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Sharabha Rudra Avatar

The word ‘Sharabha’ (Sanskrit: शरभ) is a Sanskrit word which refers to one of the species of deer. ‘Sharabh’ is also referred to an animal group called ‘Jaṅghāla’ (large-kneed). ‘Sharabh’ is a specific breed of deer whose legs are very long and extremely strong. But here ‘Sarabha Rudra Avatar’ is one of the Divine incarnations of… read more »

Dakini Kula Mandala

Etymology and Meaning in Siddha Dharma The term Ḍākinī (Sanskrit: डाकिनी) originates from the Sanskrit word Ḍāka (Sanskrit: डाक).  However, the etymological connection between Ḍākinī and Ḍāka is not straightforward. In spiritual contexts especially in Siddha Dharma, it refers to a male entity akin to the Ḍākinī. The word Ḍāka, when interpreted in the context… read more »

Tejottama Yoga Patala

‘Tejottama Yoga Patala’ is the fifth ‘Patala’ (chapter) of one of the most comprehensive and the fundamental Granth of Siddha Dharma of Himalayan Siddhas called the ‘Deva Samadhi Tantra’. It is written by Mahasiddha Kopashirsha Nath ji famously known as Mahasiddha Koshir Nath also. (Designation: Mahasiddha Gana Chakra Nath ; महासिद्ध गण चक्र नाथ )… read more »

Timirantakari Dakini

The name ‘Timirantakari Dakini’ (Sanskrit: तिमिरान्तकरी डाकिनी ), also known as ‘Devi Timiri’ originates from Sanskrit word ‘Timiri’ (तिमिरी) meaning darkness and ‘Antakari’ (अंतकरी) is the one who ends, which means ‘Timirantakari Dakini’ is the Goddess who ends the darkness. In Kula Language, She is known as ‘Nihari Dankani’ (Sanskrit:न्ह्यारी डन्कणी ). ‘Timirantakari Dakini’ is… read more »

Tri Siddhatva Patala

‘Tri Siddhatva Patala’ is the seventh ‘Patala’ of the foundational Granth of Siddha Dharma called ‘Deva Samadhi Tantra’. It is written by Mahasiddha Gana Chakra Nath (महासिद्ध गण चक्र नाथ ). ‘Tri Siddhatva Patala’ is a combination of three words, where ‘Tri’ means three, ‘Siddhatva’ refers to the highest state of enlightenment in the tradition… read more »

Jeeva Pash Mukti

‘Jeeva Pash Mukti’ is a ‘Patala’ (chapter) under the great Granth (book) of Siddha Dharma. ‘Deva Samadhi Tantra’ is the Granth of Deva Dharma written by Mahasiddha Gana Chakra Nath (महासिद्ध गण चक्र नाथ ). The ‘Patala’ of ‘Jeeva Pash Mukti’ presents the philosophy of ‘Jeeva’ (humans), ‘Pash’ (bondages) and ‘Mukti’ (ultimate freedom). We are… read more »

Kulant Peeth Ashtottarshat Namavali

Kulant Peeth Ashtottarshat Namavali’ is an illustrated manuscript written in praise of Kulant Peeth. ‘Kulant Peeth Ashtottarshat Namavali’ consists of the words where ’Kulant Peeth’ is the abode of the Devi-Devatas and Mahasiddhas in western Himalayas, India. In olden times the land of ‘Kulant Peeth’ started from Kuluta Kingdom and expanded till entire ranges of… read more »

Dhanur Tantra Copper Manuscript

Dhanur Tantra’ is an illustrated manuscript and a copper plate manuscript. ‘Dhanur Tantra’ comes from the word ‘Dhanur’. ‘Dhanu’ (Sanskrit: धनु) means bow and ‘Dhanur Tantra’ describes the science of archery and is one of the ancient war techniques. Mahasiddha Vimal Surya Nath ji passed on the knowledge of ‘Dhanur Tantra’ to his disciples through… read more »

