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“Kalachakra” found in 96 documents
A Concert of Names of Manjushri
Homage to Manjushri in youthful form. Sixteen Verses on Requesting Instruction (1) Then the glorious Holder of the Vajra, the most superb tamer of those difficult to tame, the hero, triumphant over the world’s three planes, the powerful lord of the thunderbolt, ruler of...
Abridged Kalachakra Complete Body, Speech and Mind Sadhana
(Abridged) Complete Body, Speech and Mind Sadhana of Glorious Kalachakra: A Source for the Nectars of Actual Attainments Preliminaries From a HUM, then a vajra, I arise as a Kalachakra (Cycles of Time), with a blue-colored body, one face and two arms, holding vajra and bell,...
Abridged Kalachakra Mind Mandala Sadhana
Abridged Recitation Practice for the Mind Mandala Sadhana of Glorious Kalachakra: An Excellent Vase of Nectars Preliminaries From a HUM, then a vajra, I arise as a Kalachakra (Cycles of Time), with a blue-colored body, one face and two arms, holding vajra and bell, embracing...
Abridged Nine-Deity Kalachakra Sadhana
Preliminaries Instantaneously I arise as a Kalachakra (Cycles of Time), with a blue-colored body, one face and two arms, holding vajra and bell, embracing Vishvamata (Mother of Diversity), and standing with my right leg outstretched. Consecrating the Inner Offering OM AH...
Abridged Single-Deity Kalachakra Sadhana
Abridged Sadhana Method for Actualizing the Glorious Solitary Hero Kalachakra: A Wish-Granting Gem Preliminaries Instantaneously I arise as a Kalachakra (Cycles of Time), with a blue-colored body, one face and two arms, holding vajra and bell, and standing with my right leg...
Advice on Keeping the Kalachakra Vows
[Clarification of His Holiness' answers by Dr. Berzin are included within square brackets.] The Vow Not to Lose Seminal Energy-Drops Dr. Berzin: Many Westerners are married, what about the Kalachakra close bond of not losing (mi-nyams) seminal energy-drops (khu-ba)? What lay...
Question Sessions with the Dalai Lama about Kalachakra
Qualifications of a Kalachakra Master The third through fifth chapters of the Kalachakra Tantra present the alternative cycles of time. The third chapter, which concerns the empowerment, begins with a discussion of the qualifications of a Kalachakra tantric master and the...
Attending a Kalachakra Initiation for World Peace
We have a wonderful opportunity here in Graz next year to receive the Kalachakra Initiation for World Peace from His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama. It is important to try, especially in light of furthering world peace. To help us take advantage of the opportunity to...
Buddhist Cosmology in Abhidharma and Kalachakra
Introduction The Buddhist abhidharma (special topics of knowledge) and Kalachakra (cycles of time) literatures provide two distinct presentations of cosmology, each for a different purpose. Study of the abhidharma one is undertaken primarily for developing discriminating...
Time & the Universe
Buddhist-Muslim Doctrinal Relations
Introduction Buddhists and Muslims have interacted with one another culturally, politically, economically, and sometimes militarily for the last thirteen and a half centuries. Depending on the place, the time, and the individual persons and governments involved, the...
Buddhism & Islam: Advanced