[6] Ajna Chakra - [6.7] Ajna Chakra from other traditions and other names of Ajna Chakra

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[6] Ajna Chakra
[6.1] Introduction to Ajna Chakra and Form
[6.2] Sound Meditation of Ajna Chakra
[6.3] Techniques & Effects Of Meditation
[6.4] Behavioral Characteristics of Ajna Chakra
[6.5] Yes, I would like to experience Ajna Yoga Meditation
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[6.7] Ajna Chakra from other traditions and other names of Ajna Chakra
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Ajna Chakra from other traditions and other names of Ajna Chakra

In Tibetan buddhism, this chakra is at the end of the central channel, which in their system runs up the body to the top of the head, and then over and down to the forehead, where it terminates. The 2 side channels then continue onwards towards the 2 nostrils, and end there. This centre is frequently depicted in artwork as the 'third eye', and is used in various meditations.

There is also a forehead centre above the third eye, which corresponds to the position of Manas, known as the Wind Wheel, which is one of the 10 chakras in the Mahayoga tantra traditions.

In Qigong, the highest Dantian is located in this position. This is one of 3 'furnaces' that converts the different sorts of energy in the body. In this Dantian, the spiritualshen energy is converted into wuji, the infinite space of void.

Within the system of Lataif-e-sitta there exists a Lataif known as Khafi, or arcane subtlety, in this same position, and is related to mystical intuition.

In the Kabbalah, there are 2 sephiroth located on the 6th level, associated with the left and right eye. They are called Chokmah, wisdom, and Binah, understanding, and it is at these points that the 2 side pillars of mercy and severity terminate, while the central pillar carries on rising to kether, the crown.

  • In Tantra: Ajita-Patra, Ajna, Ajna-Pura, Ajna-Puri, Ajnamhuja, Ajnapankaja, Bhru-Madhya, Bhru-Madhya-Chakra, Bhru-Madhyaga-Padma, Bhru-Mandala, Bhru-Mula, Bhru-Saroruha, Dwidala, Dwidala-Kamala, Dwidalambuja, Dwipatra, Jnana-Padma, Netra-Padma, Netra-Patra, Shiva-Padma, Triweni-Kamala
  • In the Vedas, Upanishads: Ajna, Baindawa-Sthana, Bhru Chakra, Bhruyugamadhyabila, Dwidala
  • In the Puranas: Ajna, Dwidala, Trirasna

 

Its also called :

  • Pineal gland
  • Parietal eye

 



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  • Techniques & Effects Of Ajna Chakra Meditation
  • Behavioral Characteristics of Ajna Chakra
  • Ajna Chakra from other traditions and other names of Ajna Chakra

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Introduction to Chakras

The Chakras are part of Tantra & Yantra. Your body is the most powerful of all Yantras. The world originated from Cosmic Person body. The Sun came out of his eyes, the moon from his Mind, Indra & Fire from his mouth, Wind from his breath, Air from his navel, Sky from his head, Earth from his feet---. The body condenses the entire universe in it.

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