Aug 06, 2020
The Wheel of Time: Kalachakra in Context
Posted by Lhundub Sopa John Newman Roger Jackson Dalai Lama XIV

The Kalachakra or Wheel of Time is one of the most profound and sublime of the Buddhist tantric systems It is an intricate interweaving of astrology, eschatology, physiology, and yoga into a meditational path system that embraces the entire material universe and leads to complete, perfect enlightenment.The Kalachakra, with its special connection to the land of ShambhalaThe Kalachakra or Wheel of Time is one of the most profound and sublime of the Buddhist tantric systems It is an intricate interweaving of astrology, eschatology, physiology, and yoga into a meditational path system that embraces the entire material universe and leads to complete, perfect enlightenment.The Kalachakra, with its special connection to the land of Shambhala and a future golden age of Dharma, has a special appeal for people of all levels of learning and practice Initiation into its practices traditionally have been large public events, especially when granted by the Dalai Lama.Initiation into the Kalachakra Tantra has been given with increasing frequency in recent years, but information on this complex system and practice remains sparse The Wheel of Time attempts, in part to fill the gap The book opens with a Foreword by His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama Then, the five articles discuss, respectively, the Buddhist background, history, initiation rites, generation stage sadhana, and completion stage practices of the Kalachakra Tantra Each article is accessible to the non specialist reader interested in Buddhism, to the aspiring practitioner, and to the scholar as well.

  • Title: The Wheel of Time: Kalachakra in Context
  • Author: Lhundub Sopa John Newman Roger Jackson Dalai Lama XIV
  • ISBN: 9781559390019
  • Page: 183
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Wheel of Time Kalachakra in Context The Kalachakra or Wheel of Time is one of the most profound and sublime of the Buddhist tantric systems It is an intricate interweaving of astrology eschatology physiology and yoga into a meditatio

    Marsha Altman

    A bit too technical of a read for me Serious Buddhist practitioners only.



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