Aug 07, 2008
A not-entirely-random selection of blog posts on meditation.
Jul 29, 2008
Wrathful Vajrapani, the bold blue Buddha of energy, is helping Vajradevi to transform her demons.
A few years ago I was sitting in a London office one winter day as the rain came down in slick sheets. Lightning flashed across the low sky and, as the thunder suddenly crescendoed, a half-dozen car alarms shrieked out to the surprise of pedestrians. No-one had touched the vehicles. The unseen power of the thunder had set the alarms off. It seemed a mischievous reminder from nature of the power at her disposal.
It also brought to my mind Wrathful Vajrapani, the Bodhisattva of energy or power. This is the figure I took on as a focus of my visualization …