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'''Kalachakra''' ([[wyl.]] ''dus kyi 'khor lo'') is one of the main [[tantra]]s practised by the [[Sarma]] or New Translations schools. It has a unique presentation of cosmology. His Holiness the [[Dalai Lama]] has given the transmission of the Kalachakra many times around the world for the sake of world peace.
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The '''''Kalachakra Tantra''''' (Skt. ''kālacakratantra''; Tib. [[དུས་ཀྱི་འཁོར་ལོ་]], ''dükyi khorlo'', [[Wyl.]] ''dus kyi 'khor lo'') is one of the main [[tantra]]s practised by the [[Sarma]] or New Translations schools. The name means wheel of time or time-cycles. It has a unique presentation of cosmology. There's a tradition of offering this empowerment to large public audiences. His Holiness the [[Dalai Lama]] has given the transmission of the Kalachakra many times around the world for the sake of world peace.
  
 
==Further Reading==
 
==Further Reading==
*[[The Dalai Lama]] and [[Jeffrey Hopkins]], ''The Kalachakra Tantra'', Boston: Wisdom, 1989
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*[[The Dalai Lama]] and [[Jeffrey Hopkins]], ''The Kalachakra Tantra: Rite of Initiation'', Boston, Wisdom Publications, 1989, ISBN 978-0861711512
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*Khedrup Norsang Gyatso, ''Ornament of Stainless Light: An Exposition of the Kalachakra Tantra'', Library of Tibetan Classics (Wisdom Publications, 2001), ISBN 978-0861714520
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==Internal Links==
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*[[Kalachakra Mantra]]
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*[[Vajravega]]
  
 
==External Links==
 
==External Links==
 
*[http://www.kalacakra.org/ Kālacakra site maintained by Edward Henning]
 
*[http://www.kalacakra.org/ Kālacakra site maintained by Edward Henning]
 
*[http://www.kalachakranet.org/ International Kalachakra Network]
 
*[http://www.kalachakranet.org/ International Kalachakra Network]
 
 
  
 
[[Category:Schools and Lineages]]
 
[[Category:Schools and Lineages]]
 
[[Category:Tantras]]
 
[[Category:Tantras]]
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[[Category:Cosmology]]
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[[Category:Kalachakra]]

Latest revision as of 20:04, 1 June 2018

Kalachakra

The Kalachakra Tantra (Skt. kālacakratantra; Tib. དུས་ཀྱི་འཁོར་ལོ་, dükyi khorlo, Wyl. dus kyi 'khor lo) is one of the main tantras practised by the Sarma or New Translations schools. The name means wheel of time or time-cycles. It has a unique presentation of cosmology. There's a tradition of offering this empowerment to large public audiences. His Holiness the Dalai Lama has given the transmission of the Kalachakra many times around the world for the sake of world peace.

Further Reading

  • The Dalai Lama and Jeffrey Hopkins, The Kalachakra Tantra: Rite of Initiation, Boston, Wisdom Publications, 1989, ISBN 978-0861711512
  • Khedrup Norsang Gyatso, Ornament of Stainless Light: An Exposition of the Kalachakra Tantra, Library of Tibetan Classics (Wisdom Publications, 2001), ISBN 978-0861714520

Internal Links

External Links