Lazeram: Legendary Shaman of Goddess Totala

Lazeram ji was a ‘Goor’ (medium and Shaman) in the ‘Deva Parampara’ tradition of the Himalayan Siddhas. He belonged to the ‘Kumhar’ caste, whose family lines used to do pottery. But Lazeram Ji was a deeply spiritual man since his childhood. He came from the family lineage of the ‘Goor’ of the Goddess Totala (the… read more »

Jagannath Mantra Mala

The original title of the book ‘Jagat Nath Mantra Maala’ is ‘Kulant Peeth Jagat Nath Mantra Mala’. ‘Jagat Nath Mantra Maala’ is an illustrated manuscript with different mantras. ‘Kulant Peeth Jagat Nath Mantra Mala’ is a combination of five words, ‘Kulant Peeth’ (Kaulantak Peeth), ‘Jagat’ (Sanskrit: जगत) means the world or the world with the… read more »

Loka Samavad Patal- Deva Anubhuti

Loka Samavad Patal’ is a part of the Granth ‘Deva Samadhi Tantra’ written by Mahasiddha Gana Chakra Nath (महासिद्ध गण चक्र नाथ ). It is the ‘Adhyay 1’ (Chapter one) from the ‘Deva Samadhi Tantra’ Granth and is very popular amongst the Mahasiddhas. ‘Loka Samavad Patal’ elaborates on the questions like: -What is the need… read more »

Agni Batuk Tantra

‘Agni Batuk Tantra’ is an illustrated manuscript and a Tantra Granth. ‘Agni Batuk Tantra’ is a combination of three words, ‘Agni’ (Sanskrit: अग्नि) means fire, ‘Batuk’ (Sanskrit: बटुक) is the form of Bhairava and ‘Tantra’. The ‘Agni Batuk Tantra’ is a ‘Granth’ that was given by Mahasiddha Kaalkroora Nath to his disciples through ‘Maukhikh Parampara’… read more »

Deva Mahayoga

‘Siddha Deva Mahayoga’ is a part of the Granth ‘Deva Samadhi Tantra’ written by Mahasiddha Gana Chakra Nath (महासिद्ध गण चक्र नाथ ). It is the wisdom system within ‘Deva Parampara’ Tradition of Himalayan Siddhas to invoke the ‘Deva Kala’ and to become one with the Mahasiddha/ Guru/ Devi-Devata. ‘Deva Mahayoga’ involves the Dhyan (meditation), Mantra, rituals, prayers, Karmakand,… read more »

Deva Mahamudra

Etymology Mahamudra is a Sanskrit word, where ‘Deva’ means ‘Devata’, ‘Maha’ means great and ‘Mudra’ means a symbol or a seal which is embossed piece of wood, stone, metal, cloth etc. that is valuable and precious. For example ‘Swarna Mudra’ refers to a coin of gold. Deva Mahamudra’s objective is to tell that the whole… read more »

LOKANTAR BHUVAN

Lokantar Bhuvan Deeksha is the entry Deeksha for Bhuvaneshwari Mahavidya Deeksha. Bhuvaneshwari Mahavidya encompasses the whole universe because she is called the Goddess of Bhuvanas. Bhuvana means universe and the universe is divided into 14 Bhuvanas in simple words, the universe is composed of 14 Bhuvanas and within each Bhuvana, there are infinite lokas. In… read more »

Surya Sadhana

Bhagawan Surya is the most central figure in the Sanatana tradition. From him, the creation moves forward, through his rays the creation moves forward, and through his absence, the creation is annihilated. The whole creation is dependent upon him for their creation, continual sustenance and to protect the universe from not being extinct. Surya is… read more »

Ruru Bhairava

Ruru Bhairava is one of the eight most prominent Bhairava among the Asta-Bhairava. The Ruru Bhairava is the Bhairava who is believed to be the epitome of lord Rudra and his consort is believed to be Maheshwari Matrika. His divine vehicle is a white ox while the divine vehicle of his consort Maheshwari Matrika is… read more »

