Yoga Spandakarika: The Sacred Texts at the Origins of Tantra by Daniel Odier

By Daniel Odier

Translation and remark of 1 of an important texts of the Kashmirian Shivaism culture of Tantra

• writer used to be a pupil of the overdue Kalu Rinpoche

• Explores the transmission of Mahamudra, the nice Cosmic Gesture

• contains the Vijnanabhaïrava Tantra, which incorporates the totality of the oldest resource textual content on Yoga

The Spandakarika, the "Tantric tune of the Divine Pulsation," is expounded to were transmitted on to the sage Vasugupta from the arms of Shiva on Mount Kailas. In his remark on those fifty-two stanzas, the sage Ksemaraja defined them because the center of the Mahamudra.

The oldest masters of Spandakarika considered every thing within the universe, together with topic, as recognition and created a yoga perform based on this awareness. The sacred dance of Yoga Spandakarika, Tandava, is intensely refined and hard, requiring millions of hours of perform to grasp, but it surpasses the other actual perform, permitting the practitioner to the touch the divine internal pulse. as soon as its 3rd level has been mastered, the yogi or yogini is ready to happen the dance of Shiva in house, a convention seen within the statuary of Tantric temples in India and Tibet. strength isn't any longer shrunk through the belief of duality, and the brain and physique turn into unbounded, forming a sphere that comprises all that used to be previously outdoors. In Yoga Spandakarika Daniel Odier passes on those vanishing teachings as he got them from his Tibetan grasp, Kalu Rinpoche, and Kashmiri yogi Lalita Devi.

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