Deity creation / identification

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Jesse
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Deity creation / identification

Post by Jesse » Tue Sep 09, 2014 5:45 am

I don't know much about how these methods work, but what im curious about is why it is done in TB?

Is it to get a glimpse of shunyata? To see how sentient beings are created? Also when personifying a Buddha, do we in a sense become that Buddha?

I am also curious if it's possible for a diety/buddha to take form within your mind-stream, rather than simply just identifying as a diety/buddha?

Thanks in advance.
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