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Lord Shiva in Meditation Posture Lord Shiva is also called "Maha Yogeeshwara" (Lord of Great Yogis). He is often shown sitting in the posture of a meditating Yogi with another eye, shown to be located in centre of the two eyes, known as the Shiva Netra (The Third Eye of Shiva), the Third Eye, etc.
If you get a non-Burton translation of the Kama Sutra, you find the following list of accomplishments which make up the Kama Shastra, which when achieved and combined with the sexual arts of the Kama Sutra, allowed a woman to keep company with the men of the community at "the gate." This woman is said to have attained the role of "Ganika" in the community. As with the courtesans of 17th Century Italy, the women who achieved these things were considered "educated" and really were the only "educated" women in the community.
At the time, when this incident of mystical Shiva linga had occurred and after which Lord Brahmaand Vishnu had stopped quarelling, Lord Shiva appeared before them and said--- "I am very pleased with both of you, Both of -
This is the Fifth Purana.
Once, sage, Narad arrived at Naimisharanya where he found many sages engaged in austerities. All the sages were delighted to see him.
Maharshi Vatsayan says that married women, wife of the brother, sister of the mother, old maid and elder sister are all the teachers to teach young girls in Kamasutra.
Practical aspect of Kamasutra has two divisions – One deals with Tantra and second deals with the Asanas or postures. Thus, it is the main part of Kamasutra. Union of male and female forced has been a continuing process since the beginning of the creation.
Well before the exposition of Kamasutra, a certain sage called Babhravpanchal had compiled a treatise, the Kama Shastra.
Any religious scripture has four goals – achievement of Dharma (religion), Arth (Wealth) and Kama (pleasures) and Moksha (salvation) through them.
This is more than just a list of the players, it's also a lexicon ("ordbok") of terminology one encounters while reading about Norse mythology and runelore.
The Havamàl is part of the Poetic Edda , which is one of the primary written sources for Norse mythology.
"In the Viking age the most spectacular way of cursing an enemy was by the Niding Pole (the Nithstong or Scorn-Post). They were poles about nine feet (2.75 meters) long upon which insults and curses were carved in runes.
"...Stádhagaldr is an active system of magic that consists of the assumption of runic postures or gestures for magical effect...
There is a growing interest in recreating the ancient oracular or 'shamanistic' techniques that are commonly referred to by Asatruar as seithr and spae-craft . The word "seidr" is spelled with a letter from the Old Norse or Icelandic alphabet called "eth". Since "eth" has a phonetic value somewhere between "d" and "th", seithr is variously spelled in English as "seid", "seidh", "seidr", "seidhr", "seith", or "seithr".
In addition to the seven chakras of the subtle body, the Tantras have described a network of subtle channels known as nadis through which the life force (prana) circulate.