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A Bhairavi Meditation

This short meditation has been extracted from the work of the Ganna
Chakra, a London-based group of magicians exploring Tantric magic.

"I bow to that Devi who is red like the splendour of a thousand rising
suns. She is garlanded with skull, rosy breasted, her hands held in the
gestures of granting boons and dispelling fear. The crescent moon rests
on her forehead. Three-eyed, she dwells in the heart of the sun.

I bow to that Bhairavi from whom emanate the fearful thunderous
sounds of dissolution, and who is surrounded by the white ashes of the
cremation ground; she wears garlands of skulls on her breasts and in her
ears. She is Narayani, who helps us go beyond. She is Gauri, the
quencher of all sorrows."

"Softly smiling, you shine with a crimson glow that may be compared to
a thousand newly risen suns. You wear a silken veil a garland of skulls.
Blood smears your breast. Three voluptuous eyes adorn your lotus face;
the moon is your diadem. Your lotus hands show the gestures of victory,
of wisdom, the granting of boons, and the allaying of fear."

For this meditation, Bhairavi is identified with the Dakini of the

Seat yourself in a lotus-circle of four petals, within which there is a
yellow square. Muladhara means "root-support" - meditate upon the root
- who planted it, how does it grow, what might it grow into? What does it
support? Meditate upon the principle of solidity. Of the Earth. Of being
rooted. Of being Supported. What do these things mean to us?

Try and relate the body-zone of the chakra to feelings, thoughts,
sensations. You may find it useful to vibrate the Bija (seed) mantra LAM.
When you feel ready, turn your attention to venerating the Shatki - the
'power' the mysterious mistress of the chakra. Call her by the names you
know her. Offer her litanies (see those given above as examples) and
give her offerings that you think will please her. If she is pleased with
your offerings she may be willing to interact with you in some way. If she
does so, thank her and breathe her and the chakra into yourself to close
the meditation.

This is a simple astral sequence which may go towards establishing
some kind of personal rapport with Bhairavi. Note that this meditation
leaves it entirely open as to how Bhairavi will manifest for you - will she
appear before you (within the chakra), in your body, above you, etc - this

8 aspects of Bhairavi Pita Bhairavi Yellow Mercury Thought Rakta Bhairavi Red Mars Vigour Harina Bhairavi Green Venus Love Malini Bhairavi Blue Jupiter Wealth Asita Bhairavi Black Saturn Restriction Aruna Bhairavi Magenta Neptune Imagination Karbura Silver Uranus Control Bhairavi Nila Bhairavi Violet Pluto Detachment These aspects of Bhairavi are based on the 8 planetary shaktis as given in Tantra Magick. Ugra etc as terrible guardians Open with Shakti Banishing or Dattatreya Rite. 8 Petals .possibly install open. Requirements:  A large Bhairavi Yantra  Red Paste for installing the shaktis  Bhairavi Image  Flowers. Feel free to elaborate this as you will. Comments & feedback are welcome. flame etc. as is the manner in which she may communicate with you. INSTALLING THE 8 ASPECTS OF BHAIRAVI . Each will be given their own description. A Bhairavi Puja A Ganna Chakra working Bhairavi Yantra composed of:  4 Gates  8 Petals  9 Triangles 4 Gates . for meditation [read out in turn].

Malini Bhairavi [Jupiter] A beautiful girl wearing the best kind of gold and jewels. Nila Bhairavi [Pluto] . she holds in her right hand a book. she holds the keys to spontaneous bliss. full-breasted and sweetly smiling. In her right hand she holds a flower. The embodiment of imagination. her left hand offers a bowl of choice food. and in her left hand. a small shield. in a threatening manner. she reveals the doctrine of Selflessness. Naked. with roughened body and pendulous breasts. of resentful expression and dishevelled hair. In her left hand she cups a child to her breast. with the body of a warrior-queen. With three eyes. she offers a skull filled with offal. In her right hand she holds up a stick. Harina Bhairavi [Venus] A beautiful mature woman.Pita Bhairavi [Mercury] She is slim. she reveals the secrets of Reality. naked and smeared with a yellow powder. Naked. a mirror. Smeared in black dust and very melancholy. Aruna Bhairavi [Neptune] Naked. her right hand showers gold upon her devotee. The embodiment of control. and in her her left. The embodiment of Love. smeared with blue dust and wearing a necklace of crystal. a skrying crystal. She removes delusion in thought and speech. In her right hand she offers a bowl of smoking hot blood. and with her left hand gives the gesture of granting boons. The embodiment of restriction. Asita Bhairavi [Saturn] An old woman. With three eyes. Karbura Bhairavi [Uranus] A naked lady of haughty disposition. her eyes darting left and right. she severs that-which-binds. she holds in her right hand a knife dripping blood. and in her left. With her right hand she holds a cord by which she restrains. She is naked. with long dark hair and three gazelle-like eyes. Rakta Bhairavi [Mars] She is red and slender. naked. with tongue outstretched and touching her lower lip. The dream-girl of smoky hue who wears gems of opals. she removes all restrictions. with a fearsome expression. The embodiment of vigour. narrow-hipped with small breasts. fair-haired. she destroys the distractions of attachment. and in her left hand. of rounded form and slender waist. The embodiment of expansion.

e. The Triangles can be installed by placing the three Shaktis . In her right hand she holds a bowl full of shattered glass. desires. triangles] which each of the planetary shaktis: Pita Bhairavi Mercury Thought Rakta Bhairavi Mars Vigour Harina Bhairavi Venus Love Malini Bhairavi Jupiter Wealth Asita Bhairavi Saturn Restriction Aruna Bhairavi Neptune Imagination Karbura Uranus Control Bhairavi Nila Bhairavi Pluto Detachment The meditation may be repeated . She is the embodiment of detachment. The sacrifice is Ego.Jnana-Kriya- Iccha. This can be done by having 1 person reading the meditations out.this time with the Shakti emerging out of the flames. or for that matter. . 108 REPETITIONS OF MANTRA AUM BHAIRAVI SA’HAM 9 SACRIFICES Here. or ask a boon of each Shakti. we identify the 9 firepits [i. of violet hue. into which may be cast kleshas. The idea here is that each person may offer up a sacrifice. The 9th Triangle is the firepit which joins/feeds the flame of Bhairavi- Bhairava cojoined in bliss. a mask. and in her left hand. almost invisible because of her darkness. at the points of the outermost.Naked. wearing gems of black jet. CREATING THE NINE TRIANGLES The basic idea is that the 9 triangles can be thought of as firepits or yonis. She destroys the delusion of attainment. In the centre of the ninth and final triangle is the bija-point wherein Bhairavi is cojoined with Bhairava in the fiery bliss of union.

The Triangles are Yonis or Firepits. we can cast an ‘obstacle’ related to each of the above. Exit as in flame-meditation in Dattatreya Rite. Into each of the 8 firepits in turn. . The Triangular firepit is created by the installation of Jnana-Shakti (Sun). Kriya-Shakti (Moon) and Iccha-Shakti (Fire). the ninth being ego. Litanies for these shatkis are given in Tantra Magic.