Anuttarayoga Tantra is often translated as Unexcelled Yoga Tantra or Highest Yoga Tantra, is a term used in Tibetan Buddhism in the categorization of esoteric tantric Indian Buddhist texts that constitute part of the Kangyur, or the 'translated words of the Buddha' in the Tibetan Buddhist canon.
In the Vedic and Upanishad periods of Yoga, total abstinence from sexual intercourse (brahmacharya), whether by action, mind or word was considered to be one of the highest virtues leading to Yoga.
Later exponents of Yoga, however, interpreted the injunction toward a continent life to mean that one should maintain a dispassionate attitude toward sexual matters and that there should be purity in sex.
Some of the earlier Yogins stated that Yoga is mainly for .
The Himalayan Mountains have been the home of sages for millennia. These great sages have lived and passed on knowledge of the yogic teachings to disciples who then became masters passing on the teachings in an unbroken lineage since the Vedic period.
Twelve hundred years ago Shankaracharya organized his teaching into five centers of the Himalayan Tradition. As one of those five, our tradition is the Bharati lineage connected with the Shankaracharya at the Shringeri .
Support for Meditation - KalachakraMandala
Kalachakra is a complex meditation practice from the highest class of tantra, anuttarayoga. More than just providing a profound method for overcoming the detrimental effects of compulsive karma and attaining enlightenment to benefit all others.
This Mandala one of the most popular Tibetan Buddhist paintings. Considered a very useful painting by many established practitioners it has become extremely popular in the West. Used by the Dalai Lama in many of his .