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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Articles containing Tibetan-language text All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from February This gives rise to five signs: The six dharmas are a synthesis or collection of the completion stage practices of several tantras.

Once the bindu has reached the crown, it has the nature of five colors, corresponding to the last five stages black is not counted. Part of a series on Naripa Buddhism Schools.

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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.

This meditation and the physical exercises should be practiced in conjunction with one another. 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.


Views Read Edit View history. Three bodies Five sheaths Chakra Nadi. Translated, edited and introduced by Glenn H. They are associated with external nwropa 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 moonlight, respectively.

Starting under the sole of the feet, each point radiates colored light. Jacoby, Love and Liberation: Separating the body and the mind with a support, on the other hand, requires one to imagine the mind as a substance.

Though variously classified in up to ten dharmas, the six dharmas generally conform to the following list:. This page was last edited on 26 Julyat Editions du Seuil, Paris, These next three are considered the main practices of the completion stage Wylie: This latter is also the main source of the other informations contained herein.

Here the body is envisioned as being yofas without substance, appearing in the mind like a rainbow in the sky. Readings on The Six Yogas of Naropa. The second Dalai LamaGendun Gyatso has compiled a work on these yogas.

TibetanWylie transliteration and Sanskrit in parentheses. The teachings of Tilopa CE are the earliest known work on the six dharmas. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Six Dharmas of Naropa

A Dictionary of Buddhism. While many of the traditional if 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 practitioners.


Milarepa in turn taught Gampopa.

Part of a series on. The four emptinesses are: Mahamudra and Related Instructions. The six dharmas nnaropa intended in part to help in the attainment of Buddhahood in yogs accelerated manner. Indian Buddhist Tantra Anuttarayoga Tantra. Retrieved from ” https: Karma yoga Bhakti yoga Jnana yoga Raja yoga. 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.

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Six Yogas of Naropa

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. History Timeline Outline Culture Index of articles.

The above are usually termed the ‘four handseals’ with only the last one called mahamudra. By using this site, 66 agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. There are two methods to separate a body and a mind with support: The branches of that path.

Transference in stages involves dissolving the sufferings of the six realms into a bindu which ascends the body and travels upwards in the central channel. Tsongkhapa’s Commentary by Glenn H. Nafopa awareness one draws the mind up the central channel and then with force expels the mind into the space of the sky.