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    In the Paths of the Gods




    This series tells the stories of the Greek gods and heroes, vividly narrated by one of today’s greatest storytellers, Sir Peter Ustinov. Filmed in Greece at Mount Olympus, Athens, Delphi, Olympia, and on the islands of Delos and Samathras, these programs retrace the origins of Greek mythology and explain the rivalries between the gods. The programs explore the human search for meaning in the chaotic forces of nature and the universe above, and remind contemporary audiences of the relevance of myths and legends for our own time.

    Dionysus: The Joy of Life


    The Greeks worshipped Dionysus and honored him widely and often. In fact, Greek drama was written as part of the great Dionysian celebrations. In this program, we learn about Semele, Dionysus’ mother, and the efforts of Hermes and Apollo to save the baby’s life; the purification of Dionysus; how mortals received the gift of the grape, and the dangers it can cause; and how Dionysus freed Hera from Hephaestus’ golden net. Also discussed are Theseus, Ariadne, and the labyrinth; the marriage of Ariadne and Dionysus; Dionysus and Silenus; and Dionysus and the Maenads. (26 minutes) MsSVig

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    In the Paths of the Gods




    This series tells the stories of the Greek gods and heroes, vividly narrated by one of today’s greatest storytellers, Sir Peter Ustinov. Filmed in Greece at Mount Olympus, Athens, Delphi, Olympia, and on the islands of Delos and Samathras, these programs retrace the origins of Greek mythology and explain the rivalries between the gods. The programs explore the human search for meaning in the chaotic forces of nature and the universe above, and remind contemporary audiences of the relevance of myths and legends for our own time.

    Artemis: The Forces of Nature


    Artemis, Apollo’s twin sister, was noted for both her beauty and her cruelty. She protected flora and fauna, especially wild animals, and was not reluctant to punish those who acted against nature. In this program, we visit the temple at Brauron, Arcadia, Mount Cithaeron, and other Artemisian haunts, and learn about Artemis’s birth and youth. Also told are the stories of Orion, Niobe, Callisto, Echo and Narcissus, and Actaeon. (26 minutes) MsSVig

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    Turned, Split, Cleared & Ocred single Page PDF from the double page scan here : http://www.theoccult.bz/details.php?id=45519

    With regards to the original Uploader.

    Title: Shamanism: Archaic Techniques of Ecstasy
    Author: Mircea Eliade
    Publisher: Arkana (Penguin Group)
    Date: 1989 (first published in the USA by Pantheon books, 1964)
    Length: xxiii + 610 pages
    ISBN-10: 0691119422
    ISBN-13: 978-0691119427

    Format:
    Scan quality is not very high, but perfectly readable. The file opens 90 degress rotated, but can be corrected simply by using this command: view - rotate view - clockwise.
    Although this is a very famous book, I couldn't find a better copy although I searched a lot.

    Book Description:
    First published in 1951, Shamanism soon became the standard work in the study of this mysterious and fascinating phenomenon. Writing as the founder of the modern study of the history of religion, Romanian émigré - scholar Mircea Eliade (1907-1986) surveys the practice of Shamanism over two and a half millennia of human history, moving from the Shamanic traditions of Siberia and Central Asia -where Shamanism was first observed - to North and South America, Indonesia, Tibet, China, and beyond. In this authoritative survey, Eliade illuminates the magico-religious life of societies that give primacy of place to the figure of the Shaman - at once magician and medicine man, healer and miracle-doer, priest, mystic, and poet. Synthesizing the approaches of psychology, sociology, and ethnology, Shamanism will remain for years to come the reference book of choice for those intrigued by this practice.

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    2009 PowerUser Conference DVDs - Earik Beann et al., Astrotrading and other esoteric techniques

    http://www.wave59.com/eshop/10Expand.asp?ProductCode=15

    (the pdfs and other videosof the 2006 conference on market esoterica can be obtained  from
    http://theoccult.bz/details.php?id=24981)

    Over the weekend of April 25-26 in Las Vegas, Earik and 7 exceptional guest speakers talked about how they use Wave59 to take profits out of the markets. This event was an outstanding success, and although it is now over, you can still learn some amazing tools and techniques that have never been revealed before by viewing the conference DVD set.
    The alphabetical speaker list below, and some of the highlights of what will be presented:

    David Adair, aka BlackJet

    Out of all the Wave59 users I know, David has done the most original research into expanding and fine tuning the Natal Forecast to increase it's accuracy and predictive power. In this talk, David will discuss his unique approach in how he uses current planetary weather to determine how to set up the Natal Forecast for maximum effect. Learn how to find the hot planets in the day, how to use them to create accurate timing cycles via the Natal Forecast, how to find the correct harmonics of the day (and to know when they will change), as well as instructions for locating key price levels that the forecasted turns will happen at.

    Earik Beann

    Earik is the founder of Wave59 Technologies, and the developer behind all of the proprietary tools in the software. He has authored the Handbook of Market Esoterica, Techniques of an Astrotrader, plus many other books and articles. He'll be speaking four times in the conference, with topics such as:

    Intraday Astronumerology

    In the Handbook of Market Esoterica, Earik presented his astronumerology system for the first time. This method used resonance and number cycles to forecast turning points in the future on daily charts. In this conference, Earik will unveil the second half of the Astronumerology system, which can be used for intraday trading. This technique provides a method to measure overall market polarity, which can be used to pinpoint the major trending moves of the day. Using advanced software that will *only* be released to conference attendees, you'll be able to tell, at a glance, what time the market will begin trending, and what time that trend will end. After learning this technique, you'll be able to pinpoint the time of day to get into a big move, and the time to get out.

    Etheric Planets - The Key to Unscrambling Modern Astrology

    In presenting his Theory of Relativity, Albert Einstein did away with the concept of Ether in Physics, a statement he recanted in his later years. Since then, Physicists have been split into two camps, one side maintaining Einstein's early idea that there was no ether, and a smaller group maintaining the original idea that there was an ether after all. Working from the perspective of markets and astrofinance, Earik has worked backwards to discover that there actually is an ether, has managed to unravel some of it's properties, and has figured out how to use it to time the stock market. In this presentation, Earik will reveal his cutting-edge research on ether, which explains the physical mechanism by which planetary positions can influence events on Earth, and includes all the pieces and parts necessary to construct a highly profitable 100% mechanical trading system. Learn about the amazing Lunar cycle, examine profitable backtest results for over 50 different signatures, receive Qscript code to duplicate and expand on this research, and learn the rules to Earik's automatic ether-based trading system. Earik will also reveal the connection between 1929, 1987, and 2007 crash tops - a pattern incredibly easy to see, yet perfectly hidden without the etheric key.

    Roulette Systems and Card Cycles

    This conference is in Las Vegas, so what better venue to present some interesting cross-over research? Earik will present research on using the energy model described in Techniques of an Astrotrader to forecast roulette results, as well as a technical roulette system he has used to repeatedly take money out of the casinos. This may not tell you what the ES will do tomorrow, but it can be used to pay for your room (and possibly the entire conference) during your time in Vegas. You will also learn some of the interesting secrets encoded into a standard deck of playing cards. Believe it or not, playing cards actually represent a solar calendar, and can be used to predict events in the future in the same way (but more accurately) than modern astrology. Learn how the day of the year, fed through this 5000+ year old calculator, can produce extremely accurate support and resistance numbers for daytraders!

