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This quantity deals a important contribution to a extra thorough realizing of and perception into the Kubjik doctrine, which occupies an incredible place in the akta orientated Hindu Tantric tradition."

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They deserve further attention because they also account for the dimension of the cakras. 2 The five elements and the dimension of the Pancacakra On the basis of the identification of macro- and microcosmos the human body may be divided into zones or spheres which are considered as the regions of the five gross elements. , the element earth is assigned to the region from the feet up to the knees, water to the knees up to the anus, tire is seated between the anus and the heart, air between heart and eyebrows, and ether between the eyebrows and the crown of the head.

2b (cakrapancaka). The Pancacakra 38 containing a central deity and attendant goddesses (see p. 59 For the KM T, the distinction presented above between a cakra as the circle of deities and a mandala as their seat is only based on the limited references which occur in the chapters 14-16. As I have pointed out elsewhere (Heilijgers 1990, 59), in chapters 11-13 of the KM T, which deal with the six centres from Àdhüra to Âjnâ, the concept of a cakra in its later sense is hardly expressed. 29d; cf.

5. the live cakras from the Âdhâra to the ViSuddhi, 6 . the four saktis called Varna, Jyesthâ. ). In SM ch. ) this series of twenty-eight is explained as: 1. 2. the four plthas. five worlds or ‘jewels’ (pancaratna) called gagana, svarga, pavana, martya and tuiga, 3. the six goddesses Dükinï, Râkinï, Làkinï. Kâkinï, SâkinI and Hâkinï, 4. the four Lords called Khccarânanda, Ratnânanda. 168) names of the deities of the four pitlias in their yugavaricty (cf. SM 1, fol. 10r ), 5. the five Vimalas (Anâdi.

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