Dear ones, I believe in miracles. There are miracles happening all around us, but do we pause in our activities and look at the unceasing magic in the air. I am not going to give examples as you all know what I am writing about. Continue reading
The sadhana of Left Hand Tantra.
What is the definition of Vama Marga and why do we talk about it in whispers. The science of Tantra has two main branches, which are known as Vama marga and Dakshina marga. Vama marga is the left path which combines sexual life with yoga practices in order to explode the dormant energy centers. Dakshina marga is the path of yoga practices without cohabitation. Continue reading
I love Bob Dylan and House and every time I say that in the presence of young people their eyebrows become like centipedes. They are shocked, because their perception is that one has to be stoned in order to enjoy this music. Notwithstanding Bob Dylan got the noble prize for poetry. Continue reading
Ganesha is a part of every Nigama and Agama Tantra. The highest truth are the Vedas, they are addressed as Nigama. Agama means tradition (that which has come down) and the three main branches of agamic texts are Shaiva, Vaishnava and Shakta. Continue reading
I bow to that which is the substance of all, which is all, the embodiment of the universe, the light on which yogis meditate. Markandeyapurana.
Among the five basic classifications of spiritual Tantra on the basis of Sampradaya (tradition and spiritual lineage), Surya Tantra based on purity, knowledge and positivity. The sadhana of Surya Tantra opens the third eye—universal intuition, and the fire element grants us vitality. Continue reading
Lakshmi Tantra is a very sacred form of practice. In it, we consider Lakshmi as the cosmic mother and her expectation from us is devotion and pursuit of truth. The Lakshmi Tantra is also dedicated to the worship of Vishnu. Continue reading
Following the spiritual life in today’s society of consumerism and materialism without creating discord and imbalance in our daily life is not an easy goal. The principles of Vedanta are too complex for us. We require some sadhana which is easy to understand and accept. Tantra is the middle way, and its master principle is: Continue reading
In Tantra there are two important poles of energy known as Shiva and Shakti. Many of us associate practices of Tantra with sexual awareness and expertise. This is not the case. It is a misunderstanding created by teachers, who misuse their powers. In Tantra, Shakti is the creator and Shiva is the instrument. Continue reading
Tantra is a very important part of the Hindu way of worship. In the course of history, it was divided into three main branches, Shakta, Shaiva, Vaishnava. Its sources are the Vedas. Every branch of Tantra has its own agamas. Agamas are believed to be the words which came out of God’s mouth. They were the pearls of wisdom emanating from Devi, Shiva, and Vishnu. Continue reading
The chant Tvameva Matas cha Pita twameva means that God is our mother and therefore our father also. According to Tantra, Matra Shakti or mother energy is the first creator. She is known as Shakti, the primordial energy. When energy is liberated from matter it is called moksha. Continue reading
Tantra is a pure science of dedication to Mother Power. In Tantra we behold God as mother. God should be the Mother because only the mother can create. She is the ultimate dynamic power. She is the preserver and also the destroyer. It is by her command that the celestial beings, human beings and all of creation moves.
Swami Satyananda Saraswati
Aim Hrim Klim
Close your eyes. Visualize and identify the chakras with the Sri Yantra, and then with the island of nine gems, in which the mother goddess resides in all her splendor. The garden is known as Kalpako-dhyana. The seasons have to be meditated upon. Continue reading
The Goddess has been worshipped in the vedic and tantric traditions in numerous forms. Thousands of goddesses exist in India, all manifestations and symbols of one energy and power. As Durga, she is the remover of obstacles, as Kali, the destroyer of time and annihilator of the ego. As Lakshmi, she is the granter of wisdom and knowledge. As Saraswati, she is the granter of wisdom and knowledge. As Tara, she is the guiding light. As Jagdamba, she is the mother of the universe. Continue reading
Purusha and Prakriti emerged from the split. The kundalini is the subtlest form of energy and indivisible part of pure consciousness. Energy and consciousness have separated and united to create the cosmos and they are striving to unite in our physical body. Continue reading
The great split resulted in Purush and Prakriti. According to the Brihad–Aranyaka Upanishad, during the creation there was the single self, and he was alone and fearful. He split himself. The split portion was identified as Prakriti, and Purusha. Continue reading