Antecedent practice for realization

A visualization practice in which one imagines oneself to be a Buddha-figure (yidam), for which one has received empowerment, and which one does as a method for actualizing oneself as the figure. It is "antecedent" in the sense of being a meditation practice undertaken both before and as a condition for being able to actualize oneself as a Buddha in the form of the Buddha-figure. Equivalent to "sadhana."

Tibetan: མངོན་རྟོགས། mngon-rtogs

Other languages

Italiano: Pratica antecedente di realizzazione

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