The Great Mother

“A Tantric yogi sees the great Mother present within his human body as the Kundalini. She lies hidden by her self-created ignorance, like a snake, coiled and fast asleep…at the bottom of the spinal cord. Through [meditation], the Tantric awakens the Mother and rouses her to go upward… the Tantric experiences such supreme bliss that his mind cannot contain the small ego-consciousness and [he] becomes illumined…”1

  1. Harding, Elizabeth U. Kali: The Black Goddess of Dakshineswar. Nicolas-Hays, 1993. 70-71. []
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