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by Nikolay
Sun May 13, 2012 6:57 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Visualizing self as female deity
Replies: 19
Views: 1197

Re: Visualizing self as female deity

heart wrote: This also means that you have to let go of the continuous visualization of yourself in your ordinary form.
Could you explain this part a bit please? Or is it something that I am only supposed to do later after receiving instructions from a teacher?
by Nikolay
Sun May 13, 2012 6:36 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Visualizing self as female deity
Replies: 19
Views: 1197

Re: Visualizing self as female deity

Thank you for answering. I guess I mostly just needed to share my doubts and hear something like "It's no big deal" ;) But I do tend to get stuck on stupid things like this. For example I look at the picture of a deity, and immediately think: "Ugh, so many arms, how it is even possible, and how can ...
by Nikolay
Sun May 13, 2012 3:31 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Visualizing self as female deity
Replies: 19
Views: 1197

Re: Visualizing self as female deity

I think you are right - it's almost a non-issue. Lots of women visualize themselves as Chenrezi, to take one popular example. Lots of men visualize themselves not just as women, like Tara, but as young, naked, full-breasted, passionate sexy women, like Vajrayogini or Yeshe Tsogyal. Hey, you might e...
by Nikolay
Sun May 13, 2012 2:24 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Visualizing self as female deity
Replies: 19
Views: 1197

Visualizing self as female deity

Hi all, I am a bit new to Tibetan Buddhism, so my question is probably very stupid, but it worries me a bit. I am just beginning to practice regularly, and my main practice will be Green Tara sadhana. I feel a great connection with her, and everything is wonderful except one thing that is nagging me...

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