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Initiations and Initiates in Tibet

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Noted authority discusses mystic rites and doctrines, methods of psychic training among lamas, magicians, yogis, and more. Covered are various kinds of initiations and their aims, role of the spiritual guide and choice of a master, oral instruction, spiritual exercises, "gymnastics" of respiration, many other aspects of Tibetan religious practice. David-Neel was practicing Buddhist, linguist, resident of Tibet for 14 years. 27 black-and-white illustrations.

Synopsis:

Mystic rites and doctrines, initiations, spiritual exercises, many other topics. Invaluable insights into Tibetan Buddhism. 27 illus.

Synopsis:

Noted authority discusses mystic rites and doctrines, methods of psychic training, various kinds of initiations and their aims, spiritual exercises, "gymnastics" of respiration, many other topics. Invaluable insights into Tibetan Buddhism. 27 black-and-white illustrations.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

I. DEFINITION OF TIBETAN MYSTICISM

II. THE SPIRITUAL GUIDE

    CHOICE OF MASTER

III. NATURE OF THE ESOTERIC DOCTRINES-METHOD AND KNOWLEDGE-FATHER AND MOTHER-TRADITIONAL ORAL INSTRUCTION-ITS TRANSMISSION ALONG A LINE OF INITIATES-EUGENICS

IV. THE VARIOUS KINDS OF INITIATION AND THEIR AIM

    "INITIATION " WITH ACTIVITY "

    I. ANGKUR OF THE MYSTIC MASTER

    2. SECRET ANGKUR

    3. ANGKUR OF KNOWLEDGE AND WISDOM

    4. ANGKUR OF SYMBOLICAL WORDS

    "INITIATION " WITHOUT ACTIVITY "

      VULGAR DEGREE

      NON-VULGAR DEGREE

V. "THE " MANI " INITIATION AND THE DIFFERENT MEANINGS OF AUM MANI PADME HUM !"

VI. DUBTHABS RITES

VII. GYMNASTICS OF RESPIRATION-A GURU STORY

VIII. DAILY SPIRITUAL EXERCISES

    MY BODY IS LIKE A MOUNTAIN

    MY EYES ARE LIKE THE OCEAN

    MY MIND IS LIKE THE SKY

IX. HOW TO SLEEP AND TO UTILISE THE TIME GIVEN TO SLEEP-HOW TO CONNECT ONESELF IN THE DREAM STATE FOR DISCERNING ONE'S LATENT TENDENCIES

X. CONTEMPLATION OF SUN AND SKY

XI. THE DALAI LAMAS

XII. THE LESSER AND THE GREATER VEHICLE

XIII. THE TRUE INITIATION

XIV. THE DIFFERENT KINDS OF MORALITY

APPENDIX

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486275796
Translator:
Rothwell, Fred
Author:
Rothwell, Fred
Author:
David-Neel, Alexandra
Author:
Neel, David
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Spiritual life
Subject:
Religion
Subject:
Eastern
Subject:
Buddhism
Subject:
Initiation rites
Subject:
Spiritual life -- Buddhism.
Subject:
Initiation rites -- Religious aspects -- Lamaism.
Subject:
Initiations
Subject:
Buddhism - General
Subject:
Buddhism - Tibetan
Subject:
Eastern - General
Subject:
Lamas
Subject:
Yogis
Subject:
Spiritual exercises
Subject:
Religion Eastern-Tibetan Buddhism
Edition Number:
Dover ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
no. 1
Publication Date:
20111131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
254
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.61 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Mystic rites and doctrines, initiations, spiritual exercises, many other topics. Invaluable insights into Tibetan Buddhism. 27 illus.

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Noted authority discusses mystic rites and doctrines, methods of psychic training, various kinds of initiations and their aims, spiritual exercises, "gymnastics" of respiration, many other topics. Invaluable insights into Tibetan Buddhism. 27 black-and-white illustrations.
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