(Tib: Dorje Naljorma)
Lineage of Mahasiddha Tilopa.
Vajrayogini -> Mahasiddha Tilopa -> Naropa -> Marpa -> Milarepa -> Rechungpa -> after numbers of Lineage Holders -> -> -> Drukpa Choegon & Drukpa Yongzin Rinpoches of Dechen Choekhorling about 500 years ago.
Vajrayogini is a female Sambhogakaya form of Buddha. She is a Yidam (meditation deity) of the Anuttarayoga Tantra - the highest tantra, and appears in many Tantric practices. She appear as the spiritual consort to Heruka Chakrasamvara.
She is the female Secret Mantra Holder of the vast and profound teachings of the Secret Mantrayana including the Chakrasamvara lineage and the Mahamudra, received directly from Buddha Vajradhara.
She is youthful, naked and passionate for the Dharma. She is bright red in colour and wears a garland of 51 human skulls signifying mastery of all mental events. Her right leg bent and left extended standing on a human corpse. A khatvanga rests upon her left shoulder.
Objective & Benefits of the Practice:
Vajrayogini practice is as a Source of Blessings
It is said in the Condensed Root Tantra of Heruka that the benefits to be gained from engaging in the practice of Vajrayogini are limitless and that a thousand voices could never fully enumerate them.
The practice of Vajrayogini is a synthesis of all essential points of the stages of Secret Mantra. Vajrayogini practices quickly brings blessings, especially during this spiritually degenerate age. When we practice these instructions correctly, we quickly receive great and profound blessings from all the Buddhas. These blessings help us temporarily, and eventually enable us to attain the ultimate goal of complete enlightenment.
Many practitioners have accomplished the highest attainments through Vajrayogini practice. Of the 84 Mahasiddhas of ancient India, many gained their attainments through the practices of Heruka Chakrasamvara and Vajrayogini, and since the time when these Tantras were introduced into Tibet many great Tibetan masters have also accomplished perfect realizations through this practice.