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Alternative health A practitioner of yoga
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Again, in using such terminology, the painter was well aware of the symbolism of tantric practices, whereby the union of a yogin with a yogini may contribute to achieve the union of compassion and method, both symbolized by the male coefficient, with transcendent wisdom and emptiness, both symbolized by the female coefficient.
For example, as the ideal Pasupata yogin, so-called Lakulisa is the
The literature also states quite clearly that disease is eradicated and a divine body is attained when the yogin masters kevala kumbhaka (GS 5:89).
The reincarnated faithful, conscious of their past lives and seeking enlightenment, are called yogins. Evans-Wentz claims that yogins and bodhisattvas recognize one another instantly (196 0, 171n).
In the seventies, I spent a considerable amount of time searching for yogins, swamis, or anyone who claimed to produce psychic phenomena in a reliable manner.
Reflecting the "directionless" physical location of the yogin is a second usage of this word: an unbiased attitude towards all beings.
96, 253, and 305), which results, for the yogin in nirvikalpa samadhi (p.
Consciousness appears as if it were materiality, and the task of the Yogin is to undo the mistaken reflection, to bring about the "disunion" of consciousness and materiality.
Later the yogin from rGya gar, Dze ta ri bzang po (sic), and the bshes gnyen from Tibet, Thar pa gling pa Nyi ma rgyal mtshan, made a translation, having heard the account [of his deeds].
"Lovely Rivals," comedy; producer, Joe-young Lim; director, Gyu-sung Jang; cast, Jeong-ah Yogin, Se-yeong Lee, Jee-hoon Lee.
Stein became famous through his work on Tibet's epic tradition surrounding the mythic hero-king Gesar of Ling (Recherches sur l'epopee et le barde au Tibet, Paris: Bibliotheque de l'Institut des Hautes Etudes chinoises, 1959), his translation of selections from the life of the "mad saint" Drukpa Kunle (Vie et chants de 'Brug-pa Kun-legs, le yogin; Bonn: Zentralasiatische Studien, 1972), and his comprehensive study of Tibetan history and culture, La civilisation tibetaine (Paris: Dunod, 1961, revised 1981; published in English as Tibetan Civilization; London: Faber & Faber and Stanford Univ.