Secret Fire: The Relationship Between Kundalini, Kabbalah, and Alchemy 11 March 1997 Foreword The following exercises are designed to assist in freeing the most potent energy known to humanity and resident in creation.
Kundalini And Qiqong Psychosis The seeker who dares to awaken the kundalini power without the grace and guidance of a guru might become insane, succumb to diseases, or even die. This is because he does not possess the necessary knowledge, steadiness of mind, or patience required for this difficult undertaking.
The Practice of Tantra and Tantric Ritual in Hinduism and Buddhism History of tantra It is difficult to trace the history of tantra which is mostly obscure as in case of the history of religions.
Chakras, meaning "wheel", are psychic centers that lie along the axis of the spine as consciousness potentials. They are usually represented as lotuses. The chakras are not materially real and are to be understood as situated, not in the gross body, but in the subtle or etheric body. Chakras
Mantra, Tantra and Yantra in Hinduism by Jayaram V
Aum, Om, Pranava and Nada, Meaning and Symbolic Significance by Jayaram V The syllable Om1, also known as Aum and Pranava, is the most sacred symbol of Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism and Zoroastrianism.
Sushumna, Ida and Pingala: Nadis of the subtle body 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.
Tantra: The Method Of Kindling Dormant Energies Tantra – a unique spiritual system capable of resolving the mystery of Being and its relationship with the world without itself being mysterious, caught in the cobwebs of misconceptions, misled beliefs, clergies’ disapprovals, moralists’ censure, ethical concerns, quakes’ and sorcerers’ misuses and abuses, opposition of the ‘authorised’ – theology, philosophy …, and above all, the centuries long antipathy of Islamic and Christian rulers, has been the subject of neglect, indifference and even aversion for quite some time now. The term ‘Tantra’, often seen personified in the person practising it, the ‘tantrika’, brings to mind’s eye the image of a man with a rugged, coarse, hoary-looking, bearded and wrinkled face, eyes deeply pushed into their sockets, and locks of rough uncouth muddy long hair hung around shoulders.
Experience It Now - Self Realization (Kundalini Awakening) through Sahaja Yoga Now, after the end of the meditation, see if you are feeling relaxed and if your thoughts have slowed down or gradually disappeared. This is the first stage of meditation - thoughtless awareness - where you are fully alert but without any thoughts, in a state of pure and peaceful consciousness. Now see if you can feel a sensation of a gentle cool breeze in your palms and above your head.
Is this Tantra?! What is Tantra all about? Sacred sex, or enlightenment? Tantra: Sex or Enlightenment?
Notwithstanding the fact that the Buddha essence is non-polar, Buddhist iconographers use sexual polarity to symbolize the twin concepts of insight and compassion. Love and Passion in Tantric Buddhist Art
Tantra - The Art of Philosophy Tantra has developed a system of thought which makes us see the universe as if it were within ourselves, and ourselves as if we were within the universe. Further the forces governing the cosmos on the macro-level are believed to govern the individual in the micro-level. According to tantra, the individual being and universal being are one.