Puja and practices. Meditation. Mantras clips. Kundalini. Rare Video - See Ramana Maharishi Walking. Gurus. Tantra. Mantras. Shaktism. Shaktism. Shaktism or Shaktidharma (Sanskrit: Śāktaṃ, शाक्तं; lit., 'doctrine of power' or 'doctrine of the Goddess') is a denomination of Hinduism that focuses worship upon Shakti or Devi – the Hindu Divine Mother – as the absolute, ultimate Godhead.
It is, along with Shaivism, Vaishnavism, and Smartism one of the primary schools of devotional Hinduism. Cults of goddess worship are ancient in India. The branch of Hinduism that worships the goddess, known as Devi, is called Shaktism. Followers of Shaktism recognize Shakti as the power that underlies the male principle, and Devi is often depicted as Parvati the consort of Shiva or as Lakshmi the consort of Vishnu. A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. Unalloyed Affection in the Land of Vṛndāvana 04 Dec 2014 by The Hare Krishna Movement in A.C.
Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, Gopis, Vrindavan, Vrndavana Tags: A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami, ecstasy, gopis, great demigods like Brahma and Siva, krsna and the gopis, Lord Krsna, notorious as a teasing friend, Prabhupada books, SB3.2.14, Srimad Bhagavatam, The damsels of Vraja, transcendental love, unalloyed affection, Vrindaban, Vrndavana …In His boyhood at Vṛndāvana, Lord Kṛṣṇa was notorious as a teasing friend in transcendental love to all the girls His age.
Trika Shaivism. Concepts and Philosophies. Concepts and philosophy. Para Tattva. Para Tattva (Sanskrit: पर तत्त्व) is a Sanskrit phrase meaning “Supreme Truth,” as studied, realized, worshipped and revealed by the saints of India's Vedic tradition.
The root tat is equivalent to the English word “that,” while the suffix -tva is used like our suffix “-ness,” giving a sense of “that-ness,” commonly understood as truth or principle. Para is simply “supreme,” “transcendental” or “absolute,” in this context describing the principles of truth in a wholesome context. Para Brahman.
Krishna is Para Brahman, Supreme God, SuperSoul according to Vaishnavism Para Brahman (IAST: para-brahmaṇ) or Parama Brahman (the Highest Brahman; not to be confused with brahmin, an Indic social class designation) is a term often used by Vedantic philosophers as to the "attainment of the ultimate goal".
Adi Shankara has said that there is only one Supreme Para-Brahman and all the other deities are the forms and expansions of this Para-Brahman.  Under terms of some schools of Vedanta, It has three modal aspects with a highest as Para Brahman or Vishnu or Shiva or Adi Shakti. This term is often used in relation to Vishnu or Shiva as the ultimate goal of Vedanta. Conceptualization The Three Supreme Goddesses of Trika. During our online satsang session with Dr.
Mark Dyczkowski last Sunday (March 9th 2014), we were given some fantastic meditative practices around Sauh and SoHam Mantras. He also stressed on the importance of breath and how and why we must bring attention to the breath. When he mentioned this, I couldn’t help but recall that we cannot speak while we inhale. Just try saying something while inhaling – it is impossible. Para, Apara and Parapara. Hari oṁ ~~~~~ Quote: Namaste singhi, I noticed that no-one addressed your question as of yet so I thought to offer the following.
This is not exhaustive but offered to give a direction on where your question may be answered.
Terminology. MANTRA. Mantra Here is a link that you can click to read the PDF file Chapter V Mantras and Purification in Woodroffe's Book The Great Liberation.
HOME PAGE Bhagavad-Gita:Chapters in Sanskrit Bhagavadgita in English HOME PAGE V.Krishnaraj11/10/2014 You have your Google search engine tailored for this site.Please enter the word(s) in the search box; it will take you to the file with that word in this web site. Enjoy your visit here. Yantra: Supra Powers. Yantra is the Sanskrit word for "instrument" or "machine".
