The Serpent Power

Author: Arthur Avalon
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Sir John George Woodroffe (1865–1936), also known by his pseudonym Arthur Avalon, was a British Orientalist whose work helped to unleash in the West a deep and wide interest in Hindu philosophy and Yogic practices.Woodroffe's The Serpent ...

The Serpent Power

Author: Sir John George Woodroffe
Publisher: Courier Corporation
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Written by a leading authority on Shaktic and Tantric thought, this book is considered the prime document for study and application of Kundalini yoga.

Yoga Journal

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>Hatha Yoga: The Hidden Language by Swami Sivananda Radha (Timeless,
1987). Advanced > Yoga-Sutras of Patanjali with the Exposition of Vyasa:
Volume 1, Samadhi-pada by Pandit Usharbudh Arya (Himalayan International
Institute, 1986). > The Synthesis of Yoga by Sri Aurobindo (Sri Aurobindo Ashram
, 1 988). *• Yoga: Immortality and Freedom by Mircea Eliade (Princeton University
Press, 1 958). > The Serpent Power: The Secrets of Tantric and Shaktic Yoga by
Sir John ...

The Tantric Alchemist

Author: Peter Levenda
Publisher: Ibis Press
ISBN: 0892542136
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Thomas Vaughan and the Indian Tantric Tradition Peter Levenda. that is not
biologically oriented. india, after all, is where we learn of yoga with its emphasis
on stretching and contorting the human body in order to manipulate spiritual
states through the movement of prāṇa through all the organs, nerve ... 14 see the
translations of key texts of this tradition in sir John Woodroffe (Arthur Avalon), The
Serpent Power: the Secrets of Tantric and Shaktic Yoga, Dover, New York, 1974.

The Chakras

Author: C W Leadbeater
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Woodroi'fe's book is densely written, almost impenetrable—thus CWL has done
readers a service by selecting and highlighting some essential points. Earlier
editions of The Chakras did not properly cite many references to The Serpent
Power, and that deficit has been corrected here. For Woodroi'fe's critique of
CWL's work, see Arthur Avalon, The Serpent Power: The Secrets of Tantric and
Shaktic Yoga, 1919, 7th ed., reprint with Sanskrit text omitted (New York, NY:
Dover, 1974), ...

Rainbow Body

Author: Kurt Leland
Publisher: Nicolas-Hays, Inc.
ISBN: 0892546344
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Arthur Avalon, The Serpent Power: The Secrets of Tantric and Shaktic Yoga, 1.
16. Editorial note to Baradakanta Majumdar, “A Glimpse of Tantric Occultism,”
244. 17. See, for example, H. P. Blavatsky, Foundations of Esoteric Philosophy:
From the Writings of H. P. Blavatsky, a compilation of excerpts from Isis Unveiled:
A Master Key to the Mysteries of Ancient and Modern Science and Theology (
whose 1877 publication preceded that of Majumdar's article) and The Secret
Doctrine: The ...

Selling Yoga

Author: Andrea R. Jain
Publisher: OUP Us
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In fact, it is possible he underwent tantric initiation under the guidance of a guru
and may have also participated in other esoteric tantric rituals. Under the pen-
name Arthur Avalon, which, in addition to keeping his identity secret, may have
functioned to represent the figures of both Woodroffe and Ghose, a number of
texts on hatha yoga and tantra were published, including The Serpent Power:
The Secrets of Tantric and Shaktic Yoga (1919). That text became a major
English-language ...


Author: Manjhan
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191606251
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The Serpent Power: The Secrets of Tantric and Shaktic Yoga (1919; repr., New
York: Dover, 1974). Banarsidas, Ardhakathdnaka, ed. and trans. Mukund Lath (
Jaipur: Rajasthan Prakrit Bharati Sansthan, 1981). Manjhan, 'Madhumalati', Hindi
MS 6 (Rampur: Raza Library). if Madhumalati', ed. Sivagopal Mis'ra (Benares:
Hindi Pracarak Pustakalaya, 1957). if Madhumalati', ed. Mataprasad Gupta (
Allahabad: Mitra Prakas'an, 1961). Muhammad Kabir, 'Afsanah-i Shahein', MS
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