AMITABHA SADHANA PDF
Practicing the methods to take rebirth in the Pure Land of Buddha Amitabha Do the Buddha Amitabha Sadhana of the Namchö tradition, accumulating. A short prayer of invocation and aspiration addressed to Amitābha, the The Swift Path to Great Bliss: A Sādhana of Amitābha, Buddha of Limitless Light by. held on the Amitabha Sadhana Retreat at Water Hall in December Contents 1Amitabha and Amitayus 2Light and infinite light. 3The mudra(s) of Amitabha.
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So therefore, inasmuch as space and time are interconnected. His 2 arms represent means and wisdom, and his 2 hands in meditation gesture signify the unification of means sqdhana wisdom.
There follows a praise to Amitabha’s Vajra Mind, which is endowed with the 2 qualities of knowing the nature of things just as they are, and the many saadhana that are to be known. So it is slightly different. With strong devotion, one will receive his blessing quickly.
The minister practiced phowa for seven days and became a realized yogi. In the Kalachakra Tantra, the central mountain is described as round, whereas in the Abhidharma system it is described as square. Please bestow upon me great inspiration. In front of us in the sky a peacock throne with safhana lotus and moon seat.
The 5 Buddhas and consorts dissolve into Amitayus. In the centre of a pond of water, with the 8 special qualities, is an 8-petalled white lotus, its petals almost closed. Marpa manifested a mandala of Chakrasamvara in the sky and asked Naropa if he should prostrate to the deity or the lama. From both oneself and the deity in front light-rays go out inviting the deity from the buddha-realm: In fact you’ve been told in this century that time is a dimension of space itself, haven’t we?
The knot of eternity is offered, symbolising 2 qualities of the Buddha’s mind: That’s why we chant the Heart Sutra every morning. The anuttara tantra is the most profound, and buddhahood can be attained in one lifetime.
Then may the radiant red hook emanating from your pristine heart enter my crown, descend my central channel, and hook my very subtle clear light mind and bring it to your pure land. One time he heard someone had amitzbha and was asked to carry a corpse to the vultures.
He is blue in colour, with 2 arms, holding a vajra and bell in his right and left hands respectively. From their mouths come the sounds of the mantra, which shake all the lower realms to their very depths, thus completely eliminating them. In the 7 oceans that lie between the 7 mountain ranges, live the naga kings, and all their wealth is contained there.
From the mantra comes a chain of red HRIH syllables, which descends to go out through his navel, enters the navel of oneself as Chenrezig, and enters Amitabha’s navel at one’s heart.
If light isn’t there you don’t perceive a form. They offer thousands of prostrations and circumambulations to Amitabha in front of one, in this way confessing and purifying sadhan powerful bad karma and obscurations of beings. The objects of attachment, aversion, and ignorance —friends, enemies and strangers, my body, wealth, and enjoyments—I offer these without any sense of loss.
Amitābha and Sukhāvatī Series
If we have virtue nothing can stop us. Again these light-rays go out, this time amitavha all the 6 realms of beings, purifying all their bad karma and obscurations, which are the causes for their suffering. Whoever has great virtue cannot be stopped.
This sadhana was composed in at Tushita Retreat Center by Lama Thubten Yeshe in accordance with the scriptures and oral transmission.
After the bodhisattvas have offered the drinking-water of the 8 qualities, as an auspicious sign for oneself and all beings becoming free from suffering, they merge back into oneself as Chenrezig. Direct the mind to his legs in vajra-posture, and his 3 Dharma-robes, the moon-disc, the lotus, the throne supported by peacocks, the bodhi tree.
Other tantric practices have an elaborate procedure for developing the self-visualisation, followed by the front-visualisation. This grasping and ignorant mind is the noose that binds me to the relentless turning of the wheel of conditioned existence. Here we mean the nature of phenomena is like a dream. Surrounding these bathing-pools are fragrant utpala and lotus blooms, emanating light-rays.
Instructions on the Amitabha Sadhana
From amongst these, here one adopts the visualisation that is complete in an instant. Naropa prostrated to the deity and then dissolved the deity into his heart and said that there was no difference. There is no special visualisation. There are 2 parts to this: There are 3 versions: