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Hazrat Babajan, a Pathan (Pashtun) Sufi. Hazrat Babajan (d. 1931) was a Sufi saint domiciled in her final years at the British cantonment in Poona (Pune).

Hazrat Babajan, a Pathan (Pashtun) Sufi

A Pathan Muslim by birth, and closely related to the Afghan nation, her early life is only very sparsely known. The marginalised role of women in Islam is a convergent issue. 1. The Pathan Background. Meher Baba and Paul Brunton. Critical investigation of an encounter between two controversial entities, with a focus in the well known book A Search in Secret India. 1.

Meher Baba and Paul Brunton

Introduction 2. Meherabad and Physiognomy 3. 4. 5. 6. Realisation. Lord Meher Online Edition Page 3336. Kishan Singh and Prakashwati were staying in the same bungalow, and on occasions Baba would see Prakashwati.

Lord Meher Online Edition Page 3336

Later that day, Baba suddenly asked Kishan Singh about her and came to know that she had gone to the woman saint Anandamayi Ma. Baba cuttingly remarked, "It is good Prakashwati visits other saints. Now I am no longer responsible for her! " Govindananda Bharati. Govindananda Bharati also known as Shivapuri Baba is a Hindu saint and a traveller hermit who taught the world swadharma, the ancient system of living.

Govindananda Bharati

He is the first Keralite to encircle the world and earned the name Malayali Magellan.[1][2] Early life[edit] Born as Jayanthan Nambudiripad in Akkikkavu of Thrissur District in 1826, he lost his family at the age of 9. Rabia Basri. Rābiʻa al-ʻAdawiyya al-Qaysiyya (Arabic: رابعة العدوية القيسية‎) or simply Rābiʿah al-Baṣrī (Arabic: رابعة البصري‎) (717–801 C.E.) was a female Muslim saint and Sufi mystic[1] .

Rabia Basri

Life[edit] She was born between 713 and 717 AD (100 and 108 Hijri) in Basra, Iraq. Much of her early life is narrated by Farid ud-Din Attar, a later Sufi Saint and poet, who used earlier sources. Rabia herself did not leave any written works. She was the fourth daughter of her family and therefore named Rabia, meaning "fourth". According to Farid ud-Din Attar, Rabia's parents were so poor that there was no oil in house to light a lamp, nor a cloth even to wrap her with. In the night Muhammad appeared to him in a dream and told him, "Your newly born daughter is a favorite of the Lord, and shall lead many Muslims to the right path. Meister Eckhart.

Eckhart came into prominence during the Avignon Papacy, at a time of increased tensions between monastic orders, diocesan clergy, the Franciscan Order, and Eckhart's Dominican Order of Preachers.

Meister Eckhart

In later life he was accused of heresy and brought up before the local Franciscan-led Inquisition, and tried as a heretic by Pope John XXII. [note 2] He seems to have died before his verdict was received. [citation needed][note 3] Francisc de Assisi. Jakob Böhme. Jakob Böhme (/ˈbeɪmə, ˈboʊ-/;[1] 1575 – November 17, 1624) was a German Christian mystic and theologian.

Jakob Böhme

He is considered an original thinker within the Lutheran tradition, and his first book, commonly known as Aurora, caused a great scandal. In contemporary English, his name may be spelled Jacob Boehme; in seventeenth-century England it was also spelled Behmen, approximating the contemporary English pronunciation of the German Böhme. Biography[edit] Rama Tirtha. Swami Rama Tirtha pronunciation (Hindi: स्वामी रामतीर्थ October 22, 1873 – 27 October 1906[1]), also known as Swami Ram, was an Indian teacher of the Hindu philosophy of Vedanta.

