The Serpent Power by Woodroffe. Illustrations, Tables, Highlights and Images by Veeraswamy Krishnaraj. This PDF file contains the complete book of the. Sir John George Woodroffe (–), also known by his pseudonym Arthur Avalon, was a British Orientalist whose work helped to unleash in the West a deep and wide interest in Hindu philosophy and Yogic practices. Contents. 1 Life; 2 Sanskrit Studies; 3 The Serpent Power and The Garland of Letters. 8 Feb The Serpent Power. This volume, by the foremost student of Shaktic and Tantric thought, “Arthur Avalon,” is the prime document for the study.

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This was wooddoffe symbol of esoteric wisdom, especially to Theosophists who appropriated the legend. He translated some twenty original Sanskrit texts and, under his pseudonym Arthur Avalonpublished and lectured prolifically on Indian philosophy and a wide range of Yoga and Tantra topics.

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He was born on 15 December and was educated at Woburn Park School and University College, Oxford, where he took second classes in jurisprudence and the B. Only i felt that more illustrations could have been added. A extensive thesis on the subject of kundalini tantra.

The Arthurian woodoffe are bound up with the story of the Holy Grail and its quest. The result of Woodroffe’s work, however, was one of the most important developments in Indian thought, a key to many areas of art and religion that had hitherto been locked.


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slr It probes the philosophical and mythological nature of Kundalini; the esoteric anatomy associated with it; the study of mantras; the chakras, or psychic centers in the human body; the associated yoga and much, much more. One of the oldest but live description of the journey and experiences of the author. Refresh and try again. The author covers the philosophical and mythological nature of Kundalini; the esoteric anatomy associated with it; the study of matrass — the chakras, or psychic sfrpent in the human body and their progressive awakening; and the yoga associated with this.

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The Serpent Power: The Secrets of Tantric and Shaktic Yoga

It is also a work that has great interest to Westerners who wish to acquire for themselves the validity of the ultimate experience. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Feel free to contribute! Vishal Patel rated it it was amazing Jun 10, The Secrets of Tantric and Shaktic Yoga. Sir John Woodroffe or Arthur Avalon was a scholar and he translated complicated Sanskrit texts into English with a commentary.


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Philosophically, she is the creative energy that eventually forms mind and matter, and comes to rest in the lowest form of matter. Thank you for heads up! Raghunath Prusty rated it it was amazing Nov 24, Gregory, by his wife Florence, daughter of James Hume. This introduction, some pages of unique material, is followed by translations with sit analytical commentary of two important Tantric documents: The Classic Burton Translation.