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2Cakras at the crown of the head, throat, heart and navel. 'Four cakras plus cakras at the secret organ and at the usnisa, or four cakras plus cakras of fire at the joint (Sum-mDo) and air at the juncture (sGrvm-mDo). In Anuyoga, less emphasis is put on the development stage and more on the perfection stage, the yoga of chan­ nels, air, and essence, and on the primordial wisdom of bliss, clarity and no-thought. Practice, the Actions According to Dharmasri:21-404 6 One mainly enjoys everything in equalness.

The essence both (of appearances and nature) is indivisibly present as equalness nature, and that is the great blissful son, the mandala of enlightened mind. Lochen Dharmasri writes:21-38b ■ (All the phenomenal existents) are (the creation of) one’s mind and they are pure in the womb (or ultimate sphere of the mother Samantabhadn (the emptiness mother), the nature that is unborn and free from elaborations. It is also called the mandala of primordial suchness. . That un­ born nature which shines forth ceaselessly as the intrinsic awareness, the mandala of self-arisen light, is the primor­ dial wisdom (the father) Samantabhadra.

But this is not a transformation of something into something else, like iron into gold, as some recent scholars have understood; it is transforming, purifying, or perfecting (gNas-Su Dag-Pa) some­ thing which is stained into its own true state. The tantric teachings are to be understood and followed by people of high intellect and excellent karma. Longchen Rab­ jam summarizes the distinctions between siuric and tantric teach­ ings as follows:PK " • 79b 4 The sutric teachings of Bodhisattvayana {or Mahayana) as­ sert that (beings) possess the Buddha-essence ( Tathagatagarbha).

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