For Elizabeth regarding Vajra Yogini Mandalas

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(June 17, 2011)

 

Dear Elizabeth, I have recorded a message on video for you. Please see the above. I wish you well and tremendous success in your practice.

 

This is from a old thangka of Vajra Yogini with Her holy image in the centre which is fine instead of Bam letter.

This is the more commonly used form which is with the Bam in the centre. Also without the Ban and just white (moon disc) is fine. I would use something like this for self initiation purposes personally…

 

This is another modern one of having Her sacred image in the centre.

 

This is a very old thangka ( I do not own) of Sacred Vajra Yogini within Her mandala three dimensional. I thought I’d include it here for you to have a visual blessing.

 

This is the nearly the same as above..

 

This is a wonderful and interesting thangka of Vajra Yogini within Her divine Kechara abode with Her other two forms on the immediate left and right of the main figure. Right above Her is Father Heruka. Very nice. The bottom has the protectors of Her tantra (included) within the long sadhana recited daily. Above Her are the lineage Lamas, Yamantaka, Guyasamaja, Vajrasattva and Kalacakra (short form).

 

As I stated in the video…Please contact Beng Kooi at  bengkooi@gmail.com .

I wish you luck, concern, prayers and supreme requests to go all the way with your Vajra Yogini practice.

Tsem Rinpoche

 

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17 Responses to For Elizabeth regarding Vajra Yogini Mandalas

  1. Margaretlee on Jul 17, 2011 at 1:05 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing Elizabeth’s question of Vajrayogini’s mandala.

    It is always great to receive any teachings, be it short or long on Vajrayogini.

    May we all be blessed even by seeing all these holy images.

  2. elizabeth hurwitz on Jul 18, 2011 at 12:49 am

    Dear Tsem Tulku Rimpoche,
    Many thanks for the unexpected pleasure of a video response! Your thoughts about the double triangular are much appreciated.
    It is wonderful to share a Vajra Yogini connection.
    I applaud your courage to share the dharma so carefully and yet so very directly via your website and blog and vblog. You are quite brave. And I appreciate your good efforts and actions very much.
    There is no way to tell you how lucky I feel every single day to be a student of Kyabje Gelek Rimpoche, and to live very close to him. No words to describe it.
    So surprised by the gifts from you! The images you have posted are both beautiful and useful. Lots of folks will enjoy those photos. Really excellent :) :) Re: the pendants– thank you, how very kind of you. I will take them to KGR and leave it up to him to distribute them. Again, many thanks — all best always,
    Elizabeth Hurwitz

  3. .. .. .. on Jul 18, 2011 at 1:31 am

    Dear Rinpoche,

    what a lovely post. .

    thank-you so much for sharing this elizabeth’s post with all us

    such a wonderful opportunity to hear about precious teaching of

  4. Steve Tobias on Jul 18, 2011 at 3:58 am

    Very informative and interesting, thank you for taking the time to post the different pictures and explain

  5. Jampa on Feb 6, 2012 at 9:13 am

    So good. Always wonderful from Rinpoche. He is a great blessing for everyone.

