The Serpent Power: Being the Ṣaṭ-cakra-nirūpana and Pādukā-pańcaka: Two Works on Laya-yoga

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Courier Dover Publications, 1974 - Health & Fitness - 529 pages
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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. It probes the philosophical and mythological nature of Kundalini; the esoteric anatomy associated with it; the study of mantras; the chakras, or psychic centers in the human body; the associated yoga and much, much more. Two important Tantric documents are included: The Description of the Six Chakras and Five-fold Footstool.
  

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Review: The Serpent Power: The Secrets of Tantric and Shaktic Yoga

User Review  - Vipin Goyal - Goodreads

Sir John Woodroffe or Arthur Avalon was a scholar and he translated complicated Sanskrit texts into English with a commentary. This book is a milestone in the western attempt to understand Indian mysticism. It explains fundamentals of Kundalini Yoga. Read full review

Review: The Serpent Power: The Secrets of Tantric and Shaktic Yoga

User Review  - Lizw - Goodreads

This sounds like it ought to be one of Llewellyn's dodgier offerings, but is actually a serious translation by an Edwardian gentleman scholar (legal name Sir John Woodroffe) of two Sanskrit yoga texts ... Read full review

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