The relation between kanda, Kundalini and chakras 08.10.2022 The relation between kanda, Kundalini and chakras

Many translate the term कन्द (kanda) as "bulb", "rhizome", "tuber", "root", etc. But where does it come from? And what does it have to do with Kundalini and chakras?

I would translate the term as "bud" which contains a flower in its latent form. Kanda is the source of the potential unfolding, blooming of the flower, and some flowers may even have several rows of petals. The petals that have initially opened are directed upwards and sideways, followed by others, on top of them and from within. There are flowers that bloom on ''several levels'' vertically, but this is a single system. Flowers usually need a balance of sunlight and moisture for their growth. We know that in Tantrism the flower is a symbol of Shakti, and also chakras are often called flowers, lotuses.

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Tags: :  kanda Kundalini chakra Tantra Yoga
Author: Yogi Matsyendranath Maharaj

Viṣa and Amṛta in Tantra 09.12.2016 Viṣa and Amṛta in Tantra
Various Sampradayas could define many images of Vedas, Puranas, Tantras, Yoga-Shastras in their own, sometimes diametrically opposing ways. They use metaphorical language which is intentionally called 'sandha-bhasa’ by siddha yogis. This is a language which allows you to find doors to multidimensionality and versatility of meanings. One of such often described terms in Tantras is विष “viṣa” (poison), which is related to a poison consumed by Shiva after Samudra manthan (churning of the ocean by Devas and Danavas). Shiva also wears snakes instead of brahmanical thread and as earrings in his ears and etc. However, you may notice that the same element, for example, the churned ocean could produce opposite elements such as amṛta (nectar of immortality) and poison. Goddess Kundalini in her snake form could be associated with poison, but she is the Goddess of nectar, Sudha as well. Read more>>
Tags: :  amrita kundalini tantra vamachara
Author: Yogi Matsyendranath Maharaj