Gyalwa Gyatso Short Daily Practice PDF-This practice is restricted to only those with the appropriate tantric empowerment. If you are unsure whether you are. Gyalwa Gyatso is a yidam deity of the ‘father-tantra’ class of Highest Yoga Tantra deities, which emphasizes the development of compassion or ‘skilful means’. A Buddhist discussion forum on Mahayana and Vajrayana Buddhism.. Gyalwa Gyatso / Red Avalokiteshvara / Jinasagara.
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The colours of each of these ‘Four Mothers’ or consorts correspond to the four directions, they are all peaceful in appearance with two eyes, and are adorned with the divine silk and jeweled ornaments. In the east bottom is blue Locana, who holds aloft a lotus and her emblem of a golden wheel.
The protector Tamdrin Hayagriva appears to the right of Chenrezig viewers left. For the Kamtsang practice, Rechungpa was indeed the main source. The full sadhanas also include Hayagriva, as the extremely wrathful form. And in the north right is green Tara, who holds aloft two utpala lotuses.
He is ruby-red in colour, with four arms and two eyes, and he sits in vajra-posture upon a white moon disc and multicoloured lotus in sexual union with his white consort, Vajrayogini. From seeing only relative truth, you will eventually reach a profound certainty in the meaning of absolute truth. From Chinese Buddhist Encyclopedia. So Jinasagara is still considered difficult to receive teachings on though the abhisheka is often given by high Karma Kagyu Gyalaw as a connection and blessing.
For me, though, I just have never experienced a personal retreat more upsetting than this one. They are complex and multivalent, in some sense. The way the body mandala is invoked in the nine deity mandala is like Chakrasamvara i.
Chenrezigthe expression of Awakened Compassionrests in the center of this composition of nine dynamic figures of Light. In the southeast corner is blue Akshobya, who holds a golden vajra. Father Tantra is concerned with Skillful means, as well as with the aggressive emotions as noted.
Jinasagara is a Highest Yoga Tantra practice–so you could say it’s “Higher” than other Chenrezig practices because the view of Highest Yoga Tantra is contained and conveyed in the practice–when one enters into relationship with the sadhana, this becomes clear.
He simply answered cryptically – “Gyalwa Gyatso – if practiced properly embraces all the nine yanas without exception”. The extensive use of both Generation stage as in Guhyasamaja in the outerpractice Father Tantra and then Mother tantra inner secret etc and finally other methods in integrated and most secret practice may put it into other categories and hence Khyentse Rinpoche, Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche and some agreement wrom Bokar Rinpoche, suggests non dual.
Users browsing this forum: In the southwest corner is yellow Ratnasambhava, who holds a blazing jewel.
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It is still considered “the life blood” of the Dakinis as mentioned in “The Gem of many colours”. He is adorned with the five divine silk garments and eight jeweled ornaments of a sambhogakaya deity. A rather authoritative view would be 5hat of the current Karma Chagme Rinpoche. What is strange and noodle baking though is that in the commentary, the practices are referred to as the “essence of mother tantra” by Karma Chagme who wrote the main commentary used to this day.
With her left and right hands she holds aloft a skull-cup full of blood and a curved knife. Rechungpa condensed these transmissions, and they came down to the Kamtsang via the first Situpa.
Chenrezig Gyalwa Gyatso (Avalokatishvara Jinasagara)
You may know a lot, but if you don’t put it into practice, it’s like dying of thirst on the shore of a great lake. But while the Dalai Lama is traditionally identified as an emanation of four-armed white Avalokiteshvara Tib. Gatso the bottom are the Dakinis of the four directions. As in an earlier post however, Kongtrul lists this tantra as a mother tantra.
In her two right hands she holds a trident and a ritual dagger, and in her two left hands she holds a divination mirror and a serpent-noose. Views Read View source View history. Love that quote–from one of my favorite books. This page was last edited on 25 Octoberat Can anyone explain this deity to me? In one, he looks just like four-armed Chenrezig, except colored red.
Regular practice makes it easy to transform your mind. In the bottom left corner is the principal male protector of the Karmapa lineage, Dorje Bernagchen, the ‘black-cloaked vajra’, who is extremely wrathful, blue-black in colour, and wields a crescent-shaped chopper and a skull-cup of blood in his right and left hands.
Dusum Khyenpa was recognized as the first Tibetan tulku, or incarnate lama, who left a letter of prediction for his next future rebirth. All the best in the dharma. For example, there seem to be two tantric versions of Chenrezig–him and Hayagriva. He received multiple transmissions, both oral transmissions from Sumatikirti and back to Mahapala and from Tipupa and back to Druppai Gyalmoand Terma transmission from Mikyo Dorje not the 8th Karmapa, but a student of Nyang.
And in the bottom right corner is Dorje Bernagchen’s consort, the wrathful female protector Shri Devi Tib. With his first two hands palms-folded he clasps a blue wish-granting gem in front of his heart, while with his second pair of right and left hands he holds aloft a golden five-pointed vajra and a red lotus.
Gyalwa Gyatso / Red Avalokiteshvara / Jinasagara – Dharma Wheel
Now to add further fuel to this pointless fire, Beru Khyentse Rinpoche and Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche have said that Gyatzo is non-dual tantra like Kalachakra. In the west top is red Pandara, who holds aloft two red lotuses. From the viewers left to right are: In the south left is yellow Vajradhatvishvari, who holds aloft a lotus and her emblem of a radiant jewel. In the four cardinal directions are four smaller manifestations of red four-armed Avalokiteshvara, each of which are similar in appearance to the main deity, except that they hold crystal rosaries in their second byatso hands and have different consorts.
Why does Kagyu or perhaps just Karma Kagyu emphasize this deity? Chenrezigthe Karmapa is more commonly recognized as the four-armed red emanation of Gyalwa Gyatso. Kirt’s Tibetan Translation Notes “Even if you practice only for an hour a day with faith and inspiration, good qualities will steadily increase.