On the Cakras

In the hollow ing tables examples are given of the different locations of the cakras and their association with the five elements, colors and Tathagatas. etc. from a number of sources.

A

B

c

D

E

Crown

White

Water: Vairocana

Air

Air

Forbi ekad

Throat

Water: , White

Fire: Red

Red: Amirabha

Fire

Fire

Heart

Fire: Red

Space: Blue

Earth

Earth

Navel

Air: Green

Earth: Yellow

Yellow: Ratnasambhava

Water

Water

Below Navel

t

Secret Place

Air: j Green

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A. From the oral explanations of r Togs ldan U rgyan bstan 'dzin according to the 'Brug pa bka' brgyud tradition, same as in the Yantra Yoga commentary.

B. From the oral explanations of Brug sras 'Gyur med rdo rje, son of

A 'dzoms brug pa,

C. From the A 'dzoms brug pas commentary on the ICe btsun snying thig cycle.

D. From Klong chen pa's Theg tnchog rndzod.

E. From Chôgyal Namkhai Norbus oral instructions according to the Anuyoga tradition.

F. From the Chos drug kkrid yig by the fourth Khams sprui rin po che.

G. From the fifteenth Karmapa, mKha' khvab rdo rjes commentary to the Zab mo ruing don by the third Karmapa, Rang byung rdo rje (0 the space element is associated with the gtsuggtor or crest).

H. From the Hevaj rat antra. I. From the Kâlacakratantra.

J. ' to m mkhan po Sangs rgyas bstan 'dzins oral instructions on the A kbrid bon po cycle.

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