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Home > Advanced Meditation > Kalachakra > Explanatory Talk at the Bloomington Kalachakra Initiation, 1999
1 Deeper Points of the Empowerment Process
Correct Motivation: Safe Direction and Bodhicitta
The Importance of Conviction in Voidness
Appearance-Making and the Two Aspects of Mind
Clear Light Mind
The Necessity of Vows
Initiation or Empowerment?
How Empowerment Works
Seeing the Guru as a Buddha
2 Questions and Answers
Being Prepared for an Empowerment
Clear Light Mind and Individuality
The Ability to Keep Commitments and Vows
When to Practice the Six-Session Yoga
Tsog Offerings and Tantric Vows
Empowerment and Blessing
Kalachakra and the Environment
Sleepiness During the Ceremony
Contact with Hinayana
Self-Cherishing and Planning
Clear Light, Rebirth, and Potentials
The Rituals during the Ceremony
How Can New Parents Participate in an Empowerment?
To Witness or To Participate?
Mandala in Daily Life