The Shakti Cluster is totally current, immediate, now. Some precedents in Indian and Tibetan religion point ahead to its current manifestation, one could say, but the Cluster is essentially novel, unique to this moment in historical time. Gaia configures herself into the imagination of each person on earth in a totally unique way. The Shakti Cluster not only prepares the individual for this configuration, it is the integral lode that frames and unifies all diverse first-hand mystical experiences of Gaia's presence.
Here are some of the leading motifs for attunement to dakini instruction under the Vajrayogini shift starting July 5- August 2 2016. (shift called by JLL)
Vajrayogini instruction on the nature of desire as a physical property of the electromagnetic field of the earth
Release from Pretending: Vajrayogini instruction on the discernment of pretended or rehearsed behaviors in oneself and others, a brutally lucid teaching, short and sweet, extremely simple but also extremely difficult to apply.
'Her essence is great passion.' Some of the highest art of Tantra can be learned on this shift.
The style of Vajrayogini is swift and ruthless, almost rapacious in how she clears away illusion and single-self fixations. Narcissism is excessive self-concern based on the lack of a genuine sense of self. Without a genuine sense of self, you cannot relate honestly and openly to others and you sink into a black hole of self-concern.
She blazes through the staked-out territory of the ego like no other devata.
Her dance is total freedom: She releases mind and emotions in astounding moments of total freedom.
the sense of hearing
mirroring (mirror-like awareness of the Buddha Akshobya) You and I exist only in relation, involved with and reflected by others.
To be mirrored in the gaze of another, you must realize they are other. One and other are in unity, but they are not a unit, not the single same thing. That is the wonder of unity: it is the uniting, mirroring, or fusion of two distinct things or beings. Vajrayogini teaches mirroring and the way out of self-involvement. This is central to her sacred instruction.
the style of clarity and precision
the turnaround of anger (one of the five poisons)
the gift of spontaneity and non-resistence
the element of akasha (quintessence)
the time of day: early morning
the Vajra Family (of the five buddha families)
the siddhi of Blissful Freedom
Her facial expression may be described as blissful, erotically enraptured, intensely wrathful... or she may exhibit a blend of moods... 'she in imbued with a mixture of wrath and passion, in the fullness of bliss, laughing and baring her fangs.' Even in a beatific mood, however, she is generally shown with sharp incisors, alluding to her ferocity and the omniverous quality of the Tantric path, which requires that one confront and transform -- 'digest', as it were -- every experience that arises on the journey to enlightenment. (Ibid.)