Dr. Jaideva Singh has an admirable command over both Sanskrit and English and has presented an exposition of this book with remarkable success. BOOKS. Siva Sutras are considered to be a revealed book of the Yoga: supreme identity of the individual self with the Divine. Dr. Jaideva Singh has studied the book. Jaideva Singh is the author of Spanda-Karikas ( avg rating, 29 ratings, 4 reviews, published ), Vijnanabhairava or Divine Consciousness ( avg.

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This is Anava upaya leading to Sambhava state. When she rises from one-three- fourths of the folds, goes up through susumnacrosses Lambika and pierces Brahmarandhrashe is known as Crdhva kundaliniand this pervasion of hers is known as vikasa or visa. Bhairava is generally represented as having a cranium bowl in his hand.

Introduction to the Buddhist Tantric Systems. NOTES Since the sexual pleasure is obtained simply by memory even in the absence of a woman, it is evident that the delight is inherent within. Then the stage of samana is reached which is only bodha or the energy of illumination which is, as Ksemaraja puts it, only an activity of thinking without any object of thought.

In the case of the peacock, it means jaldeva circles in the feather; in the case of the yogiit means the senses. It is a sound that goes on vibrating within spontaneously without any impact.

A Critical History of Western Philosophy. As Ksemaraja puts it in his commentary, Yadi va sarvamantra – cakra-sdmdnyavirydtmaka-visvavdcydvibhaga — prakasarupavindu asefavacakavibhaga-vimarsa-paramarsamayanadatmakam. Since it is not possible to utter vowel-less anacka ha physically, the dharana says that it should be uttered men- tally.


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The world consists of objects. The breath neither goes out, nor does it come in, and the essential nature of Bhairava is revealed. Theories of the Chakras. Arthur Avalon Reflection on the Tantras — S.

This division is further complicated by the fact that in apara or nara – level, only kriyd activity is predominant, in parapara or 4 Vijnanabhairava Sakti level and in para or Siva level both jnana and kriya know- ledge and activity are predominant.

Patrakarr te means that this inner spontaneous sound is not audible to every ear but only to the ear that is made com- petent to hear it under the guidance of a guru. The Hymns of the Rgveda. If it concerns para devl also, then it would be flagrant contradiction in terms, for by its very definition para is niskala or transcendent to divi- sion or parts.

The Absolute void is Bhairava who is beyond the senses and the mind, beyond all the categories of these instruments.

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In each of these, the emphasis is on the meditation of the source of the joy which is spiritual. Prariava japa leading to the development of the various Saktis or manifestation of spiritual stages is recommended in verse Sixty Upanisads of the Veda 2 Vols.

Prana goes on sounding hamsah inwardly automatically without cessation. Paradevl or Bhairavl is only the Sakti Power or energy of Bhairava.

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Uccdra is the natural characteristic of prana. In Sanskrit, visarga is represented by two points or dots one above the other.


The Book of Buddhas. These concepts play the same role as the bonbon of the mother. Uccara means expression in the form of nada or sound-subtle, inarticulate, or unmanifest and moving upward.

PrtfhaSunyaryi here means the void above. All manifestation from jideva down to the mineral is known as sakala.

If one meditates on the inner vacuity existing in this medial naii the prana and apana currents get dissolved in the Susumnathe singg current becomes active. Sivopadhyaya quotes another verse to show that maideva is the creative power of the Supreme and it is out of this visarga that the entire cosmos emerges: The Niti and Vairagya Satakas of Bhartrhari. This is an example of Sakta upaya. So the word prana is generally used for breath also though sometimes the word vayu as prana-vayu is added to it.

Vijnanabhairava gives the quintessence sibgh all the dhdrands in the following verse: As mothers offer a bonbon to children to induce them to pursue a right course, even so these concepts are used to induce men, to tread the path of righteousness. Even so parasakti is not anything separate from para the supreme.

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Venkatarama Aiyar C. Hrdaya or the centre is the starting point of the sound ha and dvadasanta is the starting point of the sound sah. It even uses certain techniques of sinh non-formal nature, e.