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Buddhist masters of enchantment

the lives and legends of the Mahasiddhas

by Abhayadatta.

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Published by Inner Traditions in Rochester, Vt .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Siddhas -- Biography -- Early works to 1800.,
    • Tantric Buddhism -- India -- Early works to 1800.

    • Edition Notes

      Previous English translation (1988) has title: Masters of enchantment.

      Statementtranslated by Keith Dowman ; illustrated by Robert Beer.
      ContributionsDowman Keith., Beer, Robert.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBQ342 .A2313 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination205 p. :
      Number of Pages205
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL347010M
      ISBN 100892817844
      LC Control Number98006106

      InXuanzang was fully ordained as a monk. Intelligent and eloquent, in his youth he visited many kingdoms, studied under various teachers, and became versed in the four Vedas. Often he receives assistance-or hindrance-from the dakinis, the alluring, powerful, otherworldly goddesses. On earthhis faithful dog waited patiently for her master to return.

      Dissatisfied with the discrepancies and contradictions in available texts, Xuanzang vowed to bring more texts from India. And there is Stephen Seagal, the Hollywood action movie star whose identification as the rebirth past teacher prompted derision and allegations of corruption. Most of our courses are based on primary sources and philological training is required in order to be able to follow the classes. He was from Ujayana, the capital of Avanti, in northwestern India. According to Theravada Buddhism, the goal of its true adept is to achieve self-liberation, which means that of the three selves, the one-self concept is stressed the most. By this timethe king himself was at his wit's end.

      All the monks of Somapuri gathered at the gate as Virupa approached the broad lotus-filled lake that bordered the monastery. At last, Virupa became so disgusted with himself and his apparently useless practice, that he threw his rosary into the latrine. The crops withered in the field, and even the river began to shrink from her banks. Intelligent and eloquent, in his youth he visited many kingdoms, studied under various teachers, and became versed in the four Vedas. The dog leaped and pranced with joy when she caught sight of her beloved master. Almost without realizing it, the yogin attained the magical powers of prescience and divine insight.


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Most of our courses are based on primary sources and philological training is required in order to be able to follow the classes. Lineages are traceable back to the Buddha or sometimes, to a great and acknowledged master. Learn More With a deep insight and a careful analysis of the key principles of the two teachings, Mitchell helps the readers to understand the impact that Mahayana, or The Great Vehicle, has had on Buddhism1.

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They carried with them banners and ritual objects for making offerings as well as food and utensils. During their days, the Esoteric School of Buddhism flourished in China. At moonrise, two brawny fiends came to fetch their tender young victim.

At this, Virupa rose.Buddhist Books, John Daido Loori, Master Dogen, Buddhism & Christianity, Modern Spiritual Masters, Art & Body, Kids & Teens, Audiobooks. Fifty-four of the legends of the Buddhist Tantric adepts selected from the Legends of the Eighty-four Mahasiddhas (Grub thob brgyad bcu tsa bzhi'i lo rgyus), translated by Keith D.

One of the key branches of Buddhism, Mahayana is thoroughly discussed in Mitchell’s book, Buddhism: Introducing the Buddhist Experience.

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