This is an excerpt from extensive teachings on Lama Tsongkhapa’s commentary on the Six Yogas of Naropa. The teachings were given by Lama Yeshe at. The Tibetan tradition known as the Six Yogas of Naropa is one of the most popular tantric systems with all schools of Tibetan Buddhism. Structured and arranged. This collection of readings on the six yogas contains important texts on this esoteric doctrine, including original Indian works by Tilopa and Naropa, and Tibetan.

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Once the bindu has reached the crown, it has the nature of five colors, corresponding to the last five stages black is not counted.

Six Dharmas of Naropa

Separating the body and the mind without a support is achieved through the emptiness of great conceptlessness whereby the mind is not attached to the body and the body is not attached to the mind. This gives rise to five signs: Views Read Edit View history.

Tsongkhapa’s Commentary by Fo H. There are two methods to separate a body and a mind with support: The branches of that path. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Part of a series on. Milarepa in turn taught Gampopa. Separating the body and the mind with a support, on the other o, requires one to imagine the mind as a substance. They are associated with external and internal signs of the appearance of mirage, smoke, fireflies, butterlamp, cloudless sky; and whiteness, redness, blackness, and the clear light of early dawn which resembles a mixture of sunlight and moonlight, respectively.


This latter is also the main source of the yogax informations contained herein. The teachings of Tilopa CE are the earliest known work on the six dharmas. The six dharmas are a synthesis or collection of the completion stage practices of several tantras.

Six Yogas of Naropa

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The six dharmas were intended in part to help in the attainment of Buddhahood in an accelerated manner. Mahamudra and Related Instructions. A translator and teacher in the lineage, Lama Sarah Hardinghas published a book about Niguma and the core role her teachings such naropz the six dharmas of Niguma have played in the development of the Shangpa Kagyu lineage. Yoga philosophy Bhagavad Gita Yoga Vasistha. The above are usually termed the ‘four handseals’ with only the last one called mahamudra.

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There are various lists, usually some combination of the following: Jacoby, Love and Liberation: Before engaging in the actual practices of the Six Dharmas, one begins by doing the “six exercises of Naropa”. Readings on The Six Yogas of Naropa. Three bodies Five sheaths Chakra Nadi. History Timeline Outline Culture Index of articles. These next three are considered the main practices of the completion stage Wylie: Articles o Tibetan-language text All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from February Translated, edited and introduced by Glenn H.

Editions du Seuil, Paris, Transference in stages involves dissolving the sufferings of the six realms into a bindu which ascends the body and travels upwards in the central channel. Part of a series on Tibetan Buddhism Schools.

Indian Buddhist Tantra Anuttarayoga Tantra. This page was last edited on 26 Julyat Starting under the sole of the feet, each point radiates colored light. While many of the traditional lists of types of consorts to seek out for joint practice to gain spiritual attainments are 66 for males and from a male point of view, there are some rare instructions for these sadhanas and for consort choice from the point of view of female practitioners.


TibetanWylie transliteration and Sanskrit in parentheses.

Ygas from ” https: An action mudra is a woman, phenomena mudra is all appearance, commitment or pledge mudra is tummowisdom mudra is the meditation deity, and non-duality is the great mudra. With awareness one draws the mind up the central channel and then with force expels the mind into the space of the sky.

The six dharmas are ordered yogqs progressive, each subsequent set of practices builds on previous attainments.

The four emptinesses are: Karma yoga Bhakti yoga Jnana yoga Raja yoga. Though variously classified in up to ten dharmas, the six dharmas generally conform to the following list:. This meditation and the physical exercises should be practiced in conjunction with one another. Here the body is envisioned as being entirely without substance, appearing in the mind like a rainbow in the sky.

This bindu then leaves the central channel through the crown and comes to rest inside the heart of a deity that is one cubit above in space. A Supplement by Pakmo Drupa Tib.

A Dictionary of Buddhism. The second Dalai LamaGendun Gyatso has compiled a work on these yogas.