Flying Vajra Yogini

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I have a wonderful Lady Student named Datuk May. She is a kind and warm person. Very helpful and very devoted.

When I opened my Kathmandu Tsem Ladrang last year in Nepal, Datuk May presented me with this SPECTACULAR FLYING VAJRA YOGINI. It was a house warming gift. Well the gift was special, but her warm heart was really the gift. I enjoy working with Datuk May as she is one of the Liaisons here.

This image is 27 inches high by 22 inches in width. It is a very rare form of Vajra Yogini where She’s in the pose of FLYING OVER SAMSARA TOWARDS MAHAMUDRA EMPTINESS.

I have Her here with me and I so much love this flying Vajra Yogini.

Now I have posted Her up here so everyone may have blessed audience with the Lady Vajra Yogini.


May Datuk and all of us fly to Mahamudra.

Much Humility and thanks,

Tsem Rinpoche

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16 Responses to Flying Vajra Yogini

  1. Shin on Mar 15, 2010 at 2:08 pm

    This is the MOST beautiful flying Vajrayogini I’ve ever seen!!!!

  2. kyy on Jul 2, 2010 at 4:39 pm

    yes, i like this flying VY very much. Vajrayogini is a very special femala deity, she is beautiful and unique. Everytime when i saw this statue, i always make a prayer, may i get one!!hehe…The dream can come true one day, i believe.

  3. Beng Kooi on Jul 6, 2010 at 9:55 am

    Datuk offered this Flying Yogini to Rinpoche shortly after our pilgrimage to Nepal in 2008. A few of us were invited to extend our stay by a few days/weeks/months as Rinpoche had wanted to spend more time in Nepal doing retreat and pujas.
    We found this Flying Yogini in a store in Durbar Marg, and Rinpoche commented it was the best image of Vajrayogini that he had EVER seen. And Datuk, the generous and kind lady that she is, offered it to Rinpoche that evening itself.
    We had already seen images of flying Vajrayogini during our pilgramage, specifically at the chapels in patan and Vijaswari. And I have always liked this particular form of Vajrayogini the best, probably because my first ever gift from Rinpoche was a Nepalese-made pendant of flying Vajrayogini! I loved that pendant from the moment I saw it – I don’t know why exactly, but I felt that she could take me to a special place very quickly.

  4. Elena on Jul 8, 2010 at 2:32 am

    The flying Vajrayogini reminds me of when my mother was in Nepal and Rinpoche was here in Malaysia. My mother came across a flying Vajrayogini statue but wasn’t able to invite her home in time, and Rinpoche was very disappointed. Ever since then, I’m reminded of that incident every time I see a flying Vajrayogini because my mum was quite cross with herself for disappointing Rinpoche, and I remember Rinpoche saying statues of this form are quite rare.
    But this! THIS statue IS very beautiful! And so incredibly fragile as well, that Su Ming had to carry her home by hand. She looks like she’s been plucked right out of one of the chapels in Nepal, and set into the rest of the carving!

  5. Andrew James Boon on Jul 10, 2010 at 10:37 pm

    What an incredibly beautiful statue indeed! Thank you Rinpoche for continually sharing with us what seems to be but a simple blog. Let us be reminded though that it is not merely a simple posting as surely Rinpoche has much better use of his time if it were. EVERYTHING Rinpoche does has a higher purpose and I trust this implicitely!
    I feel this is put here specifically, in all humility to teach us the wisdom of compassion and the act of appreciation and even on one hand the incredible generosity and devotion of a student to his/her guru. And also very simply to again share what Rinpoche has with us. How else would we be able to even chance upon such a countenance of this remarkable statue? I have not, have you? And for that I am truly thankful for this ‘mere’ post.

  6. Koh Hee Peng on Jul 29, 2010 at 4:33 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for giving us the opportunity to be blessed by this flying Vajra Yogini. Thank you.

