The Yoga of Power: Tantra, Shakti, and the Secret Way by Julius EvolaThe Yoga of Power: Tantra, Shakti, and the Secret Way by Julius Evola

The Yoga of Power: Tantra, Shakti, and the Secret Way

byJulius Evola

Paperback | September 30, 1993

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Drawing from original texts on self-mastery, Evola discusses two Hindu movements--Tantrism and Shaktism--which emphasize a path of action to gain power over energies latent within the body.
Julius Evola (1898-1974) was one of the leading authorities on the world's esoteric traditions, and wrote extensively on ancient religions and hermeticism. Inner Traditions has also published his Revolt Against the Modern World, The Mystery of the Grail, The Hermetic Tradition, Meditations on the Peaks, The Doctrine of Awakening, and E...
Title:The Yoga of Power: Tantra, Shakti, and the Secret WayFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.5 inPublished:September 30, 1993Publisher:Inner Traditions/Bear & Company

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Table of Contents

The Yoga of Power
Tantra, Shakti, and the Secret Way

Translator's Acknowledgments
Translator's Introduction
1. The Meaning and Origin of the Tantras
2. Knowledge and Power
3. Shakti: The World as Power
4. The Doctrine of the Tattvas: The Human Condition
5. Pashu, Vira, and Divya: The Path of the Left Hand
6. The Assumptions behind Practice and the Means Employed
The Experience of the Subtle Body: The Bodily Postures
7. The Virgin: Release from Bondage
8. The Evocations: The Names of Power
9. The Secret Ritual
The Use of Orgies: Initiatory Sexual Magic
10. The Occult Corporeity
The Serpent Power: The Chakras
11. Techniques Employed to Awaken the Serpent Power
12. The Diamond-Thunderbolt Body
Appendix One
Appendix Two

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