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Paperbackpages. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. When he has attained the sought-after identity, the extended universe of the yantra symbolically collapses into the bindu, which itself vanishes into the void. Each yantra’s consecrated place acts as a dwelling for the gods, a space where movement from the level of profane existence to the level of profound realities is made possible.

To a seeker who searches for meaning in mqdhu sites or images, the past participates in the present in that they preserve countless archetypal associations.

Must redeem within 90 days. In pyramidal-shaped yantras, each level of the hierarchy may be identified with each level of the cakras.


The spiri- mavhu experience of the bindu marks yantrs end of spiritual involution. Davide rated it it was amazing Aug 29, Aditya Watts rated it it was amazing Sep 25, Theory and Practice Open for Audit: In this form of meditation, the external yantra is transformed into an internal yantra. Image courtesy of Madhu Khanna. University of Chicago Press, The Tattva diagram represents the thirty-six categories of creation. Log In Sign Up. To ask other readers questions about Yantraplease sign up.

Yantra: The Tantric Symbol of Cosmic Unity by Madhu Khanna

Traditionally such a journey is mapped in nine stages, and each of these stages corresponds with one of the nine closed circuits of which the yantra is composed. All such images, whether large or small, abstract or figurative, simple or sophisticated, recreate a celestial prototype and recapitulate the symbolism of the centre where the divine manifests itself, thus investing them with a spiritual value which is held to be ultimately real. Tracy rated it it was amazing Dec 28, History, Symbol and Ritual.

The truth of the cosmos, illuminated in the yantra, is the devotee himself illumined, and his body itself becomes the yantra. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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I’m mostly just hold it and look at the pictures. Italian edition by Edizioni Mediterranee, Milan, Khqnna these deities are depicted through their corresponding mantras and the seed syllables included in the mantras. German edition by Aurum Verlag, Freiburg, Preview — Yantra by Madhu Khanna.


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Dec 15, Shashi rated it it was amazing. The yahtra worship is generally performed in two stages: Where outer life ends, the inner life begins: Published October 15th by Inner Traditions first published July 2nd Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Remember me on this computer. The power and harmony of each circle of deities is relative to the central deity: Boden Fund Grant, Oxford University. Stretching from star to star the ultimate substratum of all forms is space.

Yantra: The Tantric Symbol of Cosmic Unity

After preliminary purify- ing rites, the devotee khahna up, in deep concentration, a square yantra enclosed by three concentric circles. The Secret of the Three Cities: Garg Trust, New Delhi. Membership of Professional Institutions: