Five samadhis

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The five samadhis on the path of liberation of Mahayoga are, according to the Guhyagarbha Tantra:

  1. great emptiness samadhi (Wyl. stong pa chen po’i ting nge ‘dzin)
  2. magical compassion samadhi (Wyl. snying rje sgyu ma’i ting nge ‘dzin)
  3. single mudra samadhi (Wyl. phyag rgya gcig pa’i ting nge ‘dzin)
  4. elaborate mudra samadhi (Wyl. phag rgya sprod bcas kyi ting nge ‘dzin)
  5. samadhi of group practice (Wyl. tshom bu tshogs sgrub kyi ting nge ‘dzin)