Gyalwa Gyatso Short Daily Practice PDF-This practice is restricted to only those with the appropriate tantric empowerment. If you are unsure whether you are. Gyalwa Gyatso is a yidam deity of the ‘father-tantra’ class of Highest Yoga Tantra deities, which emphasizes the development of compassion or ‘skilful means’. A Buddhist discussion forum on Mahayana and Vajrayana Buddhism.. Gyalwa Gyatso / Red Avalokiteshvara / Jinasagara.

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First he was asked by Marpa to go to India and receive these teachings on the nine dharmas of the formless dakinis from Tiphupa.

Bon Deity: Kunzang Gyalwa Gyatso

Regular practice makes it easy to transform your mind. Jinasagara is a Highest Yoga Tantra practice–so you could say it’s “Higher” than other Chenrezig practices because the view of Highest Yoga Tantra is contained and conveyed in the practice–when one enters into relationship with the sadhana, this becomes clear.

Even Thrangu Rinpoche, albeit somewhat tacitly, agreed to this latter idea. This thangka depicts Gyalwa Gyatso gyalwq the centre of his nine-deity mandala. I proposed exactly your question to Thrangu Rinpoche maybe 20 years ago and he said no, both 9 and 5 are “Father Tantra”. Why does Kagyu or perhaps just Karma Kagyu emphasize this deity? Also, I have seen very different-looking pictures of Red Avalokiteshvara.

Persevere, therefore, in simply one. Seated amidst a circle of rainbow light at the top centre is Shakyamuni Buddha, with Gampopa and the First Karmapa, Dusum Ghalwa, appearing to the left and right gyqlwa. All the best to everyone and may we all be enveloped by the four limitless meditations.

Gyalwa Gyatso

He is ruby-red in colour, with four arms and two eyes, and he sits in vajra-posture upon a white moon disc and multicoloured lotus in sexual union with his white consort, Vajrayogini. In the east bottom is blue Locana, who holds aloft a lotus and her emblem of a golden wheel. Thrangu Rinpoche is adamant on this gyalws the basis that the “tradition” is father Tantra.


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I have discussed this in depth with the late Bokar Rinpoche who looked it up in his personal note books and also verified that when he received the lineage, it was stated to be mother tantra. In the Kamtsang, the two armed form is “Sahaja Jinasagara. He is a dark skinned Mahasiddha wearing Charnel ground bone ornaments and Dancing atop a moon seat and Lotus.

The Drubthab kundu lists it among mother Tantras.

For me, though, I just have never experienced a personal retreat more upsetting than this one. This was passed down the lineage, and Karma Pakshi later also received transmission of certain elements. Like this, mistaken ideas of discriminating wisdom are clarified. In the southwest corner is yellow Ratnasambhava, who holds a blazing jewel. Please select the size and format that you require: Rechungpa condensed these transmissions, and they came down to the Kamtsang via the first Situpa.

How did this iconography develop, historically?

Bon Deity: Kunzang Gyalwa Gyatso

The Tibetan lineage of this deity stems from Milarepa’s disciple Rechungpa, who was destined to receive the last five Tantras of ‘the nine-fold teaching cycle of the formless dakinis’ from the Indian mahasiddha Tiphupa. This was passed down the lineage, and Karma Pakshi later also received transmission of certain elements directly from Amitabha and the Dakinis, according to the traditional accounts. In another he has only two arms, and is in union with a consort who may or may not be Vajrayogini.

In the four inter-cardinal directions are the sambhogakaya manifestations of the ‘Four Buddhas’, who each sit in sattva-paryanka posture holding a lotus and their specific right hand attribute. In her two right hands she holds a trident and a ritual dagger, and in her two left hands she holds a divination mirror and a serpent-noose.

Chenrezigthe expression of Awakened Compassionrests in the center of this composition of nine dynamic figures of Light. This “one to one” lineage expired around the time of the fifth Karmapa when it became more widely practiced and hence went to and via Karma Chagme Rinpoche. All the best in the dharma. The way the body mandala is invoked in the nine deity mandala is like Chakrasamvara i. This page was last edited on 25 Octoberat Surely more than just color.


As in an earlier post however, Kongtrul lists this tantra as a mother tantra. She is extremely wrathful, four-armed, blue-black in colour, black-cloaked, and rides her gyalda across an ocean of blood amidst a maelstrom of wind and fire. And in the northeast corner is green Amoghasiddhi, who gyaatso a fiery sword. Users browsing this forum: Sign in New Customer? Majestic [Bot] and 16 guests. Views Read View source View history. In the west top is red Pandara, who holds aloft two red lotuses.

There are a bunch of distinct Terma lineages, as well.

Gyalwa Gyatso / Red Avalokiteshvara / Jinasagara – Dharma Wheel

gyslwa For the Kamtsang practice, Rechungpa was indeed the main source. Gyalwa Gyamtso, Jinasagara, is usually called “semi-wrathful” in the same way Chakrasamvara or Guhyasamaja would be He received multiple transmissions, both oral transmissions from Sumatikirti and back to Mahapala and from Tipupa and back to Druppai Gyalmoand Terma transmission from Mikyo Dorje not the 8th Karmapa, but a student of Nyang. I post the question here, because I understand that he is primarily a Kagyu deity, but I may well be mistaken in this.

With his first two hands palms-folded he clasps a blue wish-granting gem in front of his heart, gjatso with his second pair of right and left hands he holds aloft a golden five-pointed vajra and a red lotus. Who is online Users browsing this forum: In one, he looks just like four-armed Chenrezig, except colored red. In the south left is yellow Vajradhatvishvari, who holds aloft a lotus and her emblem of a radiant jewel.

At the bottom are the Dakinis of the four directions.