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5 Letters of Great Emptiness - 6 Letters of Empty Potential

5 Letters of Great Emptiness - 6 Letters of Empty Potential
 5 Letters of Great Emptiness - 6 Letters of Great Emptiness
 
5 Vowels              li u ri i a
 
6 consonants      ka, ca, ta, pa, ta sa
 
 
In the Kalachakra system the 5 letters of great emptiness are 5 key vowels representing the 5 elements which then combine with the 6 letters of empty potential: ie. the 6 categories of consonants symbolized by
 
5 Elements  and 5 Vowels
Earth  Water   Fire      Wind Space
li          u           ri           i          a
 
6 Objects and 6 Categries of Consonants:
Vajra, Sword, Jewel, Wheel, Lotus, Knife.
ka       ca         Ta         pa         ta        za
 
Vajra ka kha ga gha na       kavarga
Sword ca cha ja jha nya      cavarga
Jewel ta tha da dha na        Tavarga
Wheel pa pha ba bha ma   pavarga
Lotus ta tha da dha na        tavarga
Knife sa hpa sa śa hka       zavarga
 
 
cf.
A   K         T     P
a - ka, ca, ta, pa, ta sa
 
 
 
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