Search found 485 matches: karmamudra

Searched query: karmamudra

by NastyButtler322
Sat Sep 24, 2016 9:07 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Minimum prerequisites for physical karmamudra practice?
Replies: 193
Views: 7830

Re: Minimum prerequisites for physical karmamudra practice?

The tibetan tradition is secretive for many other practices as well, for multiple reasons. This practice appears as though one would possibly have to be extremely disciplined in order to not give in to desire. The fact that I just wasted hours on trying to find instruction that may have leaked on th...
by fckw
Tue Sep 20, 2016 8:54 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Tantric sexual bliss vs. dhyanic bliss
Replies: 69
Views: 6026

Re: Tantric sexual bliss vs. dhyanic bliss

Most people who talk about Karmamudra have actually never even attempted to practice it. This includes a significant number of Vajrayana teachers (especially the monastic ones), both Western and Eastern. So, essentially, most of what is being said about Karmamudra is hear-say.
by MiphamFan
Tue Sep 20, 2016 1:29 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Tantric sexual bliss vs. dhyanic bliss
Replies: 69
Views: 6026

Re: Tantric sexual bliss vs. dhyanic bliss

Why isn't karmamudra more openly taught to westerners who have already received HYT with the 4 empowerments? Westerners are already having sex. Might as well put it too good use. :shrug: Gurus teach the yoga of passion to make ...
by Lobsang Chojor
Mon Sep 19, 2016 11:34 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Tantric sexual bliss vs. dhyanic bliss
Replies: 69
Views: 6026

Re: Tantric sexual bliss vs. dhyanic bliss

Why isn't karmamudra more openly taught to westerners who have already received HYT with the 4 empowerments? Westerners are already having sex. Might as well put it too good use. :shrug: I've always taken it that karmamudra requires ...
by BuddhaFollower
Mon Sep 19, 2016 10:54 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Tantric sexual bliss vs. dhyanic bliss
Replies: 69
Views: 6026

Re: Tantric sexual bliss vs. dhyanic bliss

Why isn't karmamudra more openly taught to westerners who have already received HYT with the 4 empowerments?

Westerners are already having sex. Might as well put it too good use. :shrug:
by Malcolm
Fri Mar 11, 2016 8:27 pm
Forum: Zen
Topic: Buddha is an Ordinary Fellow
Replies: 333
Views: 10386

Re: Buddha is an Ordinary Fellow

... of insider lingo, I happened to take this one by Tilopa ... Which is not a practice open to ordained monks. They are barred from using a karmamudra and must instead rely on what is termed a jñānamudra. Well, not all Tibetan Teachers seem to agree with you on that. Actually, they do. However, ...
by jundo cohen
Fri Mar 11, 2016 8:25 pm
Forum: Zen
Topic: Buddha is an Ordinary Fellow
Replies: 333
Views: 10386

Re: Buddha is an Ordinary Fellow

... of insider lingo, I happened to take this one by Tilopa ... Which is not a practice open to ordained monks. They are barred from using a karmamudra and must instead rely on what is termed a jñānamudra. Well, not all Tibetan Teachers seem to agree with you on that. Even past you on that ...
by Malcolm
Fri Mar 11, 2016 8:13 pm
Forum: Zen
Topic: Buddha is an Ordinary Fellow
Replies: 333
Views: 10386

Re: Buddha is an Ordinary Fellow

... of insider lingo, I happened to take this one by Tilopa ... Which is not a practice open to ordained monks. They are barred from using a karmamudra and must instead rely on what is termed a jñānamudra.
by jundo cohen
Fri Mar 11, 2016 7:56 pm
Forum: Zen
Topic: Buddha is an Ordinary Fellow
Replies: 333
Views: 10386

Re: Buddha is an Ordinary Fellow

... copied earlier an obscure (to me anyway) text to show the difficulty of insider lingo, I happened to take this one by Tilopa ... When serving a karmamudra, the pure awareness of bliss and emptiness will arise: Composed in a blessed union of insight and means, Slowly send down, retain and draw ...
by jundo cohen
Fri Mar 11, 2016 1:36 pm
Forum: Zen
Topic: Buddha is an Ordinary Fellow
Replies: 333
Views: 10386

Re: Buddha is an Ordinary Fellow

... What are you all going on about? I mean, I just dipped into some Tilopa at random ... talk about some "insider" lingo! When serving a karmamudra, the pure awareness of bliss and emptiness will arise: Composed in a blessed union of insight and means, Slowly send down, retain and draw ...
by Crazywisdom
Thu Jan 21, 2016 11:02 am
Forum: Kagyu
Topic: Where have all the Kagyupas gone?
Replies: 21
Views: 2014

Re: Where have all the Kagyupas gone?

