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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Yoga philosophy Bhagavad Gita Yoga Vasistha. Readings on The Six Yogas of Naropa.

Separating the body and the mind with a support, on the other hand, requires one to imagine the mind as a substance. Yoga next three are considered the main practices of the completion stage Wylie: There are two methods naroppa separate a body and a mind nagopa support: Here the body is envisioned as being entirely without substance, appearing in the mind like a rainbow in the sky.

Mahamudra and Related Instructions. This gives rise to five signs: The branches of that path. Indian Buddhist Tantra Anuttarayoga Tantra. A translator and teacher in the lineage, Lama Sarah Hardinghas published a book about Niguma and the core role her teachings such as the six dharmas of Niguma have played in the development of the Shangpa Kagyu lineage.

Translated, edited and introduced by Glenn H.

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Retrieved from ” https: Before engaging in the actual practices of the Six Dharmas, one begins by doing the “six exercises of Naropa”.


Though variously classified in up to ten dharmas, the six dharmas generally conform to the following list:. Part of a series on. Editions du Seuil, Paris, The six dharmas are a synthesis or collection of the completion stage practices of several tantras.

Six Dharmas of Naropa

The second Dalai LamaGendun Gyatso has compiled a work on these yogas. While many of the traditional naropx of types of consorts to seek out for joint practice to gain spiritual attainments are written 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 nnaropa. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Karma yoga Bhakti yoga Jnana yoga Raja yoga. 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. Milarepa in turn taught Gampopa.

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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. The six dharmas were intended in part to help in the attainment of Buddhahood in an accelerated manner.

Three bodies Five sheaths Chakra Nadi. The above are usually termed the ‘four handseals’ with only the last one called mahamudra.

A Supplement by Pakmo Drupa Tib. Transference in stages involves dissolving the sufferings of the six realms into a bindu which ascends the body and travels upwards baropa the central channel.

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. With awareness ygoas draws the mind up the central channel and then with force expels the mind into the space of anropa sky. This page was last edited on 26 Julyat 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 yyogas, respectively.


Tsongkhapa’s Commentary by Glenn H. There are various lists, usually some combination of the following: The six dharmas are ordered and progressive, each subsequent set of practices builds on previous attainments. Articles containing Tibetan-language text All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from February Jacoby, Love and Liberation: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

This latter is yofas the main source of the other informations contained herein. TibetanWylie transliteration and Sanskrit in parentheses. The four emptinesses are: Starting under the sole of the feet, each point radiates colored light. History Timeline Outline Culture Index of articles.

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