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The Kalachakra Tantra: Rite of Initiation : For the Stage of Generation : A Commentary on the Text of Kay-Drup-Ge-Lek-Bel-Sang-Bo
Author Hopkins, Jeffrey ; 第十四世達賴喇嘛=H. H. Dalai Lama
Date1985.06.01
Pages511
PublisherNatl Book Network
Content type書籍=Book
Language英文=English
NoteText: English (translation); Original Language: Tibetan
KeywordKalachakra=Wheel of Time=時輪金剛;
AbstractThe Kalachakra--Wheel of Time--tantra is the most detailed and encompassing system of theory and practice within Tibetan Buddhism. It has been popularized in recent times by The Dalai Lama, who publicly gives the Kalachakra initiation every year all around the world.

Table of contents
Preface
Technical Note

INTRODUCTION BY JEFFEREY HOPKINS
1. Altruistic Purification
2. Deity Yoga: The Special Tantric Technique
3. Motivation: The Thirty-Seven Practices
4. Emptiness Yoga
5. History of the Kalachakra Tantra
6. Initiations and Mandalas
7. Procedure of the Enhancement
8. Procedure of the Initiations
9. The Texts
10. The Author of the Mandala Rite
11. The Author of the Commentary

THE DALAI LAMA'S COMMENTARY ON THE KALACHAKRA INITIAITON RITE: STAGE OF GENERATION
Part One:Enhancing the Students Background
1. Motivation and Internal Initiation
2. Supplication and Faith
3. Vows and Blessing
4. Tooth-Stick,Water,Kusha Grass, and Thread
5. Six Lineages and Vajrasattva
6. Enthusiasm and Dreams

Part Two:Entry into the Mandala
1. Structure
2. Outside the Curtain
3. Seeing the Mandala

Part Three:The Initiations Orientation
1. Water Initiation
2. Crown Initiation
3. Silk Ribbon Initiation
4. Vajra and Bell Initiation
5. Conduct Initiation
6. Name Initiation
7. Permission Initiation and Appendages

Part Four:Conclusion
1. Understanding the Time of Attainment
2. Advice to Abandon the Root Infractions
3. Prayer-Wishes
4. Daily Practice

RITES FOR DAILY PRACTICE: THREE VERSIONS OF THE SIX SESSION YOGA
Introduction
1. Guru Yoga of Kalachakra in Connection with the Six Sessions in Completely Facilitating Form
2. Six Session Yoga
3. Abbreviated Six Session Yoga

APPENDIX
1. Mantras in the Kalachakra Initiation,Stage of Generation

BIBLIOGRAPHY
1. Sutras and Tantras
2. Sanskrit and Tibetan Works
3. Other Works

NOTE
1. Notes to the Introdcution
2. Notes to the Commentary
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