Continuing the Near Enemies to the Truth series, this post explains why 'everything happens for the best' is a near enemy, what the deeper teaching behind it is, and why it matters.
Tantrik philosophy in a nutshell! ~ Chapter One of Abhinavagupta’s “The Essence of the Tantras" in a fresh, readable translation.
My first post translating ‘The Essence of the Tantras’ by Abhinavagupta, which I’ve been working on for sixteen years.
This post introduces an unpublished text of the Mahārtha lineage, 'The Blossoming of your Awareness' aka 'A Bouquet of methods to manifest your Awakening', by the siddha master Vīranātha.
"The joy of awareness is discovered through the expansion of the Center." Discover what this powerful and intriguing sūtra means in this new post on one of The Recognition Sūtras.
This extraordinary sutra teaches the goal of Tantrik Yoga—and of every nondual path—here called jīvanmukti or 'embodied liberation', and offers a beautiful definition of that goal: "jīvanmukti is defined as the natural freedom that arises for one who has recognized her own essence-nature when the entire mass of bondage melts away yet she continues to care for the prāṇas of the body."