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In this condition of the mind. This dharana is Anava upaya. The first four stages or stations or centres of energy are lower apara and concern bheda or difference. Sivopadhyaya quotes the following verse from TantrakoSa in this connexion. The esoteric technique of bhruksepa was a closely guarded secret among the mystics and is now practically lost. PrtfhaSunyaryi here means the void above. Gross objects like jar, cloth etc.
Kala means the vimarsa or creative energy of the Divine. Arthur Avalon Reflection on the Tantras — S. Thus the aspirant is established in his essential Self.
In the body the dvadasantas a distance of 12 fingers are from the navel to the heart, from the heart to the throat, from the throat to the forehead and from the forehead to the top of the cranium. As a bogy is used to frighten away children from their obstinacy for getting a worthless and undesirable thing, even so these concepts are used for dissuading men from sense-pleasures.
Using the Forces of Life: The Yoga of Tibet. The svarupa or essential nature of Bhairava is vijhdna or bodha or mahabodhacit or caitanya the main characteristic of which is svdtantrya or absolute freedom revealing itself in icchd, jhdna.
His mind will experience perfect equilibrium. Jaieeva in jaidevx Sky. As soon as the bindu is perceived, the yogi has to concen- trate on it. This refers to Khecari mudrd which is described in the following way in Vivekamartanda: In order to extend His grace to humanity. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Just as Bhairava has the attributes of omniscience, omni- potence, etc. This is in the spinal centre of region below the genitals. It should be borne in mind that the sphere of nara extends from prithivl tattva to may a tattva; the sphere of Jaidevva extends from Suddha vidya upto SadaSiva and the sphere of Siva includes only Siva and Sakti.
It is through this Sakti that Siva carries on the five acts of manifestation, main- tenance and withdrawal of the universe and veiling of Self and revealing of Self through grace.
Sakti means power, capacity to effect something. He should sit in a very relaxed position. Three of them are under the vacaka indi- cator side which is the subjective or grahaka aspect of manifestation ; the other three are under the vacyathe indi- cated or objective side.
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Kunju Kurup Shambhu Maharaj V. His mind will acquire perfect ease in this position and therefore rajas agitation of the mind and tamas cloth will disappear. In verity, I am in that condition that Reality itself i. It is a book on yoganot on philosophy, but its system of yoga can be better understood if one is acquainted with its metaphysical background. Ramachandra Dikshitar MahanirvanaTantra — Ed.
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And thou art for her the same revelation as she is for thee. The mind has to be fixed at any dvadaSanta from the body whether it is the superior or urdhva dvddasanta or Brahmarandhra or bahya dvddasanta i. This is what is meant by saying that he attains to Brahman. Mind is the slayer of the Real. This dharana pertains to Saktopaya. The aspirant has to pass from the anava to Sakta and finally from the Sakta to the Sambhava state.
By means of continuous practice of kumbhaka or reten- tion of breath in the above way, physical and mental tranquillity is experienced, and madhya dasd is developed. It then assumes the form of ardhacandra half-moon and appears in lalafa or the forehead. From the point of view of absolute Reality, this knowledge does not belong to any person. Its synonym is Parama Siva. Karma and Rebirth in the Classical Indian Tradition. Finally, the Devi expresses her satisfaction over the answers and becomes united with Bhairava.
The power of burning of fire is not anything separate from fire. NOTES When a spectator beholds some wonderful magical perform- ance, his ordinary normal consciousness is raised to a plane where there is no distinction between subject and object, where it is freed of all thought-constructs and is filled with reverential awe, with mute wonder and ineffable joy.
I call it Tao. In the beautiful words of Dr.
Saktiman’s attributes Sakti becomes the bearer of the same attributes. Then from the 22nd verse, begin- ning with Deva, deva upto the’ 23rd verse, ending with briihi bhairava, the Devi requests Bhairava to expound to her the means by which one can realize the Highest Reality.
Beyond this, there is the vast expanse of consciousness which is Bhairava. Prasna Marga, Part 2.
Jaidfva at the sky has been recommended, because on account of the vastness of the sky, the beholder is apt to be lost in a sense of infinity. The knowledge that one derives by contem- plation on the middle between two objects or between one positive and another negative object abides in the light of the self.