  6. Amala Sheilagh Merce on Mar 11, 2012 at 6:43 pm

    When Lama Zopa came to Oakville Ontario and near my home , about 5 or 6 years ago. I knew absolutely nothing about Buddhim I donot even realize he was my guru. How ever I felt his presence at different times of my life and still feel protected under his umbrella. H e had a cough and struggled with our language and many people lost patience and left . I wast so grateful he came , I could not leave . I wondered why he went so long so himself , I thought he must be tired. Sometimes it would be four am in the morning , before he would finish during his week long stay here,.my mentor and former Tibetan Nun mentioned later that , Lama Zopa was waiting for some to leave before going on , to another initiation. There was white Tara , green Tara, Yamatuka . Vagra Yogini and with her as a dietyI had, many experiences even before I went to this. I had been drawing these two hearts one right side up and one upside down and the where together like the two triangle Madala. A few years before this I saw thes two triangles come together in my minds Eye. The just before seeing Lama Zopa . I helped a young girl and neighbor take a bandage off of her newly made tattoo. She asked for these two hearts however did not see it finished, she asked me what it looked like, as I took the Bandage off. I was so surprised it was the same I was doodling for days. Now seeing Lama Zopa I asked a teacer of discovering Buddism. Dr. David Gould. I asked what was I drawing , he said it was a mandala and Vajra Yogini lived in the middle of it. Here tonight I hear you say we can have a practice around Vajra Yogini. It seems fitting with all the messages and even more I had than the ones I mention here. I also was doing a spontaneous Mudra when a practitioner taught me meditation, I had gone to him originally for help . I also now practice doing the Medicine Buddha, because I wish to help the Horses I adopted. I have experience allot of messages around thes beautiful beings and get called by them , sometimes it is for help . I am so sorry I did not understand enough to be devoted to a practice, now I regret it. As it is difficult for me to understand how from Lama Zopa’s site . I love Lama Zopa and always will. I also got to meet him a few times face to face. I wish him well. I am also so very grateful to your video,s . I learn more from them than the written word. I will listen about Vajra Yogini over and over. Dear Tsem Tulku Renpoche , thanks so much for this Video to Elizabeth. I will do my very best to figure this Practice out. Right now I seem to only do the practice in the early morning hours. The rest is reading up and finding out what it is for me to follow as a Practice.my you be we’ll dear Rinpoche and so wonderful you have this place for both young and older LoL like me. I am 61 this year. And taking this very seriously , at this point in my life. Thank you again dear Rinpoche pray one day you might be my Guru and accept me as your student, Love and Blessings Amala (Sheilagh Margaret Mercer)

  7. David Bolitho on May 22, 2012 at 8:44 am

    Thank you for your brilliant advice. As a student fortunate enough to be in the Jewel Heart sangha under Gelek Rimpoche, please know that your website and blogs are very beneficial to many outside of your direct sangha.

    David

  8. Sean Wang on Dec 28, 2013 at 9:50 pm

    Thank you for sharing the Elizabeth’s question and your answer regarding Vajrayogini’s mandala. It is nice to learn a little about Vajrayogini. I hope that one day I may be able to have the honor to receive such wonderful practices.

  9. Wylfred Ng on Dec 28, 2013 at 11:07 pm

    Thanks Rnpoche for the sharing.

    I do not know what is self initiation and the significance of the the Vajrayogini Mandala, because Vajrayogini practice require many preliminary practice and initiation by a qualified Lama.

    But thanks to Rinpoche for sharing so many beautiful thangka of Vajrayogini. I enjoy them so much.

  10. jerry_sito on Dec 29, 2013 at 3:25 pm

    感恩仁波切的开示与教诲

    能够看到如此庄严与神圣的金刚瑜伽母曼荼罗,感觉如此的法喜充满与心中无比的踏实

    感恩尊贵的上师您的开示,让我们能种下有力的善种子在心中,结下善缘,让我们更有动力与目标在我们的修行道路上更加的精进

  11. Ck siah on Dec 29, 2013 at 6:29 pm

    谢谢仁波切分享殊胜的金刚瑜伽母身坛城修法。听说修习此法门可以得到即身成佛的殊胜成就。祈愿我可以渐渐的对金刚瑜伽母身坛城修法有深厚的佛缘和开示而让我可以轻易的修习此法门。感恩仁波切的教诲与开示。

  12. Sharon Ong on Dec 30, 2013 at 5:43 pm

    Dearest Rinpoche, At the first glance, this post was a feast for the eyes as you have posted many beautiful photos of mandala. I really love looking at them especially the old thangkas. Thank you for the video as it gave me more insights to Vajrayogini practice. With folded hands.

  13. Tong sunsun on Dec 30, 2013 at 6:22 pm

    谢谢仁波切的分享,非常殊胜能够在这里观赏到金刚瑜伽母曼荼罗,愿我们都能更精进修持,让我们有机会对金刚瑜伽母身坛城修法有更好的佛缘

  14. AdelineTan on Dec 31, 2013 at 3:44 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for showing all the beautiful thangkas of sacred Vajra Yogini and her mandala. This is an eye opener and also a visual blessing for me as i have not seen Her holy images in the mandala before, may all of us will get connected to her and have the merits to do Her practice soon!

  15. Wan Wai Meng on Feb 24, 2014 at 9:34 pm

    In our time we are so fortunate to be able to gaze on the form of Vajrayogini. May viewing her form plant many seeds of enlightenment in us.

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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
    2 yearss ago
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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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