More by Ajit Mookerjee. Tantra Asana. Ajit Mookerjee. Kali: The Feminine Force. Ajit Mookerjee. from: $ The Tantric Way: Art, Science, Ritual. Ajit Mookerjee . Ajit Mookerjee, born in Bengal (British Raj) in and died in India in , was a specialist in the sacred texts of the Indian subcontinent, art curator, collector. publisher’s note In the months from September to the beginning of December , reportedly Helen 1 ACIM Text A 10 Kundalini – The Secret of Yoga.
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Kundalini’s rising, in the language of modern science, means the activation of the vast dormant areas of the brain.
The act of seeing, which is analogous to contemplation, is in itself a liberating experience. It must be emphasized, however, that, of whatever type they may be and for whatever purpose they are invoked, yantras are usually represented in pure geometrical abstraction. Hence the union of two triangles symbolizes the union of Siva-Sakti manifesting in the creation of the objective universe.
They are the Saivite counterparts of Vaishnavite Salagramas. All that exists in the universe must also exist in the individual body. What is not here, is nowhere’ Visvasara Tantra ; the result is an experience which is even more real than the experience of the objective world. Thus the point, Bindu, in the circle is an acceptance of all: This phenomenon is, further, attributed to the structure of the central nervous system. In recognizing this unity, on the other hand, this norm extends our ego-boundaries and liberates us from a limited attitude towards the external world.
When one is still in bondage pasu and subject to the common round of conventions, he is led along the tantric way by devices suitable to his competency. Bindu is the ultimate point of power beyond which a thing or energy cannot be contracted or condensed. All the elemental geometrical figures of which a yantra is constructed and other forms of meditative diagrams or psycho-cosmic energy charts have symbolic values.
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The Kundalini Sakti, symbol of coiled up psychic energy. High to Low Avg. Accordingly, mopkerjee tantras have evolved a framework of theory and practice, both spiritual and physical, for achieving the ends and values of life.
The ascending planes of experience are called lokas, and the descending planes are known as talas.
The effects ofcymatic phenomena are demonstrated, for example, in the fact that when lycopodium powder is excited by vibration, a number of circular piles which rotate on their own axes are formed. The entire universe is symbolized in this egg-shaped form. A very dynamic role is played by the female aspirant in the practice of tantra asana. The square symbolizes the elemental earth or the material quality of nature.
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Symbols seldom appear directly, and their inner meaning ever eludes the eye; however enigmatic they may mooekrjee, they are only the means of knowing reality in images.
Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. John Whitley rated it it was amazing Jan 27, Vision and contemplation serve as a basis for the creation of free abstract structures surpassing schematic intention. The forms have acquired meanings through usage and cultural conditioning.
Kandariya Mahadeva Temple detailKhajuraho. The principle behind this tenet is that just as each form is the visible product of any energy pattern rooted in sound, so, reciprocally, each visible form carries with it its own implicit power-diagram. Britta rated it really liked it Sep 19, As in the yantra one looks for an affinity between the centre which represents the focal area of psychic power and the core of one’s own consciousness, so also in the mandala a similar identity is sought and expressed.
In every part, the whole mookerjeee present or at least suggested. Her white teeth, symbolic of Sattva, the translucent intelligence stuff, suppress her lolling tongue mookefjee is red, indicative of Rajas, a determinate level of existence leading downwards to Tamas, inertia.
Each letter of the mantra is charged with energy and creates vibrations in the inner consciousness. This phenomenon can be explained by a parallel from modern physics, as described by Lincoln Barnett in Ajjit Universe and Dr Einstein: Purusha and Prakriti are the cosmicized versions of the earthly, phenomenal male and female. It also represents the threefold process of creation sristipreservation sthiti and dissolution samhara. Paperback3rd Editionpages. And always it is the underlying vibrational processes that sustain this unity mookrejee diversity.
The contemporary artist Lucio Fontana comments: The exact number of tantric texts is difficult to ait, though it is generally held to be The spiral represents growth or spiritual ascent in the act of becoming. Ink and colour on paper.
From this point of view the tantra means knowledge of a systematic and scientific experimental method which offers the possibility of expanding man’s consciousness and faculties, a process through which the individual’s inherent spiritual powers can be realized.
From atom to star, each particle’s structure represents a wholeness in potentiality which becomes manifest in space and time relative to its nature.
When the divine life substance is about to put forth the universe, the cosmic waters grow kookerjee thousand-petalled lotus of pure gold radiant as the sun. They are reflections of something taking place in real life and constantly reminding us through the visions of the yogis what our true nature is. Siva as Nataraja, Lord of the Dance. Buddhist Tantras are also very old and moomerjee also be traced back to the beginning of the Christian era.
The carvings on the exterior of this temple to Siva are crowded with hundreds of figures; the interior, on the other hand, is plain and dark – the darkness of the womb Garbhagriha. The goddess represents the subtle element of sound by which the universe of’name’ and form’ comes into existence. Provenance and date unknown.
Polter77 rated it really liked it Mar 31, If our readers are stimulated to further exploration of tantra and to its assimilation as a whole, which always begins by working on one’s own self, the purpose of this book will be fulfilled.
Through the vocabulary of art, it teaches us to understand the world in a way that our experience of it is enriched and deepened.