    Ken Churchill

    Ken has been on Wave59 as long as anyone, is a master of Qscript, and was the host of a private Wave59-based chat room for a number of years. He is a professional trader and is currently involved in trading a private fund. Ken will be presenting two different topics during the conference:

    Using Logarithmic Spirals in Wave59

    Ken will explain what Logarithmic spirals are, where they are found in nature, and how they can be used to forecast Bond futures prices. He will go over everything required to use these powerful tools, including how to scale charts properly for spirals, rules to use to set spiral "hotspots" up properly, how to tune spirals to best forecast future turning points, and then will go over a number of trading examples in the ZB contract.

    Illustrating a Square of Nine Technique for the ES

    The Square of Nine is probably the most famous of Gann's tools, and Ken will not only provide an introduction to this tool, but will walk through how to relate price movement to angular rotation in the SQ9, how to set anchor points up, and how to prepare target price support and resistance levels. He will share how he has used Qscript to automate finding support and resistance levels using the Square of Nine, and will review example SQ9 targets over a number of consecutive days, as well as basic trading strategies to use with this powerful tool.

    Neall Concord-Cushing

    Neall is the author of Secrets of Trading and Making Money, Secrets of the Law of Vibration, and a number of other related works found in the Wave59 bookstore. He has done a great deal of work in geometry, natural law, and the Law of Vibration, and you may have seen some of his charts and market calls on the bulletin board forum. Neall will share his unique style of market analysis and psychological insight as he discusses the Law of Vibration as it applies to freely traded markets. Specifically, Neall will discuss the essential keys of the Law of Vibration, how to use the Law of Vibration to develop a trading system that has an absolute guarantee of success, and how to use the Law of Vibration to precisely forecast future events.

    GFish (aka g MsSVig

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    ASTROCYCLES
    How to Make the Major Planetary Cycles Work for You
    Vivian B. Martin

    Content:

    PART I: CYCLES: NATURAL RHYTHMS 1
    1 Cycles: A Matter of Time 3
    Cycles: A Matter of Time 5
    The Foundation for the Study of Cycles 8
    The Natural Tendency of Things 10
    Pinpointing Specific Cycles 11
    2 Astrocycles 13
    The Pattern of Astrocycles 16
    Early Precedents 18
    Fine-tuning Cycle Research 19
    Astrology—A Science by Any Other Name 22
    Gifts From the Greeks 23
    Astrology and the Propaganda Machine 26
    Every Moment is Unique 28
    3 Astrological Shorthand 32
    Basic Astrology at Work 34
    Birthcharts—Road Maps with Alternate Routes 35
    Planets 38
    Asteroids and Other Things in the Sky 40
    Aspects 40
    Planetary Players 41
    Life in a Circle 42
    Zodiac Signs 44
    PART II: CYCLES IN YOUR LIFE 51
    4 The Birthday Cycle 53
    It All Revolves Around the Sun 54
    Seasons in a Year 58
    "Happy Birthday to You": The Song and the
    Cycle 59
    Harnessing Solar Energy 60
    Sun Signs 60
    5 The Moods of the Moon 74
    Familiar Connections 77
    Which Came First? Mother or the Moon? 81
    The 27.5-Year Mood Cycle 81
    The Moon Out in the World 82
    That Inconstant Moon 84
    Know Your Chart 86
    The 27.5-Day Rhythm 87
    Moon Void-of-Course 89
    Moon Signs 91
    6 New Moons, Full Moons:
    A Monthly Planning Guide 98
    Evidence for the Moon's Effect 99
    Moonstruck 101
    The Cycle 105
    Don't Get Lost in the Short-term 107
    The "Month" 109
    Planning Your Monthly Moons 115
    Full-Mooners and Other Phases 116
    7 Mercury: Communicator, Mediator and
    (Sometimes) Spoiler 1 20
    Can We Talk? (Some Mercuries Do M6re of It
    Than Others) 122
    Things Move Toward Disorder 123
    Personal and Political Matters Go Awry 124
    Getting Beyond Superstition 126
    The Sun/Mercury Cycle 1 27
    Ronald Reagan's Secret Strategy? 128
    Mercury Loved Lucy 1 29
    Three Weeks of No-Gos 130
    Harnessing the Mercury Cycle 132
    The Backward Checklist 1 35
    Mercury Signs 1 39
    8 Venus: The Things We Like and Want 143
    What It All Means 145
    Aphrodite Consciousness 146
    Venus—For Women Only? 148
    The Cycle 148
    The Sun/Venus Cycle 149
    Venus Retrograde 150
    Finding What You Really Want 151
    Harnessing Venus 153
    Sun/ Venus Conjunctions 153
    Venus Signs 1 54
    9 Mars: Moving Forward 158
    Running Backward 160
    Going to Acapulco 163
    The Cycle 167
    All Phases Can Be Put to Good Use 170
    The Mars/ Venus Relationship 172
    The 32-Year Compound Rhythm 173
    Mars Signs 175
    10 Saturn and the Seven-Year Itch 1 80
    Sevens in Your Life, Too 181
    Seven and Saturn 182
    Saturn Cycles 1 86
    Saturn Meets the Sun '. 187
    The 29. 5-Year Rhythm in Parts of Seven 189
    A Need for Context 191
    Saturn Signs 1 93
    11 Saturn s Return 201
    Prolonged Adolescence 202
    The Life Cycle 203
    Gender and the Life Cycle 205
    "She Who Comes with Her Own Things" 207
    The Saturn Return in the Lives of Ordinary
    People 209
    Sins of the Father and Other Breaks from the
    Past 212
    Overnight Success After 30 Years 214
    Speaking with a True Voice 214
    Reckoning Time 217
    Saturn Sometimes Returns on Tiptoes 219
    12 Jupiter and the Wonder Years 222
    Average Expansion 225
    Inner Dialogues 226
    What Does Luck Have to Do with It? 228
    Jupiter Says, "Get Perspective" 229
    The Cycles of Reward 23
    1
    Zodiac Placement 232
    Jupiter Signs 233
    13 Turning Life Upside Down and Inside Out with
    Help from Uranus, Neptune, Pluto (and Saturn's
    Second Return) 239
    Uranus 240
    Neptune 243
    Pluto 244
    Critical Times 246
    Planetary Age Cycles 252
    PART III: CYCLES IN THE WORLD 255
    The 1990's—The Reality Decade 257
    14 The Aquarian Conspiracy of 1992 261
    Moving Beyond Saturn 263
    Reality, According to Capricorn 264
    Not Ready for Prime Time 266
    When Paradigms Shift 267
    Changing Realities Throughout Society 269
    Shorter Cycles Help Put It Together 271
    Uranus/Neptune and Signs of the Time 271
    The Cycle's Phases 274
    Uranus and Neptune in Opposition 275
    Saturn Meets Uranus 277
    Saturn Meets Neptune 279
    And On to 1992 282
    75 Liberals, Conservatives, and the Jupiter/Saturn
    Cycle 283
    The 1990's: Remaking Society 285
    Twenty-Year Rhythms 286
    Governmental Ambassadors 287
    The Cycle 290
    Zodiac Connections 293
    The Reality Decade 295
    The Year 2000 295
    16 Pluto in Scorpio 298
    Personal Empowerment 299
    Special Urgency in 1989-90 300
    An Elemental Force 301
    The Phoenix Rises from Its Ashes 302
    An About-Face and Power Play 303
    Pluto and Scorpio: Similar but Different 304
    Battle of the Sexes 306
    Taking No Prisoners 308
    Hidden Consequences 309
    Roads to Recovery 310
    Race Relations 311
    Earthly Transformation 317
    17 The Astrology of National Horoscopes 318
    In Search of America's Birthtime 319
    Astrology and Government Affairs 321
    Cities and States 323
    Born on the Fourth of July 326
    The U.S.A. 's Moon Sign 328
    Behind the American Dream 328
    That Was Then, This Is Now 334
    George Bush Meets the U.S.A. Chart 336
    J. Danforth Quayle 341
    Horoscopes Around the World 344
    18 The Astrology of Generations 349
    Astrological Generations—Open to All 35
    1
    Generational Planets 352
    44We Went to Different High Schools Together:
    Mini-Generations 363
    Lost Generations 367
    We're All in This Together 369
    PART IV: THE ADVANCED CLASS 373
    Your Personal Cycles 375
    19 The Rise and Fall of Saturn:
    A Personalized Timing System 377
    The Rise and Fall of Saturn 382
    And Then the Cycle Starts All Over Again 386
    Around the Wheel a Few Times 387
    Natal Saturns 393
    20 Transits to the Sun 403
    Encouragement—and Caution 407 MsSVig

