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Re: Question: "Antinomianism" in the Higher Yoga Tantras

Chakra samvara is the supreme source of Karmamudra, which is transgressive...vajrabhairava's tantras, and Mahakalatantrra, deal with destructive force. So, those are my nominations. I don't know if any of these is more "against moral norms" ...
by Heterodox Garden
Thu Mar 13, 2014 5:39 am
 
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Question: "Antinomianism" in the Higher Yoga Tantras
Replies: 8
Views: 309

Re: Question: "Antinomianism" in the Higher Yoga Tantras

Chakra samvara is the supreme source of Karmamudra, which is transgressive...vajrabhairava's tantras, and Mahakalatantrra, deal with destructive force. So, those are my nominations. I don't know if any of these is more "against moral norms" ...
by conebeckham
Thu Mar 13, 2014 3:50 am
 
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Question: "Antinomianism" in the Higher Yoga Tantras
Replies: 8
Views: 309

Re: Ordination debate - vinaya/bodhisattva/upasaka

... him and said, “You know how to perform optical illusions.” Ralo sang: Eating meat and alcohol is the ganachakra. Intercourse with a woman is the karmamudra. Forcefully liberating those who have broken their commitments is the commitment of the mantrayana. As I am one who knows that they are like ...
by plwk
Tue Feb 11, 2014 6:40 pm
 
Forum: Open Dharma
Topic: Ordination debate - vinaya/bodhisattva/upasaka
Replies: 255
Views: 1901

Re: Celibacy ?

... fueling the fire of realization. That's why one needs to do retreat, during which one can focus on other stuff. Of course, some of us do have the Karmamudra instructions so they can go wild even in retreat. :smile: BTW, I think people should do what makes them happy. If you are married, single, ...
by Clarence
Tue Oct 22, 2013 6:33 pm
 
Forum: Open Dharma
Topic: Celibacy ?
Replies: 37
Views: 385

Re: Light of Wisdom Volume 3 out in November

... the material in vol.4, together with the concluding sections which come after after vol. 4. The restricted material on the third empowerment and karmamudra practice (vol.3 proper) is yet to be published.
by pensum
Wed Oct 16, 2013 5:54 pm
 
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Light of Wisdom Volume 3 out in November
Replies: 7
Views: 536

Re: Repa Tradition

... to be monks, most likely yes. Don´t know whether they also receive that Rechungpa´s empowerment along with that. Originaly repas practiced karmamudra, but I don´t know whether that aspect is a part of repa empowerment. Of course repas were hermits and spent much of their time in retreat, ...
by Lay man
Tue Oct 15, 2013 3:45 am
 
Forum: Kagyu
Topic: Repa Tradition
Replies: 19
Views: 495

Re: a healthy sex life.

"I am hesitant to say so, but I think people that practice karmamudra and HOLD tantric vows qualify as a kind of celibate." - me a while ago Other than tantrikkas I can't think of any teachers like you're describing. But in my mind they're celibate. ...
by Johnny Dangerous
Tue Oct 15, 2013 1:17 am
 
Forum: Open Dharma
Topic: a healthy sex life.
Replies: 96
Views: 1264

Re: a healthy sex life.

"I am hesitant to say so, but I think people that practice karmamudra and HOLD tantric vows qualify as a kind of celibate." - me a while ago Other than tantrikkas I can't think of any teachers like you're describing. But in my mind they're celibate. ...
by disjointed
Tue Oct 15, 2013 1:09 am
 
Forum: Open Dharma
Topic: a healthy sex life.
Replies: 96
Views: 1264

Re: a healthy sex life.

... practicing Buddhists soon find it doesn't offer them anything so they become celibate. I am hesitant to say so, but I think people that practice karmamudra and HOLD tantric vows qualify as a kind of celibate. I've been a practicing Buddhist for ten years, informally "Buddhish" before ...
by Johnny Dangerous
Mon Oct 14, 2013 11:46 pm
 
Forum: Open Dharma
Topic: a healthy sex life.
Replies: 96
Views: 1264

Re: a healthy sex life.

