Cakrasamvarasamadhi, Cakrasaṃvarasamādhi, Cakrasamvara-samadhi: 1 definition


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Alternative spellings of this word include Chakrasamvarasamadhi.

In Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)

[«previous next»] — Cakrasamvarasamadhi in Tibetan Buddhism glossary
Source: OSU Press: Cakrasamvara Samadhi

Cakrasaṃvarasamādhi (चक्रसंवरसमाधि) refers to the primary pūjā and sādhanā practice of Newah Mahāyāna-Vajrayāna Buddhists.—Cakrasaṃvara-samādhi, is the worship of the Cakrasaṃvara Triple-wheel maṇḍala, also known as the tri-samādhi; and also contains the instructions for nyāsa, the placement of deities on the body, worship of the mantra-pātra, the digbandhana, “closing of the directions”, the śumbha-niśumbha-mantra, Heruka’s Essence Mantra, Vajravārāhī’s Quintessence Mantra, and the aṣṭapada-dhātumantra, “The Eight Limbed Root Mantra” (mantras all from the root Cakrasaṃvara-tantra itself), the hasta-pūjā, “Hand Worship”, which is the worship of Vajravārāhī and her mandala on the left hand, the makuṭa, “crown”, vajra, ghaṇṭā, and nāma, “name”, abhiṣekas, “consecrations”, concluding with a Vajravārāhī Dhāranī at the end.

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Tibetan Buddhism includes schools such as Nyingma, Kadampa, Kagyu and Gelug. Their primary canon of literature is divided in two broad categories: The Kangyur, which consists of Buddha’s words, and the Tengyur, which includes commentaries from various sources. Esotericism and tantra techniques (vajrayāna) are collected indepently.

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