Chapter 1.2 - Two Head Styles: Vertical and Pyramidal
This page describes Two Head Styles: Vertical and Pyramidal which is Chapter 1.2 located on page 2 of the Introduction in the book: Eleven Headed Avalokiteshvara by Tove E. Neville. This book recounts the occurence of the eleven-headed form of Avalokitesvara (Avalokiteshvara); also known as Chenresigs, Kuan-yin, or Kannon. It is part of the series “Introduction”. This page contains an online preview of the full text and summarizes technical terms, as well as information if you want to buy this book.
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The Great Chariot [by Longchenpa]
When we are truly familiar, becoming perfectly steady, Then we should use the instant style of spontaneous birth. Persons should train in all these styles of meditation. Chiefly we should use the style of womb-birth. Beginners should meditate from stage to stage, training in these ways of meditation as summarized. Moreover, having meditated many times on the developing stage, then chiefly train in the completion stage....
Read full contents: Part 1e - Which style should be chiefly used
The Bhikkhus Rules [by Bhikkhu Ariyesako]
Slightly varied styles of wearing the traditional set of three robes have developed over the years in different countries. But basically, the rectangular shaped robe is put around the body and the two vertical edges are folded or rolled together. Then either it is tucked in and secured with a belt (for the skirt robe) or, for the larger outer robes, the edge is thrown or flicked over the left shoulder and pinched under the left arm so that it will not slip off....
Read full contents: Clothing: The Robe
Guhyagarbha Tantra (with Commentary) [by Gyurme Dorje]
There are also some who claim that these (two sets of attributes) are respectively the five styles of the male consort, and the four styles of the female consort. [vi. The sixth aspect (of the mandala of the supported deities) concerning their emanation of light-rays (comments on Ch. 6. 11):] [Read next page] (* 1) Lo-chen Dharmashri, gsang-bdag dgongs-rgyan....
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