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Tibetan Buddhism

In fact it is continuously manifest internal flows (psychic) energy. At the external level, this energy manifests itself in the form of a variety of actions that are consistent or inconsistent with the requirements of society. Free expression of our underlying motives, and in particular those which are accompanied by “a struggle of motives” often lead to severe mental conflict. Such internal impulses in Buddhism are called passions or delusions, which Sutra in the usually considered as an obstacle (which is why they are trying to deny). In Tantra, on the contrary, these passions are used as fuel to move along the path that leads beyond the limits of our own internal constraints. The ratio of Tantra to the passions that are rejected at the Sutras, is expressed in tantric saying: “The more wood (the passions), the more fire (implementation).” The ideology of Tantra in Tibetan Buddhism and the Bon tradition has much in common with teachings of Tantra in Indian culture.

(Teachings of Tantra in the Indian culture) Traditionally, Tantric be divided into external (lower) and internal (higher). Both of these levels of Tantra as the primary method of working with energy use visualization, but in addition to external Tantric visualization is used more and different techniques aimed at cleansing the mind and actions of the practitioner. Thus, his attempt to prepare for the attainment of wisdom. On the outer level, such training may be manifested as certain prescribed actions (eg, performing prostrations, with the reading of various mantras).

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