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Thus we have celestial Buddhas and Bodhisats and their female energies. Therefore, practitioners must also, in their imaginations, visualize themselves in the divine aspect of a deity in union with consort."13 Other Vajrayana Buddhists consider the union of upaya and prajna to mean sexual union. It is the dissatisfaction which accompanies ego's struggle that inspires us to examine what we are doing. Avalokita, being a purely mythological creation, is seldom like Buddha represented as a mere man, but is invested usually with monstrous and supernatural forms and attributes.
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