Printed by D. V. Syamala Rau, at the Vasanta Press,. The Theosophical Society, Adyar, Madras. Page 3. Page 4. Page 5. Page 6. Page 7. Page 8. Page 9. Indological Books, ‘Principles Of Tantra – Tantra Tattva. Ganesh _ Co – Arthur ‘. J WORKS ON TANTRA BY ARTHUR AVALON The Great Liberation the Sansknt 2nd Ed revised with copious additional notes, Principles of Tantra Vols.
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Just as the nature of Cit or the Siva aspect of Brahman [Supreme Consciousness] is rest, quiescence, so that of Prakrti [matter] tantrz movement. Described by Charaka as the fluid which is between the skin and the flesh.
This was a symbol of esoteric wisdom, especially to Theosophists who appropriated the legend. Sthula-sukjAma paratvena tasya traividhyamiiAyate. May that Bodiless One direct us. This is the view of western Xrthur writers also. Himalaya who was the father of Parvati. His position is not fully understood by the majority of present day scholars who write or speak about him.
The seed of the female is called Mayiya and that of the male is Karmaka. A term for the Veda, and in the special sense Tantra. The avapon of the Deva varies according to the object of worship v. What he orders, that the disciple should do at once and unhesitat- ingly and without attempting to discuss whether it is right or wrong 1.
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She is in the extreme entrancement of passion. He is in the full flush of beauteous youth shedding the nectar of His sweet scented presence and lovely form.
See note 3 adding above and below. I Tcmtrabhidhanam tvith Bijanighantti andffliidra- nighantu. All the above forms have four faces and four arms. The androgyne form of Shiva in which half the body is male Himself and half or the body of His spouse Shakti is female. The vowels are lunar, the con- sonants Sparsha other than the Vyapakas 6 are solar and the latter are fiery.
Tantr Hymns to the Goddess, p 39 n 3. Svapna is that feeling or perception Anubhava which exists through these senses when devoid of consciousness Samjna 3 ; Suyiupti is that condition of quietude which is caused by the effortless state of the Atma, 4.
The different images used by the five classes of worshippers previously mentioned and the many sub-divisions of these five classes, are all images of the Brahmaneach class of Sadhaka having its own particular form according to competency Adhikara This fact has been known even srthur western scholars, as is evident from a book published in the 1 8th century Sketches of the Hindus, 2nd Ed. Be ever gracious to and pardon me 4.
Minutest of the minute, be gracious ; Most loving of the pricniples, be gracious ; Be gracious, Thou Who art the end of all ends.
Therein meditate upon Ramapati 3seated on Garuafa 4 who is on a red lotus. I and 1 1 — out of print. These principles thus embrace the whole sphere of organic existence i.
The editor, it pirnciples reasonably be presumed, hoped that in a subsequent edition the mistakes would be corrected with the help of other manuscripts.
That is both cause and effect: The root Shhsh means “to embrace. In verse 16 the well known Amgas of Yoga such as Yama and so forth are given and then defined. If ‘ananya 1 be read for ‘ananta’ the meaning will be “Who art mseparate from Thy creatures”. What he does is that he has the same respect for the faith of others as he abalon for his own. But when the equilibrium xvalon disturbed, pathological conditions arise which form the esse of disease and then they are said to be trans- fromed into Dorcas or morbific diathesis 2.
She holds discus Chakraconch, sword and spear and rantra the Destructress of many Daityas. Pleased thereat He displayed to Them His great and beauteous form ; the sight whereof awed prjnciples astounded them. If the three Do.
When Samana fans the fii e of digestion then Vyana goes with the extract produced thereby Rasa all over the body. The letters A to Visarga: Then Shiva withdraws creation into Himself. This also cannot be accepted, as Amalananda-yati, the author of the Kalpataru, has cited texts from the Piapanchasata as the word of Shamkaracharya and Amalananda belonged to an age prior to that of Visfam-svaml As an instance of the un informed way the Shastra is spoken of may be cited the case of H.
Tntra primordial Shakti ; see note 3 below.
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These three terms are generally translated air, bife, and phlegm. The fifth state is that which immediately precedes Liberation Mukti and is denned as “that condition where the Yogi realises the inseparateness of Atma and Paramatma.
The student of astronomy will find much of interest in Ch. Another common definition is Ke jale shava iva bhati iti Keshava: It means the ever-blissful princkples Supreme Brahman Savituh. Thus gross desire is purified by its direction towards that abode of Vishnu wherein He as Gopala plays and becomes as it were the vehicle on which subtle aspiration is made to rest This inner sentiment has been sometimes exteriorised in accordance with the principle of Hindu worship whereby thought being translated into action is, by an established psychological law, reinforced by it This is exampled by the Sakhibhava tatra the Va.
Athur is He to all.
Commentary named Padartha- darska by Raghava BhazVa. OmkSra fiom which all the letters have originated. Pimgala originating from the right scrotum goes in a similar way to the left nostril. There are several other commentaries of the Prapanchasara by various writers written at different times. The rest ot the Chapter deals with ot of the jar, Tapa, Archana and other principels details.
Whatever be the authorship, the question last discussed seems to be concluded by the statement contained in the work itself.