Rama Tirtha

He was among the first notable teachers of Hinduism to lecture in the United States, travelling there in 1902, preceded by Swami Vivekananda in 1893 and followed by Paramahansa Yogananda in 1920.[2][3] During his American tours Swami Rama Tirtha spoke frequently on the concept of 'practical Vedanta'[4] and education of Indian youth.[5] He proposed bringing young Indians to American universities and helped establish scholarships for Indian students.[6] Biography[edit] Rama Tirtha was born to Pandit Hiranand Goswami on 22 October 1873 (Deepawali Vikram Samvat 1930) in the village of Muraliwala in the Gujranwala District of Punjab, Pakistan.[7] His mother died when he was a few days old and he was raised by his elder brother Gossain Gurudas. Many believe he did not die but gave up his body to the river Ganges.[11] Baal Shem Tov. The Besht is better known to many religious Jews as “the holy Baal Shem” (der heyliger baal shem in Yiddish), or most commonly, the Baal Shem Tov (בעל שם טוב).

Baal Shem Tov

The title Baal Shem Tov is usually translated into English as “Master of the Good Name,” but at least two other translations are possible:[1] "Good Master of the Name," taking "Baal Shem" as a unit, meaning one who "owns the [holy] name" therefore has the power or uses Divine names to cure illnesses and perform miracles.

I.e., an effective baal shem. "One who has a good reputation in the community," since in Hebrew idiom, "Baal" can mean "one characterized by" and "Shem" can mean "reputation," thus "one characterized by a good reputation. " The name Besht (בעש"ט) — the acronym from the words comprising that name, bet ayin shin tet—is typically used in print rather than speech. Baal Shem. Marianne von Werefkin, Police sentinel in Vilnius (1914) Baal Shem[pronunciation?]

Baal Shem

(Hebrew plural: Baalei Shem) in Hebrew meaning "Master of the Name", refers to a historical Jewish occupation of certain kabbalistic rabbis with knowledge of using names of God in Judaism for practical kabbalah healing, miracles,[1] exorcism[2] and blessing. The unofficial title was given by others who recognised or benefited from the Baal Shem's ability to perform wondrous deeds, and emerged in the Middle Ages, continuing until the early-Modern era. Baal Shem were seen as miracle workers who could bring about cures and healing, as well having mystical powers to foresee or interpret events and personalities. OM Page. Guru Maha Sambodhi Dharma Sangha - Mesia Cezarului: Conspirația romană care l-a inventat pe Isus. Meher Ali Shah. Works[edit] A Tapestry of Meher Baba's Connections with the West. A Tapestry of Meher Baba's Connections with the West by Stephen Sakellarios Creator of In Another Life "Supposing we are just sitting with Baba on the veranda and talking to him, and Baba sees a man passing on the road, and he says "Padri, go and call that man.

Just see who is that man. "... The contact is established. The Treasury of Lives: Biographies of Himalayan Religious Masters. Thubten Nima. Think Body Electric: Yogis, Ascetic, and Fakirs: Fascinating historical images of India that I don't pretend to understand. On further investigation, I figured out that this collection is part of a much larger set of online resources put together by Dr. Frances W. Pritchett at Columbia University.

Given that there's nothing that says that these images can't be shared online, I figured that it would be OK to post some of them, along with some personal ruminations, here. This print is labeled "'The Sunyasees,' by William Taylor of the Bengal Civil Service, 1842. " While obviously a highly Europeanized rendition, there's something about the weirdness of English pastoral feeling infused into an illustration of Hindu mendicants smoking bhang in tiger skins that I really like. Many of the images are not so soothing, however. Note again the tiger skin. Live recording of INTENSE SHAKTIPAT TRANSMISSION, never seen before, P1 - World Spiritual Foundation. Abhinavagupta. Is the tomb of Jesus at Khanyar Rozabal in Kashmir? Is the tomb of Jesus at Khanyar Rozabal in Kashmir? Welcome. Welcome This website presents evidence that Jesus Christ survived his crucifixion and travelled to Kashmir, India.

It presents evidence that he lived the rest of his life in Kashmir, and his tomb is located in the Kan Yar section of Srinagar, the capital of Kashmir, India. Website Features: Osho, Bhagwan Rajneesh, and the Lost Truth. PAUL BRUNTON AND MEHER BABA. Lumbini -The Birth Place of the Buddha. The Buddha - Siddhartha Gautam was born into the Shakya royal family in Lumbini in south Nepal. Using historical records referring to Alexander the Great and Emperor Ashoka, the Buddha's birth date is usually given as May 563 BC.

Govindananda Bharati.