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    Cleared & Ocred to single Page PDF from the JPG scan here : http://www.theoccult.bz/details.php?id=35609

    With regards to the original Uploader.

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    http://www.amazon.com/Two-Tales-Occult-Mircea-Eliade/dp/B0006CUFOI/

    Hardcover: 130 pages
    Publisher: Herder and Herder (1970)
    Language: English
    ASIN: B0006CUFOI

    translated from the Rumanian by William Ames Coates

    Consists of Nights at Serampore, translation of Nopti la Serampore and The secret of Dr. Honigberger, translation of Secretul doctorului Honigberger.

    Dr John Cooper Theosophy Collection.

    from:
    http://www.interstellar-travel.com/library/weis/3-BookOfActs/3-manoknow.cfm
    Mircea Eliade's book TWO TALES OF THE OCCULT tells of a man who became invisible (one of many possible attainments) but who did not know how to reverse the process. So either a guru or much careful reading or cautious exploration will be necessary for safety's sake. You must also be prepared to spend years, lifetimes, perhaps, even with the aid of psychedelic substances. Even then you may be unsuccessful.

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    Thanks are appreciated. MsSVig

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    Table of Contents

    Chap. 1 (Patalah) : Methods of Preparation of Precious metals & Jewels, Methods of Turning Alcohol into Milk and Making it Adourless
    Chap. 2 (Patalah) : Process of Reproduction
    Chap. 3 (Patalah) : Deliverence through Attachment; Types of Pit for Rituals (Homakunda), Great Virtue Achieved through Consumption of Alcohol
    Chap. 4 (Patalah) : Virtues of Alcohol
    Chap. 5 (Patalah) : Process of Preparation Of Mercury Ash; Definitions of Different Types of Blood Stained Secretion of Female Genital Tract (Puspa)
    Chap. 6 (Patalah) : Relief from Different Types of Sufferings; Significance of Eclipses; Worship of Goddess Camunda
    Chap. 7 (Patalah) : Worship of Goddess Tripura; Worship of Preceptor-teacher; Worship of Goddess Sandhya; Icons for Worship of Siva, Measurements and Types of Icons of Sivalinga
    Chap. 8 (Patalah) : Mercury as the Semen of Siva, and its Significance as Sivalinga
    Chap. 9 (Patalah) : Process of Making Mercury Ash and Worship of Sivalinga made of Mercury Ash
    Chap. 10 (Patalah) : Unification of Precaptor-teacher, Mantra and Tutelary Deity; Meditation of Mahadeva (Siva) and Methods of Sacrifice
    Chap. 11 (Patalah) : Description of Rituals During Offerings of Houses, Ponds, Wells etc. for Mankind; Descriptions of Different Types of Sacred
    Chap. 12 (Patalah) : Defferent things as an Icon; Unification of Saktis of Initiation, Maintainence and Destruction; Mistakes in Recitation of Mantras-their Results and Cures
    Chap. 13 (Patalah) : Types of Japas, Types of Garlands for Japas, Types of Mistakes in Japas and their Corrections
    Chap. 14 (Patalah) : Description of Kundalini and Satcakrabheda; Descriptions of Different Types of Aspirants
    Introduction

    Is Tantra a science or an occult? How does it reach the Truth? There is difference of opinion among the scholars and the devotees in answering these questions. Similarly there is difference of opinion about the interpretations of word Matrka in the name Matrka-Bheda Tantrum.

    The various Spiritual devotees try to achieve the truth in Various ways some-by satisfying the senses (Pravrttimarga) and others by extirpating the senses (Nivrttimarga). Here the Tantra differs from the Yoga.

    The Tantra and the Yoga :
    The Tantra deals with the physical aspects, the enjoyment of life through our senses while the yoga deals with extirpation of all sense perceptions and enjoyments. Patanjali defines Yoga as-Yagascitla Vrtti Nirodhah.

    In the Tantras, which deal with yoga, Sakti is identified with the Kundalinii or the energy that lies coiled at the base of the spine until brought up through the body by yogic disciplines. The Tantras also stress the efficacy of yantras and mandalas (ritual diagrams) and of mantras (mystic syllables or formulas). Among the most of Spiritual Sakta Tantras are the (i) Kularnava which treats of "left hand" practices, such as ritual union of the aspirant with his sakti (consort) (ii) the Kulacudamani which discusses other rituals and (iii) the Saradatilaka which deals almost exclusively with magic. The Matrka-Bheda-Tantram deals more with matter e.g. how to transform base metals to high valve metals like gold and silver. Tantra in contrast to Yoga, brings about a fulfillment of instincts and desires through which one realises the goal of life, i.e. the powers of the Siva-Sakti. Thus the Trantras explore and search for ways to overcome old age, infirmity and death which impede the enjoyment of life. Tantras also try to find means to alleviate poverty by transforming base metals to high value metals. The Matrka bheda Tantram, although written in the format of the Tantra i.e. Goddess Parvati, the Mother Goddes and chief of the Seven Matrkas asking and Lord Mahesvara answering her questions is basically a treatise of chemistry and medicine etc.

