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Alakh Niranjan the foundation of spiritual light

Alakh Niranjan – Alakh Niranjan murmu in Yoga tradition
meaning Alakh means A-Lakhshana which means: Beyond identifying features (lakhshana) or attributes It refers to Attributeless or Nirguna in here. This idea comes from traditions originating in Swetashwetara Upanishad. This particular Upanishad deals with , Vedantic Monotheism as well as as Sat-Chit-Ananda. Legend of Alakh Niranjan Legend has it, that the slogan or elating cry for the Supreme Being was first coined by Matsyendranath. is popularly .

Lion Faced Dakini – Singhamukha Yogini

Lion-faced is a secret form of also has a relationship to Troma and the practice of . She is appropriate for clearing obstacles of the most pervasive and malignant kind and cutting through the “” of . This practice has been important in since the of . PeGyal Lingpa received this revelation directly from , appearing in a red-black form, instead of the more common dark .

Depicting the Painting of Machik Labdron and Chod Refuge

Machik Labdron and Chod Refuge
This is mid-20th-century of Machik Labdron and the Chod refuge field displaying teachers and deities. Painting Chart N°1  Asaṅga was “one of the most important spiritual figures” of and the “founder of the Yogacara school”. Traditionally, he and his half-brother are regarded as the major classical Indian exponents of Mahayana , Vijñanavada (awareness only) thought and Mahayana on path. N°2 The lineage of .

Kamakhya – The Goddess of Desire

Great Goddess, Adhi , is not only wise, violent but she is also the creator. She is very much in touch with her sexuality, fertility and related bodily functions. She is worshipped as  in her form. The name Kamakhya literally means ‘Sexual .’ Kamakhya is also known as Siddha , is an important goddess of desire who evolved in the hills. She is worshiped as Siddha Kubjika and is also identified .

Who is Padmasambhava?

For 2,500 years have considered with awe the achievement of . What induces such tremendous respect in them is not just that he gained , but that he did so without a teacher. Contemplating the difficulties that the had to overcome has given a very great appreciation of the value of a spiritual teacher. As developed, and the three yanas unfolded, the role and significance of the spiritual teacher .

The Lineage Tree – visualization of Refuge Tree

has such a unifying symbol, known variously as a Refuge assembly, Field of Merit, or . It is known as a Refuge assembly because it is a visualized gathering of figures representing the three Refuges. It is known as a Field of Merit because by visualizing a great array of figures and then making to them, and by performing other skillful actions, such as committing oneself to  .

The Dark Armies of the Dharma

, the Lord of , gazes out across the world, his white radiance soothing the of living beings. With one pair of hands, he clasps to his heart the wish-fulfilling gem of his to eradicate the world’s pain. In his upper left hand, he holds of spiritual receptivity, the to leave the mud of and reach up toward the of true . Above his head, we sense .

Yidam – Peaceful and Wrathful Buddhist deities

In , it will not be long before to hear someone talk about their . Especially if they have been meditating for some years you will gather from the way they talk that it is something of the greatest importance for them. This word literally means oath, , or promise, and connotes the deity to whose you are committed to whom you are linked by a promise or vow, .

Sacred Tibetan Tantric Yoga

The learning and practice is not like the regular practiced in the West. It is a of and exercise of the purely based on , a tantric tradition of Pundit and . It removes the negative omens from the channels and by physical positions and movements which harmonize wind and mind. The yoga practice helps stimulate the channels and , and .

Determining the Quality of Tibetan Thangkas

There are three general skill levels of painters are hobbyist, professionals, and .  You can find out  the skill of the by looking closely at the lines, such as those used to make waves, clouds, and the faces of people, , , and . The finer and clearer the lines, the greater the skill involved. A thangka painted by a master will cost more than one painted by a professional. The student .
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