Kalachakra Teachings

The following article is from the Autumn, 1990 issue of the Snow Lion Newsletter and is for historical reference only. You can see this in context of the original newsletter here.

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HIGHEST YOGA TANTRA, by Daniel Cozort 192 pp. #SLBKHYT $12.95 (see Religion section)

For anyone interested in practicing Kalachakra, this book is a great general presentation of tantra and in addition has a special section comparing the completion stages of the Guhyasamaja and Kalachakra systems.

KALACHAKRA: RITE OF INITIATION, by Dalai Lama and Hopkins. 511 pp. #WIBKKRI $22.95

For the first time, a tantric initiation ritual is presented in detail in English.

KALACHAKRA TANTRA,

Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey. 180 pp. #LTKT $12.00

This book provides a sound explanation of the practice of Kalachakra. It contains tantric information pertinent to practitioners of any highest yoga tantra. Topics include: the initiations, vows and pledges, cultivating the generation and completion stages, energy centers, winds, drops, taking the three bodies as the path, and day and night yogas.

TIBETAN PILGRIMAGE, by Peter Gold. 175pp., color photos, #SLBKTPI $14.95 (see Travel)

KALACHAKRA DEITY POSTER 11 x 17 1/2 #TBPOKD $2.00

This poster is of the great thangka that also appears on the cover of Kalachakra Tantra: Rite of Initiation. It comes to us from India and the edges are a little wrinkled. Because we think you'll enjoy it, we are selling it at a reduced price. At the bottom of the poster are the mantras associated with the deity, written in Tibetan.

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GARUDA POSTERS $7 ea. Very fine quality posters.

GAP02 Kalachakra Deity

GAP03 Kalachakra Mandala

IMAGES OF TIBETAN CULTURE

These full-color Tibet Cards measure 4 1/4 x 6 and are only 60 cents each. They capture some of the most moving images of the 1985 Kalachakra in Bodhgaya, India.

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SLSTC10 Dalai Lama at Kalachakra

SLSTC9 Long-life Offering

SLSTC10 Dalai Lama at Kalachakra

SLSTC14 Tibetan Monk in Prayer

SLSTC20 Tibetan Lamas

SLSTC22 Dalai Lama & Dingo Khyentse R.

SLSTC31 High Lamas at Kalachakra

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SLSTC22 Dalai Lama & Dingo Khyentse R.

KALACHAKRA SAND MAN-DALA POSTER, 24 x 35 #SYKP $15 The large full color photo reproduction of sand mandala constructed in the American Museum of Natural History, New York City.

KALACHAKRA SAND MAN-DALA POSTCARD, #SYKC $.75 Same image as poster only in postcard size.

GARUDA POSTCARDS $.75 ea. Traditional thangka images. GAC3 Kalachakra Deity

KALACHAKRA EMBLEM NOTECARDS $12 for 10 cards plus envelopes. #HCNC2 These are fall-color cards of the Kalachakra mantra.

KALACHAKRA EMBLEM PRINT 8 X 10 full-color #HCPR1 $7

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MERIDIAN TRUST VIDEOS

THE WHEEL OF TIME: Kalachakra Initiation, Switz. 1985, 45 min., $38

In the summer of 1985, H.H. the Dalai Lama gave a series of introductory teachings and the empowerment into the highest yoga tantra practice of Kalachakra. Included are, teachings, interviews and some exclusive footage of the rituals involved in the preparation of the mandala and the dances of the tantric monks.

KALACHAKRA 1974, 1 hr., $50 (See video section for shipping details on Meridian films.)

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