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What is impor- tant is the spirit in which things are used, the ceremonies conducted and worship offered; it is the inner consecration and not the outer ritual that is paramount; they are beloved of the Gods who are dedicated in the inner sacrifice, antary aga-nistha priyah. To approach the Guru, to worship the Guru, is to approach the Lord, worship the Lord. He who enters the Kuladharma and yet does not know the way of the Kula, his house is verily a burial ground, he a sinner, cooker of kine.
Many are the Gurus who know petty mantras, medicaments; but rare is the Guru who knows the Mantras handed down by the Nigama, Agama and Sastra. The wine, says the Tantra, is not to be drunk in the manner of the animal drinking, paSupana vidhau.
The complete text is given in Devanagari for those who wish to study the book in the original Sanskrit.
Devi tells Shiva of how men are suffering and asks the means whereby they may be liberated. The Kularnava Tantra A Study. He neither hears nor smells nor touches nor sees, neither he knows pleasure and pain, neither he exercises the mind.
Liberation is not to be got by merely smearing oneself with ashes, feeding on husks and water, exposure to heat and cold and the like. For this it is said that the human birth is attained with extreme difficulty It is said in all the Sastras that of the jiva’s eighty-four lakhs of births the human birth is the most fruitful.
Therefore resort to the prescribed action Do actions which are free from blemish, works that are enjoined for daily performance; released by that action, aspiring for happiness, devoted to works, live happily. Ayurvedic Cooking for Self-Healing. The fourth is the Dakshina, the path where karma, bhakti, jnana are skilfully harmonised and synthesised; the fruits of the first three are organised and conserved.
Study, remembrance, knowledge, donations and sacri- fices and worship are truly done by him who ever remembers on the tip of his tongue the Mantra of this paduka. Break the Kuladharma, it will break you; guard it, it will guard you; adore it, revere it, it will show you the same conside- ration.
It has been extracted from the Ocean of the Vedas and Agamas with the churning rod of Jnana by Shiva himself who knows the essence of all.
The Kularnava is a leading and perhaps the foremost Tantra of the Kaula School. Chapter IV which is a difficult one deals with Mahashodhanyasa. When the meditation is upon a Form, it is the gross, and when it is without Form, the subtle.
It takes Form but certainly It is not limited by that Form or any number of Forms. V 10 refers to kuarnava four Amnayas or traditions, some portions of which appear in the Tantra Shastras. The host of the senses must be brought under the mind’s control and yoked to the self; this is the true eating of fish.
It comprehends the multiple personality of man and provides for the healthy growth of Iris mental faculties, purification of his emotions and passions, orientation of his physical faculties through ritual, japa, mantra and upasana. Introduction to Sanskrit Part I.
Embodying this biune Truth of Ourselves is the Great Mantra that courses everywhere. While entering the home of the Guru, be calm of mind, devoted in the extreme; leave out your vehicle, sandals, umbrella, fan and the like, betel, collyrium and make-up, and enter slowly. There is no truth higher than the Guru, no Godhead greater than Shiva, no Science greater than the Veda, no Philosophy equal to the Kaula, no Knowledge greater than the Kula, no happiness greater than Jnana, no worship greater than the Puja of eight limbs, no fruit greater than Mukti.
The fraternity of the Gurus t is to be invoked. Such are to be rejected. The first chapter opens with some fine verses vv. The Legacy of Yoga in Bhagawad Geeta. The Kularnava prescribes the modes of preparation for the high quest; it draws upon ethics, religion, philosophy, yoga to elevate human life gradually to the level of godly life. What is done for the Kaulas is done for the gods; for the gods are zanskrit fond of Kulas; so worship the Kaula.
Kularnava Tantra (ENGLISH + SANSKRIT TEXT)
In Sanskri everything which is done is an offering to Bhairava v. Millions are the attendants charged by Him with the protec- tion of the Kula Dharma and of those who adhere to it. Whatever objects of enjoyment there be, offer them first to the Guru and take to them as his leavings. Many are they who are given to the disci- pline and conduct according to varna classas rama stage and kula family ; but he who is devoid of all volition is the Guru rare to find.
Vadiraja’s Refutation of Sankara’s Non-Dualism. Third, the Shaiva which is more a path of meditation and jnana, knowledge, than anything else. Such worship, says the Lord, He accepts with distinction along with Her.