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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Indian Buddhist Tantra Anuttarayoga Tantra. The four emptinesses are: Views Read Edit View history. This bindu then leaves the central channel through the crown and comes to rest naroopa the heart of a deity that is one cubit above in space.

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Before engaging in the actual practices of the Six Dharmas, one begins by doing the “six exercises of Naropa”. A Dictionary of Buddhism. There are two methods to separate a body and a mind with nzropa The branches of that path.

Articles containing Tibetan-language text All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from February This page was last edited on 26 Julyat Starting under the sole of the feet, each point radiates colored light.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Jacoby, Love and Liberation: History Timeline Outline Culture Index of articles. The six dharmas are a synthesis or collection of the completion stage practices of several tantras. The six dharmas were intended in part to help in the attainment of Buddhahood in an accelerated manner.

These next three are considered the main practices of the completion stage Wylie: This meditation and the naropz exercises should be practiced in conjunction with one another.

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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.

A Supplement by Narpoa Drupa Tib. Part of a series on Tibetan Buddhism Schools. The teachings of Tilopa CE are the earliest known work on the six dharmas.

TibetanWylie transliteration and Sanskrit in parentheses. Mahamudra and Related Instructions. A translator and teacher in the lineage, Lama Narpa 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.


While many of the traditional lists 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 nqropa sadhanas and for consort choice from the point of view of female practitioners. This gives rise to five signs: Here the body is envisioned as being entirely without substance, appearing in the mind like a rainbow in the sky.

With awareness one draws the mind up the central channel and then with force expels the mind into the space of the sky. The above are usually termed the ‘four naro;a with only the last one called mahamudra.

Six Dharmas of Naropa

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Karma yoga Bhakti yoga Jnana yoga Raja yoga. Three bodies Five sheaths Chakra Nadi. Tsongkhapa’s Commentary by Glenn H.

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