    A temple wall of architecture of the Sapta-Matrkas is found along with Ganesa and Virabhadra on the northern wall of Jagamohana of Parasurameswar temple (Bhubaneswar). Its date is 7th century AD. They are Chamunda, Varahi, Indrani, Vaisnavi, Kaumari Mahesvari Brahmani flanked by Virabhadra and Ganesa, who represent the children of the mother deities (Matrkas). These Matrka figures are four-handed. Camunda has a lily bud and a bija puraka in her two right hands and a long trident and vase in the two left hands. Her mount (Vahana) owl is seen on the pedestal. Camunda is terrific in form with the drooping breasts, sunken belly and bulging eyes. Varahi has a lotus and fish in her right hands and a kevara and a vase in the left. Vaisnavi holds a sankha and cakra and a vase in her hands.

    Matrka also means., in another context, the alphabet (Varnamala) out of which the bija-mantras or the esoteric sound seed-syllables are formed, which this Tantra also uses for transforming the base-metals to high-value ones. In fact, the entire creation follows from Para Vak or supra-sound (big bang?) as the modern science also now admits.

    Please contribute back by OCRing and Spellcheck/Proofreading this book.

    I recommend ABBYY Finereader 11 (or similar) for doing this work in a relatively easy way. If you plan to do that please leave a comment here so the effort won't be duplicated by others. Please upload back the final pdf. Thank you.

    Please note that the high quality scan images are posted here for a specific purpose - to make it easy to OCR/spellcheck the book and not spend 100 hours doing that from a crappy, lossy compressed pdfs that are sometimes posted here. So please don't waste your time asking why this is not a pdf file. Instead please contribute a few hours of your time and OCR and proofread the posted book. Thank you.

    MsSVig

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    In-depth work on yantras, their origin, the 3 varieties, and ritualistic use. Includes 32 illustrations from classical sources. Use of mystical designs and diagrams.

    About S K Ramachandra Rao

    Vidyalankara, Sastra-Chudamini, Sangita- Kalaratna, Professor Saligrama Krishna Ranachandra Rao, is a well-Known scholar who combines traditional learning with modern research. Well versed in Sanskrit, Pali, Ardhmagadhi and several modern Indian languages and acquainted with Tibetan and some European languages, he has written extensively on Vedanta, Buddism, Janism, Indian Culture, Art and Literature. He has written more than Sixty Books in Kannada, a Play in Sanskrit, and a Pali Commentary on a Buddhist classic. Among his numerous English Publications are three Vols. Of Encyclopaedia of Indian Iconography, Tibetan Tantrik Tradition and Tibetan Meditation, Consciousness in Advaita, and a series of Six Books on Indian Temples Origins of Indian thought.

    Please contribute back by OCRing and Spellcheck/Proofreading this book.

    I recommend ABBYY Finereader 11 (or similar) for doing this work in a relatively easy way. If you plan to do that please leave a comment here so the effort won't be duplicated by others. Please upload back the final pdf. Thank you.

    Please note that the high quality scan images are posted here for a specific purpose - to make it easy to OCR/spellcheck the book and not spend 100 hours doing that from a crappy, lossy compressed pdfs that are sometimes posted here. So please don't waste your time asking why this is not a pdf file. Instead please contribute a few hours of your time and OCR and proofread the posted book. Thank you.
    MsSVig

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    From the Jacket

    The Tantras can be both a fascinating and a frustrating study. There is a deliberate vagueness about them, and even the authorities are found to mislead. The erotic and occult involvements are needlessly brought into focus in recent publications. Here is an attempt to explore the psychological bases of the general Tantrik ideology.

    The author has tried to reconstruct the Tantrik system in terms of yantra and mantra. He has emphasized the value of Tantra for contemplative success and for personality reintegration.

    The book is an authoritative and explanatory. The illustrations are traditionally accurate and original.

    Vidyalankara, Sastra  Chudamini, Sangita-Kalaratna, Professor Saligrama Krishna Ramachandra Rao, was a well-known scholar who had combined traditional learning with modern research. Well versed I Sanskrit, Pali, Ardhmagadhi and several modern Indian languages and acquainted with Tibetan and some European languages, he had written extensively on Vedanta, Buddhism, Janism, Indian Culture, Art and Literature.

    He had written more than Sixty Books in Kannada, a Play in Sanskrit, and a Pali Commentary on a Buddhist classic. One of his books on Iconography in Kannada has won the State Sahitya Academy Award, as also another of his Book on the Tirupati Temple.

    Some of the books he had authored are Encyclopaedia of Indian Iconography, Agama Encyclopaedia, Lalita Kosha, Sri Vidya Kosha,Tantric Practices in Sri Vidya, Sri Cakras, Yantra.

    Introduction

    The study of the Tantra has suffered from two chief disadvantages. The enthusiasts have sought to project an image of it that is at once so highly esoteric and mystical that the scholar who has a modest opinion of his own intellectual abilities is easily scared away. The opponents, on the other hand, seek so to highlight the antinomian and obscene elements in the cults claiming to be Tantrik that the good citizen who has an eye for decency shies from it. Very few are aware that while the former attitude is unjustified, the latter is unwarranted. It is true that some Tantrik texts work with extremely abstract ideas and employ elaborate, and sometimes irrelevant, symbolism. It is also true that some Tantrik rituals as described and practiced are wholly outlandish and obviously abominable. But these are deviations and perversions, altogether alien to the spirit and core of the Tantra ideology.

    The Tantra was in origin folk, and the elements of abstraction were naturally minimal. It concerned itself with the normal man and pertained to his daily life. There was an unmistakable emphasis on the individual in this culture, contrary to the collective orientation of the Vedic tradition; but extravagance or eccentricity in individual behaviour was never suggested, encouraged or accepted. And Tantrik culture was bound rather with the ideal of 'quiet contemplation' than with the goal of 'joyful life', here or here after that we find reflected in the Vedic hymns. In fact, the Vedic temperament of buoyant and ecstatic involvement was to a great extent tempered as a result of Tantrik impact, as can be seen in the Upanishadic ideology. The Tantra is neither so forbiddingly esoteric nor so nauseatingly bizarre: it is a simple, wholesome approach to the problem of good living in a world of mixed forces.

    The expression 'tantra' has been variously derived and differently explained. It is taken to signify a system of thought, a body of practices, or a collection of books. Like the other word, Yoga, this word too means many things, both common and un-common, both normal and abnormal. As will be explained later, the original meaning appears to have been in the context of weaving on a loom: it was a vocation-derived word. Tantra is the look whereon the threads are 'spread out' or 'extended' (root tan); it also meant the pattern or design that emerged out of this spreading or extension. Or it simply meant "explanation" ('tattritidhatoriha dharanarthat'). In the latter sense, it stood for a book or a chapter thereof, where arguments and explanations brought out a theme (like Shashthitantra), or stories illustrated a point (like Pancatantra). Originally referring to individual manuals, it came in course of time to stand for a whole literature of religio-magical treatises. More significantly, 'tantra' suggested the act of spreading out or the process of extension: techniques, methods, practices, tricks. The expression thus came to mean skill or competence in combining the methods and techniques.

