As Long As Space Endures: Essays on the Kalacakra Tantra in by Edward A. Arnold

By Edward A. Arnold

The Kalachakra Tantra--Kalachakra skill wheel of time--is a convention of Buddhist conception and perform whose root textual content treats a wonderful expanse of data starting from observations of the cosmos to investigations of meditative states and important physically energies. within the Tibetan-speaking global, a public Kalachakra initiation is still the main sought-after eveny within the lifetime of a religious Buddhist. The Fourteenth Dalai Lama has lengthy had a robust reference to the Kalachakra Tantra and taken the initiation to the West in 1981, appearing it within the united states, Switzerland, Spain, and Australia. This quantity has been created to have fun his lengthy involvement with the Kalachakra teachings.

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33 [Cause and result therefore are] both characterized by emptiness and compassion, so that the [Blessed] says: 3 giacomella orofino 147. Emptiness, which holds the image, is the cause, and Compassion, which holds the immutable, is the result. The unity of emptiness and compassion Is the nonemitted bodhicitta. 34 Not being separated, the unity of this emptiness and compassion is exactly the bodhicitta which comes to be called with the name of “nonemitted” (acyuta), and [no other form of bliss] moved or vibrating, is born from an action mudrā (karmamudrā) or from a jñāna mudrā.

It has the form of bliss—also because by its very nature, it is bliss. 33 [Cause and result therefore are] both characterized by emptiness and compassion, so that the [Blessed] says: 3 giacomella orofino 147. Emptiness, which holds the image, is the cause, and Compassion, which holds the immutable, is the result. The unity of emptiness and compassion Is the nonemitted bodhicitta. 34 Not being separated, the unity of this emptiness and compassion is exactly the bodhicitta which comes to be called with the name of “nonemitted” (acyuta), and [no other form of bliss] moved or vibrating, is born from an action mudrā (karmamudrā) or from a jñāna mudrā.

He’s the one standing at the end of every definite deliverance, The one who’s skilled in that which brings every definite deliverance; He’s the one standing on the path for every definite deliverance, The one who’s indicating every definite deliverance. 132. He’s the one who’s uprooted compulsive existence with its twelvefold links, The holder of their purification having twelvefold aspects; Having the aspect of the mode of travel of the fourfold truths, He’s the holder of the realization of the eightfold awareness.

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