For a few commented notes on the four joys from this book relevant to Six Yoga practitioners, click here Gyatso, Geshe Kelsang. Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass, , [second revised edition, U. Extremely useful book, especially for people embarking on a Vajrayogini yidam retreat. It explains practically everything one needs to know to do such a retreat.
It also provides precious details on secret highest yoga tantra practices, especially on completion stage and tummo meditations, not found elsewhere. The second part includes several Vajrayogini sadhanas, fire pujas, etc. A very complete commentary and manual, helpful to those who are doing the yidam Chakrasamvara practice.
Precious clarifications on the wisdom mudra practice are given here. For commented notes on this book relevant to Six Yoga practitioners, click here Gyatso, Gueshe Tamding. English translation by Tenzin Wangdak.
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Spanish translation and editing by Isidro Gordi and Marta Moll. Ciutadella de Menorca: Ediciones Amara, , pp. It explains in Spanish with great detail the meaning of the different parts of the sadhana. It discloses a great number of very precious tantric secrets from the oral tradition —even more than in the books by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. It also offers an explanation of the Vajra Yogini completion stage practices.
Geshe claims that the Gelugpas have the very high teaching of the Central Channel of the Father which is an advanced tummo practice , through which the practitioner may reach Vajradharahood in only one lifetime.
The yogic way to perform the six triangles of tummo is described excerpt restricted. During the experiences of clear light and four joys there are no propelling energies left and all that happens then is due to habituation stemming from constant practice excerpt restricted. There seems to be some consensus among various authors that the nature of the Four Joys of ascent is quite different from the nature of the Four Joys of descent.
It is not the exiting from a certain point in the body an absolute determinant of the next specific type and place of reincarnation one will experience, but rather the latter indicates from which point the exit took place excerpt restricted. An explanation of the butterlamp-like vision is given, according to Guhyasamaja and Chakrasamvara commentaries excerpt restricted. Kalu Rinpoche. Almost two hundred pages of very complete endnotes, with precious references to many obscure texts on completion stage yogas, most of them still only in Tibetan. One can see that the International Translation Committee is made by Buddhist and Tibetan scholars of first caliber and the immense amount of data gathered was very well edited in the endnotes.
The Life of Gampopa , Mullin, editor.
Very interesting yet quite brief treatise on the Six Yogas of Niguma. Provides unique details not found elsewhere, such as the visualization of the dharmadayos and bija syllables in the body, and the four red suns around the navel for inner heat yoga ; also the different uses of the mystic heat: as nutriment tummo yoga, properly , clothing, resting place, magic horse lung gonpa , liberation from hindering forces, and for receiving powerful mystic initiations.
For an excerpt on the four joys from this chapter relevant to Six Yoga practitioners, click here Mullin , Glenn H. Extremely lucid and clarifying, although not fully academic. For an excerpt from this book on the four joys relevant to Six Yoga practitioners, click here Mullin, Glenn H. Readings on the Six Yogas of Naropa. Excellent translation of six compiled treatises, mostly by Gelug authors of the past, on the Six Yogas of Naropa. First treatise is a poem by Tilopa. Second treatise is a poem by Naropa. Third treatise is by Jey Sherab Gyatso Fourth treatise is by Gyalwa Wensapa Fifth treatise is by Tsongkhapa Mullin as a separate book.
Sixth treatise is by the First Panchen Lama Very useful book as it provides unique details on the tradition of the Six Yogas. Norbu, Namkhai. Yantra Yoga: Yoga of Movements. Edited by Oliver F. Leick, Gleisdorf, Germany: Edition Tsaparang, , 95 pp. Leick, introduction by Namkhai Norbu, endnotes, index, bibliography, books by Namkhai Norbu, contact address. Perhaps one of the first books ever published on trulkhor or Tibetan yantra yoga in a Western language.
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It only shows twenty-four exercises out of the one hundred and eight exercises in the original Tibetan treatise by Vairocana. Phuntsog, Thubten, editor. Tsa Lung Trulkhor. Lhasa: Sitron Mirigpe Trunkhang Library, c. ISBN: 1 or 4 The book is in Tibetan. Among many chapters and subjects on tummo meditation, Six Yogas of Naropa, etc. It provides illustrations drawings for several movements of some trulkhor exercises on pp. Shaw, Miranda. Passionate Enlightenment: Women in Tantric Buddhism.
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About Kelsang Gyatso.
Kelsang Gyatso. Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche is a fully accomplished meditation Master and internationally renowned Teacher of Buddhism who has pioneered the introduction of modern Buddhism into contemporary society. He has also created all the conditions necessary to support the study and practice of Buddhism in modern society: writing 22 highly acclaimed books that perfectly transmit the ancient wisdom of Buddha; establishing over 1, Kadampa Buddhist centers and groups throughout the world; developing modern study programmes; training qualified Teachers; and establishing local, national and international courses, festivals and retreats.
The term "Rinpoche," added to Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso's name, is a Tibetan word that means "Precious One," and has been added as a mark of deepest respect. Books by Kelsang Gyatso. Trivia About Clear Light of Bl