Vajrayana Buddhists : Yogi, Yogini, Amoghavajra, by
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- ISBN: 9781157289821 | 1157289827
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 7/26/2010
Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Yogini (Sanskrit:, yogin, ) is the feminine form corresponding to the masculine yogi. Yoginis are known to possess a steadfast mind, which they cultivate through the disciplined pursuit of transcendence, an idea that is central to the practice of yoga. Tantric scholars have described yoginis as independent, outspoken women with graceful spirits, without whom yoga would fail to achieve its full, fruitful purpose. Though the leaders of the modern Yoga-asana