Tantric Techniques by Jeffrey Hopkins

By Jeffrey Hopkins

Deity yoga is the meditative perform of imagining oneself as a fantastic being, absolutely endowed with compassion, knowledge, and their resultant altruistic actions. the assumption is that via imagining being a Buddha one will get in the direction of really attaining Buddhahood. Tantric thoughts offers an entire method of Tantric meditation evaluating the perspectives of 3 seminal Tibetan authors on deity yoga and on concerns equivalent to tips on how to protect opposed to mental inflation and the way to take advantage of unfavorable feelings at the path. 

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