... many of Milarepa's meditation sites, such as Lapchi. Many Drikungpas continue to do long retreat there to this day. Drikung Kagyu does not have karmamudra as a lineage. Mila gave that to Rechungpa not Gampopa. After Milarepa died Gampopa went back and got some more stuff from Rechungpa. Gampopa ...
by dzoki
Thu Dec 24, 2015 6:36 pm
Forum: Kagyu
Topic: Where have all the Kagyupas gone?
Replies: 21
Views: 2014

Re: Where have all the Kagyupas gone?

... the exile Changling Rinpoche in Nepal, and there is one monastery in Tibet headed by Tibetan Changling Rinpoche. Ironically this lineage which has karmamudra practice as one of its core practices is at present practiced exclusively by monastics (at least outside of Tibet). Much of Rechung Kagyu ...
by smcj
Fri Dec 18, 2015 1:37 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Non-Duality in Dzogchen vs Advaita Vedanta
Replies: 366
Views: 15030

Re: Non-Duality in Dzogchen vs Advaita Vedanta

... It isn't like a ladder, it is like a circular stairway. The Pratimoksha Vows for a monk start with celibacy, and the last Vajrayana practice is karmamudra. The Shravakayana view is that all of life is suffering, and the Vajrayana view is that it is all a buddha realm. The Shravakayana has hundred ...
by YesheDronmar
Fri Oct 30, 2015 5:34 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Female Masters of the past.
Replies: 13
Views: 843

Re: Female Masters of the past.

... Perfection called Luminosity of Awakened Mind, was the teacher of Nagarjuna Garbha. 4. Princess Gomadevi: Oddiyana, main transmission of Mahayoga Karmamudra, 9th holder of the Dzogchen Semde Lineage (the lineage leading up to Shri Simha [19th], teacher of 8th c. Vairocana) 5. Dagnyidma (Metsongma ...
by Ivo
Wed Jul 29, 2015 5:37 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Anti-Tibetan Buddhism Signs
Replies: 242
Views: 18370

Re: Anti-Tibetan Buddhism Signs

However, the specific conversation about karmamudra aside, the germane question is; in the Vajrayana, are the mental poisons ever to be indulged in without transmuting them into their corresponding wisdom mind? Is it ok, for instance, to lose ...
by Urgyen Dorje
Wed Jul 29, 2015 5:23 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Anti-Tibetan Buddhism Signs
Replies: 242
Views: 18370

Re: Anti-Tibetan Buddhism Signs

... and relating with others, so working to integrate it has never really seemed overly problematic. However, the specific conversation about karmamudra aside, the germane question is; in the Vajrayana, are the mental poisons ever to be indulged in without transmuting them into their corresponding ...
by smcj
Wed Jul 29, 2015 4:54 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Anti-Tibetan Buddhism Signs
Replies: 242
Views: 18370

Re: Anti-Tibetan Buddhism Signs

... or private. Obviously a Nyingmapa would have a different take on things, as I've acknowledged all along. However, the specific conversation about karmamudra aside, the germane question is; in the Vajrayana, are the mental poisons ever to be indulged in without transmuting them into their corresponding ...
by udawa
Wed Jul 29, 2015 12:02 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Anti-Tibetan Buddhism Signs
Replies: 242
Views: 18370

Re: Anti-Tibetan Buddhism Signs

... mentioned somewhat subtly the yoga of passion several times in his own excellent posts, also without anyone taking much notice. The practices of karmamudra which work with the subtle winds and essences and which people for some reason always reference when they talk about "sex and buddhism" ...
by ShineeSeoul
Wed Jul 29, 2015 6:13 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Anti-Tibetan Buddhism Signs
Replies: 242
Views: 18370

Re: Anti-Tibetan Buddhism Signs

... mentioned somewhat subtly the yoga of passion several times in his own excellent posts, also without anyone taking much notice. The practices of karmamudra which work with the subtle winds and essences and which people for some reason always reference when they talk about "sex and buddhism" ...
by Ivo
Wed Jul 29, 2015 1:24 am
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Anti-Tibetan Buddhism Signs
Replies: 242
Views: 18370

Re: Anti-Tibetan Buddhism Signs

... mentioned somewhat subtly the yoga of passion several times in his own excellent posts, also without anyone taking much notice. The practices of karmamudra which work with the subtle winds and essences and which people for some reason always reference when they talk about "sex and buddhism" ...

Go to advanced search