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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 (A Wisdom Advanced)
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
Note2nd rev. ed edition; Text: English (translation); Original Language: Tibetan
Keyword上師=Guru; 西藏佛教=藏傳佛教=Tibetan Buddhism; 佛教經典=Buddhist Scriptures=Sutra; 空性=Sunyata=Sunnata=Emptiness; 金剛薩埵=Vajrasattva=Vajra-sattva; 長行=契經=修多羅=Sutra; 信心=Belief=Faith; 苯教=Bon; 修行方法=修行法門=Practice; 曼陀羅=曼荼羅=壇城=Mandala; 密續=Tantra; 喇嘛=Lama; 達賴喇嘛=Dalai Lama; 願文=Prayer
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 JEFFREY HOPKINS
1. Altruistic Purification
2. Deity Yoga: The Special Tantrc Technique
3. Motivation: The Thirty-Seven Practices
4. Emptiness Yoga
5. History of the Kalachakra Tantra
6. Initiatios 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 Comentary
THE DALAI LAMA'S COMMENTARY ON THE KALACHAKRA INITIATION 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
NOTES
1. Notes to the Introduction
2. Notes to the Commentray
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