 ratings and 0 reviews. The Hevajra Tantra is a non-dual, Yogini tantra of the late Mantrayāna tradition. The concealed essence of the Hevajra Tantra: with the commentary Yogaratnamālā. Responsibility: translated into English and edited by G.W. Farrow and I. : The Concealed Essence of the Hevajra Tantra: With the Commentary Yogaratnamala (English and Sanskrit Edition) () by G.W.

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What is the basis for the transformation technique applied by utilizing the concealed essences in the Process of Generation? The limited aspect of the Innate is represented by the procreative essences of the male and the female, the semen and the ova. The necessity for and the benefit of eating the sacramental of- ferings is described. I grant accomplishment to the one who Introduction xxxvii serves my Lotus in accordance with the instructions.

The union of the procreative essences allows the sacred and the profane to co-exist until the dissolu- tion of the body.

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Compassion is generated by the yogi. The seed-syllable hum indicates the enlightened consciousness which is said to be what is emanated in the Process of Perfection. Here this letter e is said to represent the Lotus or the female sexual organ and the syllable vam is said to represent Vajra or the male sexual organ. The missing lines are found in the Subhasitasamgraha edited by D. This is the modus operandi of the Secret Consecration.

The Introduction XIX appropriate principal male or female deity is also that with which the yogi or yogini identifies during the further processes of the method, the Processes of Completion and Perfection.

All Buddhist T antric treatises contain hidden information which can be only known by applying the tantric system of language analysis. A Note Regarding the Translation In our survey of Buddhist tantric literature we found the Hevajra Tantra and the commentary Yogaratnamala to be fine examples of the tantric compositional style.

Once the disciple achieved some ‘heat’ he was deemed ready to enter the third consecra- tion, the Wisdom Consecration and practice with the consort. The disciple should imagine himself as having the form of the principal male deity and the consort should imagine herself as having the form of the principal female deity. Therefore evam maya refers to the successful activation or actualization of the method of min- gling Wisdom and Means.


Book and Feast 8. The Process of Generation utpattikrama is indicated by the letter e and the syllable vam. In addition to the translation pre- sented here we have translated later Hindu tantric works such as the Saktapramoda, Syamarahasyam.

The Concealed Essence of the Hevajra Tantra: The radical concepts of tantric theory, practice and experience described in the root treatise, the Hevajra Tantra and the commentary, the Y ogaratnamala are not for those who rely concezled orthodox interpretations regarding what does or does not constitute valid religious practice. Sukhavati, the Citadel ofBliss, is so called because it protects the bliss and is the resting place of the Buddhas, Bodhisattvas and Vajradharas.

The rite of consecration was deemed crucial because it directly indicates ofthe stages of reversal, refinement, union and actualization which lead to full enlightenment.

In the second part there are dis- courses between the Bhagavan and his consort as well. These xiv The Concealed Essence of the Hevajra Tantra yogis felt no need to impress the temporal rulers of Northern and East- ern India with a concordance of all Buddhist schools of thought in order to establish the ascendency of any one monastic sect, as can be seen later hsvajra Tibet in the relationships between the dominant monastic sects and the Emperors of China.

In order that the hevajda method of Wisdom and Means can be perceived as a dynamic force for transformation, the other schools of Buddhism should be viewed as necessary stages of discipline and preparation required tanyra arrive at the developed stage of tantric practice. This opening unit is known as the Fundamental Statement nidanavakyam and is described in the commentary as that tantrra is revealed within the Sutras and tsntra Tantras. Then the Wisdom consort becomes naked and squatting points with her index finger to her secret place.

This is the celebration ofthe ‘In Character Yogi’. The realization ofthe Mahamudra is the realization ofthe adamantine nature.

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Later the yogi or yogini could generate the complete inner union achieved by way ofthe consort practice, alone. Introduction xxxi Regarding the physical, refined procreative drama in the root treatise it is said: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. There are different five part consecrations for men and women, that is, for the Means and for the Wisdom. Others were introduced to the methods ofthe tantric cycles by way of study after being consecrated with the Master Consecration.

Markus added it May 23, However, many basic questions regarding the foundations of the tantric method still remained to be conclusively answered.


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As an archetype Hevajra, who belongs to the family of Wrath dvesakulahas obvious links with Krodharaja the Angry Lord of the Manjusrimulakalpa and the fierce divinities like RudraBhairava and Siva. This task is achieved by utilizing the breath, the energy tantrw the limited Enlightened Consciousness, the libido and the reflections of our progenitors procrea- tive essences, the causal concealed essences, hidden in the body.

How the elements which originate from the great bliss are dif- concealec into five during the sexual union is described. After that the gum commands the disciple saying: They should then unite and mark the four Joys. The root treatise has been broken up to form units of related subject matter. Then he presents to the guru a graceful and youthful consort.

The Concealed Essence of the Hevajra Tantra: With the Commentary Yogaratnamala

Also, by this method of translating with an important commentary, the views of the commentator, Krsnacarya, as found in the commentary, play a crucial role in the overall tone and thrust of the translation of the more difficult, terse and understated style of the root treatise.

Even the very strongest disciples w A re often only given one consecration at a time.

The mode of communication between the yogis and the yoginis using signs is given. With the Commentary Yogaratnamala by G. This mantra is a way of recalling to mind the view and the actualization of Evam method in the Process of Perfection.

In this bevajra there is a real need conncealed preliminary study of the root tantras in order that the practitioners can be tanntra to an historical view regarding the application of the vow as well as being introduced to the full breadth of the tantric method. 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. The Fundamental Statement, which begins with the code phrase evam maya srutam, indicates the tantric view of the enlightened state and the method of practice.

The Hevajra Tantra estab- lishes a standard by which other tantric treatises can be judged. The tradition of religious vernacular song is an ancient method of teaching the theories of yoga to the common man by way of allegories contained in the songs.