    We have an interesting definition by an eminent authority, Katyayana: "Tantra is the co-occurrence of actions". That is to say, it is an organization of behavioural acts, a synthesis-exactly what Yoga means. Ayurveda makes use of the word 'tantra' in the sense of 'body', and another word 'yantra' in the sense of its machinery. Body is a collection of organs (angas), an organization of forces (dhatus, doshas and malas), and a pattern of becoming. Even in its extended sense, 'yantra' means a geometrical pattern, a synthesis of lines and 'seed-letters', a total representation. And 'mantra' likewise is an organization of sound-systems such as letters and words with some uncommon potency, namely a magic formula. Tantra technically is a process of relating the unusual patterns (yantra) with uncommon formulae (mantra). Basic to both these patterns and formulae is the belief that the human body is the ground where they operate. Yantras are merely extensions or externalizations of the forces imagined as working within the individual; and Mantras are in the nature of concretizations or formalizations of the vibrations occurring within. Tantra refers to the common field wherein these forces and vibrations operate, viz., the body, not the surroundings of the individual. And at a later date when, under Vedic influence, it came to develop an interest in the world beyond, it comforted itself with the conviction that microcosm was essentially homologous with macrocosm. The cosmos was merely an extension, if not a projection, of the individual; the universe was in fact contained with the individual.

    When we find similar ideas in the Upanishadic phase of Vedic literature, influence of the Tantrik ideology is to be inferred. The characteristic Tantrik philosophy, as can be gleaned from mediaeval texts like Tantraloka, Saradatilaka, Mrgendragama and Tripura-rahasya is doubtless heavily indebted to the Vedic outlook, although it contains a core that goes back to pre-Vedic times. The classical Tantrik concepts such as bija, bindu, samvit, kala, mandala, prakasa, vimarsa, ahamta, idamta, and Kancuka are clearly concessions to the growing cosmic involvement as a result of interaction with the Vedic thought system. Even when this involvement came to pass, the interest in the individual was not compromised. In the individual two aspects of life attracted the exclusive attention of the Tantra : breathing and sex. In common with primitive thought elsewhere, the Tantra feared that exhalation of the bodily air and ejaculation of the seminal fluid were tantamount to expenditure of life energy and hastening of death. In order to prolong life, it was considered necessary to restrain breath and arrest the seminal discharge. Pranayama techniques of breath control and procedures like yoni-mudra and vajroli-mudra to prevent 'the bindu reaching fire' (ejaculation) were advocated in some Tantrik texts. A text, the date of which is uncertain, Gorakshasamhita, brings out the intimate relationship between the breath (prana) and the semen (bindu); the two are in fact equated. It is understandable that the yoga-tantra complex attempted to understand sex and the harness the sexual drive to reach spiritual objectives.

    Employment of sex imagery is no doubt frequent in the Tantrik lore. But it worked both ways-making it adorable and making it abominable. Sex in itself is neutral, like the air we breathe; and it is natural. Its expression depends upon individual maturity, motivation and mental habits. The several erotic and orgiastic cults that are at once enigmatic and seductive to the sophisticated Indologist grew out of certain unhealthy motivations and anti-social tendencies. But such cults do not suggest the essential orientation of the Tantra.

    The attempt to discover, recognize and emphasize mystic meanings in what are patently absurd and outlandish has some times exceeded reasonable limits. The secret societies devoted to exotic and unbridled sexual indulgence (guhyasamaja) and to murderous crimes have masqueraded as esoteric Tantrik cults, and to an extent have got away with it. There are scholars, mostly non-Indian, who seriously explain that copulation "makes respiration rhythmical and aids concentration: it is, then, a substitute for pranayama", and they always, and can conveniently, cite in support Tantrik texts of uncertain date and dubious authority. They make it appear that eroticism is the very essence to Tantra; and their appreciation of this aspect of Tantra is not entirely one of understanding. The attractively got up books on 'Tantrik Art' that are flooding our book-shops these days are instances of this fact. It is unfortunate that in these circumstances Tantra brings to the Indian mind associations which are horrible and disgusting. Actually, however, sex in Tantra is employed not for direct gratification, but for 'reversal' (paravrtti) and restraint (samyama or dharana).

    Tantra is not to be construed as a collection of mystic cults holding unusual ideas; it is a simple, serious, sober and realistic philosophy of life, which takes into consideration our normal impulses and aspirations. Samkhya-Yoga, Ayurveda and the early Upanishadic texts more truly represent the Tantrik tradition than all the mystifying cults that commonly go by that name. in fact, regulated but effective living, eschewing excesses, was the basic Tantrik outlook. Preservation of health, acquisition of power to live effectively, and safeguarding of the community from individual aggression were the three objectives that were invariably emphasized. Control of breathing was meant to secure the first two objectives, and control of impulses, especially the sexual, took care of the third. There was considerable experimentation and theorizing before the methods were stylized and set as norms. The employment of medicinal and psychedelic drugs, alchemical techniques, and attempts at sex-sublimation were included in the experimentation.

    CONTENTS

    Introduction 1
    The Tantrik Tradition 10
    The Psychic Structure 26
    Serpent Power and Mystic Fire 38
    Adepts and Attitudes 48
    The Ideological Basis 57
    Source Material 63
    Another Angle 71
    Mantra 85
    Specimens of Mantras 94
    References 97

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    English and Hindi; includes passages in Sanskrit.

    Research papers presented at a conference held at Mavalankar Hall, New Delhi, organized by Bharat Nirman (Organization), on the powers of gems and mantras.

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    Content biased to more advanced discussion on Kathara and Planetary Service related subjects.  Not recommended for those who have not studied Kathara Level 1(KM1/2DVD-3CD). Presents material in the context of Planetary Stewardship utilizing the fallen Angelic/ Matrices framework, with especial reference to the Fallen Archangel Michael Turnstile Matrix, and the UIR Agenda. Provides specific focus on the reality of Shadow Self manifestation and re-manifestation process and thus the basis and methodology of Merkabic-Radial Body Healing. Contents embrace: Manifesting the Blueprint for Health, Primal Currents, the DNA Sub-strand Matrix, Merkaba Mechanics, Psonns, the Sacred Trinity Keys and Merkaba Key Codes, Introduction to the Radial Body Trion-Meajhe Field and how the radial Body governs one's Creation of Experiential reality (the Hologram). MsSVig

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    “I must create a system or be enslaved by another man’s. I will not reason and compare; My business is to create.” – Blake.

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    "We are walking the sevenfold way, yes: we have chosen fertile soil.

    But first we slay ourselves again and again, in this bloody alchemy, until only that which can seed is left: then, and only then, can imperium’s blossom be foretold."




