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The Matrikabheda Tantra is a brief Kaula text which, however, contains some interesting threads alluded to in only a few other tantras. For example, there are clear references to alchemy, so linking …

The Matrikabheda Tantra is a brief Kaula text which, however, contains some interesting threads alluded to in only a few other tantras. For example, there are clear references to alchemy, so linking this work to Indian texts of the Raseshvaras - Lords of the Rasa or the quintessence. It also clearly sets out methods of meditation on the goddess as Kundalini at the root of the spine, alludes to sexual techniques of the Kaulas, to the pre-eminence of the guru, to Chandi, and outlines the importance of building temples, establishing tanks and the unity of the different forms of Shakti.

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  • 1. The Matrikabheda Tantra
  • 2. India is a land of mysteries
  • 3. … of sacred texts and scriptures
  • 4. … where ancient wisdom was passed orally through the generations.
  • 5. The Matrikabheda tantra is one of the oldest Hindu tantric texts, dated to the fourth century AD.
  • 6. It is now avialable in English for the first time.
  • 7. This alchemical Hindu tantra includes some connection with the Rasesvaras, or Natha Siddhas.
  • 8. The tantra also explains the methods of meditation on the goddess as Kundalini at the root of the spine, alludes to sexual techniques of the Kaulas, to the pre-eminence of the guru, to Chandi, and outlines the importance of building temples, establishing tanks and the unity of the different forms of Shakti.
  • 9. The Matrikabheda tantra is of great importance to tantrik history and is now available as an eBook on Amazon, Smashwords and Lulu. http://www.metaplume.com/ebookdetails/the-matrikabheda-tantra.aspx http://www.amazon.com/The-Matrikabheda-Tantra-ebook/dp/B005R3TK9W