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Why we shout in anger?

A Saint who was visiting river Ganges to take bath found a group of family members on the banks, shouting in anger at each other. He turned to his disciples smiled and asked. 'Why do people shout in anger shout at each other?' [More]

Pillars of Tantra

No matter which path of tantra one practices, which school of Tantric one belongs to, there are some common aspects of Tantra, which applies to any tantric practitioner. Following are three major pillars of tantra. [More]

Left-Hand vs Right-Hand Path of Tantra

In my previous post I discussed about the Schools of Tantra. This post will further dive into the two major paths of Kaula School of Tantra. As most tantra practitioner start their practice in Kaula School, as this is the preliminary stage in which a teacher first initiates a student. Since it is easier to identify our body and relate with external objects thus Kaula practices are suitable for the beginners. [More]

Yogic Eating Guidelines

Ayurveda is the sister science of Yoga. Based on Ayurveda and Tantra, one should be mindful of following during eating. Some points might make you smile, to some you may strongly agree anyway. Enjoy... [More]

Schools of Tantra

As time passed the tantrics developed so many techniques that it became almost impossible to study and teach. So, they categorized them in a progressive order as a journey of a student from gross to subtle, from the external to the internal realm. Using this simple reason, they divided into three distinct schools of thought, one school uses external objects, while other one purely uses internal meditative practices, and third employs both. Following are the main schools of tantra. [More]

Meditation in Bhagavad Gita

The Bhagavad Gita helps those in trouble. In the Gita there is a conflict. Arjuna is unable to take a decision and to resolve this, he turns to Krishna and listens to him. It is important to realize that Arjuna is not just listening to Krishna, but that he is in a state of meditation. [More]

Cosmic dance of Shiva

Nataraj Asana is called the representation of cosmic dance of Shiva. So who is Nataraja and what it means? In Sanskrit, Nata means Dance and Raja means King. So Nataraja literally means the King of Dancers. Shiva is represented in the form of Nataraj dancing over a demon or dwarf (representing ignorance). So Shiva or Nataraj dances on the demon Apasmara, which represents his victory over ignorance. It also represents the passage of spirit from the divine into material. [More]