The great Mahasidda Tilopa said to Naropa: “Mahamudra cannot be taught.” The most The great Ganges river is used as a metaphor to describe Mahamudra. – Buy The Life of Tilopa and the Ganges Mahamudra book online at best prices in India on Read The Life of Tilopa and the Ganges. Tilopa (–) was born in either Chativavo (Chittagong), Bengal or Jagora, Bengal in India . External links[edit]. An English translation of “The Ganges Mahamudra” · Several English translations of “The Ganges Mahamudra”.

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The dharma of samsara is petty, causing passion and aggression. Supreme knowing knows no separate subject or object. Customers who bought this item also bought. Meditate alone in the forest, in retreats, in solitary places. Let the movements of the body ease into genuineness, Cease your mahamuvra chatter, let your speech become an echo, Have no mind, but see the dharma of the leap.

Tilopa’s Mahamudra Teaching to Naropa

Tilopa was considered the founding father of of the Kagyu Lineage in Tibet. So the term pith instruction has a very, very particular meaning. Even genuine religious teaching can generate narrowness of vision.

Supreme action acts resourcefully gangees any array of instruments. The mind is like the midst of space. First there were the sorcery techniques, which were basically straight magic, in which you learned how to charge objects with your personal energy and affect a mwhamudra of experience, for yourself and for others, which you could use for propitiating gods and deities, and making rain, or helping crops grow, and doing all kinds of things.


Abide without seeking; loosely remaining in the natural state. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the gnages Kindle App. Allow the muddy waters of mental activity to clear; Refrain from both positive and negative projection – leave appearances alone: Without a path on which to travel, the beginning of the path of the Buddha is seized. Since the Alaya is not born, No one can obstruct or soil it; Staying in the “Unborn” realm All appearance will dissolve Into the Dharmata, all self-will And pride will vanish into nought.

If you are beyond all grasping at an object and grasping at a subjectthat is the monarch of all views. Let what arises settle by itself, like patterns in water.

Clouds that arise and take form in the sky pass away quite automatically according to natural law. Likewise, one moment of sheer clarity Dispels the ignorance, evil and confusion of a thousand eons.

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Remain in that state without meditation. For a beginner it is like a river with a mahamudrx current running through a narrow bed or a narrow defile. Likewise, if you cut the root of mind, The various mental activities will subside. Let appearances come and go on their own. And he was an odd guy.


Thoughts are self-arisen and self-pacified like designs on the surface of water. Gannges mental directedness or mental activitybe free of all intentionality.

If you wish maahamudra attain or realize that which is beyond the intellect and is uncreated, then scrutinize your mind and strip awareness naked. When the formless expanse of awareness comes clearly into view, obsession with thought forms ceases easily and naturally. Your mind goes beyond thought, open like space. It includes everything you experience.

When trees grow leaves and branches, If you cut the roots, the many leaves and branches wither. For example, though space is conventionally labeled as empty, Space cannot be described as being like this. That sparkle is due to two different things.

May all beings be happy!