A Bolt of Lightning From The Blue by Martin J. Boord PDF

By Martin J. Boord

ISBN-10: 3936372004

ISBN-13: 9783936372007

Incorporated during this publication are brief tantras of Vajrakila and an entire translation of crucial remark ever written near to kila rites and their knowing for enlightenment.
Composed through Padmasambhava, Vimalamitra, and Silamanju, all facts issues to the truth that those impressive texts marks the very beginning of the tantric cult of the wrathful deity Vajrakila.

Compiled in Nepal greater than twelve hundred years in the past at the foundation of all identified kila lore, it is a paintings of explanation during which the numerous convoluted strands of summary Buddhist philosophy and tantric yoga have been skilfully interwoven with the black magic practices of village sorcerers so as to produce a coherent entire that, upon its next transmission to Tibet, was once to develop into essentially the most renowned and enduring traditions of strong spiritual mysticism.

Opening with an meeting of citations of Sanskrit resources that provide an concept of the advance of kila lore at the southern part of the good Himalayan divide, the publication then strikes directly to the Tibetan texts that express simply how this lore used to be bought and understood upon its transmission to the north.

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OM AI;i MAHAVIJAYAYA HOM SVAHA. OM AI;i YAMANTAKAYA HOM SVAHA. OM AI;i VAJRASANIMAHAKRODHAYA HOM SVAHA. OM AI;i DURNIRIK$AYA HOM SVAHA. OM AI;i TAKKIRAJAYA HOM SVAHA. OM AI;i ANTACARAYA HOM SVAHA. OM AI;i VAJRAPASAYA HOM SVAHA. OM AI;i KANIKRODHAYA HOM SVAHA. OM AI;i PRAJNANTAKAYA HOM SVAHA. OM AI;i PALALA YA HOM SVAHA. OM AI;i RATNASIKHARAYA HOM SVAHA. OM AI;i NILADM:JI;>AYA HOM SVAHA. OM AI;i DURJAYAYA HOM SVAHA. OM AI;i VAJRASPHOTAYA HOM SVAHA. OM AI;i TRAILOKYAPRASADHAKAYA HOM SVAHA. OM AI;i PADMA:t\'TAKAYA HOM SVAHA.

1~1'->("1'1'' King of the Realm of Desire, great deity of wrath, you must nail down all obstructors. Vajradltara commands that you nail down the body, speech and mind of the evil fire god and all his followers HOM PHAT. OM Vajra-Traveller to the Final Goal, great deity of wrath, you must nail down all obstructors. Vajradlurra commands that you 1uril down the body, speech and mind of the wooden king of the kinnara and all his followers HOM PHAT. OM Vajra-Noose, great deity of wratlt, you must nail down all obstructors.

Subsidiary service (upasevii) in the Phur 'grel 'bum nag consists of further ritual service devoted to the oath-bound protectors of the Vajrakila ma~ujala. Then, praying for the deity's blessings to descend, as one's body, speech and mind take on the forms of vajra syllables, accomplishment (siidltana) is the actual absorption of mystical powers from the buddhas of the ten directions into oneself as the deity, either in actuality, meditation or dreams. Finally, great accomplishment (maluisiidluma) is the ultimate realization of beginningless primordial purity experienced when body, speech and mind are fully identified with the deity.

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