Feast of the Kalachakra ( Duynhor — Khural )

Celebration Duynhora associated with the beginning of the preaching of the Buddha Kalachakra Tantra which is the basis of the philosophy of Vajrayana. Kalachakra literally means "wheel of time" and is one of the most esoteric concepts of Buddhist tantra.

main purpose of the Kalachakra teachings, as well as any other Buddhist teaching — achieving a state of enlightenment (Buddhahood), the internal implementation.

The difference of the Kalachakra Tantra is that , following its complex set of mental and physical exercise, you can achieve enlightenment not for a long period of many incarnations, and in one life. Of particular importance in this teaching is given to the practice of mantra. In the teachings of the Kalachakra Tantra, the concept of Adibuddha — the primary source of life, personified in the form of a 24-rukogo Kalachakra and Prajna (Sanskrit Prajna — transcendental wisdom and divine intuition), symbolizing the merger of Time and Emptiness.

According to the legend, the Kalachakra Tantra started to spread in India in 965 Tsilupa ascetic who brought the teaching of the legendary land of Shambhala, where it was preserved from the time when it was preached by the Buddha to the king of this country Suchandra.

There Duynhor-Hural for three days, from the 14th to the 16th day of the third month of the lunar calendar (April-May), with the main celebration falls on the 15th lunar day.

Kalachakra — the meditation deity days of the festival are held in monasteries solemn prayers (khurals) with the reading of the treatise laghu Kalachakra Tantra-raja. The characteristic element of these prayers is that during them monks put on a special headgear and use sacred objects that symbolize elements of the Kalachakra teachings. Particular importance is attached to the days of the holiday reading mantras. It should also be noted that the tanks (images) yidam Kalachakra is considered a strong helpers to those who need mental and physical strength — health.

More on the Kalachakra Tantra

In the Kalachakra Tantra are three types of the Wheel of Time: external, internal and change (transformative).
External cycles of time — it is a continuous stream of changes in the external level, the level of the world and its objects.
internal cycles of time — it is a continuous stream of changes in the domestic level, the level of life, at the level of energy channels, Pranas and Bindu. In the Kalachakra Tantra says that external events linked to the inner world of a man with his mind and body, and therefore, a person can influence the world by changing ourselves. Developing inner peace and tranquility, a person can come to harmony in relationships with others, to expand the space of loving kindness and compassion in the world.

On the other hand, if some of the external conditions are favorable for its internal operations, other external conditions prevent this. Kalachakra astrology aims at identifying favorable momentum of different initiatives that can harmonize the internal energy of the human with the energy of the circumstances. Kalachakpy astrological system was the basis for creating a new Tibetan astrological calendar.

In the Kalachakra Tantra also contains a study of the fine internal structure of the human body. To enter the deep practice practitioner should represent the structure of their own spiritual body and its energy channels, winds (prana), drops (bindu), moving through these channels and staying in specific areas of the body. Nadis (energy channels), prana (energy) and creative drops in our body are called internal Kalachakra Tantra and the basis for purification in tantra practice.