Tri-shareera

As per “Siddha Dharma”, Tri means three and Shareera means body. Siddha sees the human body as not just a body made of flesh, bones, etc. but they have also realized that the human body is not just one body, but three bodies within a single body. These bodies were called Tri Kāyā earlier and… read more »

Kali Mahavidhya

Origin of Kali It is not clear about the first origin of Kālī. When there was no time or place, when there was nothing, not even the idea of nothing, then there was Kālī. So it is unfathomable to describe her fully or know about her origin.As per Siddha Dharma, there are three main esoteric… read more »

Kubera Tantra Sāra

As per “Siddha Dharma”, Kubera is the Yaksha God. He is the king of the mystical land “Alkapuri” and is believed to be a Yaksha king, ruling over the northern direction. He is also believed to be the half-brother of Lanka King Ravana. Kubera is also known by the name of Visravana in many other… read more »

Kaṅkāla Mālinī Kalpa

Etymology Kaṅkāla means skeleton. Mālinī means garlanded. Kalpa here implies systematised knowledge. Kaṅkāla Mālinī Kalpa is system of knowledge esoterically represented by hundred and eight Kaṅkāla while Muṇḍa mālinī is a system of knowledge esoterically represented with fifty one skulls. Āgama Nigama Origin Of Kaṅkāla Mālinī  When Shiva was teaching tantra to Shakti, then Shakti… read more »

Kumari ‘The Living Goddess’

Kumari, or originally Kumarika, is the fundamental tradition of Shakta Tantra tradition where a young girl transforms into a vessel of the divine Goddess in the gross material reality. Kumari tradition is a tradition of Pratika Upāsanā or symbolic worship of Devi, the divine feminine, the Shakti or conscious energies of the universe. In this… read more »

Paap Mochini Yogmaya

Yogmaya is the primordial shakti of this universe. At the beginning of the time, when there was only nothingness everywhere, She existed as an inseparable part of Brahma. She and Brahma are inseparable because they are the same. Brahma or Shiva is passive while Yogmaya or Shakti is that entity that is active and which… read more »

Brahma Rakshas

Brahma Raksha is one of the most powerful rakshasas in this universe.Far more powerful than any rakshas that has ever existed. He has as much power as his creator Lord Brahma and is believed to exist until the end of the creation. His origin and annihilation are both dependent upon the life of Lord Brahma…. read more »

Ananda Vardhini Kali

Ananda Vardhini Kali is the supreme goddess who resides in every being in the form of ‘ananda’ or bliss. She herself being the epitome of bliss blesses the sadhaka to multiply their bliss to great extent. ‘Anand’ is the highest form of all achievement therefore the goddess sustains the sadhaka to primarily attain and then… read more »

Ati yoga

Atiyog is one of the highest forms of yoga. It is the yoga that is kept hidden by great Mahasiddhas because this form of yoga is not assessable easily to the public. This form of yoga is only practiced after having learned other forms of yogas like Gherand Yoga, Mahayoga, Saptarishi Yoga, Astanga Yoga, Patanjali… read more »

Chamunda Devi

As per “Siddha Dharma”, Chamunda primarily is a Tantra Vidhya and is tamasic in nature.  She is also a warrior goddess who defeated Chanda and Munda, the two generals of Shumbh and Nisumbh as mentioned in Devi Mahatmya. She is believed to be the goddess of war and victory. She is portrayed as a goddess… read more »

Mrikula Peethadheeshwari Ma Mrigakshi (Bhairavi Mrigakshi)

Bhairavi Mrigakshi is believed to be the topmost Bhairavi in today’s day and world. She is the current Peethadheeshwari of Mrikula, one of the most secretive tantra tradition. She is the disciple of Mahasiddha Rasa Nath. He had trained her from an early age and he bestowed her all those secretive sadhana under Mrikula ultimately… read more »

