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An Explanation of Vairochana Mandala
Vairochana Mandala
Mandala is a sacred space where the Buddha, bodhisattvas gather to teach and transform living beings. It is the place the ...
Vairochana Buddha The nature of Buddhahood is non-dualistic but its feature is the limitless and boundless light. This  fe...
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On the head of the Buddha is the siddham A, meaning Entering into Sphere of Totality. It represents the dharmadhatu, the r...
On the chest of the Buddha is the siddham VA   , meaning the Non-duality of Compassion and  Wisdom. It represents the inst...
Essentially, Vairochana Mandala presents 2 paths of practice that are taught in the Avatamsaka Sutra.                     ...
The  end  of  Mansjuri   s  path  is  the  beginning                                                                      ...
The path of Mansjuri unfolds the dharma body seen as the absolute principle. The path of Samantabhadra transcends and real...
The path of Mansjuri Bodhisattva                    Unfolding limitless light from the dharma body to every levels of cons...
Dharma body seen as absolute principle  Limitless light from the dharma body             is unfolded into all levels of co...
Mapping the path of unfolding onto Vairochana Mandala                                                     In Vairochana Ma...
When Vairochana Buddha  Each kind of lights is shining to each form of shadows.  unfolds the non-dualistic light, it manif...
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The lights unfold from Vairochana Buddha  arrows                                                                          ...
A     Enter the Sphere of Totality A -                    -                                                     The sphere...
RA - Differentiation of Infinite Levels RA -                 -                                         The seed of light R...
PA - Shining Everywhere Throughout the Dharmadhatu PA -             The seed of light PA is the light of nourishment, nour...
CA - Universal Sphere Cutting Through All Discriminations CA -                 -                                          ...
NA - Unsurpassed, Independent Attainment NA -                 -                              Lights from NA integrate all ...
NA - Unsurpassed, Independent Attainment NA -                 -                              The seed of light NA integrat...
The path of Samantabhadra Bodhisattva                    Transcending and realizing the dharma body in every step of pract...
Thousand-petal lotus                                 In the path of Samantabhadra, bodhisattva transcends and  realizes th...
Thousand-petal lotus Wonderful Enlightenment  White Lotus - Equal Enlightenment  According to the Avatamsaka Sutra, there ...
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Non-dualistic True Mind  When practices meditation and samadhi, bodhisattva achieves liberation from the illusory mental s...
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According to Samantabhadra bodhisattva, a practice is integral and prefect when it fuses all other practices into one. For...
Wonderful Enlightenment         Equal Enlightenment         Each stage of bodhisattva practices is a spiral integration of...
In each and every step of the Samantabhadra practice, bodhisattva wakes up to the non-dualistic nature of phenomena, and t...
Wonderful Enlightenment         Mapping the path of Samantabhadra onto Vairochana Mandala, each stage of spiritual practic...
Non-dualistic True Mind                               Equal Enlightenment         Ten Grounds         Ten Transferences   ...
The path of Samantabhadra is the spiral path of spiritual  growth,  in  which  bodhisattva  ceaselessly transforms and con...
Summary  Two complementary paths                                       35
Mansjuri Path                     Wonderful Enlightenment -         Equal Enlightenment -         Consciousness Skandha - ...
Mansjuri Path                     Wonderful Enlightenment -         Equal Enlightenment -        Consciousness Skandha -  ...
Top-down view of Mandala                           38
Front view of Mandala                           39
Side view of Mandala                           40