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The gateways to wonder and delight are flung open wide for all to enter. At once a beautiful love song and an encyclopedia of yogic techniques, the cherished text known as the Vijnana Bhairava Tantra shimmers with new effulgence in Lorin Roche's The Radiance Sutras. Lorin brings us his unique perspective on each of 112 Sanskrit teachings, along with his one-of-a-kind guidance in how to meditate with, embody, and practice them—what he describes as "answering the call of the sutras you love."
Here is an invitation to experience directly the ecstatic depths of yoga as revealed by the divine partners Shiva and Shakti, through an intimate exploration of:
- The divinity that is permeating your body at this very moment
- The alchemical power of Sanskrit
- Yoga meditation—harmonizing all the elements and levels of your being
- The depths of your connection to the energies of life
Taken as a whole, this teaching is startling in its breadth and the huge range of human experience that it encompasses. This is a book to savor one phrase at a time, over a period of days or years or a lifetime. With The Radiance Sutras, yoga and meditation students everywhere can nurture their own relationship with these living wisdom teachings.
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About the Author
Lorin Roche signed up for a research project on the physiology of meditation in 1968 when he was eighteen years old and has been a meditator ever since. He teaches a form of practice that he calls Instinctive Meditation, which works with each person's uniqueness from the inside out. Lorin has written several popular books including Meditation Made Easy.
Shiva Rea teaches vinyasa flow yoga worldwide. She has studied many forms of yoga and dance in India, Africa, Nepal, Jamaica, and Bali. She is a well-known contributor to Yoga Journal and holds an MA in Dance from UCLA's World Arts and Cultures Program, where she also teaches.
Table of Contents
Foreword Shiva Rea ix
A Language of Love
Meditation as Embrace
Reading the Sutras and Practices
Savoring the Sutras
Part 1 The Radiance Sutras
Banter Verses 13
Yukti Verses 35
Insight Verses 149
Part 2 Invitations and Illuminations
Yukti Practice Transmissions 177
Yukti Practices 180
Engaging with the Sutras 343
Listening to Pranashakti
Translation as Rapture
The Play of Sanskrit and English
Other Versions of the Bhairava Tantra
About Accompanying Music 381
About the Author 385