The Concealed Essence of the Hevajra Tantra has 3 ratings and 0 reviews. The Hevajra Tantra is a non-dual, Yogini tantra of the late Mantrayāna tradition. The concealed essence of the Hevajra Tantra: with the commentary Yogaratnamālā. Responsibility: translated into English and edited by G.W. Farrow and I. : The Concealed Essence of the Hevajra Tantra: With the Commentary Yogaratnamala (English and Sanskrit Edition) () by G.W.

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Songs may be sung at the same time and also at a later time. This must be known since it is a supreme Means. The presence of the deities is therefore confirmed by the arising of the unpurified emotions.

These units, transcribed in the Roman script are presented together with the English translation to facilitate the easy comprehension of the material which is being commented upon.

This is demonstrated in the Hevajra Tantra where Hindu deities such as Brahma etc. With the Commentary Yogaratnamala. Although this symbolism was lost in later scripts the import was the same because the components are still the letter e and the syllable vam. The instructions the mastershould give to the disciple when the disciple has reached the Moment of the Refined Joy are given.

The utilization ofthe Prajna, the Wisdom consort, during the Consecra- tion Rite and the subsequent practice is the view ofthe style of transmis- sion and ofthe method found in the Hevajra Tantra and the commentary the Yogaratnamala by Krsnacarya.

The qualities of a suitable consort are described. Circle of the Yogini 83 9.

A prophecy stated that a yogi like him had not appeared before nor would anotherlike him appear again. Regarding the totality of sensory experience it is said in the root treatise: In the Process of Perfection, by the refined utilization of the generated forms, the absolute nature of the Enlightened Consciousness in terms ofthe Great Bliss, can be revealed and actualized. Through interplay and instructions received from his fellow disciple bevajra overcame his obscuring pride.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. All Buddhist T antric treatises contain hidden information which can be only known by applying the tantric system of language analysis. At present there is a need to evolve modes of tantric conduct and symbolism in the application of the vow which are suitable to counteract incorrect and incompatible religious and social views found in a twentieth century society.


The consort is described. The tantric method is unorthodox, exacting, difficult and dangerous. The manifested forms of the B ody, Speech and Mind of all the Buddhas are described. It is said that he was afflicted by pride because of his magical accomplishments.

The Vajrayana tradition adopted and refined relevant elements from the ascetic yoga traditions, the rituals of tribal shamans, the fertility and passage rites, tnatra rites of initiation into manhood, the rites of coronation of chieftains, ancestor worship, the worship of temple and family deities and the circuits of pilgrimage.

The consecration which reveals and instructs upon this Thusness must be given directly afterthe Wisdom Consecration. In this Preface xv expanding assembly of devotees there is a lack, due to language barriers, of available, basic, root, study material regarding esence origins of today’s tradition.

The Concealed Essence of the Hevajra Tantra: With the Commentary Yogaratnamala by G.W. Farrow

The description of the four-armed Hevajra and his consort Vajravarahi is given. In the commentary it is said: Two definitions of Bhagavan are given. The commentator states that form refers to blue, yellow and other attributes of forms. Those suited to the tantric Vajrayana method were given consecration and instructions by the yogis. The attributes and components of the male and female prac- titioners are described. The four stages of consecration are said to give knowledge of the four Anandas, the four Joys.

However, many basic questions regarding the foundations of the tantric method still remained to be conclusively answered.

These two sexual organs are synonymous with the mother and fafhermandalas, the abodes of Wisdom and Means, that is, the abodes of Voidness and Compassion. Why was this so? In his carya songs, Krsnacarya proclaims himself to be a Kapalika Yogi. As previously stated, by means of the tannic system of language, evam is able to represent the union of the principal concealed essences of Wisdom and Means.


A description ofthe utilisation ofthe differentiated world as a means in the practice of the Process of Generation is given. Wisdom and Means are prime Concealed Essences. Similar kinds of songs and poems are also to be found in other works of the North Indian Sant tradition.

The Concealed Essence of the Hevajra Tantra: With the Commentary Yogaratnamala

By adding the word srutam, ‘heard’ further details ofthe doctrine are indicated. The spiritual and social values of the western nations are very different from the values of classical Tibet and India.

We consulted the twelfth century, incomplete text of the Yogaratnamala deposited in the Royal Asiatic Society in Calcutta. There is good reason to believe that the Krsnacarya who has written the Yogaratnamala commentary is the same person whose songs under the name of Kanha and Krsnapandita are found in the collections of Buddhist Carya songs.

In this way the Hevajra Tantra incorporates the dual tantras as the preliminaries for the non-dual culmination. Study of these texts will indicate the real necessity for a competent and well versed tantric gum in order to be consecrated into the tantric method of practice. Then the Wisdom consort becomes naked and squatting points with her index finger to her secret place.

Therefore, the transformation of the unrefined nature is achieved by the application of Voidness, Wisdom and Compassion, Means. Now the phrase evam maya. In Kollagiri, that is, in the head, is the seed-syllable ham which is the Bola [the male sexual organ, the Vajra].

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Hardcoverpages. Here, in the Process of Perfection essence Means are said to be the emanation of the Innate. These three centers are located in the three realms or bodies of Creation, Enjoyment and Essential Nature. We found the Sanskrit original of two passages which are only available in the Tibetan in the text ofthe Yogaratnamala published by D.