The meaning is contextual. Much like the word 'instrument' itself, it can stand for symbols, processes, automata, machinery or anything that has structure and organization. One in use popular the west is as symbols or geometric figures. Traditionally such symbols are used in Eastern mysticism to balance the mind or focus it on spiritual concepts. Etymology and meanings. Bīja. The metaphor is considerably extended in the Consciousness-only teachings of the Yogacara school of Buddhism.
According to this theory, all experiences and actions produce bīja as impressions, stored in the alaya (storehouse) consciousness. The external world is produced when the seeds "perfume" this consciousness. Yantra and Sri Yantra - Hindu Symbols. 5 3 0 2567Google +3 What is a Yantra A yantra is a geometrical diagram representing the universe.
Encyclopedia Britannica. Hinduism, major world religion originating on the Indian subcontinent and comprising several and varied systems of philosophy, belief, and ritual. Although the name Hinduism is relatively new, having been coined by British writers in the first decades of the 19th century, it refers to a rich cumulative tradition of texts and practices, some of which date to the 2nd millennium bce or possibly earlier. If the Indus valley civilization (3rd–2nd millennium bce) was the earliest source of these traditions, as some scholars hold, then Hinduism is the oldest living religion on Earth.
Its many sacred texts in Sanskrit and vernacular languages served as a vehicle for spreading the religion to other parts of the world, though ritual and the visual and performing arts also played a significant role in its transmission. From about the 4th century ce, Hinduism had a dominant presence in Southeast Asia, one that would last for more than 1,000 years. YANTRAS: What is Their Purpose. By Stephen Knapp Yantras are generally geological designs imprinted on a copper or silver plate. These days we also see them in multi-colored inks on paper.
Among the sacred symbols manifested by the Vedic Rishis, yantras are predominantly regarded as devices for devotional sadhanas or practices, and as objects to direct our mind and worship. Yantra. Enthroned Jain yantra besides Adinath image Shapes and patterns commonly employed in yantra include squares, triangles, circles and floral patterns but may also include more complex and detailed symbols, for instance: Geometric element meanings: Circle = Energy of the element waterSquare = Energy of the element earthUpward-facing Triangle = Energy of the element fire; energyDownward-facing Triangle = Energy of the element water; knowledgeDiagonal line = Energy of the element airHorizontal line = Energy of the element waterVertical line = Energy of the element firePoint = Energy of the element ether. Yantras, tantric sacred symbols. A yantra is a geometrical pattern made of several concentric figures (squares, circles, lotuses, triangles, point). The point (bindu) at the center of the yantra signifies unity, the origin, the principle of manifestation and emanation.
A yantra is the yogic equivalent of the Buddhist mandala. When these concentric figures are gradually growing away from its center (bindu) in stages, this is for human beings a symbol of the process of macrocosmic evolution. When they are gradually growing towards its center, this is for human beings a symbol of the process of microcosmic involution. According to Tantra, the creation of the world begins with an act of division of the opposites that are united in the deity. Yantra: Vedic Power Symbols - 1 - An About.com Hinduism Feature. Yantra literally means "instrument". A Yantra is a geometric design acting as a highly efficient tool for contemplation, concentration and meditation. Yantras carry spiritual significance, and point the user to higher levels of consciousness. The Yantra provides a focal point that is a window into the absolute.
When the mind is concentrated on a single, simple object (in this case a Yantra), the mental chatter ceases. Yantra Mandala Meaning Including the Shri Yantra Mandala. Saraswati 2 - by Harish Johari. Green_tara_2.pdf. Names of Goddess Saraswati, Hindu Mythological names. Om Namah Shivaya. Lakshmi: Goddess of Wealth & Beauty! Journeying to the Goddess. Wisdom of Consciousness » Search Results » mahatattva. Dictionary of Hindu, Yoga terms & Lingo. Mahamandaleshwar Meaning/Definition of. Chaturvedi Sanskrit Hindi Dictionary : Dwarikaprasad Chaturvedi. Dictionary of Hinduism. Muktananda - The Guru's Touch 1/2.