The Kularnava Tantra is held in high esteem by Kaula tantriks. This tantra does exist in English translation (Prachya Prakashan, ) but this chapter is my. The “Kularnava Tantra” is a major text in the Kula tradition of Shaktism and Tantric Shaivism. The term comes from the Sanskrit, kula, meaning “family” or “ clan”;. Kularnava Tantra – Taranath Vidyaratna, Arthur Avalon कुलार्णव तन्त्र – तारानाथ Kulachudamani Tantra – Girisha Chandra Vedantatirtha. Uploaded .
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Ananda is the intimate form of Brahman and it is there installed in each individual body; wine brings out, releases tabtra manifestation this indwelling Bliss.
And they who once enter into the portals of the Dharma of the Kula do not pass into the womb of birth again. Whosoever knows it, knows everything, is beloved, and becomes like me. Worship must be performed in a place which is free from distractions and disturbances, free from crowd.
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.
The Colophon however states that the tatnra here printed is only the fifth part of the whole Tantra consisting of 1,25, verses. For instance, Wine is the nectarous stream that flows from the Brahmarandhra Agamasara or the high knowledge of Brahman in which the sense of the external world is lost Kaula tantra Meat mama is speech amsa, portion of ma, tongue which is ‘eaten’ i. He neither hears nor smells nor touches nor sees, neither he knows pleasure and pain, neither he exercises the mind.
Kularnava Tantra (Sanskrit Text with English Translation)
The surface faculties and sensibilities constantly exposed to the shocks and occupations of every- day life are temporarily suspended and the deeper, the larger, the subliminal ranges of consciousness are opened up making it easier for the practicant to get a hold in the inner recesses and work for the culture and the purifi- cation of the being.
Pandit who is a keen student of the Tantras and Vedas has rendered the work in English in eleven chapters. Even if such men of the Lord be far, there must one repair; they must be seen with effort; because there, indeed, I am. For ejglish Jiva the human body is of all the bodies the most difficult to come by.
When kularnxva bonds it is jiva; freed from bonds it is Sadashiva. The mode of the yogins is not seen like the move- ment of the englihs in the skies or of aquatics in the water.
Yantra is defined in vv The state of your consciousness attained while in the body is also the state of your consciousness elsewhere. Whatever is condu- cive to yourself turn that conducive to him. Without his command do not believe on other’s word Do everything by the command of the Guru: Such yogins, in diverse guises, intent on the welfare of men, walk the earth unrecognised by others.
The tantrx shall bow down to the woman, who is to be worshipped in certain rituals – mark that she may be of any age from one year onwards for purposes of worship of the maiden, kumari puja – as a deity, devata buddliya. To the wise who seek their higher good, the ways of the adepts in the Kaula Knowledge are, verily, the honoured. Many are the kinds of births taken klarnava each jiva which passes through the several gradations of life on earth e.
They are ever pleased when they are remembered and given their due in worship.
Freely partaking of them all, yet fully and ever conscious of the identity of himself with the Supreme, he tanrta contented in that awareness. Whether moving or staying still, whether awake or asleep, this Shri Paraprasada mantra always gives results, O Deveshi.
Shiva says “Oh Beloved to sleep, to copulate, to eat and other such func- tions are common to all animals.
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If by mere drinking of wine one were to attain fulfilment, all drunkards would reach perfection. Moreover the Kula path is full of dangers v In the presence of the great Guru, bow to your own Guru mentally.
Wise man, do you not see prowling towards you on the route of age, the foe of Death armied with the host of diseases? Directed by the compassionate Kularnafa who is pleased with devotion, the disciple attains liberation from karma and becomes eligible to both freedom and fulfilment.
How much more so for a person who knows all four.
When the meditation is upon a Form, it is the gross, and when it is without Form, the subtle. Tanrra are the Great Traditions, a mnayas, sure means of liberation, spoken by the Lord through His Live Laces, modes of expression suited to His different moods of Being. From his transcendent station, the Lord in the form of the Guru frees one from the bonds of the pasu.
This Truth is not known by those who are plunged in the discussions and debates of the philosophies of the Six Darshanas or caught up in the subtleties of the Sastras. Whosoever in 1, previous births knew Shaiva and the other paths and worshipped the tzntra of the four amnayas enylish come to sing of the Guru.
Otherwise worship is fruitless.
Whosoever knows this amnaya, O Devi, has everything. The Kularnava is an englieh text in one of the traditions of Tantra with a pronouncedly practical bent of thought. He who has complete devotion, steady and constant in the Guru, what has he to worry about dharma, artha etc.?
He who knows not the reality of Brahman in the form of Mind in himself, how can he give liberation to another?
To make offerings to enblish Deity, to kulranava Her to accept what is proffered, to receive Her in a fitting manner and adore Her pleasingly, requires a preparation, outer and inner, worked out in the present yantra or the tanfra.
It has been extracted kulaenava the Ocean of the Vedas and Agamas with the churning rod of Jnana by Shiva himself who knows the essence of all. It is then that offerings made according to the instruction of the Guru, to the accompaniment of proper Mantras, reach their destination. With their backs turned on the Real Truth to be known, the Divine, they pore over books ceaselessly, anxiously, saying ‘this is to be known’, ‘this is knowledge’, and so on.
All other worlds in creation, the worlds of the gods, of angels and other hierarchies, are set to type; they have a fixed mould and one can only stagnate in that mould however perfect it might seem.
The tenth Chapter treats of worship on special days and the eleventh with the rules of Kulachara which should be carefully concealed v. The fruit of the Urdvhamnaya is greater than all other amnayas, the very quintessence. It recovers the lost heritage of the ancient Veda which lays emphasis upon the commonalty of man, Nature and God and the equality of status between Mother Earth and Father Heaven.