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Yogi learning enhances the importance of smelling associated with initial PRANA , which is the vitality in every being, with the ascendant energy in the human body, and with the principle of cosmic unity.

Nice smelling herbs, natural oils and incense are endowed with the power of stimulating the creative attitude and spiritual elevation. Due to these qualities perfumes represent an important section of the rites and mystic rituals.

The sweet perfume of rose, jasmine, saffron, santal wood, basil, cedar and patchouli, all of them have the same feature. This perfume, just like the sweet taste, gives birth to erotic and spiritual feelings.

Nice smelling perfumes and natural oils are an essential part of the Tantric Concepts and Practices. They are being used in order to elevate and spiritualise the heart and the mind of the human. They have also the capacity of creating a certain psychic protection.

Using them and being fully aware of different kinds of smell nuances can contribute to creating a harmonious and understanding atmosphere in the house. Smell acts mainly upon instinctual centres and thus it stimulates a lot of the primary necessities.

One of the most important factors of the process of self-knowledge is the body odour, associated with different physical, emotional or psychological states of the human. Each person has got a specific odour, which is particular and unique, though it changes all the time. It’s unique like the colour of the eyes or the walking.

Body odour is connected to the day-by-day diet and the way of life of the person. For example, the one who eats regularly onions and garlic has got this kind of smell in his/her mouth, perspiration and sexual secretions.

The same way a person who eats meat, a vegetarian, a smoker, an alcoholic will each have their own smell. The smell is also affected by the person’s spiritual level.
The one of a woman changes in according to the period and the degree of sexual excitement.

The same way the man presents odour changes according to his sexual excitement, his anger, his physical effort or his abstinence.
As a matter of fact a very sensitive person can find out a lot of things about somebody after his/her odour.

Antique magic traditions all around the world associated unpleasant smells with undeveloped, inferior spirits and with the ones of demons. Such heavy and unpleasant smells attract through the resonance process certain inferior entities from the astral world. Black magic rituals for example often use bad smelling substances for their sacrifices.

When the intern body and mind forces work together in harmony there is a subtle and pleasant smell that comes out of the skin pores. Yogis and spiritual leaders always have a wonderful and nice smelling aura that represents their level of spiritual progress.

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It is well-known that, a week after the death of great spiritual master and Yogi SWAMI YOGANANADA, which took place in America, his body was still emitting a powerful and entrancing rose perfume. Everybody came to see that and doctors could not find any explanation because they knew that usually a corpse starts decomposing very quickly and emits a bad odour.

Eastern custom of adorning great masters and wise men with flower garlands is a way of recognizing their value and their spiritual strength.

Many Eastern works on The Art of Eroticism classify different types of genitals after their shape, taste or smell. In the Hindi text, known as “ANANGA RANGA“, the woman ” lotus ” is different because of her YONI , which is “like the bud of a lotus flower and its perfume is like the one of a lily”; the woman “art” can be recognized through the sweet smell of her YONI as same as the smell of honey.

In the same way the “rabbit – man” has got a “sweet tasting and smelling sperm”, when the “stud-man” has got a “salty, goat-smelling sperm”.
Sexual excitement gives birth to all kinds of body odours. They can come out through the mouth, skin and genitals. It is true that the most special odour for a woman is her own.

One of the methods of seduction used by Medieval Europe courtesans was using their own sexual secretions as perfume on the neck and behind the ears. Most emotional interactions between people take place at the subconscious level and smelling plays a very important role in it.

One of the great disadvantages of using birth-control pills is that they stop appearing the odour of sexual secretions.

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Many of the well-known perfumes are based on certain animal extracts, famous for their special qualities. They are used in order to create a different “tone”, a “dominant note” and there are many other minor scents that are used with it.

Most of these basic ingredients come from sexual gland’s secretions of those animals. For example mosque comes from a certain stag gland. The same way most of floral perfumes come from the essence of those plants that corresponds to the animal sexual secretions.