The Kalachakra Tantra, Rite of Initiation by Tenzin Gyatso the Dalai Lama and Jeffrey Hopkins. Wisdom, , pp, ISBN Kalachakra Tantra rite of initiation for the stage of generation: a commentary on the text of Kay-drup-ge-lek-bel-sang-bo / by Tenzin Gyatso, the Fourteenth Dalai . Kalachakra Tantra has 39 ratings and 2 reviews. Associated with the promotion of world peace, the Kalachakra – or Wheel of Time – tantra is one of the.

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Daily PracticeRites for Daily Practice: He frequently describes himself as a simple Buddhist monk. This book contains a complete translation of the Kalachakra initiation ritual as it was conferred by His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Washington DC in Julyalong with his commentary and a comprehensive introduction by Professor Jeffrey Ritw that explores the Kalachakra’s rich symbolism, meaning, and history.


Entry into the Mandala; 1. From to he served as His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s chief interpreter into English on lecture tours in the U. The Thirty-Seven Practices; 4. See all 6 reviews.

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Tracey-Lee rated it liked it Jul 12, The profound complexity of the practice with its visualizations of mandalas, hundreds of deities adorned in myriad ornaments, in the ten directions with their surroundings, who is doing what, why they are doing it, what is happening at any given moment in the practice Inhe relinquished political authority in his exile government and turned it over to democratically elected representatives.

There he set up the Tibetan government-in-exile in Dharamsala, working to secure the welfare of the more thanTibetan exiles and prevent the destruction of Tibetan culture.

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Read more Read less. InMao Zedong’s Communist forces made their first incursions into eastern Tibet, shortly after which the young Dalai Lama assumed the political leadership of his country. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. The book also includes the Six-Session Yoga. Trivia About Kalachakra Tantra The book also includes the Six-Session Yoga. Sebastian rated it it was amazing Dec 17, The book also includes the Six-Session Yoga. The book is comprised of two parts: Similar Items Related Subjects: Ornament of Stainless Light: Stephanie Sorensen rated it it was amazing Jan 04, One of the best books on Tantra I ever read!

You may send this item to up to five recipients. Remember me on this computer. Please kalahakra a new list with a new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items. He has published more than twenty-five books, including Meditation on Emptinessa seminal work of English language scholarship on Tibetan Madhyamaka thought, as well as translations of works by Tsongkhapa, Dolpopa, and His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama.


Understanding the Time of Attainment; 2. In recognition of his tireless work for the nonviolent liberation of Tibet, the Dalai Lama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in Review “Tantalizing glimpses into the philosophy and practice of Kalachakra.

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If you have the opportunity to really work it through before or after a Kalachakra initiation it will certainly move your understanding to a much deeper level. Your rating has been recorded. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. The name field is required. Simon and SchusterJan 12, – Religion – pages.

For that I would definitely recommend Alex Berzin’s book ‘ Taking the Kalachakra Initiation ‘, as that is much more practical and easy to understand. He passed his scholastic examinations with honors at the Great Prayer Festival in Lhasa inthe same initiwtion Chinese forces occupied the city, forcing His Holiness to escape to India.

For those of us who do this as our daily practice, this book will be completely invaluable.