root tantra tantras/treatises which explain everything concisely. The root-tantras and their commentaries are practical manuals for all tantric literature and are based upon what is known as the root-tantras. Guhyasamaja-Tantra is the first of the root tantras describing yoga techniques as well as the mandalas, mantras, and rites associated with the propitiation of a particular deity and his retinue.
According to the Gelug and Kagyu schools of Tibetan Buddhism, Vajradhara is also known as the ultimate Primordial Buddha or Adi Buddha. Vajradhara displaced Samantabhadra who remains the Primordial Buddha in the Nyingma or Ancient School and the Sakya school. However, the two are metaphysically equivalent.
The Esse of Vajradhara
In this portion, we are going to learn about the ease of Vajradhara, after the short etymological description of the word Vajradhara itself.
Etymology of Vajradhara
Vajradhara is .
Vajrayogini is a tantricBuddhist deity who is also called as Vajravarahi in Tantric Buddhism, or Vajrayana, a tradition in which she is considered the supreme deity more revered than any male buddha. She represents the path leading to female Buddhahood.
She is also a dakini, a term that describes a female supernatural being or an accomplished yogini, and is considered the queen of the dakinis.
Her name comes from the Sanskrit, vajra, which means “diamond” or “thunderbolt,” .
The traditional system of Tibetan medicine has been practised for over many centuries and is still popular for healing from different diseases. Tibetian medicine is essentially the combination of four tantras:
The first tantra is named as "Root Tantra" and here we can find the brief explanation of all possible diseases. It is compared with the seed.
The second tantra, named as "Explanatory Tantra" is composed of 31 chapters. It has an illustration of .
Vajrabhairava with the consort Vajra Vetali surrounded by the main protectors of the Gelugpa School. Vajrabhairava is also called as Yamantaka. He is a meditational deity Ishtadevata of the Anuttarayoga Classification of Buddhist Tantra. As the supreme meditational deity of the Gelug Tradition Vajrabhairava is also looked upon as the Lord or Master.
The life of Vajrabhairava
In this section, we are going to learn about the life of Vajrabhairava, after the short etymological description of .