The great Mahasidda Tilopa said to Naropa: “Mahamudra cannot be taught.” The most The great Ganges river is used as a metaphor to describe Mahamudra. – Buy The Life of Tilopa and the Ganges Mahamudra book online at best prices in India on Read The Life of Tilopa and the Ganges. Tilopa (–) was born in either Chativavo (Chittagong), Bengal or Jagora, Bengal in India . External links. An English translation of “The Ganges Mahamudra” · Several English translations of “The Ganges Mahamudra”.
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It was through meditation, associated, where you learnt to transform the very fundamental energies of the body so that they became available for spiritual practice. The currents of samsara constantly carry them away. But different aspects of space are brought out, and space is the metaphor here for mahamudra.
Tilopa’s Mahamudra Teaching to Naropa
Rest at ease in the uncontrived, innate continuity. Thus, surpassing all worldly accomplishments siddhithe supreme goal, the Supramundane Accomplishment, shall you attain! Pith instructions on Mahamudra. The fruition is there when you are gangez from hope and fear. You will swiftly attain the common siddhis and blend with the most supreme.
Without affirming or denying appearances, leave them as they are. Luminosity is veiled only by the rising of desire.
When the formless expanse of awareness comes clearly into view, obsession with thought forms ceases easily and naturally. Be still and stay relaxed in genuine ease, Be quiet and let sound reverberate as an echo, Keep your mind silent and watch the ending of all worlds.
I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? May these pith instructions, the essentials of mahamudra, Abide in the hearts of all worthy beings. So, quite an interesting character. Therefore, when giving rise to disenchantment, you have insight into worldly activities.
Since the Alaya is not born, No one can obstruct or soil it; Staying in the “Unborn” realm All appearance will dissolve Into the Dharmata, all self-will And pride will vanish into nought. And the natural awareness and deep awareness of the mind more accessible through the high levels of energy.
In the middle or after that, it becomes like the gentle current of the River Ganges. Being directionless and utterly impartial is the supreme monarch of conduct. It is a pity that beings endure such suffering in the lower realms. Alex Wayman rendered Tilopa’s “Six Precepts” as.
Therefore, generate renunciation and abandon mundane concerns. These things of samsara are meaningless or pointless, the causes of suffering. So take this to heart my worthy student.
There are two versions of this text and some of the translations are from one version and some of them are from another version.
Mind is boundless radiance. Dreams and illusions do not exist in actuality. And then you had us describe the experience.
Tilopa’s Mahamudra Teaching to Naropa
When you attain that which is without attainment you have attained Mahamudra. Obsessive use of meditative disciplines or perennial study of scripture and philosophy will never bring forth this wonderful realization, this truth which is natural to awareness, because the mind that desperately desires to reach another realm or level of experience inadvertently ignores the basic light that constitutes mahamurra experience.
Though darkness gathers for a thousand eons, A single light dispels it all. But most intelligent Naropa, Since you have undergone rigorous austerity, With forbearance in suffering and with devotion to your Guru, Blessed One, take this secret instruction to heart.
Even genuine religious teaching can generate amhamudra of vision.
Rest in mahamudrz essence of the unborn or in the unborn nature. Get to Know Us. Can you actually feel that operating? About the Author Thrangu Rinpoche is the foremost scholar of the Karma Kagyu lineage and only member to hold the highest Khenchen degree.
But it also bounces around inside the diamond before it comes out. Through many techniques or branches such as gaze and holding the mindtighten awareness until it stays put, exerting tension or effort until awareness comes to rest in that state or in its nature.
Though Mahamudra cannot be taught, Just as in the example of which [part of] space is supporting which, Your own mind, Mahamudra, lacks any supporting ground. The dharma of samsara is petty, causing passion and aggression.
Ganges Mahamudra by Tilopa (translated by Lama Yeshe Gyamtso)
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Renounce it and forsake your kin, Cut the strings of lust and hatred, Meditate in woods and mountains. Being able to experience deep states of meditation while asleep and many, many other practices.
Experience this grief and forget the affairs of the world. If you wish to attain or realize that which is beyond the intellect and is uncreated, then scrutinize your mind and strip awareness naked. For example, space transcends color and form.
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So, we can use language this way. When there is neither expectation nor doubt, the fruition is made manifest.
Boundless vastness is the supreme monarch of meditations.