Siddha Kaula Sannyasa System

The “Siddha Kaula Sannyasa” is a unique sannyasa system different from the traditional concept of sannyasa of Hinduism, Bhikshu of Jain and Buddhist doctrine. This doctrine is solely based on the concept of sannyasa as propounded by His Holiness Kaulantak Peethadhishwara Mahasiddha Ishaputra and the traditional guru-disciple tradition of the Siddhas. This system is not… read more »

Siddhi Lakshmi

Siddhi Laxmi is the holistic and full manifestation of Ma Yogmaya. She is the epitome of prosperity, wealth, abundance. She encompasses all forms of Laxmi because the Lakshmi that is known in the public domain is Mahalakshmi and her different forms. Mahalakshmi is rajasic in nature while Siddhi Lakshmi encompasses all three modes of nature… read more »

Bhagawati Brahmandodari Sadhana

As per “Siddha Dharma”, Bhagawati Brahmandodari is an infinite goddess under whom all the creation is encompassed and everything resides in her. For her, the universe in her womb. The universe is a womb in a sense that multiple creations happen inside and multiple destructions happen simultaneously under her watch. She is the cause of… read more »

Guhya Chandali

Guhya Chandali is the goddess who is secretive and is the epitome of “Chanda Vriti”. This Chanda Vriti is the tendency to forcefully alter the natural course of things. It is that destructive force of the universe that goes against everything and all phenomenon. Chandali is the force through which one overcomes the inertia and… read more »

Guhyeshwari Devi

Guhyeshwari Devi is the epitome of all Guhya wisdom of tantra. As per “Siddha Dhamra”, She is the first as well as the foremost goddess who in her womb keeps all the secretive knowledge hidden and portrays something else to the perceiver. She is like an orange fruit which keeps the seed hidden inside her… read more »

Deeksha Vidhanam (The empowerment system of Kaulantak Peeth)

Deeksha Vidhanam (The empowerment system of Kaulantak Peeth), is a book totally dedicated to deekshas and theirs uses. This book is more of a collection of different deeksha forms and their explanations. The explanations of various deekshas are presented in agama-nigama conversation style between His Holiness Kaulantak Nath and his consort Ma Padma Priya while… read more »

Dhumra Kritya Abhichara

Dhumra Kritya Abhichara is a firsthand account of witnessing the wisdom in āgama tradition of Kaulantak Siddha Dharma; where Kaulantak Nath Maha Siddha Ishaputra is giving knowledge and teachings to his consort Mā Padma Priya. This book is an introduction to the tantric understanding of epidemics and diseases. It gives an insightful and unique experimental… read more »

Kāla Manḍala

Kāla means time, and Manḍala means group. Time as we experience, its a divine consciousness. Siddha Dharma reveals a devata who controls and manages time. This devata is an invisible devata. He is formless. There is another divinity of time known as lord of death, Yamaraja who is also a manifestation of Shiva but he… read more »

Vajra Varahi

Vajra Vārāhī (Sanskrit: Vajra Vārāhī, Devanagari:वज्र वाराही)is the tantric goddess of the Siddhas. . She is one of the most important deities of Vajrayana which was ealier called Vajra Ayana. As per Siddha Dharma, Vajra Vārāhī is the goddess of the of the Vajra Yoginī pantheon. While she is traditionally seen as one manifestation or… read more »

Ardhanarishvara

Ardha Narishwara is the tantric concept and portrayal of ultimate formless God Param Shiva into two equal halves, the Shiva and the Shakti. Shiva is considered to be the masculine side while Shakti is considered to be the feminine side. Shiva is the epitome of all men while Shakti is of women. As per “Siddha… read more »

Narsimha

Narsimha as per “Siddha Dharma” is considered to be the wrathful avatara among the ten avataras of lord Vishnu. He descended from Vaikuntha loka to the earth for manifold purposes. He primarily took the Narsimha avatara for slaying the daity Hiranyakashyapu and in doing so, he would protect his devotee Prahlada and also for re-establishment of… read more »

