The Birth of Devi
|—||Walt Whitman (via psychpeer)|
“There is no light,
Nor any motion.
There is no mass,
No any sound.
In the lampless heart of the ocean,
Fasten me down and hold me drowned.
Within thy womb,
Within thy thought,
Where there is naught.
Where there is naught.”
— Aleister Crowley’s Evocation/Invocation of the goddess Kali
This is an article by Hinduism Today describing what to expect.
Check this article out. It has awesome cartoon pictures and great info on typical temple interaction between the people and the divine. I learned an abundance of new ways to interact with my altar :)
There is three progressions that one goes through when God’s name is chanted. These steps are important to do in order because it allows the chant to take root in the heart of the devotee and grow into a life affecting experience.
The progressions are:
1. Hearing the chant.
One must hear the…
To kick off my posts on spiritual technology, I will begin with the very first meditation technique that was effectively taught to me. Since it got me to where I am now, I can sincerely vouch for its effectiveness.
This technique was called nath sitting, though it could be called anything. You…
|—||Bhagavad Gita 8.8 (via beinghindu)|
I am KALI, the dark mother of India. I preside over death and rebirth. My cruelty, in clearing away the old, grows from my creativity, in making way for the new. I complete the circle of life.
|—||Shivanath on Tantra, excerpted from Eternalicious (via lazyyogi)|