This study of the Indo-Tibetan ritual of rendering religious objects sacred concerns one of the fundamental Buddhist tantric processes of transformation into a chosen tantric Buddha. It provides a general discussion of the ritual as well as detailed analyses of each ritual step in the composite present-day consecration.Khri-byang Rin-po-chea#39;s manual has several elements in common with the well known Tibetan consecration work by ... Highest Yoga Tantra, the consecration manuals by Rje-btsun Grags- pa-rgyal-mtshan and Bu-ston follow the tradition of anbsp;...
|Title||:||Consecration of Images and Stūpas in Indo-Tibetan Tantric Buddhism|
|Publisher||:||BRILL - 1996|