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    A Golden Seed
    A Message to the [----] Initiates
    A Nexion Seeds: a message for a young mind.
    A Questioning
    An Acausal Unpresenced
    An Abyss Between
    An Exchange Between Seekers
    An Imperative
    Apocalypse by Stealth
    Embracing Atavism
    Image Streaming I: Introduction.
    Imperative Exegesis
    Mary Webb and Richard Moult: A sinister union?
    On Method
    On the construction of an archetype
    Outside of the Word: Identification
    Overthrow Addendum
    Overthrow
    Poetry set to Lyre
    Skeleton Kree
    Stockholm Syndrome: Exegesis
    The Acausal: intimated
    The Aeonic Flow
    The Destruction of the Necessary
    The Failed Esotericist
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    B. Chakravarti - Matrika Bheda Tantra (2002)

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    Chap. 1 (Patalah) : Methods of Preparation of Precious metals & Jewels, Methods of Turning Alcohol into Milk and Making it Adourless
    Chap. 2 (Patalah) : Process of Reproduction
    Chap. 3 (Patalah) : Deliverence through Attachment; Types of Pit for Rituals (Homakunda), Great Virtue Achieved through Consumption of Alcohol
    Chap. 4 (Patalah) : Virtues of Alcohol
    Chap. 5 (Patalah) : Process of Preparation Of Mercury Ash; Definitions of Different Types of Blood Stained Secretion of Female Genital Tract (Puspa)
    Chap. 6 (Patalah) : Relief from Different Types of Sufferings; Significance of Eclipses; Worship of Goddess Camunda
    Chap. 7 (Patalah) : Worship of Goddess Tripura; Worship of Preceptor-teacher; Worship of Goddess Sandhya; Icons for Worship of Siva, Measurements and Types of Icons of Sivalinga
    Chap. 8 (Patalah) : Mercury as the Semen of Siva, and its Significance as Sivalinga
    Chap. 9 (Patalah) : Process of Making Mercury Ash and Worship of Sivalinga made of Mercury Ash
    Chap. 10 (Patalah) : Unification of Precaptor-teacher, Mantra and Tutelary Deity; Meditation of Mahadeva (Siva) and Methods of Sacrifice
    Chap. 11 (Patalah) : Description of Rituals During Offerings of Houses, Ponds, Wells etc. for Mankind; Descriptions of Different Types of Sacred
    Chap. 12 (Patalah) : Defferent things as an Icon; Unification of Saktis of Initiation, Maintainence and Destruction; Mistakes in Recitation of Mantras-their Results and Cures
    Chap. 13 (Patalah) : Types of Japas, Types of Garlands for Japas, Types of Mistakes in Japas and their Corrections
    Chap. 14 (Patalah) : Description of Kundalini and Satcakrabheda; Descriptions of Different Types of Aspirants
    Introduction

    Is Tantra a science or an occult? How does it reach the Truth? There is difference of opinion among the scholars and the devotees in answering these questions. Similarly there is difference of opinion about the interpretations of word Matrka in the name Matrka-Bheda Tantrum.

    The various Spiritual devotees try to achieve the truth in Various ways some-by satisfying the senses (Pravrttimarga) and others by extirpating the senses (Nivrttimarga). Here the Tantra differs from the Yoga.

    The Tantra and the Yoga :
    The Tantra deals with the physical aspects, the enjoyment of life through our senses while the yoga deals with extirpation of all sense perceptions and enjoyments. Patanjali defines Yoga as-Yagascitla Vrtti Nirodhah.

    In the Tantras, which deal with yoga, Sakti is identified with the Kundalinii or the energy that lies coiled at the base of the spine until brought up through the body by yogic disciplines. The Tantras also stress the efficacy of yantras and mandalas (ritual diagrams) and of mantras (mystic syllables or formulas). Among the most of Spiritual Sakta Tantras are the (i) Kularnava which treats of "left hand" practices, such as ritual union of the aspirant with his sakti (consort) (ii) the Kulacudamani which discusses other rituals and (iii) the Saradatilaka which deals almost exclusively with magic. The Matrka-Bheda-Tantram deals more with matter e.g. how to transform base metals to high valve metals like gold and silver. Tantra in contrast to Yoga, brings about a fulfillment of instincts and desires through which one realises the goal of life, i.e. the powers of the Siva-Sakti. Thus the Trantras explore and search for ways to overcome old age, infirmity and death which impede the enjoyment of life. Tantras also try to find means to alleviate poverty by transforming base metals to high value metals. The Matrka bheda Tantram, although written in the format of the Tantra i.e. Goddess Parvati, the Mother Goddes and chief of the Seven Matrkas asking and Lord Mahesvara answering her questions is basically a treatise of chemistry and medicine etc.

    A temple wall of architecture of the Sapta-Matrkas is found along with Ganesa and Virabhadra on the northern wall of Jagamohana of Parasurameswar temple (Bhubaneswar). Its date is 7th century AD. They are Chamunda, Varahi, Indrani, Vaisnavi, Kaumari Mahesvari Brahmani flanked by Virabhadra and Ganesa, who represent the children of the mother deities (Matrkas). These Matrka figures are four-handed. Camunda has a lily bud and a bija puraka in her two right hands and a long trident and vase in the two left hands. Her mount (Vahana) owl is seen on the pedestal. Camunda is terrific in form with the drooping breasts, sunken belly and bulging eyes. Varahi has a lotus and fish in her right hands and a kevara and a vase in the left. Vaisnavi holds a sankha and cakra and a vase in her hands.

    Matrka also means., in another context, the alphabet (Varnamala) out of which the bija-mantras or the esoteric sound seed-syllables are formed, which this Tantra also uses for transforming the base-metals to high-value ones. In fact, the entire creation follows from Para Vak or supra-sound (big bang?) as the modern science also now admits. MsSVig

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    S. K. Ramachandra Rao - Tantra, Mantra, Yantra - The Tantra Psychology (1979)

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    The Tantras can be both a fascinating and a frustrating study. There is a deliberate vagueness about them, and even the authorities are found to mislead. The erotic and occult involvements are needlessly brought into focus in recent publications. Here is an attempt to explore the psychological bases of the general Tantrik ideology.

    The author has tried to reconstruct the Tantrik system in terms of yantra and mantra. He has emphasized the value of Tantra for contemplative success and for personality reintegration.

    The book is an authoritative and explanatory. The illustrations are traditionally accurate and original.

    Vidyalankara, Sastra  Chudamini, Sangita-Kalaratna, Professor Saligrama Krishna Ramachandra Rao, was a well-known scholar who had combined traditional learning with modern research. Well versed I Sanskrit, Pali, Ardhmagadhi and several modern Indian languages and acquainted with Tibetan and some European languages, he had written extensively on Vedanta, Buddhism, Janism, Indian Culture, Art and Literature.

    He had written more than Sixty Books in Kannada, a Play in Sanskrit, and a Pali Commentary on a Buddhist classic. One of his books on Iconography in Kannada has won the State Sahitya Academy Award, as also another of his Book on the Tirupati Temple.

    Some of the books he had authored are Encyclopaedia of Indian Iconography, Agama Encyclopaedia, Lalita Kosha, Sri Vidya Kosha,Tantric Practices in Sri Vidya, Sri Cakras, Yantra.