  7. Koh Hee Peng on Jul 29, 2010 at 11:16 pm

    “His omnicient wisdom mind encompasses all that is existent;
    His voice is profound teaching, which ornaments the ear of the fortunate pupil;
    His body’s beautiful radiance evokes wondrous admiration;
    To Lama Tsongkhapa whom merely viewing, or contemplating, earns one great merit. I make prostration. – Gaden Lhagyama (http://tsemtulku.com/resources/prayers/prayers-deity-prayer/je-tsongkhapas-guru-yoga-gaden-lhagyama-2/)
    It is so true in applying the above prayer to Mother Vajrayogini. We are all so blessed to be able to see the picture of Mother Vajrayogini, whose statue has been blessed by Rinpoche.
    Thank you Rinpoche. Thank you so much.
    Note: Earlier on Rinpoche has given dharma teaching on on how Lord Tsongkhapa transform into Mother Vajrayogini. The video of the teaching can be found in the following doclink:-
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=elBCVeGDncQ&feature=related
    The above teaching can also be found in the comments section by David Lai and Paris in the blog “Starting On Vajra Yogini Now” http://blog.tsemtulku.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/2010/06/starting-on-vajra-yogini-now.html
    In the blog “Starting On Vajra Yogini Now”, Rinpoche has laid down the steps-by-steps method for one to get ready him/herself prior to receiving the Mother Vajrayogini initiation in the future.
    The vivid description of Mother Vajrayogini can be found in the videos in the following doclink:-
    Tsem Tulku Rinpoche explains Vajrayogini (Part 1)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hTTxBbJpje0&feature=related
    Tsem Tulku Rinpoche explains Vajrayogini (Part 2)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yYEs0ihnpC8&feature=related
    Tsem Tulku Rinpoche explains Vajrayogini (Part 3)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pNqvT7QKi_4&feature=related

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  9. Anila on Sep 26, 2010 at 4:18 pm

    What Rinpoche said about this form of Flying Vajrayogini being rare is true. In my 17 years hanging around with Rinpoche I have not seen a Flying Vajra yogini in statue or picture form. The first time I saw it was a framed picture hung up in the corridor leading to Dzambala Chapel in KH2. The only ones we see are the common ones standing up and stepping on the red Kalarati and black bhairava with her feet. And her hands holding hook knife, skull cup and khatvanga and looking up towards the sky. If I am not in Vajrayana buddhism and have understood the deeper meaning. I would freak out and say it is obscene. So will the other ignorant people out there.

  10. Knut Eggers on Oct 3, 2010 at 12:29 am

    Dearest Tsem Tulku,
    thank you very much for posting so many different pictures of Yadjra Yoghini. I love that to see all her aspects and she means so much to me as my own future wife. How could I have ever been without her? What a stae of poverty, as she always was the missing part to my puzzle of fulfillment.
    Since I met you you were the most precious and secret teacher to me, you really brought me to the deep mysteries. How can I ever give this back to me?
    I owe you the center place in my heart. I dedicate my future vegan path especially to your satisfaction with me. Love, Knut <3

  11. Shelly tai on Jan 2, 2011 at 1:40 pm

    What a beautiful statute ,this is my first time
    See this form of vajrayogini I m amaze.

  12. patsy on Jan 4, 2011 at 12:46 pm

    This is a very beautiful Flying Vajrayogini!!! May we be blessed by Her Presence and may we ascend to HER paradise!!!

  13. Sarah on Feb 10, 2011 at 7:49 pm

    ahh so beautiful! I’m going to save this picture into my computer. Next time if i hear anyone say VY looks scary I’ll show them this picture haha! Bet they’d change their mind quickly =)

  14. Sock Wan on May 20, 2012 at 1:28 am

    Wow, this is a really beautiful Vajra Yogini satatue. She looks so compassionate.

    Datuk May is a very devoted and generous. She has sponsored a lot of project in Kechara, without her we wouldn’t have a nice Gompa now where we are able to learn Dharma in a very comfortable environment.

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing the rare Vajra Yogini with us and thank you Datuk May for making things available for us.

  15. Wei Theng on Sep 12, 2013 at 4:32 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche. This is a very beautiful flying Vajra Yogini. It is so serene and peace looking at her.
    Datuk May also shows us a very good example of a devoted student that always keep Rinpoche’s interest at her heart.

  16. Janice on Jun 12, 2014 at 10:28 am

    Wow. Thank you for sharing Rinpoche. Its v Beautiful. Im v lucky to have a post card (previous Kechara prints) of a flying Vajrayogini which i framed and its on the side table in my office. Everyone who sees the image is immediately mesmerised by it and will continously gaze at it. Strange is no one asks any questions but continue to gaze at it all the time. May we always be blessed by Vajrayogini’s image.

