Iamspoonbender: What is the meaning, and significance behind the five ha laughter in the vajrasattva mantra?
Lama Surya Das: The four joyous and energetic Ha’s in the 100 syllable long Vajrasattva purification mantra of Tibetan Buddhism refer— according to the late great Nyingmapa leader Dudjom Rinpoche— to the Four Joys, the Four Boundless, Four Empowerments and the Four Kayas. What you do with this fairly technical Vajrayana explanation is another matter!
Submitted by @Iamspoonbender via Twitter on August 4th, 2010.
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