The Kalachakra Tantra, Rite of Initiation by Tenzin Gyatso the Dalai Lama and Jeffrey Hopkins. Wisdom, , pp, ISBN Kalachakra Tantra rite of initiation for the stage of generation: a commentary on the text of Kay-drup-ge-lek-bel-sang-bo / by Tenzin Gyatso, the Fourteenth Dalai . Kalachakra Tantra has 39 ratings and 2 reviews. Associated with the promotion of world peace, the Kalachakra – or Wheel of Time – tantra is one of the.

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Refresh and try again. Linda-Arlene Hoxit rated it it was amazing Jan 02, Paul Brooks rated it really liked it Mar 20, East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. These talks ultimately failed. Born in northeastern Tibet inhe was as a toddler recognized as the incarnation of the Thirteenth Dalai Lama and brought to Tibet’s capital, Lhasa.

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Hopkin’s book however does provide a wealth of information on the background of the Kalachakra tantra and provides much details on the mandala and the ceremony. Other Works; Kalahakra 1. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Brad rated it really liked it Feb 03, Don’t have an account?


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The Wheel of Time: This book imitiation the perfect reference to begin with if one is engaging in the practice of the Kalachakra Tantra. Catherine rated it really liked it Mar 20, Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

Sometimes it’s hard to understand the translator over earphones, but with book in hand, I had no problem at all. Share your thoughts with other customers. Sanskrit and Tibetan Works; 3. Document, Internet resource Document Type: The E-mail Address es field is required. This book contains a complete translation of the Kalachakra initiation ritual as it was conferred by His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Washington DC in Julyalong with his commentary and a comprehensive introduction by Professor Jeffrey Hopkins that explores the Kalachakra’s rich symbolism, meaning, and history.

Kalachakra Tantra: Rite of Initiation

Procedure of the Enhancement; 8. The only real criticism could be on the minimal number of somewhat strangely colored images of the mandala, some more – and better quality – images would have been justified.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. You may send this item to up to five recipients. It requires explanation in detail, and Jeffrey Hopkins along with Kundun are masterful.


Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I thought, arrogantly, that I was prepared by having read a few books on Kalachakra and having practiced other deity yogas for several years.

Kalachakra Tantra : Rite of Initiation.

Rite of Initiation Jeffrey Hopkins Limited preview – From to he served as His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s initiatino interpreter into English on lecture tours in the U. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Reviews User-contributed reviews Add a review and initiwtion your thoughts with other readers.

The name field is required. He has published more than twenty-five books, including Meditation on Emptinessa seminal work of English language scholarship on Tibetan Madhyamaka thought, as well as translations of works by Tsongkhapa, Dolpopa, and His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama.