Tag: sampradaya

  • Candi Devi and esoteric sampradaya

    Candi Devi and esoteric sampradaya

    Candi Devi and Ćandi Sampradaya – Candi spiritual traditions  Candi, Ćandi, Candii Candee or Chandi – चण्डी trsl. Sanskrit: Caṇḍī or Chandika (Caṇḍīka) or Ran-Chandi is a ancient Hindu Goddess. Candi is the combined form of Lakshmi, Saraswati and Durga, the ferocious form of Parvati. She is said to be the most ferocious incarnation of…

  • Natha Sampradaya – Hatha Yoga, Kundalini and Kriya Yoga

    Natha Sampradaya – Hatha Yoga, Kundalini and Kriya Yoga

    Natha Sampradaya – The Yoga Order  The Sanskrit word nāthá or नाथ, is the proper name of a siddha initiatory tradition and the word itself literally means „lord, protector, refuge”. The related Sanskrit term Adi Natha means first or original Lord, and is therefore a synonym for Shiva, Mahadeva, or Maheshvara, and beyond these supramental…