Shakti: The mystic serpent

The “Shakti” Everything we see or perceive is the ultimate residue of some kind of energy. These energies are the derivatives of a single crude form of energy, also known as “Shakti” or primordial energy. This primordial energy is also known as “Adi Shakti” or “Adya Shakti” in Indian philosophy, especially in Tantra. When the…

The Chakra System – Part 2

Muladhara Chakra Muladhara chakra is the foundation of the chakra system. It is apparently located between the anus and the genitals. Related to coccyx area, it affects the anal region. The element related to it is earth and its color is yellow. The root syllable has a golden tint and its ruling planet is Mars….

Chakras: The seven layers of consciousness – Part 1

Chakras: A Prologue: Ancient thinkers were thoroughly intrigued by the cosmos and tried to understand the realms of it. Despite their repeated attempts, they failed to define and envisage the infinite creation. The seers of that time with a profound knowledge of life and its surroundings understood by in depth contemplation that this universe; which…

The mystic lotus

The meaning of the lotus symbol Lotus notes Thoroughly entangled with the Indian mythology and archaeological excavations, it has been clearly proved without a doubt that “Lotus” was the most recognizable and distinguished symbol found with the deities and it played a crucial role in reflecting the elevated realm of those gods and goddesses. The…

The dance of Shakti

The garden of “Maya”: Part 2 त्वं वैष्णवीशक्तिरनन्तवीर्या विश्वस्य बीजं परमासि माया । सम्मोहितं देवि समस्तमेतत्त्वं वै प्रसन्ना भुवि मुक्तिहेतुः । Tvam Vaishnavii-Shaktir-Ananta-Viiryaa Vishvasya Biijam Paramaasi Maayaa | Sammohitam Devi Samastam-Etat-Tvam Vai Prasannaa Bhuvi Mukti-Hetuh  “You are the supreme Goddess, the Shakti who is the eternal power of Vishnu*. You are the seed of this creation (which is illusory). She projected this universe with her…

3 secrets about Tantra

Tantra A prologue From the beginning of time; human mind was intrigued by the creation and its creator. Much of their attempts for apprehending the creator were futile. They had a minimum understanding of the natural forces so they imposed godhood (mainly in Tantra) onto those invisible forces and eventually gave them a shape on…