... practicing Buddhists soon find it doesn't offer them anything so they become celibate. I am hesitant to say so, but I think people that practice karmamudra and HOLD tantric vows qualify as a kind of celibate.
by disjointed
Mon Oct 14, 2013 11:36 pm
 
Forum: Open Dharma
Topic: a healthy sex life.
Replies: 96
Views: 1264

Re: Repa Tradition

... to be monks, most likely yes. Don´t know whether they also receive that Rechungpa´s empowerment along with that. Originaly repas practiced karmamudra, but I don´t know whether that aspect is a part of repa empowerment. Of course repas were hermits and spent much of their time in retreat, ...
by dzoki
Mon Oct 14, 2013 9:17 pm
 
Forum: Kagyu
Topic: Repa Tradition
Replies: 19
Views: 495

Re: Questions about Vajrayana

... but that brings us to the question of whether, or how, a vow is broken. For example, the prohibition against sexual activity and the practice of Karmamudra... There are different interpretations about all of this, depending on one's lineage and teacher. Actually, the root vows can also differ, ...
by Konchog1
Sun Jul 28, 2013 10:10 pm
 
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Questions about Vajrayana
Replies: 6
Views: 200

Re: Questions about Vajrayana

... but that brings us to the question of whether, or how, a vow is broken. For example, the prohibition against sexual activity and the practice of Karmamudra... There are different interpretations about all of this, depending on one's lineage and teacher. Actually, the root vows can also differ, ...
by conebeckham
Sun Jul 28, 2013 8:30 pm
 
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Questions about Vajrayana
Replies: 6
Views: 200

Re: Buddhism and sex

"hey baby, want to be enlightened?" :rolling: 1. karmamudra is for controlling a particular energy. When you develop the skill you're done. 2. jhanamudra, the visualized version, is not just for monastics, most people do it that way I think. ...
by oldbob
Sun Jul 28, 2013 7:49 pm
 
Forum: Exploring Buddhism
Topic: Buddhism and sex
Replies: 29
Views: 1144

Re: Buddhism and sex

"hey baby, want to be enlightened?" :rolling: 1. karmamudra is for controlling a particular energy. When you develop the skill you're done. 2. jhanamudra, the visualized version, is not just for monastics, most people do it that way I think. ...
by Ramon1920
Sun Jul 28, 2013 2:57 pm
 
Forum: Exploring Buddhism
Topic: Buddhism and sex
Replies: 29
Views: 1144

Re: More Trungpa talk

... his first kid in 1962, which was six or seven years before he gave back his bhiksu vows, and he was sexually active from age 13. Is that a karmamudra thing, or do Kagyupas take a casual approach to vinaya in general? If karmamudra is perform correctly no child is produced. I've heard that ...
by Konchog1
Wed Jun 05, 2013 5:17 pm
 
Forum: Kagyu
Topic: More Trungpa talk
Replies: 295
Views: 10264

Re: More Trungpa talk

... his first kid in 1962, which was six or seven years before he gave back his bhiksu vows, and he was sexually active from age 13. Is that a karmamudra thing, or do Kagyupas take a casual approach to vinaya in general? It is a tulku thing, all lineages the same. Some openly, some very hidden. ...
by heart
Wed Jun 05, 2013 9:38 am
 
Forum: Kagyu
Topic: More Trungpa talk
Replies: 295
Views: 10264

Re: More Trungpa talk

... his first kid in 1962, which was six or seven years before he gave back his bhiksu vows, and he was sexually active from age 13. Is that a karmamudra thing, or do Kagyupas take a casual approach to vinaya in general? If karmamudra is perform correctly no child is produced.
by smcj
Wed Jun 05, 2013 8:25 am
 
Forum: Kagyu
Topic: More Trungpa talk
Replies: 295
Views: 10264

Re: More Trungpa talk

... his first kid in 1962, which was six or seven years before he gave back his bhiksu vows, and he was sexually active from age 13. Is that a karmamudra thing, or do Kagyupas take a casual approach to vinaya in general? I'm not a student of CTR but I personally know many ordained monks and ...
by Lingpupa
Wed Jun 05, 2013 8:08 am
 
Forum: Kagyu
Topic: More Trungpa talk
Replies: 295
Views: 10264

Re: More Trungpa talk

... his first kid in 1962, which was six or seven years before he gave back his bhiksu vows, and he was sexually active from age 13. Is that a karmamudra thing, or do Kagyupas take a casual approach to vinaya in general? I'm not a student of CTR but I personally know many ordained monks and ...
by practitioner
Wed Jun 05, 2013 6:44 am
 
Forum: Kagyu
Topic: More Trungpa talk
Replies: 295
Views: 10264
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