By Alex Wayman
In line with over thirty years study, The Buddhist Tantras contains a lot fabric now not simply on hand in different places in Western language resources. This contains such concerns because the tantric conception of divinity, category of delivering fabrics, authoritative symbolism of the mandala-palace, a proof of tantric ritual, the tantric instructing concerning the body's 9 orifices, and the speculation of lady power within the Buddhist tantras.
Read or Download The Buddhist Tantras : light on Indo-Tibetan esotericism PDF
Similar journalism books
A humorous and irreverent annotated choice of "journalese"—words, words, clichés, and sacred cows cherished by means of newspapers yet by no means utilized by a person else. This "bumper crop" of examples is bound to "fuel controversy. "
Anyone who has picked up a paper has learn journalese—words and words which are in simple terms present in newspapers. with no them, how may intrepid reporters have the capacity to describe an international within which late-night revelers cross on booze-fueled rampages, or the place stricken stars lash out in foul-mouthed tirades? whilst Rob Hutton started gathering examples of journalese on-line, he provoked a "Twitter storm," and was once "left reeling" via the "bumper crop" of examples that "flooded in. " He learned that words which began as shorthand to aid readers became a dialect that's frequently meaningless or vacuous to non-journalese audio system. In a brave try out either to wean newshounds off their journalese behavior, and supply elucidation for the remainder of us, this publication catalogs the highs and lows of this unusual language, celebrating the simplest examples ("test-tube baby," "mad cow disease"), and condemning the worst ("rant," "snub," "sirs"). will probably be a "must-read" "page-turner" which could "cause a stir" or maybe "spark" "tough new rules" in newsrooms.
From this e-book, you are going to achieve an realizing of the worldwide media market - the expertise, the gamers and the problems. The function of stories corporations, resources and networks are explored masking the problems of ethics, international media possession and keep an eye on. learn the way newshounds are utilizing the net and research even more recent how one can gather and speak info.
This examine offers a basic background of ways journalism as an rising career turned across the world equipped during the last 100 and two decades, visible normally throughout the institutions based to advertise the pursuits of reporters all over the world.
According to over thirty years learn, The Buddhist Tantras comprises a lot fabric no longer simply on hand somewhere else in Western language resources. This comprises such concerns because the tantric conception of divinity, category of providing fabrics, authoritative symbolism of the mandala-palace, an evidence of tantric ritual, the tantric instructing concerning the body's 9 orifices, and the speculation of lady strength within the Buddhist tantras.
- Killing the Messenger: Journalists at Risk in Modern Warfare
- Journalism at the End of the American Century, 1965-Present (The History of American Journalism)
- The Newspapers Handbook (Media Practice)
- The Harvest Gypsies
- Creativity and Cultural Production: Issues for Media Practice
- Boss-busters and Sin Hounds: Kansas City and Its Star
Additional resources for The Buddhist Tantras : light on Indo-Tibetan esotericism
Bhattacharya, editor, The Yogiiciirabhumi of Aciirya Asaliga, Part I (Calcutta, 1 957), pp. 4 1 -42. 26 Introductions state there appeared an earth essence 3 which some being disposed to greediness tasted with his finger. It pleased him, he came to eat mouthfuls, and other beings followed suit. Thus these beings became dependent on morsel food, still subtle. They lost their original qualities of feeding on joy, body made of mind, and so on, and their bodies became heavier and more substantial. The ones who least indulged, retained with pride their beautiful form .
John Blofeld, The Tantric Mysticism of Tibet is on the right track with his brief section "The inter play of body, speech, and mind," where the body does prostrations, makes gestures (mudrd) , etc. ; speech utters mantra-s ; and the mind visualizes the deity. " This is Anandagarbha's point that a tantric teaching is labelled "secret" when there is a restriction on teaching it to others. This sense of the word is deeply impressed on those who take the tantric initiations, especially the Hierophant's Initiation (vajrdcdrya-abhi eka).
Bbyun babi rgyu), the formal cause (ran gi iw bo, S. svarupa), the material cause (bgrub pabi rgyu), and the final cause (grub pa dban du bgyur babi rgyu) . To illustrate the application of these terms, I shall briefly explain Mkhas grub-rje's employment of them for the "Symbolic Seal" (samaya-mudrd). In this case, the "efficient cause" is the thunderbolt tie (vajrabandha), the necessary preliminary. The " formal cause" involves the rite of executing the = 9. Cf. Wayman, "The five-fold ritual symbolism of passion," reprinted herein.