Aishwarya Lakshmi

Aishwarya Lakshmi is one of the forms of Mahalakshmi. She is the epitome of the form of goddess Lakshmi who bestows aishwarya (opulence) in all forms, shapes and sizes. Her luxuries and abundance are not only limited to material luxuries and abundance but the inner bliss too. As per Lakshmi tantra, “bliss” is the ultimate… read more »

Hevajra

Hevajra is one of the most prominent deities of Kapalika, Left hand tantra (vama marga), Aghora and Vajrayana tradition. He is a deity who is believed to tie the entire above mentioned sect into one garland of Rudra Tantra. Hevajra is considered to be one of the forms of Rudra as the word ‘Hevajra’ is… read more »

Pratyangira Devi

Pratyangira is a ferocious goddess who is believed to have the head of a Lion and the body of a woman. She is the goddess of protection and counter attack. She is such a vajra shield that nothing can ever pierce her veil of protection. From time immemorial, she has always been used and invoked… read more »

Vajra Yogini

Vajra Yogini (Sanskrit: Vajrayoginī, Devanagari:वज्र योगिनी)is the tantric goddess of the Siddhas. The original but often hidden name of Vajra Yogini is Vajrika. In her Mandala and Loka, she is without her male counterpart but her male consort is Maha Vajra who is invisible in her Mandala. Although by nature she resembles a Dakini, but because of… read more »

Mandavya Sara – Dakini Mandarva

Mandarva (Sanskrit Mandāravā, मण्डारवा) (also known as Mandavya Sara/माण्डव्य सारा or Mrittika or Sweta Mrittika or Kuan Rani or kauna Rani) was Siddha Yogini and Dakini who learnt under Siddha Akulish Nath – the head of Vaam and Aghora tradition of Siddha Dharma of Kulluta Mandala (Kaulantak Peeth). She went on to become the chief consort of Padmasambhava, an Ex-Siddha… read more »

Kurukulla

Kurukulla (Sanskrit कुरुकुल्ला, Kuru Kul La) is amalgamation of Kuru (कुरु) which means one who does or is the doer or creates and destroys & Kulla (कुल्ला) meaning traditions or knowledge system.  Kurukulla means one who creates and destroys the Kulas or tradition or knowledge systems. It is also said that Kurukulla is the goddess… read more »

Vipasha – Vyasa River

Vyasa (Sanskrit: व्यास,) or Vipasha (Sanskrit: विपाशा, literally “Unbound”) is a holy river which originates in the Himalayas of central Himachal Pradesh, India and flows roughly 470 km and merges in Sutlej river when in the state of Punjab, India. It is also commonly referred as Beas, Vyasa River. Etymology Etymologically, in ‘Vipasha” (विपाशा), the… read more »

Brihaspati

Brihaspati, as per ‘Siddha Dharma’ is believed to be a Mahasiddha Brihaspati Nath, who was the Guru of all gods. He was believed to be so powerful that he defeated Indra many times in war. Lesser known fact is that Brihaspati was also a warrior Guru who along with devtas had defeated many daityas and… read more »

Hanuman – हनुमान

Hanuman, is believed to be one of the most vibrant personality in Siddha Dharma. He is believed to be a deity who is a Mahayogi himself as he had mastered various forms of yoga like ‘Vajra Yoga’ and other forms of yoga. He is also a great tantric deity because he is also considered to… read more »

Tankari Lipi (Script)

Tankari Lipi is considered to be one of the oldest scripts of the world. As per Kaula Siddha Dharma, the language is considered to be the language of the folks and the common people. It is a rajasic system of script because the script was mainly used by farmers, traders, bureaucrats etc for their day… read more »

Ashtanga Yoga/Vrata Yoga

Ashtanga Yoga, etymologically is made up of two words ashta (अष्ट) + anga (अंग ), where asta means eight and anga m6eans limbs. So the synthesis of both words implies that Ashtanga Yoga is the eight limbs of Yoga. As per the Kaula Siddha Dharma, Ashtanga Yoga i.e the eight limbs of Yoga prevalent in the modern day… read more »

