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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Let it descend gently, collect it, draw it back up, Return it to its place, and let it saturate your body. Allow the cloudy water of thought to clarify itself or to clear itself. The common attainments will be swiftly gangrs, leading to the supreme [attainment].
Let what arises settle by itself, like patterns in water. Sick of unrelenting pain and desiring release, adhere to a master, For when his blessing touches your heart, the mind is liberated. Cut the root and ten thousand branches wither.
Dream-like and illusory, they cannot last! Through many branches of gazing techniques and holding the mind, They should be disciplined until awareness dwells in its natural state. If mind has no directionit is Mahamudra. But only if lust and attachment are absent will that awareness arise.
Thus, surpassing all worldly accomplishments siddhithe supreme goal, the Supramundane Accomplishment, shall you attain! Homage to the Vajra Dakini! Meditate in isolated retreatsforests, and so forth, living alone. And as Art was explaining something stops.
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.
Ganges Mahamudra – class | Unfettered Mind
And they were usually short, very to the point, often composed in verse, so the student could memorise them very easily. And they developed in parallel and there was a certain amount of intercourse between the two. The dharma of action cannot discover the meaning of non-action. If you are free from all wanting and do not dwell in extremes, You will see all dharmas of the scriptural collections without exception.
At first, practice is a river rushing through a gorge. Just to give you a very simple example.
You will swiftly attain the common siddhis and blend with the most supreme. Thus, the nature of the mind is primordially like space. But there are certain indications that they moved along with the development of the Silk Road. Straight from the Heart: Though we say that mind is Clear Light it is actually beyond all words and concepts.
How can the slightest darkness remain in the room of daily perception? Those are his three instructions.
Tilopa’s Mahamudra Teaching to Naropa
Slowly let it fall or send it down, coil it, turn it back, and lead it to its proper place. In that way, the nature of the mind has from the ganes been like spaceand there are no dharmas that are not included within that.
For example, when you look at the center of the sky, seeing will cease.
To walk this all-embracing way is the bliss of Buddhahood. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. The supreme Action Embraces great resourcefulness Without attachment. Gangss you are a seller for gange product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?
The most majestic of outlooks is free of all reference. If you attain the unattainable, you have attained Mahamudra. The clear light of Mahamudra cannot be revealed By the canonical scriptures or metaphysical treatises Of the Mantravada, the Paramitas or the Tripitaka; The clear light is veiled by concepts and ideals. So what happens if you just let it go? That which pertains to action is unable to perceive the truth beyond action.
In Mahamudra one is released from the gamges of Samsara. Other questions before we close? And if you happened to be representing a monastery then everybody in the monastery had to follow that new tradition.
All the different physical sensations, and all the movement, you know gangee expansion of the chest. There is not a single phenomena that is not included within it. Although the very essence of Mind is to be void of either subjects or objects, it hanges embraces all life within its womb. Because of his great realization and well as scholarship he was asked by His Holiness the Dalai Lama to become a tutor to His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa who heads the Karma Kagyu lineage.
The body, like a hollow bamboo, has no substance. The fool in his ignorance, disdaining Mahamudra, Knows nothing but struggle in the flood of samsara.
Take this to heart my worthy student. Rest relaxed in that state without sending it out or placing gznges in, letting it go or attempting to place it. To get the free app, enter mobile phone number. The main ganbes for this course is a website of one of my students called naturalawareness dot net, not dot org or dot com, dot net, naturalawareness, all one word, all lowercase, dot net.
They go nowhere, nor do they stay.