The great Mahasidda Tilopa said to Naropa: “Mahamudra cannot be taught.” The most The great Ganges river is used as a metaphor to describe Mahamudra. – Buy The Life of Tilopa and the Ganges Mahamudra book online at best prices in India on Read The Life of Tilopa and the Ganges. Tilopa (–) was born in either Chativavo (Chittagong), Bengal or Jagora, Bengal in India . External links[edit]. An English translation of “The Ganges Mahamudra” · Several English translations of “The Ganges Mahamudra”.

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Naropa developed tremendous devotion for Tilopa. Now how do you let things go? ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

Mahamudra is beyond all words And symbols, but for you, Naropa, Earnest and loyal, must this be said. Without mental directedness or mental activitybe free of all intentionality. Cut the root and ten thousand branches wither.

Abandoning all physical actionsthe practitioner should rest at ease. Your mind goes beyond thought, open like space. Like space, Mahamudra is dependant upon nothing; Relax and settle in the continuum of unalloyed purity, And, your bonds loosening, release is certain. Following this path free of desire, the experience of Bliss-Emptiness will carry you along.

Dream-like and illusory, they cannot last! Likewise, the waves of mxhamudra derived from the mind Dissolve when mind perceives mind. Mahamuddra Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.


A wedding procession of a prince, marrying a princess. If you are without desire, if you do not dwell in extremes, You will see the dharmas of all the teachings. If you rely on a karmamudra, blissful-empty wisdom dawns. Let it descend gently, collect it, draw it back gabges, Return it to its place, and let it saturate your body.

Those foolish people who are disinterested in this truth are continually carried off and wasted by the great river of cyclic existence. Space lacks any locality at all. It should be brought to its innate mahamuxra and pervade the body.

Ganges Mahamudra by Tilopa (translated by Lama Yeshe Gyamtso) – Chinese Buddhist Encyclopedia

Showing of 3 reviews. Capacity in attention and that, really comes about by putting our time in, in a way that is productive. If you merge into this actuality, you are released from the dungeon of cyclic existence. And one of the functions of the teacher in a tradition is to take that material and condense it down into really usable instructions for the student.

Let go of all of those impulses. In that state, appearances are fully apparent; but within that experience of vivid appearances allow concepts to be exhausted or to dissolve.

With insight into your sorry worldly predicament, Realising that nothing can last, that all is as dreamlike illusion, Meaningless illusion provoking frustration and boredom, Turn around and abandon your mundane pursuits.

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Ganges Mahamudra by Tilopa (translated by Lama Yeshe Gyamtso)

Whatever it is, just to let it be. Buddhism had already been in India for fifteen hundred years. The slight straightening and bending of the spine that accompanies breathing.


It goes by all of these different names, or mantric Buddhism, which is one of the more common names in Tibetan language. Kye ho The intellect cannot see that which is beyond conceptual mind. Therefore, abandon worldly pre-occupations, renounce distinctions of caste and race, the cause of attachment and aversion, and meditate alone in gange, mountains and solitary places. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

It becomes very easy to open and take things in. Mind is boundless radiance. If you do you will see that none of them persist, none of them are capable of permanence, and in that sense, they are all like dreams mahmaudra magical illusions. See our Returns Policy. Share your thoughts with other customers. Then would receive an explanation from his teacher, or her teacher about them and use that as a basis for practice. The currents of samsara constantly carry them away. If you attain the unattainable, you have attained Mahamudra.

In the end, it is like the flowing of all rivers into the mother ocean, or it is like the meeting of mother and child of all the rivers.