"The Shadow of the Dalai Lama" - by Victor & Victoria Trimondi. Sexuality, Magic and Politics in tibetan Buddhism. Part II - Politics as Ritual Introduction: Politics as Ritual Myth and history The battle of the sexes and history The sacred kingdom Eschatology and politics History and mysticism 1 - The Dalai Lama: Incarnation of the Tibetan Gods Buddha Amitabha: The sun and light deity The various masks of Avalokiteshvara The XIV Dalai Lama as the supreme Kalachakra master Statements of the … [More]
"The Shadow of the Dalai Lama" - von Victor & Victoria Trimondi. Sexualität, Magie und Politik im tibetischen Buddhismus.
Part II - Politics as Ritual
Introduction: Politics as Ritual Myth and history The battle of the sexes and history The sacred kingdom Eschatology and politics History and mysticism
1 - The Dalai Lama: Incarnation of the Tibetan Gods Buddha Amitabha: The sun and light deity The various masks of Avalokiteshvara The XIV Dalai Lama as the supreme Kalachakra master Statements of the XIV Dalai Lama on sexuality and sexual magic
2 - The Dalai Lama (Avalokitshvara) and the Demoness (Srinmo) The bondage of the earth goddess Srinmo and the history of the origin of Tibet Why women can’t climb pure crystal mountain Matriarchy in the Land of Snows? The western imagination Women in former Tibetan society The alchemic division of the feminine: The Tibetan goddesses Palden Lhamo and Tara Tara—Tibet’s Madonna The lament of Yeshe Tshogyal The mythological background to the Tibetan-Chinese conflict: Avalokiteshvara and Guanyin Wu Zetian (Guanyin) and Songtsen Gampo (Avalokiteshvara) Ci Xi (Guanyin) and the Thirteenth Dalai Lama (Avalokiteshvara) Jiang Qing (Guanyin) and the Fourteenth Dalai Lama (Avalokiteshvara) Feminism and Tantric Buddhism The XIV Dalai Lama and the question of women's rights
3 - The Foundations of Tibetan Buddhocracy The history of Buddhist state thought The Dalai Lama and the Buddhist state are one The feigned belief of the XVI Dalai Lama in Western democracy The "Great Fifth" - Absolute Sun Ruler over Tibet Magic as politics - the magic world of the V Dalai Lama The predecessors of the V Dalai Lama The successors of the “Great Fifth”: The Thirteenth and Fourteenth Dalai Lamas Incarnation and power The "Great Fifth" and the system of incarnation The sacred power of the Tibetan kings and it’s conferral upon the Dalai Lamas The XIV Dalai Lama and the question of incarnation The introduction of the doctrine of incarnation in the West The various orders of Tibetan Buddhism (Gelugpa, Kagyüpa, Nyingmapa, Sakyapa, Bön) Unification of the Tibetan Buddhist Order under the Absolute Reign of the XIV Dalai Lama The "Karmapa affair"
4 - Social Reality in Ancient Tibet The Western image of Tibet The social structure of former Tibet Tibetan criminal law Clerical commerce Political intrigue More recent developments in the historical image
5 - Buddhocracy and Anarchy - Contradictory or Complementary? The grand sorcerers (Maha Siddhas) The anarchistic founding father of Tibetan Buddhism: Padmasambhava, From anarchy to discipline of the order: the Tilopa lineage The pre-ordained counter world to the clerical bureaucracy: holy fools An anarchistic erotic: the VI Dalai Lama A tantric history of Tibet Crazy wisdom and the West
8 - Magic as a Political Instrument Invocation of demons "Voodoo magic" Magic wonder weapons The “Great Fifth” as magician and the XIV Dalai Lama Mandala politics
9 - The War Gods behind the Mask of Peace The aggressiveness of the Tibetan tutelary gods (Dharmapalas) Gesar of Ling - the Tibetan "Siegfried" The Tibetan warrior kings and the clerical successors The Dalai Lamas as the supreme war lords The historical distortion of the "peaceful" Tibetans Is the XIV Dalai Lama the "greatest living prince of peace" Tibetan guerrillas and the CIA Marching music and terror Political calculation and the Buddhist message of peace “Buddha has smiled”: The Dalai Lama and the Indian atomic tests
10 - The Spearhead of the Shambhala War: The Mongols Genghis Khan as a Bodhisattva The Buddhization of Mongolia The Mongolian Shambhala myth Dambijantsan, the bloodthirsty avenging lama Von Ungern Sternberg: The “Order of Buddhist Warriors” The XIV Dalai Lama and Mongolia
11 - The Shambhala Myth and the West The Shambhala missionary Agvan Dorjiev Bolshevik Buddhism The Kalachakra temple in St. Petersburg Madame Blavatsky and the Shambhala myth Nicholas Roerich and the Kalachakra Tantra The “Shambhala Warrior” Chögyam Trungpa Other Western Shambhala visions The XIV Dalai Lama and the Shambhala myth
12 -Fascist Occultism and it’s Close Relationship to Buddhist Tantrism The Fourteenth Dalai Lama’s national socialist friends The Nazi–Tibet connection Julius Evola: A fascist Tantric Miguel Serrano: The Dalai Lama’s “friend” and chief ideologist of “esoteric Hitlerism” The former SS-man Heinrich Harrer: teacher of the XIV Dalai Lama Julius Evola: the "Tantric" advisor of Benito Mussolini Miguel Serrano: "friend" of the Dalai Lama and chief ideologist of "esoteric Hitlerism"
13 -The Japanese Doomsday Guru Shoko Asahara and XIV Dalai Lama Shoko Asahara’s relationship to the XIV Dalai Lama The staged Shambhala war The sect’s system of rituals is Tantric Buddhist Asahra’s Gods The Japanese Chakravartin Murder, violence and religion The Japanese Armageddon Religion and chemical laboratories The song of Sarin The international contacts The two different brothers
14 -China’s Metaphysical Rivalry with Tibet Mao Zedong: the red sun The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution The “deification” of Mao Zedong Mao Zedong's "Tantric practices" A spiritual rivalry between the Fourteenth Dalai Lama and Mao Zedong? The post-Mao era in Tibet A pan-Asian vision of the Kalachakra Tantra Taiwan: a springboard for Tibetan Buddhism and the XIV Dalai Lama? Are the Chinese interested in the Shambhala myth?
15 - The Buddhocratic Conquest of the West Robert A. Thurman: “The academic godfather of the Tibetan cause” The stolen revolution Thurman’s forged history A worldwide Buddhocracy Tibet a land of enlightenment? Thurman as “high priest” of the Kalachakra Tantra
16 - Tactics, Strategies, Forgeries, Illusions The "Tibet lobby" The manipulation of the "Greens" The illusory world of interreligious dialog and the ecumenical movement Modern science and Tantric Buddhism Buddhist cosmogony and the postmodern world view The yogi as computer Hollywood and Tantric Buddhism
17 - Conclusion The atavistic pattern of Tibetan Buddhism Clash of Religions: the fundamentalistic contribution of Lamaism Return to rationalism?