    Introduction

    The study of the Tantra has suffered from two chief disadvantages. The enthusiasts have sought to project an image of it that is at once so highly esoteric and mystical that the scholar who has a modest opinion of his own intellectual abilities is easily scared away. The opponents, on the other hand, seek so to highlight the antinomian and obscene elements in the cults claiming to be Tantrik that the good citizen who has an eye for decency shies from it. Very few are aware that while the former attitude is unjustified, the latter is unwarranted. It is true that some Tantrik texts work with extremely abstract ideas and employ elaborate, and sometimes irrelevant, symbolism. It is also true that some Tantrik rituals as described and practiced are wholly outlandish and obviously abominable. But these are deviations and perversions, altogether alien to the spirit and core of the Tantra ideology.

    The Tantra was in origin folk, and the elements of abstraction were naturally minimal. It concerned itself with the normal man and pertained to his daily life. There was an unmistakable emphasis on the individual in this culture, contrary to the collective orientation of the Vedic tradition; but extravagance or eccentricity in individual behaviour was never suggested, encouraged or accepted. And Tantrik culture was bound rather with the ideal of 'quiet contemplation' than with the goal of 'joyful life', here or here after that we find reflected in the Vedic hymns. In fact, the Vedic temperament of buoyant and ecstatic involvement was to a great extent tempered as a result of Tantrik impact, as can be seen in the Upanishadic ideology. The Tantra is neither so forbiddingly esoteric nor so nauseatingly bizarre: it is a simple, wholesome approach to the problem of good living in a world of mixed forces.

    The expression 'tantra' has been variously derived and differently explained. It is taken to signify a system of thought, a body of practices, or a collection of books. Like the other word, Yoga, this word too means many things, both common and un-common, both normal and abnormal. As will be explained later, the original meaning appears to have been in the context of weaving on a loom: it was a vocation-derived word. Tantra is the look whereon the threads are 'spread out' or 'extended' (root tan); it also meant the pattern or design that emerged out of this spreading or extension. Or it simply meant "explanation" ('tattritidhatoriha dharanarthat'). In the latter sense, it stood for a book or a chapter thereof, where arguments and explanations brought out a theme (like Shashthitantra), or stories illustrated a point (like Pancatantra). Originally referring to individual manuals, it came in course of time to stand for a whole literature of religio-magical treatises. More significantly, 'tantra' suggested the act of spreading out or the process of extension: techniques, methods, practices, tricks. The expression thus came to mean skill or competence in combining the methods and techniques.

    We have an interesting definition by an eminent authority, Katyayana: "Tantra is the co-occurrence of actions". That is to say, it is an organization of behavioural acts, a synthesis-exactly what Yoga means. Ayurveda makes use of the word 'tantra' in the sense of 'body', and another word 'yantra' in the sense of its machinery. Body is a collection of organs (angas), an organization of forces (dhatus, doshas and malas), and a pattern of becoming. Even in its extended sense, 'yantra' means a geometrical pattern, a synthesis of lines and 'seed-letters', a total representation. And 'mantra' likewise is an organization of sound-systems such as letters and words with some uncommon potency, namely a magic formula. Tantra technically is a process of relating the unusual patterns (yantra) with uncommon formulae (mantra). Basic to both these patterns and formulae is the belief that the human body is the ground where they operate. Yantras are merely extensions or externalizations of the forces imagined as working within the individual; and Mantras are in the nature of concretizations or formalizations of the vibrations occurring within. Tantra refers to the common field wherein these forces and vibrations operate, viz., the body, not the surroundings of the individual. And at a later date when, under Vedic influence, it came to develop an interest in the world beyond, it comforted itself with the conviction that microcosm was essentially homologous with macrocosm. The cosmos was merely an extension, if not a projection, of the individual; the universe was in fact contained with the individual.

    When we find similar ideas in the Upanishadic phase of Vedic literature, influence of the Tantrik ideology is to be inferred. The characteristic Tantrik philosophy, as can be gleaned from mediaeval texts like Tantraloka, Saradatilaka, Mrgendragama and Tripura-rahasya is doubtless heavily indebted to the Vedic outlook, although it contains a core that goes back to pre-Vedic times. The classical Tantrik concepts such as bija, bindu, samvit, kala, mandala, prakasa, vimarsa, ahamta, idamta, and Kancuka are clearly concessions to the growing cosmic involvement as a result of interaction with the Vedic thought system. Even when this involvement came to pass, the interest in the individual was not compromised. In the individual two aspects of life attracted the exclusive attention of the Tantra : breathing and sex. In common with primitive thought elsewhere, the Tantra feared that exhalation of the bodily air and ejaculation of the seminal fluid were tantamount to expenditure of life energy and hastening of death. In order to prolong life, it was considered necessary to restrain breath and arrest the seminal discharge. Pranayama techniques of breath control and procedures like yoni-mudra and vajroli-mudra to prevent 'the bindu reaching fire' (ejaculation) were advocated in some Tantrik texts. A text, the date of which is uncertain, Gorakshasamhita, brings out the intimate relationship between the breath (prana) and the semen (bindu); the two are in fact equated. It is understandable that the yoga-tantra complex attempted to understand sex and the harness the sexual drive to reach spiritual objectives.

    Employment of sex imagery is no doubt frequent in the Tantrik lore. But it worked both ways-making it adorable and making it abominable. Sex in itself is neutral, like the air we breathe; and it is natural. Its expression depends upon individual maturity, motivation and mental habits. The several erotic and orgiastic cults that are at once enigmatic and seductive to the sophisticated Indologist grew out of certain unhealthy motivations and anti-social tendencies. But such cults do not suggest the essential orientation of the Tantra.

    The attempt to discover, recognize and emphasize mystic meanings in what are patently absurd and outlandish has some times exceeded reasonable limits. The secret societies devoted to exotic and unbridled sexual indulgence (guhyasamaja) and to murderous crimes have masqueraded as esoteric Tantrik cults, and to an extent have got away with it. There are scholars, mostly non-Indian, who seriously explain that copulation "makes respiration rhythmical and aids concentration: it is, then, a substitute for pranayama", and they always, and can conveniently, cite in support Tantrik texts of uncertain date and dubious authority. They make it appear that eroticism is the very essence to Tantra; and their appreciation of this aspect of Tantra is not entirely one of understanding. The attractively got up books on 'Tantrik Art' that are flooding our book-shops these days are instances of this fact. It is unfortunate that in these circumstances Tantra brings to the Indian mind associations which are horrible and disgusting. Actually, however, sex in Tantra is employed not for direct gratification, but for 'reversal' (paravrtti) and restraint (samyama or dharana).

