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Deities and Empowerments

of Rainbow Body Yoga

Rainbow Body Yoga has 1 level of techniques and 3 levels of empowerments (see below).

Empowerments

The 1st empowerment is received at Rainbow Body Yoga (RBY) empowerment session. Requirements for receiving this empowerment are honesty and sincerity towards the teacher, teaching and sangha and following Introduction instructions for at least 2 months daily. After learning RBY, you may join Pemako Buddhist Sangha-group at Facebook, if you feel that this is your path.

The 2nd and 3rd level empowerments are given only to ordained students who wear red-robes. Learn more about Ceremonies and Vows. Simultaneously, you will also get access to advanced discussion group at Facebook.

Peaceful and Wrathful Deity Aspects of Guru Rinpoche and Yeshe Tsogyal

First Empowerment – Two Syllable Mantra

1. Guru Rinpoche/Padmasambhava and Yeshe Tsogyal

2. Kuntuzangpo (GR, peaceful, skt. Samantabhadra, 13. bhumi)

3. Kuntuzangmo (YT, peaceful, engl. Blue Tara skt. Samantabhadri, 13. bhumi)

4. Vajradhara (GR, peaceful, tib. Dorje Chang, 12. bhumi)

5. Saraswati (YT, peaceful, tib. Yang Chenma, 12. bhumi)

6. Nyima Ozer (GR, peaceful, 11. bhumi)

7. Prajna Paramita (YT, peaceful, tib. Yum Chenma, 11. bhumi)

8. Avalokiteshvara (GR, peaceful, tib. Chenrezig)

9. White Tara (YT, peaceful, skt. Avalokiteshvari, tib. Jetsun Dolma)

10. Dorje Drollo (GR, wrathful)

11. Vajrayogini (Yeshe Tsogyal's aspect, wrathful, tib. Dorje Naldjorma)

12. Dorje Gotrab (GR, wrathful Medicine Buddha, skt. Vajra Raksha)

Second Empowerment – Three Syllable Mantra

13. Drakpo (GR, wrathful)

14. Drakmo (YT, wrathful)

15. Mahakala (GR, , wrathful, tib. Gonpo)

16. Mahakali (YT, wrathful, tib. Gonmo)

Third Empowerment – Four, Five and Six Syllable Mantra

17. Troma Nagpo (GR, wrathful)

18. Black Tara (YT, wrathful, skt. Krishna Tara, tib. Troma Nagmo)

19. Vajrakilaya (GR, wrathful, tib. Dorje Phurba)

20. Red Tara (YT, wrathful, skt. Kurukulla, tib. Rikchema)

21. Vajrasadhu (GR, main protector, tib. Dorje Legpa, fifth syllable only)

22. Nidra Tara (YT, sleep deity, engl. Dark Blue Tara, sixth syllable only)