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Secret Buddhism: Vajrayana Practices
Author Kalu Rinpoche
Date2002.08.15
PublisherClearPoint Press
LocationSan Francisco, CA, US [舊金山, 加利福尼亞州, 美國]
Content type書籍=Book
Language英文=English
Keyword密宗=密教=坦特羅佛教=真言教=金剛乘=瑜伽宗=Esoteric Buddhism=Tantric Buddhism=Vajrayana Buddhism
Table of contentsFoundations of the Vajrayana
FROM HINAYANA TO VAJRAYANA
Hinayana
Mahayana
Vajrayana
PRINCIPLES AND METHODS
Beyond existence itself
Empowerment
Change of identification
The Yidams,pure manifestation
Continuation of the practice
THE POWER OF TRANSFORMATION
Multiplication of hands
The old woman who had become a tiger
MASTER AND DISCIPLE
Qualifications of the master
Qualifications of the disciple
One master or several masters
The right attitude
The grace of the lama
Importance of the lama
The name of Vajradhara

Tantras' context
THE VAJRAYANA IN THE PERSPECTIVE OF THE THREE VEHICLES
The teaching of the Buddhas
The extent of the Mahayana
Evolution and aspirations
Approaching refuge
Motivations
Various views
Appropriate treatments
INTRODUCTION OF TANTRAS IN TIBET
Different classifications
Unity beyond denominations
Beginning of Buddhism in Tibet
Monks and lay people
The sacrifice of King Jangchub-O
A new model
Gampopa's contribution
tsongkhapa
Translators and lineages
Tantras in the evolution of humanity
Preeminence of the Dharma

Empowerments, Vows, and Sacred Commitments
EMPOWERMENTS PART1
A sacred investiture
Vase empowerment
Secret empowerment
Wisdom-knowledge empowerment
Empowerment of the precious word or oral empowerment
EMPOWERMENTS PART2
The four stages or an empowerment
Preparatory phases
Vase empowerment
Secret empowerment
Wisdom-knowledge empowerment
Empowerment of the precious word
SACRED VOWS AND COMMITMENTS
Refuge vows
Lay people and monks
Temporary or definitive vows
Monks and yogis
Importance of Hinayana vows
Sacred Varayana commitments
Drukpa Kunlek avoids an empowerment
The four main samayas
First samaya
Second samaya
Third samaya
Fourth samaya
How Atisha maintained his vows

The Six Bardos and Six Dharmas of Naropa
THE SIX BARDOS
THE BARDO OF GESTATION
THE BARDO FROM BIRTH TO DEATH
Vast faith and compassion
Limited freedom
A progressive discovery of powers
Doubts of Sakya Pandita
Against our will
Free of any limitations
Illusory body
BARDO OF DREAM
Sangye Nyentonpa's hair
BARDO OF THE MOMENT OF DEATH
Dissolution of elements
Powa
Who wants to go to the Land of Bliss?
When false dead people become true dead people
Transfer of consciousness in Tibet
BARDO OF THE NATURE IN ITSELF
Reabsorption of the tigles
Attaining Awakening
Clear light or darkness
Appearing of the deities
Shariputra's mother leaves hell
BARDO OF BECOMING
Return to the previous life
To future life
Rebirth of the tulkus
Cycle of the bardos
Escaping when there is still time
Milarepa and the Vinaya
Milarepa and the monk who sold a yak

The Six Dharmas of Naropa
1-TUMO
2-ILLUSORY BODY
3-DREAM
4-THE CLEAR LIGHT
5-POWA,TRANSFER OF CONSCIOUSNESS
6-THE BARDO

The Land of Bliss
A DIFFERENT TIME SCALE
BIRTH IN A LOTUS
CONJUNCTION OF FOUR FACTORS
NOT LOOKING BEHIND
THE CARPENTER'S DAUGHTER
BENEFIT OF THE LAND OF BLISS
FROM ASSUMPTION TO CERTAINTY

Mantras
POWER OF SPEECH
SUBTLE ANATOMY
A SIXTH ELEMENT
WHO CAN CREATE A MANTRA?
FUNCTION OF MANTRAS
AVALOKITA, HUSBAND OF THE OGRESS
UNTRANSLATABLE MANTRAS
EASY AND BENEFICIAL
CHASING OUR RETICENCES

Specific Preliminaries
REFUGE AND BODHICITTA
The Three Jewels
Buddha
Dharma
Sangha
The Three Roots
The refuge tree
Visualization of the lama
On the behalf of all
A complete and constant attitude
Engendering bodhicitta
Meaning of suffering and happiness
The four levels of refuge
End of the session
VAJRASATTVA
The four veils
Immaterial but effective veils
Vajrasattva practice
Factors of the purification
End of session
OFFERING OF THE MANDALA
Structure of the
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Modified date2014.05.08



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