• About tantras

    Tantra of Bon

    The Tantric path is also called the path of transformation. On this path it is recognized that if we are skillful, instead of rejecting the afflictive emotions that obscure our true nature, we can use them as a means to achieve transformation. There are four kinds of Tantra in the Tantric teachings of the Bon tradition: Kriya Tantra and Charya Tantra (Lower Tantras)  Father Tantra and Mother Tantra (Higher Tantras). In the practice of Lower Tantra, practitioners visualize themselves as deities and completely transform themselves into that deity. They embody all of that deity’s emotions, strengths, wisdom and healing potential. The practitioner visualizes the whole universe as pure and perfect,…