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The Shadow of the Dalai Lama

The Shadow of the Dalai Lama

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11/01/2013

 
 © Victor und Victoria Trimondi 
THE SHADOW OF THE DALAI LAMA
 
Sexuality, Magic and Politics in Tibetan Buddhism
 
Translated by Mark Penny
 
© Copyright 2003
 – 
Victor & Victoria TrimondiThe contents of this page are free for personal and non-commercial use,provided this copyright notice is kept intact. All further rights, includingthe rights of publication in any form, have to be obtained by writtenpermission from the authors.
 
 
 
The Shadow of the Dalai Lama
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Contents
Victor & Victoria Trimondi
CONTENTS
 Introduction:Light and Shadow
Plato
s Cave
 Realpolitik 
and
 politics of symbols
 
Part I - Ritual as Politics
 
The "sacrifice" of Maya: the Buddha legendThe meditative dismemberment of women: Hinayana BuddhismThe transformation of women into men: Mahayana Buddhism 
The explosion of sexus: Vairayana BuddhismMystic sexual love between the sexes and cosmogonical erosThe guru as manipulator of the divineThe appropriation of gynergy and androcentric power strategiesThe absolute power of the "grand sorcerer" (Maha Siddha)
 3 -The
The karma mudra: the real womanThe inana mudra: the woman of imaginationKarma mudra vs. inana mudraThe maha mudra: the inner womanThe "Tantric female sacrifice" 
The twilight languageSexual desireThe incest tabooEating and drinking impure substancesNecrophiliaRitual murderSymbol and realityConcurrence with the demonicThe aggression of the divine coupleWestern criticism 
 
The gynocentric male sacrificeThe vajra and the double-headed axThe dakiniKali as conquered time goddessThe "alchemic female sacrifice" 
The seven lower public initiations and their symbolic significanceThe self-sacrifice of the pupilThe lineage treeThe divine time machineThe four higher "secret" initiationsSperm and menstruation blood as magic substancesThe
Ganachakra" and the four "highest" initiations 
The candali: the fire womanThe
drop theory
as an expression of androgynyExcursus: The mystic female bodyThe method or the manipulation of the divine
 The
Power of Ten
: The mystic body of the ADI BUDDHAThe astral-temporal aspects of the ADI BUDDHARahu
 — 
the swallower of sun and moonKalagni and the doomsday mareThe myth of eternal recurrence 
The Buddhist mandala cosmosThe mandala principleThe Kalachakra sand mandalaThe world ruler: The sociopolitical exercise of power by the ADI BuddhaProfane and spiritual power
Geography of the kingdom of ShambhalaThe kings and administration of ShambhalaThe
raging wheel turner
: The martial ideology of ShambhalaLethal war machinesThe "final battle"Buddha versus AllahThe non-Buddhist origins of the Shambhala mythEvaluation of the Shambhala myth"Inner" and "outer" Shambhala 

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