Anuttarayoga-tantra of Esoteric Buddhist tradition belongs to the latter period of Mah2y2na Buddhism in India and the tantric practice. Seong-joon Cheong is a. Three categories of anuttara-yoga-tantras are distinguished by Tibetan exegetes: Father Tantras, as typified by the Guhyasamāja Tantra, emphasize the. It is said that only the (4) Highest Yoga Tantra (Anuttarayoga) teach a method for reaching enlightenment in one lifetime. For the Highest Yoga Tantra the.

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The Dharma Corner: What is Anuttarayoga Tantra?

In structural form, what we have is a basis and a result that are analogous to each other. Wearing the disguise and practicing the operation in our imaginations is generation stage practice, during which we visualize ourselves in this Buddha-form.

History Tantrism Mahasiddha Sahaja. It is not purification or cleansing in the sense of chasing away interferences from death, bardo, and rebirth, like chasing away harmful spirits or disturbing qualities from flowers that make us sneeze.

Kriyayoga Charyayoga Yogatantra Anuttarayogatantra Twofold tantrw When the disturbing mental activity and all conceptual thought naturally subsides, then like a bird released from a ship in mid-ocean, the mind automatically is in anuttaa primordial pure state of clarity and awareness, which it was in all along.

They focus on devotion as the foundation of tantric practice. The countless number of physical forms in which a Buddha appears is of two types: Sambhogakaya is a subtle manifestation of a corpus of forms out of this foundation and a Nirmanakaya is a corpus of grosser emanations of those subtle forms.

Once we are able to visualize the operation perfectly and have practiced sufficiently, we are then able actually to break into the elevator in our prison cell and use it to go down to the basement. Turning Negative Circumstances into Positive Ones Another method is to change our attitudes and turn negative circumstances into positive ones.

It is not purification in the sense of making the later moments of continuity of death, bardo, and rebirth better. Indian Wnuttara Tantra Anuttarayoga Tantra. The electric connection to the elevator going to the prison cell is held in place by our grasping for truly established existence.

A true stopping of death, bardo and rebirth is one in which these three never recur. Further existence refers to a karmic tamtra — deriving from activated karmic aftermath — that actualizes further existence.


The mental states that bring about true stoppings are those with nonconceptual cognition of voidness. A further sub-classification is sometimes made among Anuttarayoga tantras yofa ‘Father’, ‘Mother’, and ‘Non-dual’ tantras, although this amuttara category is the subject of some controversy. They comprise emanations of Sambhogakaya in grosser enlightening forms, such that ordinary persons with the karma to meet tqntra are able to receive teachings from them. Bardo takes place when the mental continuum goes on, but now manifesting out of this foundation, a subtle form that only special beings with ESP can perceive.

He comes for a visit and secretly gives us a palace uniform and instructs us on how to get to the basement on our own. Mind you, it is only nonconceptual cognition of voidness that gets rid of the seeds completely. In this way, may nobody ever have to suffer again from hepatitis. With complete stage practice, we work with the subtlest energy-system so that we actually do dissolve the grosser levels of mind and ajuttara and actually do access the subtlest clear-light level.

Rather, it is a fifth type of purification, a fifth possibility — purification in the sense of ending the continuity of uncontrollably recurring death, bardo, and rebirth by eliminating its true cause. We always speak in terms of a basis to be purified, a path that does the purifying, and the result of the purification: It is this type of method that Buddhism employs in general for anuttqra true stoppings of true problems and their true causes, once we identify the deepest true origin of all problems as our unawareness of voidness.

Our misery in prison is awful, but even more unbearable is the suffering of the countless other prisoners who are each locked up in their own cells. Also we are not using tanttra mutually exclusive exact opposite of death, bardo, and rebirth to end them, like we use the nonconceptual cognition of voidness yiga the opponent to rid us forever of grasping for truly established existence.

The Purification Method Used in Anuttarayoga Tantra

Pursuit Buddhahood Bodhisattva Kalachakra. These pathway minds then access the mechanism that underlies tangra generates death, bardo, and rebirth and roots out from the foundation of that mechanism the causes for it perpetuating the three. First, we practice in our imaginations going down to the basement, carrying out our secret operation of reconnecting the electric wires, and then coming back up into the palace chamber via elevator two.


In general, there are many methods that are used in Buddhism to rid ourselves of problems. The first method is to apply an opponent force.

Dissolving Disturbing Emotions into the Underlying Conventional Nature of the Mind When disturbing emotions arise, mahamudra meditation provides several methods for dissolving them into the underlying conventional nature tntra mind.

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To carry out our mission, we have to get to the basement. Going from the prison cell down to the basement occurs with death.

See Kriya Tantra ]. Buddha anugtara the Four Noble Truths: At the present time there are two systems in use, the Nyingma and the Sarma. Our aim is to sabotage the electric system of the house so that anuttaga cut off the electric supply to elevator one and connect it to elevator two.

A third method that is used in Buddhism is to direct toward an object the exact opposite state of mind from that which we had previously held toward it and which had caused us many problems.

Changing the focus of our attention like this removes the emotional energy that is driving and perpetuating the disturbing emotion and quiets it down. The suffering of change refers to our usual experiences of feelings of happiness. Xnuttara suffering of suffering refers to our usual experiences of feelings of unhappiness. By my negative karmic potentials ripening now, it rids me of toga to experience something even more terrible later in this lifetime or in a worse rebirth state.

The practice of Anuttarayoga Tantra in the Vajrayana anutgara of Buddhism is characterized by the requirement of empowerment from a qualified guru, usually a lamause of ritual techniques, and the practice of various meditative and subtle body yogas, to effect personal transformation and to attain enlightenment through the realization of the mindstream as a Meditational Deity, or a Yidam. One mind cannot take the same object in two contradictory, mutually exclusive ways at the same time.

In this sense, we are purifying our love so that it becomes better; it becomes purer. These are true pathway minds.