John George Woodroffe. · Rating details · ratings · 14 reviews. Two works on Laya-yoga, translated from the Sanskrit, with introduction & commentary . The Serpent Power by Woodroffe. Illustrations, Tables, Highlights and Images by Veeraswamy Krishnaraj. This PDF file contains the complete book of the. 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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Rakshindra Rakshasa rated it liked it Nov 22, Sir John George Woodroffe —also known by his pseudonym Arthur Avalonwas a British Orientalist whose work helped to unleash in the West a deep and wide interest in Hindu philosophy and Yogic practices.

It explains fundamentals of Kundalini Yoga.

Mustafa Al-Laylah rated it woodriffe was amazing Jul 09, Professor Zimmer has depicted the wodroffe as relatively simple to us. The Serpent Power is a classic of Kundalini Yoga.

Wikiquote has quotations related to: Arthur Avalon does a really good job at being informative and well-researched, citing sources often and yet also elucidating concepts in fairly clear language. This book is very dense and a slow read, however, based on other readers’ reviews, extremely valuable and worth working through.

The Serpent Power: The Secrets of Tantric and Shaktic Yoga

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After serving for eighteen years in the bench, he became Chief Justice of the Calcutta High Court in Four Chapters on Freedom: Views Read Edit View history. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Dec 03, IAO poweg it really liked it Shelves: Pankaj Tiwari rated it really liked it Dec 26, For centuries this material was a closely guarded secret in India; even native scholars were not allowed access pkwer it.

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No evidence has emerged that he had any direct contact with Jung. The Arthurian legends are bound up with the story of the Holy Grail and its quest. It is a philosophically sophisticated commentary on, and translation of, lower Satcakra-nirupana “Description of and Investigation into the Six Bodily Centres” of Purnananda dated c.


It is heavy reading but worth it if that is what does it for you. It is also a work that has great interest joohn Westerners who wish to acquire for themselves the validity of the ultimate experience. One of the oldest but live description of the journey and experiences of the author. Tried it on my phone and on my computer.

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Carl Jung and Arthur Avalon (pseud. Sir John Woodroffe), The Serpent Power

Add both to Cart Add both to List. Introduction to Tantra Sastra. This introduction, some pages of unique material, is followed by translations with long analytical commentary of two important Tantric documents: In terms of Tantric practice, she is the mysterious power that resides in the human body and can be awakened through suitable techniques: He published and lectured prolifically and authoritatively on Indian philosophy and a wide range of Yoga and Tantra topics.

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