Intellectualism, Right View and Awakening

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Re: Questioning Height

Postby Malcolm » Tue Mar 29, 2011 4:10 pm

gregkavarnos wrote:
Namdrol wrote:Saraha did not only write nice dohas. He also wrote an extensive and detailed commentary on the Buddhakāpala tantra (now rather obscure), and a number of sadhanas.
Care to let us in on some details about the subjects of the sadhanas?

He wrote a sadhana of Buddhakāpala, a sadhana of Vajrayogini, and a sadhana of Mahakala, and so on, as well as a commentary on completion stage called Svādhiṣṭhanakrama. Who knows, maybe there other works.
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Re: Intellectualism, Right View and Awakening

Postby conebeckham » Tue Mar 29, 2011 4:30 pm

I believe Saraha's Mahakala is actually incoporated into the Shangpa Kagyu "Heart-Jewel Rosary" of 13 Mahakalas.

Buddhakapala has come down to the Tibetans through Marpa, and is currently practiced in the Karma and Drikung Kagyu schools. His Eminence Tai Situ Rinpoche's Monastery, Sherab Ling, in India, does a Drupcho intensive every year.
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Re: Intellectualism, Right View and Awakening

Postby Sherab Dorje » Tue Mar 29, 2011 9:59 pm

Thanks muchly to everybody for all that info! :twothumbsup:
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Meditation and conduct become delusion,
One will not attain the real result
One will be like a blind man who has no eyes."
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