Goddess As The Guru In Tripura Rahasya
Goddess As The Guru
The classic Goddess scripture Tripura Rahasaya is well known to Sanskrit scholars and now a number of translations exist in English.
Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi often quoted from Tripura Rahasya and considered it one of the greatest works that expounded Advaita philosophy. Bhagavan’s close devotee Munagala Venkataramaiah (later known as Swami Ramanananda Saraswathi) translated Tripura Rahasya into English in 1936. That was the first translation of this classic, I believe. A number of Sanskrt scholars since then have made their own translations into English.
In many Hindu scriptures like Tripura Rahasaya, the ultimate Guru is Devi, the Supreme Goddess. She gives instructions to the sages so they can know the highest truth of Reality and attain Self-Realization.
In the path of Tantra, the sciences explaining the mystery of mantra, mind, and breath are explored and explained. Tantric texts focus on the nature of the divine energy within the body, also…
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