Kaulantak Nath

Kaulantak Nath, etymologically is the amalgamation of two words Kaulantak (कौलान्तक) and Nath (नाथ). Kaulantak denotes “Kaulantak Peeth” and Nath literally means “Lord” or “Master”. So, the synthesis of the words gives the meaning that “Kaulantak Nath is a Siddha who is the lord and master of Kaulantak Peeth”. The current Kaulantak Nath is His Holiness… read more »

Pitru Loka and Pitru Upasana

The word ‘पितृ’ is a Sanskrit word which basically means ancestors of one’s lineage. In western civilization especially in Roman mythology, the word Pitru is translated as ‘Manes’ which basically interprets as the soul of the deceased ancestors who are considered to be the beneficial souls to the lineage. Pitru holds much esteemed position in… read more »

Siddha Vastu

Introduction and Etymology Vastu in a laymen term means, ‘a spiritual science which deals with the structure of lands, buildings, rooms etc and to improve the conditions of them through the help of Vastu Purusha.’ The word Vastu (वास्तु) is the outcome of word वस्तु which means matter. Matter is something that occupies space and has… read more »

Kula Devi Devata

Kula Devta is also known as the traditional ‘family deity or lineage deity’ that has been carried out from generations to generations through a family or lineage system. The worship of Kula Devta denotes the worship of both male deity and female deity. A big festival of Kula Devta worship is done on periodic basis… read more »

Yogasan Mala

The “Yogasana Mala, vol. i” book is an entry level book of ‘Siddha Dharma’ tradition to present Yogasana as it is. It contains fifty asanas explained in a very condensed form through pictures of His Holiness Kaulantak Peethadhishwara Mahayogi Satyendra Nath Ji Maharaj, who himself is performing the asana for illustration. The book is written… read more »

Shyama Vartali Devi

Shyama Vartali Devi (Sanskrit: श्यामा वार्ताली), as per ‘Siddha Dharma’ is one of the four forms of goddess Vartali with Peet Vartali, Neel Vartali and Shyama Vartali. This form is also known as the black form of the goddess. It is the ‘tamas form’ of the Vartali goddess. The ‘Siddha Dharma’ predominantly is a rajasic… read more »

Rakta Vartali Devi

Rakta Vartali Devi (Sanskrit: रक्त वार्ताली), as per ‘Siddha Dharma’ is one of the four forms of goddess Vartali with Peet Vartali, Neel Vartali and Shyama Vartali. This form is also known as the maroon form of the goddess. As per ‘Siddha Dharma’, her original form is the rakta/maroon form. Normally when Vartali goddess is… read more »

Neel Vartali Devi

Neel Vartali Devi (Sanskrit: नील वार्ताली), as per ‘Siddha Dharma’ is one of the four forms of goddess Vartali with Peet Vartali, Neel Vartali and Shyama Vartali. This form is also known as the dark blue form of the goddess. It is the ‘Nirguna form’ of the Vartali goddess. The ‘Siddha Dharma’ affirms that the… read more »

Vartali Devi

Vartali Devi (Sanskrit: वार्ताली), is a one of most revered goddess of the “Siddha Dharma”. She is extensively worshiped in the areas of Kaulantak Peeth i.e land of the Siddhas and land of origin of “Siddha Dharma”, in one or the other forms. She is mainly worshipped in the areas of Kaulantak Peeth like Tibet, whole… read more »

Peet Vartali Devi

Peet Vartali Devi (Sanskrit: पीत वार्ताली), as per ‘Siddha Dharma’ is one of the four forms of goddess Vartali. This form is the yellowish form of the goddess. As per them, although the maroon form of her is her main form but for the purpose of worshipping or sadhana, the yellow form or ‘Peet Vartali”… read more »

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