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WHAT DOES TULPA MEAN IN ENGLISH?
Tulpa also translated as "magical emanation", "conjured thing" and "phantom" is a concept in mysticism of a being or object which is created through sheer spiritual or mental discipline alone. It is defined in Indian Buddhist texts as any unreal, illusory or mind created apparition. According to Alexandra David-Néel, tulpas are "magic formations generated by a powerful concentration of thought." It is a materialized thought that has taken physical form and is usually regarded as synonymous to a thoughtform.
The translations of tulpa from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «tulpa» in English.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TULPA» OVER TIME
The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «tulpa» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «tulpa» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TULPA»
Discover the use of tulpa in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to tulpa and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
But "Minta" possesses an unsuspected psychic talent, and so she unwittingly creates a tulpa, an envisioned being that gradually becomes tangible, first to herself and then to others.
Ardath Mayhar, 2009
Tulpa , Louise Bak's second Coach House book, continues her challenging exploration of a broad range of themes: popular culture, the sex trade, the role of Asian and Asian-Canadian women in culture, and her father's death.
Louise Bak, 2001
By that time, mounting exam pressures had given the others unwelcome reason
to contemplate doing the same, and after nearly a month of trying to create their
tulpa, it all came to an end. By the time their exams were bearing down on them,
Russell Smith, 2003
Tibet: The Role Playing Game
A tulpa looks and feels just like a normal human. However, a tulpa is not created
with sentience or self-awareness. It is a mindless automaton that can only follow
orders. Buddhist practitioners often create tulpas so they can have partners for ...
Brian St. Claire-King, 2004
It seems Reece’s dead twin brother Hayden, tragically and horrifically killed when the twins were only seven years old has come back to stay.
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Tulpa is a Vajrayana, Bonpo and Tibetan Buddhist upaya concept, discipline and teaching tool.
Lambert M. Surhone, Miriam T. Timpledon, Susan F. Marseken, 2010
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LLC Books, 2010
The Dragon's Apprentice
When John, Jack, and Charles return to the Archipelago of Dreams, they encounter an apparent splintering of Time itself and set off on a new quest in which success and failure each carry a high cost.
The Sculptor in the Sky
All three are examples of a Tulpa, which is a manifestation of mental energy.
People could accurately call this a thought form. A thought form is a thought that
has enough energy to become a configuration, shape, or visual appearance.