Tagged: Budha

Budha (Mercury) & the Tattvas of Mental Operation 0

Budha (Mercury) & the Tattvas of Mental Operation

Prakrti (manifested matter/objective energy) differentiates into antahkarana (the psychic apparatus), indriyas (the senses), and bhutas (matter). Antahkarana as the “psychic,” or information processing mechanism of an individual, consists of three sattvas: the buddhi, ahamkara,...

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The Power of Language

“The power of language, the power of words, is is that power inside consciousness that limits the vastness and makes it small, makes it limited.” – Sally Kempton. 24 July 2013 Mantra Telecourse. I have...

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Budha Vakri (Mercury Retrograde) September 2016

Pre-Shadow (29 August) As tomorrow begins the first day of Mercury’s apparent retrograde motion, and today I have absolutely nothing to amuse my interest, it’s really a perfect time to do something that I should...

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The Mātṛkās

Mātṛkā means unknown, unrealized mother. So long as the mystery of Mātṛkā is not realized, she is a source of bondage or limitation. When her mystery is realized, she becomes the source of liberation. –...

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Budha’s Retrograde Motion & the Rational Mind

The rational mind, Budha, maybe even the Moon (Martka) and general mental condition, is the obstruction, and during Mercury retrograde this blockage is shaken up. The door is opened. Budha’s absence or debilitation allows...