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    Aki is the old African Grey that was abandoned by his owner. Because he is old, no one wanted him. Well we wanted him and we took him and in and love him. He is in a big aviary and he likes his cage. We leave his cage open at all times so he can go in and out as he likes. His cage is his security blanket. Cute. He gets nice food and sunshine daily and also we play monks chanting for him to be blessed. We love you Aki. Tsem Rinpoche
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    Meal time for all the cute mumus!
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    Dear james, very nice video of Kechara outlet and the activity led by Kien. You must always make more videos. Thank you. Tsem Rinpoche
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    This little birdie was at a pet shop. He has maimed leg, permanent damage to his wing and cannot fly and also one eye blind. I don't think anyone would want the poor thing, so I adopted him and keep him safe, fed and with lots of fresh air. He's also in a large aviary so he can be with other birds and not be alone. He is alert, active, and has a good appetite. I like him very much and will make sure he is safe, happy and has a good life. I name him Lucky. Lucky will always be safe now. Tsem Rinpoche
    2 yearss ago

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~Question asked by Bryan Chen~ Rinpoche, what is the process for becoming somebody's guru? What I mean is, you have a lot of students, but is there a formal ceremony or something, where you have to approve them, or is it something that each person recognizes for himself/herself? Thank you! ~Response by tsemtulku~ If you think in your heart this is my guru and commit, then it is your guru. If you go through a formal refuge ceremony with a teacher then they are your guru. If you formally request and the teacher accepts then he is your guru. If in your heart you feel this is the right teacher among all your teachers and you choose this person, then you hold the commitments, they he is your root guru. These are the different methods..Good luck to you always.. Read the book: Fulfillment of All Hopes by Tsongkapa -Wisdom Publications…. This book will be very good for you..it is about the relations with a teacher. http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/questions/page/28 From: June Tang (Khjb)
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~Question asked by piggy~ dear rinpoche in the name of medical science millions of lab animals are genetically bred to suffer horrible diseases and cruel experiments.for every medical/surgical treatment available millions of rats,rabbits, pigs,dogs have been sacrificed.this is a terrible karma we are all a part of and yet unless we can say no to all medical intervention when we are sick it would seeem so hypocritical to be anti vivisection . what is your advice on this ? thank you. ~Response by tsemtulku~ Do your best to counter all this karma by going Vegetarian if you are not. Promote animal welfare. Start a animal sanctuary. Start a powerful blog site on this issue. Use social media to bring awareness. Educate others by various means to save and be kind to animals. Live your life for saving these poor beings from being harmed.Use Medicine Buddha as your main Yidam to achieve this. These would be good action dharma to counter some karma and create new karma.Talk is good when action
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~Response by tsemtulku~ Dear Irene, My condolences to you from my heart. 1. Grieving for loss of loved ones is ok. It is not anti-Buddhist to recognize we are attached at this stage of our path. And we do miss people. 2. Studying the 12 interdependendent links and reincarnation will help you tremedously to recover and for everyone to come to terms with this. 3. The beautiful thing is we can do actions according to Dharma that generate merits for those departed. So instead of just grieving which does not benefit them, we can generate merits for their future lives. That would be a wonderful show of our love for them. If you like, on the Science and Mysteries category of this blog, I have videos on reincarnation that might help you.I wish you the best. http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/questions/page/26 From: June Tang (Khjb)
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~Question asked by irene~ dear rinpoche how do i apply buddhist teachings to explain and cope with the loss of loved ones knowing that i will never see them again when they have passed away ? do i regard their existence n our mutual consciousness as merely a reality collectively constructed by our samsaric mind and hence there never was a me n them or the separation caused by cycles of deaths n rebirths ? stoic acceptance that they are gone cannot resolve the grief of losing them forever . From: June Tang (Khjb)
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~Question asked by Sarah~ Dear Rinpoche, I'm not sure if this topic came up before, but what is your opinion on Euthanasia? How will it affect a person spiritually if he/she is involved directly or indirectly practicing euthanasia? Indirectly for example, accepting payment for the clinic etc… ~Response by tsemtulku~ This topic has come up and I have answered. 1. I would not recommend it. 2. Any type of killing will affect our karma hence spiritual growth. 3. Accepting payment from wrong livelihoods would of course result in further negative karma. I would personally not be involved in any form of Euthanasia. http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/questions/page/26 From: June Tang (Khjb)
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~Question asked by mima~ What is the best mantra to practice to get help in letting go of all kind of attachements and fears as well as a very low-self estime. ~Response by tsemtulku~ Migtseyma would be best for both. Good luck. http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/questions/page/26 From: June Tang (Khjb)
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