Maps of the Body- Understand The Chakras

Maps of the Body- Understand The Chakras

Indian philosophy produced several models to describe what happen withhin body. Alas, this is already an oversimplification. There are several distinct schools of Indian philosophy and, as you know, they are not always in accord with each other. Just look at the...
The Most Excellent Way

The Most Excellent Way

THE BUDDHA SAID: To be free from the passions and to be calm, this is the most excellent way. Those who leave their parents, go out of the home, understand the mind, reach the source, and comprehend the immaterial, are called shramanas. Those who observe the precepts...
The Eternal Beyond the Mind

The Eternal Beyond the Mind

The Upanishad first affirms the existence of this profounder, vaster, more puissant consciousness behind our mental being. That, it affirms, is Brahman. Mind, Life, Sense, Speech are not the utter Brahman; they are only inferior modes and external instruments....
Tantra of the Shiva- Kapalikas and Aghoras

Tantra of the Shiva- Kapalikas and Aghoras

Käpälikas and Aghoras One fine day the gods were sitting in heaven quaffing Soma. As it so happened, Brahma, the Creator, began to boast about the wonderful job he was doing. Siva disagreed, there were words, and punches, and then Siva got really cross and chopped off...