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Kundalini and Sexuality – Is Sexuality a Part of Spiritual Journey?

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This is a very interesting topic for discussion. Since ages “SEX” has always been  considered as a  “TABOO”. Even though this is one of the most integral part of human existence, yet our elders and society as a whole, shy away from speaking openly about this phase of our life. The ironical part is that  “Everybody is running behind sex but nobody wants to talk about it”. I fail to understand why everyone treats this divine energy as a Taboo. This energy is so divine and powerful, that with its explosion, a soul manifests into the physical realm. So, if it has the power to create such a beautiful life, then how can it be a Taboo?
Since ages, Yogi’s and sages are working on these energies and they have realised and accepted the fact that if this energy is handled properly, it can produce amazing results. Moreover, our body is a combination of Masculine and Feminine energy and “Feminine energy” is considered as the “Sexual energy”. This feminine energy is the real and complete version of…

“Brahmnaad – Sound of the Universe”

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The essence of the universe is energy, frequency and vibrations. The Vedas  state that the making of the infinite Spirit (Shiva) was through a reverberating sound energy of the consciousness called the Naad. This sound was “unstruck”,  which means that it was produced without any two things striking against one  another,  that is,  without friction. Another legend advocates that  years after the Big Bang, the universe started singing when Shiva played his damru (drum)  the first time. Vast sound waves expanded through the primitive cosmos, and the tremors which arose then, can still be felt today. Naad or cosmic sound has also been described in the Bible, wherein, according to St. John, “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God”. Buddhism has its own version of  ‘Naad’ as ‘a flaming sound’ and  in Islam it is ‘a Kalma’. In order to understand the importance of Naad, the best way is to look closely at ourselves.  As we breathe, the vital wind called…

Vigyaan Bhairav Tantra!

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ShaivismThe veneration of Lord Shiva is called Shaivism; Shiva means auspicious, gracious, kind and friendly, more generally, the auspicious one. He is worshipped across Hinduism that originated in India, Nepal and Sri Lanka. Shaivism, like all other traditions has different schools of thought that have their own interpretations, explanations, theories and Philosophies; they also have very large volumes of texts emanating from all the schools and their traditional perspectives. The prominent source of recognition of a follower of Shaivism is the sacred Ash or Vibhooti that is smeared on their forehead. Among these multiple schools of Shaivism, is a most renowned school called Trika  that falls under the general nomenclature of Kashmir Shaivism;  the most remarkable and potent text of this school is the “Vigyan Bhairav Tantra” also called the Vijñāna Bhairava Tantra. Vigyaan Bhairava TantraWhenever meditation is the subject, it is taken for granted that the Vigyaan Bhairava Tantra will fin…

Naaga Sadhus! Real Power Seeker

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The sight of a Naaga sadhu, locally referred to as Naaga babas, evokes all kinds of reactions from us ordinary mortals particularly the young amongst us.  In India, these sadhus are frequently seen at popular religious place and events. A common place to see these hermits is the Kumbh Mela where they dominate the proceedings by their massive presence. The largest of the akharas come here in droves for the pilgrimage; you can see hundreds or thousands of these sanyasis.
History and traditionsThe Naagas are supposed to have been organized by Madhusudan Saraswati who was advised by Akbar the Mughal Emperor for the purpose of the Hindu monks who were not very militant and aooften failed to protect themselves from the onslaught of the Muslim leaders and their hardcore clerics.
Madhusudan Saraswati was a contemporary of Akbar the great and practiced the Shankaracharya’s teachings.
These monks are the militant arm of the Advaita Sanyasis hailing from the north of India and are called Naaga Sanya…

Aghori Practices! The King of True Powers

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Who are Aghoris?
Most of us have heard of Aghoris and the common knowledge that is prevailing is that they are tantric practitioners who perform very strange rituals that shock the normal people who are horrified when they hear some of the tantric practices that involve corpses, dead bodies, feces, burial grounds, sexual intercourse with dead bodies and cannibalism. However, since they deal with spirits and indulge in some grisly acts, they are also highly feared while they also arouse deep curiosity in common people with varying reactions from all the people who learn of these practices. The routines are religious in nature but the rituals are far from normal religious practices; they are a bit on the unbelievable side due to the mystique surrounding them. In short, the Aghori sadhus are associated with weird grisly and even disgusting rituals that may involve decayed fecal matter, indulging in the sex act with decayed and burnt corpses, cannibalizing the corpses even when they are half …

What is the importance of Venus in Astrology?

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Venus is devoted to the positive task of merging and uniting different forces, feelings and entities to ensure the completeness of things to create harmony and restore stability. It is Venus that causes the creation of love for others and for the beautiful feelings and things, cooperation, relating to others.
Since Venus denotes love and affection it symbolizes all the qualities that are connected to these emotions and reactions in a native: Personal magnetism,Love and romance,Beauty and sex,Dance and other forms of recreations,Wealth and knowledge,Relationships,Social urges,Artistic acumen,Creativity,Attraction,High moral values,Sensuality and lust,Bonding energy,Love for money,Merger of hearts and soulsHowever, in the physical body, Venus rules: The Urinary Tract,The Kidneys,The venous system and the blood,The Larynx,The throat, andThe general physical appeal and sexual magnetism.As for physically observing Venus, It is not very difficult to find and recognize the morning star in the e…

Jupiter, The King of Gods!

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It gains its prominence and status from it being the largest of all the planets in the Solar System; this is also borne by its astrological significance. Jupiter symbolizes an expansive tendency in both the spiritual and physical aspects: Mind and wisdom: It expands the knowledge of the native to high levels of the philosophy and super conscious realms and also Vedic astrology,Physical horizons: The expansion in this case is achieved through gaining weight or having a large build and through undertaking long journeys and gaining knowledge.Jupiter in astrology Due to its optimistic and generous disposition, it has been equated to a Santa Claus of the Cosmos but when it is in the hard aspects it can easily make you: Exhibitionist or a showoff,Extravagant,Boastful and conceited.
Hard aspects The hard aspects of Jupiter can be related to: The Sun,The Moon,Mars,Venus, orWhen in the hard aspects Jupiter creates: Conflict,Changes,Resistance,Resolution of the hard aspect results in the release and…