Luyipa, Lūyipa: 1 definition


Luyipa means something in Buddhism, Pali. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)

Source: Google Books: Tāranātha's Bkaʼ Babs Bdun Ldan

Lūyipa (लूयिप) is the name of a Siddha mentioned in Tāranātha’s work called “The Seven Instruction Lineages”.—Lūyipa stayed in the Western regions as scribe to the King of Oḍḍiyāna who went under the name of Once he met Saraha the younger, or Śavaripā and the latter sang Dohā songs and gave hime abhiṣekha and upadeśas. He pondered on that, and even though he was still the King’s scribe he once went to a charnel ground. On arriving there he placed himself among the rows of assembled Ḍākiṇīs. He distributed the sundered flesh of one who had been reborn seven times [i.e., saptāvarta], and he was initiated into the creative maṇḍala of Vajravārāhi who advised him, “Although you may have rejected the pose of outstretched legs and the emissaries of saṃsāra, you must repeatedly exhort Vajrasattva the might King”. He knew that unwavering meditation was necessary and that if he had committed Karmic actions previously, he would have bear the disruptions arising from them. Furthermore he knew that strenuous practice was necessary if he were to gain its fruits.

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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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