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By Christopher D. Wallis

ISBN-10: 0989761320

ISBN-13: 9780989761321

Contributor note: Illustrator Ekabhumi Ellik
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Tantra Illuminated takes the reader on a desirable trip to the very middle of Tantra: its key teachings, foundational lineages, and transformative practices. because the West s discovery of Tantra a hundred years in the past, there was enormous fascination, hypothesis, and greater than a bit incorrect information approximately this non secular stream.

Now, for the 1st time within the English language, Tantra Illuminated provides an obtainable advent to this sacred culture that all started 1,500 years in the past within the a long way north of India. utilizing translations from from basic Sanskrit assets and supplying a profound examine religious perform, this publication finds Tantra s wealthy historical past and strong teachings.

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Tantra Illuminated takes the reader on a desirable trip to the very middle of Tantra: its key teachings, foundational lineages, and transformative practices. because the West s discovery of Tantra a hundred years in the past, there was enormous fascination, hypothesis, and greater than a bit incorrect information approximately this non secular stream.

Now, for the 1st time within the English language, Tantra Illuminated provides an available advent to this sacred culture that begun 1,500 years in the past within the a long way north of India. utilizing translations from from fundamental Sanskrit assets and delivering a profound examine non secular perform, this publication unearths Tantra s wealthy heritage and robust teachings.

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It is why I kept myself neutral and have become a free man, by not entering into any order though I was often forced to do so. Why should I register myself as something and leave the other? I must be able to say I am everything and that really I am. I must belong to none, They must all belong to me. 47 Yogendra seems to have been influenced in his beliefs about “the true spirit of a free man” less by Vivekananda and more by Emerson and other 19th-century American transcendentalists, who held that an individual has no need for the intercession of organized religion in transcending the everyday world because each individual has a divine spark within that can access the Divine.

To complete our understanding of the psychological dimension of this bond, we must also recognize the needs of the guru. Only then can we identify a key characteristic of the master-disciple relationship: its mutual ardor. Moony relationships, ignited by love-atfirst-sight meetings, between master and favored disciple are not uncommon. ” The boy didn’t know what to make of this man who, as if always knowing and loving him, was filled with joy to see him. ”25 The ardor on the master’s part and ambivalence on the student’s part would remain unabated for the next five years (until the master’s death).

Iyer: Presenting Surya Namaskar as Stretching Exercise Surya Namaskar as Flexibility ExerciseModification of Surya NamaskarHealing Power of the SunSalutation to the Sun GodA Bhavanarao in a World of SandowsChapter 22 • Louise Morgan: Making Surya Namaskar into an Elixir for Western Women Interview with the Rajah of AundhLost Youth and Long LifeSeries of ArticlesChapter 23 • Louise Morgan: Pointing the Way to Health through Surya Namaskar New Book: The Ten-Point Way to HealthAudienceWarding Off Old Age: Health and FitnessSelf-AwarenessBlank SlateChapter 24 • Louise Morgan: Becoming Aware of the Body in Surya Namaskar Enthrallment with Human MotionProprioceptionAttention to Ordinary MovementsApplying Awareness to Surya NamaskarSurya Namaskar as Vehicle of MeditationEmbodied TranscendenceChapter 25 • Apa Pant: Making Surya Namaskar into a Meditation ConversionAmbassadorWorld Weariness“A Short Note on Surya Namaskars”Pant’s Surya Namaskar ManualCodaChapter 26 • Swami Sivananda: Using Surya Namaskar as a Warm-up Exercise for Yoga Opening the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre in BostonThe Sivananda ClassSurya Namaskar as Exercise Compatible with Hatha YogaSurya Namaskar as Yogic TonicSurya Namaskar as Warm-Up Exercise for AsanasPromoting YogaPart 3 • Making Yoga Sacred Again: Yogic Embodied Spirituality Chapter 27 • Indra Devi: Becoming a Western, Female Yoga Teacher Sailing to IndiaDiscovering YogaDiscipleship with KrishnamacharyaTeaching in ChinaReturn to IndiaChapter 28 • Indra Devi: Treating Anxiety with Yoga Relieving Anxiety: Yoga as Relaxation TechniqueMokshaKrishnamacharya’s LegacySeeing Things from a Different AngleCodaChapter 29 • B.

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