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Re: Theos-World Kundalini

Jul 29, 2007 10:29 AM
by M K Ramadoss

are not the identification as masculine and feminine just allegorical and
not physical? once you go beyond physicial, how does one define masculine
and feminine? One runs into this kind of problem when you deal with another
dimension, I suppose.


On 7/28/07, Noel vasco <> wrote:
>   Here is quoted Mr. G. Arundale in his book Kundalini: an Occult
> Experience.
> "It seems that the root of the word is the verb kund, which signifies "to
> burn". This is the vital meaning, for Kundalini is Fire in its aspect of
> burning. But we have a further explanation of the word in the noun kunda,
> which means a hole or a bowl. Here we are given an idea of the vessel in
> which the Fire burns. But there is even more than this. There is also the
> noun kundala, which means a coil, a spiral, a ring. Here we are given an
> idea as to the way in which the Fire works, unfolds. Out of all these
> essential derivatives the word Kundalini is born, giving creative femininity
> to the Fire, Serpent-Fire as it is sometimes called, the feminine creative
> power asleep within a bowl, within a womb, awakening to rhythmic movement in
> up-rushing and downpouring streams of Fire. It is a word signifying the
> feminine aspect of the creative force of evolution, which force in its
> specialized and more individual potency lies asleep, curled up as in a womb,
> at the base of the human
> spine. Its awakening is fraught with the utmost danger, indeed disaster,
> save as the individual concerned is in a position to keep it under full
> control. And such power to control comes only when the higher reaches of the
> evolutionary way are being approached, reaches still out of sight as regards
> the vast majority of mankind."
> If it´s the feminine aspect, what´s the other one? And what´s the source
> of both? I think the clue is related to that answer.
> If we understand Kundalini as a siddhi.. It does not matter higher or
> lower. It is not relevant from a "spiritual" point of view. If it is a
> Fohatic power, a diferentiation of it, "one of the Forces of Nature", we
> have "to pursue" Fohat, going to its fountain. And if Fohat... is not and
> independent force... Vedanta says: There is only One Reality.
> Best...
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