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The Buddhist Forum

Volume VI
by Tadeusz Skorupski

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Contents

  • Preface
  • The Historical Spectrum of the Bodhisattva Ideal
  • Bodhisattva Vow by Bodhibhadra
  • Sevenfold Practice of the Dharma by Śākyaśrībhadra
  • Mental Attitude During Daily Activities
  • Eulogy of the Twelve Deeds of the Buddha
  • Two Eulogies of the Eight Great Caityas
  • Hymn to the Thirty-five Buddhas of Confession
  • Presentation of Offerings to the Ḍākinīs
  • Offering Butter Lamps
  • Three Types of Evocation (sādhana)
    • Self-generation as a deity
    • Visualisation of the victorious vase
    • Visualisation of the maṇḍala at the front
  • Funeral Rites for Rebirth in the Sukhāvatī Abode
    • Transference of consciousness
    • Liberation through hearing in the intermediate state
    • The cremation ceremony
    • Ritual with an effigy-card (byang chog)
  • Jyotirmañjarī of Abhayākaragupta
  • The Saṃpuṭa-tantra: Sanskrit and Tibetan Versions of Chapter Two