    Tantra is not to be construed as a collection of mystic cults holding unusual ideas; it is a simple, serious, sober and realistic philosophy of life, which takes into consideration our normal impulses and aspirations. Samkhya-Yoga, Ayurveda and the early Upanishadic texts more truly represent the Tantrik tradition than all the mystifying cults that commonly go by that name. in fact, regulated but effective living, eschewing excesses, was the basic Tantrik outlook. Preservation of health, acquisition of power to live effectively, and safeguarding of the community from individual aggression were the three objectives that were invariably emphasized. Control of breathing was meant to secure the first two objectives, and control of impulses, especially the sexual, took care of the third. There was considerable experimentation and theorizing before the methods were stylized and set as norms. The employment of medicinal and psychedelic drugs, alchemical techniques, and attempts at sex-sublimation were included in the experimentation.

    CONTENTS

    Introduction 1
    The Tantrik Tradition 10
    The Psychic Structure 26
    Serpent Power and Mystic Fire 38
    Adepts and Attitudes 48
    The Ideological Basis 57
    Source Material 63
    Another Angle 71
    Mantra 85
    Specimens of Mantras 94
    References 97 MsSVig

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    Bharat Nirman - Conference On Mani (Gems) & Mantras (1991)

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    English and Hindi; includes passages in Sanskrit.
    Research papers presented at a conference held at Mavalankar Hall, New Delhi, organized by Bharat Nirman (Organization), on the powers of gems and mantras. MsSVig

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    S. K. Ramachandra Rao - The Yantras (1988)

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    Description In-depth work on yantras, their origin, the 3 varieties, and ritualistic use. Includes 32 illustrations from classical sources. Use of mystical designs and diagrams.

    About S K Ramachandra Rao

    Vidyalankara, Sastra-Chudamini, Sangita- Kalaratna, Professor Saligrama Krishna Ranachandra Rao, is a well-Known scholar who combines traditional learning with modern research. Well versed in Sanskrit, Pali, Ardhmagadhi and several modern Indian languages and acquainted with Tibetan and some European languages, he has written extensively on Vedanta, Buddism, Janism, Indian Culture, Art and Literature. He has written more than Sixty Books in Kannada, a Play in Sanskrit, and a Pali Commentary on a Buddhist classic. Among his numerous English Publications are three Vols. Of Encyclopaedia of Indian Iconography, Tibetan Tantrik Tradition and Tibetan Meditation, Consciousness in Advaita, and a series of Six Books on Indian Temples Origins of Indian thought. MsSVig

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    Every so often an author writes about a topic that most are afraid to  even examine. Such is The Radiant Coat. Its filled with stories about  death and dying. Oh no to morbid! Not so!  Its done with such beauty and  intelligence  that you will listen many  times. If you have had someone  you love die this  tape can bring you joy or at least understanding. I  have 2 copies of this  tape one is for lending people. Always they give  it back and want their own  copy. Hence I have 2 copies. One for me one  to lend.  In my life I have  lost many people that I miss everyday this  tape helps me understand death.  That death is not the enemy we are  taught it is. See for yourself.



    I can't say enough about this one!!


    Buy it!!  It will change the way you see death and grieving and so much  more.  It will comfort you and calm your fears.  This is where you find  the strength to bear the crossing of a loved one, or your own. It's not  at all sad or morbid.  You will find yourself feeling joy at the  understanding and sadness because the book is over.  As always, the  stories, her interpretations, her fabulous voice are unmatched. MsSVig

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    Come to the stage between two worlds—come to the Theatre of the Imagination. On this six-part live performance series, bestselling author and beloved cantadora (keeper of the old stories) Clarissa Pinkola Estés shares the work of her lifetime: myths, tales, and poetry with the power to nourish and heal.

    Contained within Theatre of the Imagination are the great universal themes—tales of loss and resurrection; of love and sacrifice; of the courage to survive—yet it is as if Dr. Estés is speaking only to you. With words that weave in and out of the interior and exterior worlds, she creates an amazing fabric of the purest wisdom—fought for, won, and preserved to teach all generations—that which is most worth knowing.

    You will hear more than 40 original poems, archetypal insights, and dozens of strengthening stories from Dr. Estés's own family's oral traditions. Dr. Estés teaches that each story holds a key to a deeper self-knowing: "Stories cut fine wide doors in previous blank walls, openings that lead to the dreamland, that lead to love and learning, that lead us back to our own real lives."

    Presented in her one-of-a-kind lyrical style, Theatre of the Imagination seats you in the front row at these performances of a lifetime. More than seven hours of signature stories plus earthy and wise advice, archetypal insights, poetry, and much more.

    Six Healing Stories Include:

       La Calavera (Godmother Death)
       The Lost Mother Moon
       Vasalisa and the Baba Yaga
       Bluebeard and the Forbidden Key
       The Ugly Duckling
       The Joyous Body


    Learn More about:

       The cycles of life and death
       How the language of symbols translates into everyday life
       Community and healing the homesickness within the soul
       How to stop your destructive inner critic
       Reclaiming the bodies we were born with
       Facing the cycles of change in a relationship
       Agelessness and the aerial view of the elder
       How to awaken the 1,000 eyes of your intuition
       Transformation through the four vital steps to forgiveness
       The power of the Divine Child
       Finding courage and the sacred center of the psyche
       When others try to silence you: how to claim your strength

    Contents 6 CDs (7 hours, 15 minutes)
    Date Published June 30, 2005

    MsSVig

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    Come to the stage between two worlds—come to the Theatre of the Imagination. On this six-part live performance series, bestselling author and beloved cantadora (keeper of the old stories) Clarissa Pinkola Estés shares the work of her lifetime: myths, tales, and poetry with the power to nourish and heal.

    Contained within Theatre of the Imagination are the great universal themes—tales of loss and resurrection; of love and sacrifice; of the courage to survive—yet it is as if Dr. Estés is speaking only to you. With words that weave in and out of the interior and exterior worlds, she creates an amazing fabric of the purest wisdom—fought for, won, and preserved to teach all generations—that which is most worth knowing.

    You will hear more than 40 original poems, archetypal insights, and dozens of strengthening stories from Dr. Estés' own family's oral traditions. Dr. Estés teaches that each story holds a key to a deeper self-knowing: "Stories cut fine wide doors in previous blank walls, openings that lead to the dreamland, that lead to love and learning that lead us back to our own real lives."

    Presented in her one-of-a-kind lyrical style, Theatre of the Imagination seats you in the front row at these performances of a lifetime. More than five hours of signature stories, plus earthy and wise advice, archetypal insights, poetry, and much more.

    Six Healing Stories Include:

       Las Tres Osas Viejas (The Three Old Ones)
       The Fisherman's Wife
       Skeleton Woman
       The Crescent Moon Bear
       Sealskin/Soulskin
       Wolfen

    Learn More about:

       The cycles of life and death
       How the language of symbols translates into everyday life
       Community and healing the homesickness within the soul
       How to stop your destructive inner critic
       Reclaiming the bodies we were born with
       Facing the cycles of change in a relationship
       Agelessness and the aerial view of the elder
       How to awaken the 1,000 eyes of your intuition
       Transformation through the four vital steps to forgiveness
       The power of the Divine Child
       Finding courage and the sacred center of the psyche
       When others try to silence you: how to claim your strength

    Contents 6 CDs (5 hours, 45 minutes)
    Date Published June 30, 2005 MsSVig

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