Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Tantric Powers and Self-Realization

Siddhi is typically defined as "a magical or spiritual power for the control of self, others, and the forces of nature." Though most wouldn't admit it, many people explore Tantra and other spiritual practices with the hope of gaining magical powers to change their lives.
Other than sex, power is the most sought-after Tantrik commodity. What kind of powers? Well, the usual ones: the power to get women to have sex with you; the power to get rich without working; the power to show everyone that you are powerful.

Sound like Self-realization to you?

I could tell you stories about practitioners who have gone mad with power, or become possessed by other beings in the pursuit of power.

But let me tell you this story, instead. Read more

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