This is an excerpt from extensive teachings on Lama Tsongkhapa’s commentary on the Six Yogas of Naropa. The teachings were given by Lama Yeshe at. The Tibetan tradition known as the Six Yogas of Naropa is one of the most popular tantric systems with all schools of Tibetan Buddhism. Structured and arranged. This collection of readings on the six yogas contains important texts on this esoteric doctrine, including original Indian works by Tilopa and Naropa, and Tibetan.

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The six dharmas are ordered and progressive, each subsequent set of practices builds on previous attainments.

Indian Buddhist Tantra Anuttarayoga Tantra. There are two methods to separate a body and a mind with support: There are various lists, usually some combination of the following: Milarepa in turn taught Gampopa.

The above are usually termed the ‘four handseals’ with only the last one called mahamudra. The six dharmas are a synthesis or collection of the completion stage practices of several tantras.

A translator and teacher in the lineage, Lama Sarah Hardinghas published a book about Niguma and the core role her teachings such as the six dharmas of Niguma have played in the development of the Shangpa Kagyu lineage.


This bindu then leaves the central channel through the crown and comes to rest inside the heart of a deity that is one cubit above in space.

Six Dharmas of Naropa

This page was last edited on 26 Julyat Though variously classified in up to ten dharmas, the six dharmas generally conform to the following list:. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. They are associated with external and internal signs of the appearance of mirage, smoke, fireflies, butterlamp, cloudless sky; and whiteness, redness, blackness, and the clear light of early dawn which resembles a mixture of sunlight and moonlight, respectively.

This latter is also the main source of the other informations contained herein.

The four emptinesses are: With awareness one draws the mind up the central channel and then with force expels the mind into the space of the sky. Articles containing Tibetan-language text All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from February Editions du Seuil, Paris, History Timeline Outline Culture Index of articles.

An action mudra is a woman, phenomena mudra is all appearance, commitment or pledge mudra is tummowisdom mudra is the meditation deity, and non-duality is the great mudra.

Translated, edited and introduced by Glenn H. Jacoby, Love and Liberation: Karma yoga Bhakti yoga Jnana yoga Raja yoga. Readings on The Six Yogas of Naropa. The teachings of Tilopa CE are the earliest known work on the six dharmas.


Mahamudra and Related Instructions.

Six Dharmas of Naropa – Wikipedia

Once the bindu has reached the crown, it has the nature of five colors, corresponding to the last five stages black is not counted. Ot many of the traditional lists of types of consorts to seek out for joint practice to gain spiritual attainments are oof for males and from a male point of view, there are some rare instructions for these sadhanas and for consort choice from the point of view of female practitioners.

This gives rise to five signs: A Supplement yoggas Pakmo Drupa Tib. These next three are considered the main practices of the completion stage Wylie: Retrieved from ” https: The branches of that path.

Six Yogas of Naropa

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