WHAT IS THE METHOD OF KUNDALINI YOG SADHANA ? KUNDALINI AWAKENING -10
THE METHOD OF KUNDALINI YOG SADHANA;-
1-Agama has three parts, Mantra, Tantra and Yantra--- Mantra is a divine word which is chanted repeatedly as part of worship. Yantra in general, is a contrivance inspired by the power of a mantra.
2-In many cases it is a geometric shape, carved on a metal plate or stone or crystal or floor. In case of ŚrīVidyā, it is Śrī CHakra. Tantra is the entire philosophy and procedure of worship.Here we divide sadhana into two parts-- 1]- For beginners 2]- For sadhak 1]-FOR BEGINNERS ;-
A-For beginners BRAHAMA MANTRA (as written in K.A.- 03) is essential.Adishakti puja is incomplete without 'OM' MANTRA. Shaktipuja was misused;so Bholenath himself make this puja kilit ,before advent of kaliyug.
B-The reality is that SHAKTI loves SHIVA only.The reason behind is that ; only &only shiva is Adiyogi (not bhogi) who can please her.A sadhak should become shiv first; means a yogi (not bhogi as done by some ones , on the name of sadhana). 2]-FOR SADHAK;-
For sadhak to invite Shakti two Patterns of mantras are given by Adiguru Shankara;- A-HADI VIDYA (for liberation) B-KADI VIDYA(for Fulfilment of all Four Purusharths)
HOW TO BEGIN?-
THREE STEPS OF SADHANA;- 1-You have to select the vidya & chant GANESH MANTRA first >OM GAM GANPATE NAMAHA'(one lakh twenty five thousand)
2-Make naman to Laliteshwar Mahadev(Bhairav of Ma Tripur sundari) 3-Chant beejmantra of PANchadasi or BALASUNDARI (one lakh)& then begin with 'KADI MANTRA'. WHAT IS YOGA & SRI VIDYA TANTRA?-
02 FACTS;-- 1-Though Yoga is a very technical subject and its discussion is mostly restricted to teacher-student disciplines, any introduction to Tantra without the mention of Yoga is incomplete. 2-There are three major forms of Yoga, Mantra yoga, Laya yoga and Kunḍalini yoga. The aim of all the three is the same, though the methods vary slightly.SRI VIDYA tantra involves all these three forms of yoga and integrates them.
DESCRIPTION OF THREE YOGAS(Mantra yoga, Laya yoga and Kunḍalini yoga);- 1-MANTRA YOGA;--
09 FACTS;-- 1-Sound is produced through contact, vibration and obstruction. However cosmic hiss if one can hear is eternal and existent. This is called Anahata. It is not produced by us but only heard. A yogi can hear this.
2-In sadhana one makes the sound oneself (by doing mantra japa), in a rhythm, resonant with the vibrations of his nadis and his breath. Through this one will be able to discover the deeper vibration. This way of merging individual with cosmic is called mantra yoga. 3-Mantra is said to be the sound-form of Devata (god-form). One realizes Devata through the chanting of mantra in mantra yoga.
4-Mantra yoga concentrates on nada (sound) to strike rhythm between individual and cosmic vibration, to activate the right nadis, to expose one into the cidakasa or daharakasa (causal space).
5-Śabda (sound) is the tanmatra (subtle attribute) of mahabhuta (primal element) akasa (space). And through sabda one tries to turn his vision inwards from akasa to daharakasa, through chanting the mantra, by producing sound to slowly listening the anāhata sound without producing it. 6-Eventually when mantra yoga is achieved, one achieves laya yoga also, since his consciousness is directed to daharakasa where his devata resides. 7-Panchadasi, the root mantra of SRI VIDYA is said to be the sound-form of the Mother. The mantra is divided into three kūtas or parts with five syllables each.
7-1-The first is called Vagbhava Kuta, the Mother’s head. 7-2-The second is called Madhya Kuta, the trunk – from neck to navel.
7-3-The third is Śhakti Kuta, the part below navel. 8-Saraswati Sukta of the Rigveda says that Vak or word is of four forms –
2-Pasyanti (experienced by seer in a state of deep consciousness),
3-Madhyama (when it translates as idea in the intellect) 4-Vaikhari (when it is verbally expressed).
9-Realizing para Vak or Nāda Brahman through a regulated chanting of mantra, first externally then mentally and then finally without producing it, is mantra yoga. LAYA YOGA;--
07 FACTS; -- 1-Meditation is the means in laya yoga. One controls mind through the control of breath, so that full concentration is possible in meditation.
2-Through meditation, one’s consciousness merges in the object of meditation and one realizes Atman. The state, in which the difference between the one who meditates the act of meditation and the object of meditation dissolves, is called samadhi or sayujya. 3-One also observes during meditation one’s own being, the different sheaths of consciousness. There are five kosas or sheaths of consciousness of being - annaMaya (physical), pranaMaya (vital-life), manoMaya (mental), vijnanaMaya (intellect-knowledge) and anandaMaya (causal - blissful). The first is gross, next three constitute subtle and the fifth causal being. The causal being is Īśvara who resides in all beings, along with Maya His consort. She veils the unmanifest form of the divine, Brahman. 4-The Mother is MahaMaya, who covers the world with veil of ignorance and lifts the veil out of grace, causing the entire play of creation. This is the cosmic sport She does for the Lord, Her lila. Her play, action can be seen in karanakasa the causal space. She is the moon of that space, and is called Chidakasa chandrika. 5-Gross (sthula), subtle (sukshma), causal (karana) and absolute (turiya) are the four states in which Brahman manifests. Realizing eternal through meditation is laya yoga.
6-In Laya yoga one, through meditation, identifies himself progressively with the inner sheaths, and finally with the inner most being – atman.
7-The Mother is said to reside in and beyond the five sheaths – Panca kosantara sthita. Thus the seeker achieves oneness with the Mother through laya yoga. KUNDALINI YOGA;--
05 FACTS;- 1-In Kunḍalini yoga, one realizes divine consciousness through the activation of the hidden energy of Kunḍalini. There are six centers(CHakras) in the spinal channel. 2-Kunḍalini is said to be initially coiled up at mulādhara. She is the Mother. She passes through these six from mulādhara at the bottom of spine to ajna at the forehead, then to the crown of the head (sahasrara) where individual consciousness fully unites with cosmic consciousness. There, the Mother is said to unite with the Lord.
3-This involves the opening of three knots or granthis in the path, called Brahma granthi, Viṣṇu granthi and Rudra granthi. There is one granthi per two chakras. Muladhara (pelvic) and swadhisthāna (navel) associate with Brahma granthi, manipura (heart center) and anāhata (midway between neck and solar plexus) associate with Viṣṇu granthi, visuddha (throat) and ajna (center of forehead) associate with Rudra granthi. These three are the triputi discussed above. 4-The worship of SRI-CHAKRA with nine levels is also a means to this inSRI VIDYA . Kunḍalini is said to be completely activated, with the Mother uniting with the Lord at Sahasrara, when the devotee reaches the bindu of SRI-CHAKRA..... 5-The union of Mother Kunḍalini with the Lord is the liberation of seeker from Maya. This is possible with anugraha or grace and completes the cycle of births. This is the same as realizing Nada Brahman in mantra yoga, and saaujya of laya yoga. But we should focus on chakras with mantra yog(AS Above mentioned). It will help you.