Friday, October 19, 2007

Vignana Bhairava Tantra - 10

Become one with empty space

Vyomakaram Swamathmanam dhyayeth dighbhir anavritam

Nirashraya Chethi: Shaktihi Swaroopam Darshayeth Thada


The noise from the television between the four walls of the drawing room, people chattering away or fighting - the resulting confused thought patterns can play havoc. Tune into the space within, says the Tantra. But how does one know that space within. Meditation. With the eyes, look out into the vast blue sky. It is nothing but one's own form, just as the earth is one's body, the air is one's breath, the water is the fluids of the body, the fire is the heat that burns and digests and the thoughts are one's mind, the empty space within is nothing but the same empty space without. Far away from our sight, it looks blue during day, grey in the evenings and dark at night. It is nevertheless, colourless empty space. Nothing else. Be with that space.

Into the form of space, ether, one' own self, when one meditates being supportless in all directions shakti in the form of consciousness is then revealed
one that is closest to consciousness - our true being is nothing but that. - Swahilya Shambhavi.


Nine days of gaiety and fun
Of celebration
Of Life and Creation

Worship Creation in all its splendor
In all its aspects
As a Creator, Conserver, and Destroyer
(Saraswati, Lakshmi and Durga)
Simply Mother

Expressions of the One Cosmic Truth
To see Her hand in the lifeless dolls
And worship them in reverence
And in the women all around
Old and young
Meet and wish them in the same reverence
The subtle expresses through the gross
Truth can be experienced in Creation
As the created seeing Creation
The one