Vajrakilaya Tormas

These are images of tormas from the Vajrakilaya mandala and shrine, from a retreat in Batavia New York.  Sponsored by the White Lotus Dharma Center of Rochester New York. Some of the tormas were more “typical” of tormas I have seen at other retreats and monasteries.  However, on the Vajrakilaya mandala, there were two tormasContinue reading “Vajrakilaya Tormas”

The Vajrakilaya Mandala

This material is copyrighted by M. Kirby Moore.  Reproduction without permission is prohibited.  Thank you for visiting. Further reflections from a Vajrakilaya retreat. The shrine and mandala were combined into one on this retreat.  I’m not sure if this was due to the constraints of the space (making sure the Zen Center was happy withContinue reading “The Vajrakilaya Mandala”

Retreat in NY, May 2012

This material is copyrighted by M. Kirby Moore.  Reproduction without permission is prohibited.  Thank you for visiting. I attended a Vajrakilaya Drupchen recently, organized by the White Lotus Buddhist Center of Rochester New York.  It was a relatively brief retreat, and especially so for me.  In this post though, I intend to objectively describe theContinue reading “Retreat in NY, May 2012”