Differences and Similarities of Tantra, Bhakti and Raja Yoga

Differences and Similarities of Tantra, Bhakti tradition and Raja Yoga I often get asked by my friends: What is the difference between Tantra and Yoga? Well I have written an essay on this during my yoga teacher training, so I … Continue reading »

Everything is Energy – The Spanda Karikas

The Spanda Karikas The Spanda system, – part of the Trika system – was introduced in Kashmir in the beginning of the 8th century. Just as the Shiva Sutras, Vasuguptanatha was the author of the Spanda Karikas too, in the … Continue reading »

Kularnava Tantra

Kularnava Tantra – manifestation of the ocean The origin of Kula-Arnava texts is not scientifically proved but some scholars think that the Tantras date back to the age of the Vedas, or even before Gautama was born. Shiva said that … Continue reading »