Shimmering Vajrayogini from Ms. Wahyu
Dear friends around the world,
Today, I was surprised with a very precious and beautiful gift. I’ve had other people personally paint up Vajrayogini images, and they have offered them to me as a gifts, which is a great honour. However, this particular Vajrayogini is extremely beautiful because it has been painted by a lady who took months to research the iconography from the Vajrayogini category on my blog, so that it turned out correctly. On top of that, after she took months to research and paint, she actually added many shimmering jewels onto Vajrayogini’s holy body. Therefore, in the video below, you can see the shimmering jewels on Vajrayogini and just how beautiful it is. I had no idea I was to receive this gift.
I was totally amazed by the beauty of the painting, of the effort and the care. I can really feel from the painting, how much time and effort was put into it. It wasn’t something just thrown together haphazardly. I am sure the painter, Ms. Wahyu, is very busy with her family and business, yet she found the time to do this. She took the time and effort to make this for me, but I have never even met her, therefore this makes it an even more powerful gift.
During the kaliyuga, or the degenerate times, certain tantras that were taught by the Buddha over 2,500 years ago become much more potent over time. Among the many tantras that are more potent during the degenerate times are the set of anuttarayoga tantras, which include deities such as Guhyasamaja, Heruka, Yamantaka, Kalachakra, Gyalwa Gyatso, Cittamani Tara, Hevajra and Vajrayogini. These are the main types of anuttarayoga tantra deities that are more efficacious, and their practices lead to gaining quicker attainments during degenerate times.
These tantras are classified into two types, mother tantras and father tantras. Mother tantras focuses more on clear light, while the father tantras focuses on great bliss or the generation of the rainbow body. The tantras themselves are not defined by whether the deity themselves are male or female but by the method through which we gain enlightenment, either through utilising the clear light methods or the rainbow body methods. Within the class of mother tantras, one of the most supreme is Vajrayogini, and her practice is considered extremely efficacious.
It is said for those who keep the five pre-requisites of practicing her sincerely, have guru devotion, engage in her sadhana daily, recite her mantra without break, and engage in tsok offerings, they will gain high attainments and enter Kechara paradise. For students of the lowest scope, here scope refers to merit, they will ascend to Kechara paradise within 14 lifetimes, where she abides and receive teachings from her directly. For students of the medium scope, they will be met by her in the bardo and be taken to Kechara paradise. And finally, in the highest scope, they will not leave their body behind, but will be taken in their current form to Kechara paradise. This has been witnessed or experienced by many practitioners of the past. Therefore Vajrayogini’s practice is extremely potent, and is the direct antidote and counter to desire, attachment and sexual energy that is not directed correctly. Desire and sexual energy that is misdirected can bring much heartache and problems. Vajra Yogini’s practice is a direct counter to these and many other wrong states of mind. In fact full enlightenment can be gained by this practice if done diligently.
By seeing Vajrayogini, making offerings to her, and making a connection with her, one will gain a great amount of merit, and create the causes to practice her teachings in the future. To create such a beautiful image of her in such a conscientious way creates a very strong connection to her. It is highly recommended for everyone to have a Vajrayogini image, offer the best materials onto her image as an offering, keep her image well, make prayers to her and worship her, even if you don’t have her initiation. This is something that I describe in the article called Starting on Vajrayogini Now.
Therefore Vajrayogini’s practice is extremely potent and relevant for people of this time and age. Receiving this image from Ms. Wahyu is extremely auspicious. As soon as I received it, I hung the painting up immediately. I dedicate the merits, that Ms. Wahyu and her loved ones, and all those connected to her will be taken to Kechara paradise, and be connected to Vajrayogini in this and all future lives. Thank you very much for this beautiful gift, I’m very touched and moved. I treasure the gift very much. Very beautiful!
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- Starting On Vajrayogini Now
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- Vajrayogini – The Powerful Divine Red Lady
- Twenty-Four Holy Places & Eight Great Charnel Grounds
- Getting Closer to Vajrayogini
- Kechara Forest Retreat’s Vajrayogini
- Don’t Miss This Offering onto Vajrayogini
- Transcript: How Lama Tsongkhapa Transforms to Vajrayogini
- Tea Offering to Vajrayogini
- For Elizabeth Regarding Vajrayogini Mandalas
- Facebook Question: What are the Commitments After Receiving Vajrayogini’s Sacred Initiation?
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- Vajrayogini Category
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