sábado, 26 de setembro de 2009
KALACHAKRA: DEITIES OF THE ENLIGHTENED MIND MANDALA
Namo Shri Kalachakraya
Hail to Lord Kalachakra
DEITIES OF THE ENLIGHTENED MIND MANDALA
The clear area is the inner ledge with Bodhisattvas.
Looking similar to the Tathagatas, the six couples of Bodhisattvas are represented twice on the ledge at the ground level of the Mind Mandala; once with the male as main deity, once with the female as main deity. They are depicted the same as the Tathagatas. The Bodhisattvas confer the 'conduct initiation' (see Alternative Kalacakra).
DIR SANSKRIT TIBETAN ENGLISH SENSE
ESE Khagarba Namnying essence of sky nose
SSW Kshitigarba Sanying essence of earth eye
NNE Lokeshvara Jigten Bangphyug lord of the world tongue
WNW Sarvanivarana Gribsel defilement eliminator tactile
SSE Vajrapani Phyagdor vajra holder ear
ENE Samantabhadra Künzang totally excellent mental
DIR SANSKRIT TIBETAN ENGLISH SENSE OBJECTS
SE Sparshavajra Regbya Dorjema vajra touch tangibles
SW Rasavajra Ro Dorjema vajra taste taste
NE Rupavajra Zug Dorjema vajra form forms
NW Gandhavajra Dri Dorjema vajra odor smell
WSW Dharmadhatuvajra Chöbying Dorjema vajra sphere of phenomena mental objects
NNW Shabdavajra Gra Dorjema vajra sound lady sound
The Bodhisattvas correspond to the development of the 6 senses in the embryo during the 5th month.
The clear areas are the Mind Mandala gates where the Protectors reside.
All below 6 Protector couples (or Wrathful Deities) are included when depicting only the Mind Mandala of Kalacakra, but Sumbha and Raudrakshi with their consorts actually belong to the Body Mandala.
They are located in the entrance Gates of the Mind Mandala
In the full Body, Speech and Mind Mandala no less than 60 Protectors are placed. The ones below stand in the manner of Kalacakra and Vishvamata (see the detail on the right of Vighnantaka embraced by Stambhini).
The Protectors or Wrathful deities confer the 'name giving' initiation (see also Alternative Kalacakra).
DIR SANSKRIT NAME (#4) TIBETAN ENGLISH FACULTY
E Vighnantaka Atibala Getarbye hindrance destroyer mouth
S Prajñantaka Jambhaka Sherab Tarbye wisdom destroyer arm
N Padmantaka - Padma Tarbye lotus destroyer leg
W Yamantaka - Shinje Tarbye death destroyer anus
above Ushnisha - Tsug Torcan crown protrusion urinating
below Sumbha (raya) - Nödze supreme semen producing
FEMALE PROTECTOR CONSORTS
DIR SANSKRIT NAME (#4) TIBETAN ENGLISH ACTION
E Stambhini Stambhaki Regbyema arrogant speaking
S Manini Manaki Khengbyema moody/disdainful taking/holding
N Stobhini Jambhaki Mugbyema torpor coming/going
W Ativirya Atibalaa Rabtsönma very vigorous defecating
above Atinila Shintu Nönmo very blue urinating
below Raudrakshi Drag Pyänma wrathful-eyed emit/hold semen
The Tathagatas and Protectors also correspond to the development of the embryo during the 4th month.
On the White Ledge around the Mind Mandala walls are 8 Offering Goddesses: Perfume Lady, Garland Lady, Incense Lady, Butterlamp Lady, Divine Food Lady, Fruit Lady, Beauty lady and Smile Lady.
Four more Offering Goddesses are found above and below the mandala: Music and Dance Lady above, and Song and Desire Lady below.
The White Outer Ledge further holds lamps in the corners behind the gates, shaped like a white moon crescent and a double vajra on top.