By Parmanad Sharma, Parmananda Sharma
Kamalasila is a kind of exceptional acharyas who went to Tibet from India, stayed there and wrote scholarly treatises on Buddha dharma. the current paintings is the first-ever English rendering from unique Sanskrit, urged by means of the Dalai Lama.
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In this manner, when the yogi does grasp the conclusion about'the ultimate nature of things after an analysis through 'prajfia', he enters 'nirvikalpa sarnadhi' and also comes to realise the non-substantiality Cnissvabhavata') of all dharmas. He who after analysing the nature of things through "prajfia ' does not meditate on it but only meditates on forsaking" mentalization is never freed from 'vikalpas' and will also not realise 'nissvabhavata' owing to the absence of the glow of 'prajfia'. 80 Arya Ratnamegha says; "Thus he who is skilled in washing away faults, in order to remove all frauds for contemplating 'sunyata' (he) practises yoga.
Are transitory and various by nature and 'pudgala' has been imagined by some as permanent and of one form. It is not appropriate for 'pudgala' to be thing ('vastu') owing to its being indefinable from the point of view of 'tattva ' and its separate-ness ('anyatva') and (also) because reality Cvastu-sata ')" has no other form. Therefore, for people to speak of T or 'mine' is merely a foolish delusion. Then, he should, in order to attain BHAVANAKRAMA-III 81 ,'dharma nairatmya', consider whether these 'form dharmas' are permanent entities seperate from the mind or that it is the mind itself which is reflected in form Crupa') etc.
By practising 'upayaya ' alone the bodhisattva, having not crossed a common man's stage, will remain totally bound. Hence, 'upayaya' should be practised along with 'prajna '. Like poison overcome by mantra-efficacy, the 'klesas' of a bodhisattva too turn into nector by meditation through the power of the adoption of 'prajfia'. , which by their very nature, bear beneficient fruit. " The reason due to which the bodhisattva does not give up the world is the power of his 'upayaya', because of that (very reason) itself he does not fall into the 'sravaka's nirvana.