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By Yael Bentor

The current paintings is an research of the Indo-Tibetan ritual for consecrating photographs, "stupas," books and temples. it really is in keeping with a radical exam of the correct Tibetan textual fabric contained in Tantras, commentaries, ritual manuals and explanatory works on consecration. As rituals are supposed to be played, this textual examine is mixed with observations of performances and interviews with performers. The e-book opens with a normal dialogue of yes rules of tantric rituals and the rules of Indo-Tibetan consecration. the most half specializes in a selected functionality of the ritual in a Tibetan monastery situated within the Kathmandu Valley. This quantity contributes to the usually ignored box of Indo-Tibetan Buddhist rituals. it truly is serious about the sacred nature of gadgets for worship in addition to with the most Buddhist tantric transformation right into a selected tantric Buddha.

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Thes-e are the lha invited to confer the initiation. According to one system, it includes male and female Tathagatas (gshegs-pa dang gshegs-ma), male and female Bodhisattvas (sems-dpa' dang sems-ma), and male and female wrathful ones (khro-bo dang khro-mo, see PC 850; K. 1342), For a variant system, see K. 1342; Rigzin 203. 69 Sbyang-gzhi lha'i rgyud nyes-pas rnyog-pa-can-du byas-pa'i dri-mal sbyong~byed lha-rnams chags-pa chen-pos zhu-ba'i byang-sems ye-shes-kyi chu-rgyunl sbyong-ba-por nam-mkhar spyan-drangs-pa'i gdan gsum tshang-ba'i lha-rnams/ sbyangs-'bras dmigs yulgyi rgyud dag-pas ye-shes lha'i ngo-bo khyad-par-can-du sgrub-pa dbang-bskur-ba'i byedpa-can-te nges-tshigs dri-ma bkrus-ba-dangl nus-pa 'jog-par 'brel-p'as {'grel-bas]-so/ Gterbdag-gling-pa, work 1, p.

J. 6; KL 241. 84 De Ia zhib tu dpyad na bskur tshul la khyad-par med kyang khas-b/angs yod medkyi khyad-par cung-zad yod-de/ gang-zag la bskur-ba nil go-'phang-gi chos rgyud la sminpa'i nus-pa bzhag-tu yod-pa dang! de sgrub-par khas-blangs-pa dang-bcas bka' -lung thobpa'i mtshan-nyid-can yin-no/ lha Ia bskur-ba nil gang-'dul phrin-las-kyi rol-pa sku gsung thugs-kyi rten-gsar-du bzhengs-pa dang! go-'phang-gi chos-gsar-du thob-par medpar dang/ khas-blangs-kyi gang-zag kyang med-pa' i phyir dris-lan btab-pa rnams-dangl sdom bzung dang/ mna' -chu sbyin-pal dam-tshig bsgrags-pa-rnams lha dbang Ia mi dgosso snyam-pa ni kho-bo'i rnam-rtog-gol pp.

Cf. J. 6; KL 241. 84 De Ia zhib tu dpyad na bskur tshul la khyad-par med kyang khas-b/angs yod medkyi khyad-par cung-zad yod-de/ gang-zag la bskur-ba nil go-'phang-gi chos rgyud la sminpa'i nus-pa bzhag-tu yod-pa dang! de sgrub-par khas-blangs-pa dang-bcas bka' -lung thobpa'i mtshan-nyid-can yin-no/ lha Ia bskur-ba nil gang-'dul phrin-las-kyi rol-pa sku gsung thugs-kyi rten-gsar-du bzhengs-pa dang! go-'phang-gi chos-gsar-du thob-par medpar dang/ khas-blangs-kyi gang-zag kyang med-pa' i phyir dris-lan btab-pa rnams-dangl sdom bzung dang/ mna' -chu sbyin-pal dam-tshig bsgrags-pa-rnams lha dbang Ia mi dgosso snyam-pa ni kho-bo'i rnam-rtog-gol pp.

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