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Kama-Kala

The Kama-kala represents the head (and womb!) of the Mother and symbolizes also the three fundamental tendencies of existence - desire, knowledge, activity - which also have to be transcended for the final liberation. This is the penultimate stage before complete realization of the Self. The primary triangle represents the second stage of Absorption, namely Absorption-Preservation, and it is white in color denoting purity or sattva. Consciousness enters via orgasm. The three bindus, collectively known as Kamakala (digit of sexual desire), are the root potential of sun, moon and fire. It is like sun and moon coming together in an eclipse, or the seed from which the plant human being grows. http://www.religiousworlds.com/mandalam/tripura.htm Kamakala (I) and Trikona / Triangle (E) are intonated in 2 Matras (1 Matra = 2/5th of a second = snapping of a finger, batting of eyelids). Hrllekha = 3 Matras. other letters = 1 1/2 Matra. Bindu = 1/2 Matra. the following letters has half the time period of the preceding one. Nada = 1 Matra minus 1 Lava. 1st Kuta = 11 Matras; 2nd Kuta =11 1/2 Matras; 3rd Kuta = 8 1/2 Matras minus 1 Lava. There are 31 Matras minus three Lavas in all three Kutas. http://www.bhagavadgitausa.com.cnchost.com/TANTRA.htm The Kama-Kala represents the head [and womb!] of the Mother and symbolizes also the three fundamental tendencies of existence - desire, knowledge, activity - which have to be transcended too for the final liberation. This is the penultimate stage before complete realization of the Self. The primary triangle represents the second stage of Absorption, namely Absorption-Preservation and it is white in color, denoting purity or Sattva. http://www.indiayogi.com/content/temples/bhadrakali.aspx
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