Kundalini: The Energy of the Depths: A Comprehensive Study by Lilian Silburn

By Lilian Silburn

Kundalini's energy lies dormant in people until eventually it truly is woke up. The woke up Kundalini expresses the primal divine impulse and eventually joins the person with the divine. the advance of the e-book parallels the improvement of the Kundalini inside of. half One exposes the awakening and unfolding of the Kundalini; half describes the piercing of the strength facilities and the levels of ascent in the course of the physique; and half 3 examines Kundalini's relation to sexual expression.

The booklet offers a deep realizing of Tantra and of the underlying goal of Tantracism. the writer conscientiously considers the Caryakrama practices of sexual expression as a method of awakening and controlling Kundalini.

Silburn attracts jointly passages from the Trika, Krama, and Kaula platforms ranging via Abhinavagupta and Lalla and gives either translation and statement for them. Chapters at the Chakras, the Nadis, and on mantras additional elucidate the subject and result in a forceful end: Kundalini is the resource of final human wisdom and gear.

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Her sleep is the bondage of the ignorant, making him blindly mistake his body for his true Self. She is then named “receptacle energy” (adharasakti), for she contains all the ele­ ments of the universe. 6 Within her coils the sleeping KundalinT holds the poison (uisa) which destroys the vitality of human beings, as they dissi­ pate their energies in sexual agitation. But at the time of her arousing, as soon as a pure, perfectly-focused energy reigns su­ preme, this poison transforms itself into an all-pervading power (pis),7 thus opening access to universality.

So kauliki is a wish to emit, an awareness, forever one with the supreme conscious Subject. As the effervescence1 incites a move outward, she starts emitting. 2 The absolute energy, identical with eminent Consciousness iparasamuit) , is also called am akala, the seventeenth energy, su­ preme bliss, self-awareness, and complete freedom. Without her nothing would exist. Identical with Siva, she manifests as Life and universal glory. Abhinavagupta quotes from the Trisirobhairaua about this: “The seventeenth kala has ambrosia (amrta ) for her essence and mode.

Cf. 36. 26 THE ENERGY OF THE DEPTHS petals correlated with inscribed letters, with specific sounds, forms, colors, and functions. Instead of the seven wheels of those systems, the Trika ac­ knowledges only five main wheels, placed one above the other, from the root center (m uladhara ) to the crown of the head (brahmarandhra , the orifice of Brahman). Between each center is a space the size of three hands’ breadth or three superimposed fists. The centers are intercon­ nected by nadi,2 subtle currents of vital energy (pranasakti).

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