THE WORLD AS POWER, There is a Supreme Reality which is Eternal and Indefinable.It is an Absolute,inconceivable and ineffable–the brahman.Unknowable in it’s utterness,this Reality presents itself to us in three supreme terms of it’s Truth,an absolute Existence,sat;an absolute Consciousness,cit;and an absolute Bliss,Ananda.This is the poise of Brahman turned towards self-revelation.
THE WORLD AS POWER This is the theme of the present Book by Sir John Woodroffe.This Book belongs to the seires on the Doctrine of Consciousness-Power has a special importance for the student exploring the subject.
About the Author
Alongside his judicial duties he studied Sanskrit and Hindu philosophy and was especially interested in the esoteric Hindu Tantric Shakti system. He translated some twenty original Sanskrit texts, and under his pseudonym Arthur Avalon.He published and lectured prolifically and authoritatively on Indian philosophy and a wide range of Yoga and Tantra topics. His most popular and influential book, a major contribution to the appreciation of Indian philosophy and spirituality, is The Serpent Power The Secrets of Tantric and Shaktic Yoga (a best seller at amazon.com),which is the source of many modern Western appropriations of Kundalini practice. Other writings (published under his own name, as well as Arthur Avalon include: Shakti and Shakta Principles of Tantra (2 vols) Introduction to the Tantra ãstra The Great Liberation Hymns to the Goddess and Hymn to Kali The Garland of Letters All these books are listed on amazon.com