Basic Program last subject: Grounds and Paths of Secret Mantra – October 2 / December 15, 2017
Basic Program last subject:
Grounds and Paths of Secret Mantra
October 2 – December 15, 2017
A Highest Yoga Tantra Initiation is needed to follow this subject either resident or online!
Grounds and Paths of Secret Mantra offers a concise overview of the structure of the tantric path, widely renowned in Tibet as the swiftest and most sublime means to realize buddhahood.
Teacher: Ven. Geshe Jampa Gelek
Highest Yoga Tantra Initiation: Yamantaka-Initiation 8 – 10 Sept, 2017 by Geshe Jampa Gelek at Istituto Lama Tzong Khapa
Requirements for Grounds and Paths of Secret Mantra: To study Grounds and Paths of Secret Mantra, there are specific requirements pertaining to tantra:
In order to study these subjects it is necessary to have taken refuge, which implies making a life-long commitment to the Buddhist spiritual path, and to have received a highest yoga tantra empowerment. A highest yoga tantra empowerment must have been received from a qualified lama and entails taking the bodhisattva and tantra vows along with the commitment to do the Six Session Guru Yoga practice on a daily basis. To study the Highest Yoga Tantra commentary, these commitments are required in addition to the specific empowerment related to the deity of the commentary.