Lineage of Mahasiddha Tilopa.
Vajrayogini -> Mahasiddha Tilopa
-> Naropa -> Marpa -> Milarepa -> Rechungpa -> after
numbers of Lineage Holders -> -> -> Drukpa Choegon
& Drukpa Yongzin Rinpoches of Dechen Choekhorling about 500
Vajrayogini is a female Sambhogakaya form of
Buddha. She is a Yidam (meditation deity) of the Anuttarayoga
Tantra - the highest tantra, and appears in many Tantric practices.
She appear as the spiritual consort to Heruka Chakrasamvara.
She is the female Secret Mantra Holder of the
vast and profound teachings of the Secret Mantrayana including the
Chakrasamvara lineage and the Mahamudra, received directly
from Buddha Vajradhara.
She is youthful, naked and passionate for the
Dharma. She is bright red in colour and wears a garland of 51 human
skulls signifying mastery of all mental events. Her right leg
bent and left extended standing on a human corpse. A
khatvanga rests upon her left shoulder.
Vajrayogini practice is as a Source of
It is said in the Condensed Root Tantra of
Heruka that the benefits to be gained from engaging in the
practice of Vajrayogini are limitless and that a thousand voices
could never fully enumerate them.
The practice of Vajrayogini is a synthesis of
all essential points of the stages of Secret
Mantra. Vajrayogini practices quickly brings blessings,
especially during this spiritually degenerate age. When we practice
these instructions correctly, we quickly receive great and profound
blessings from all the Buddhas. These blessings help us
temporarily, and eventually enable us to attain the ultimate goal
of complete enlightenment.
Many practitioners have accomplished the highest attainments
through Vajrayogini practice. Of the 84 Mahasiddhas of ancient
India, many gained their attainments through the practices of
Heruka Chakrasamvara and Vajrayogini, and since the time when these
Tantras were introduced into Tibet many great Tibetan masters have
also accomplished perfect realizations through this practice.