Traditional Hindu View of Sexual Tantra

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Anyone who has experienced a kundalini awakening will enter into some degree of sexual tantra awareness. At least, it would seem so to me that the two are connected part-and-parcel. This subject is also connected to one of my recent experiences that I’m still working on writing up for you.

In this 8-minute video snip, Yogacharya Basile P. Catoméris explains to ‘New Realities’ host Alan Steinfeld how tantric practice has been understood in traditional (and ancient) Hindu tradition. Note the term ‘shakti’ is virtually interchangeable with kundalini.

(Kundalini might be considered technically as the ‘immediate embodiment‘ of this energy, whereas shakti refers to a more expansive plasmic presence of it, or her, if you hold the ‘Goddess Kundalini’ belief. This has been my sense, but I may not be on target traditionally.)

I learned something new here, as I’ll ‘bet the farm,’ will you! … Continue reading

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Kundalini Conference @ Himalayan Inst May 2010

I’m so glad to get (and spread) the word on this upcoming Kundalini conference in the Spring in the Poconos :)  Sounds True, publishers of Kundalini Rising (book to which I contributed parts of my story) are sponsoring. Yaye! The more awareness generated about kundalini, the better. (The institute does not seem to have info posted as of this writing… hopefully available soon at the link provided below)

oxo ~W

Perspectives on Kundalini: Clinical, Research and Traditional Views

Spring Conference: May 14th-16th, 2010
Friday 7:30-9pm, Sat. 9am-5pm, Sun. 9am-noon

Registration Fee: $150
Register on or before March 15, 2010 for only $125!

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Honesdale, PA
800-822-4547

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