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Sahaja Yoga » Symbolism of the Mooladhara Chakra. Yoga Sutras by Patanjali, translated by Charles Johnston. Patanjali's Yoga Sutras Explained - A Gold Scales Book. B.

Patanjali's Yoga Sutras Explained - A Gold Scales Book

Kingly yoga, raja yoga THERE are many yoga-forms, and raja-yoga is one of the demanding ones. [See Via 578] If demanding, it may exhaust and may do havoc. If exhausting, personal interests may suffer as a result - Kingly yoga thus implies depletion of some kinds, and regular training in athletics do the same. It may not be so bad - if there is a balance between "in and out" in a "sustainable growth," broadly understood.

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali: the Book of the Spiritual Man by Patañjali. The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali The Threads of Union Translation by BonGiovanni 1. on Contemplations 2. on Spiritual Disciplines 3. on Divine Powers 4. on Realizations Before beginning any spiritual text it is customary to clear the mind of all distracting thoughts, to calm the breath and to purify the heart. 1.1 Now, instruction in Union. 1.2.

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

Jnana Yoga Or the Yoga Of Knowledge. Compiled by Jayaram V Generally speaking, the word 'jnana' means knowledge.

Jnana Yoga Or the Yoga Of Knowledge

In Hinduism the word has many connotations. Knowledge is viewed by the Hindu scriptures as both liberating and binding. Knowledge is viewed as the means to achieve certain ends. It can used to fulfill our desires or liberate ourselves. Jnana yoga is therefore the pursuit of true knowledge learning how to control our minds and senses and center ourselves in our spiritual selves so that we can become free from our bondage to the cycle of the births and achieve liberation. The History, Practice, Benefits and Types of Yoga. By Jayaram V The word yoga comes to us from the Sanskrit root word "yuz", It means to yoke, to unite.

The History, Practice, Benefits and Types of Yoga

Hatha Yoga Pradipika (Introduction) FOREWORD by B K S Iyengar The Hatha yoga pradipika of Svatmarama is one of the most important yoga texts, and Hans-Ulrich Rieker's translation and commentary have long been valuable to yoga students as a complement to their practice and study. Hatha yoga, or hatha vidya (the science of hatha yoga) is commonly misunderstood and misrepresented as being simply a physical culture, divorced from spiritual goals. Hans-Ulrich Rieker shows the error of this idea by explaining the changes which take place, through the practice of hatha yoga, in the practitioner's body, mind and self. He makes the reader aware of the subjective transformation that occurs as the consciousness penetrates inwards towards the Self, and as the Self diffuses outwards.

He shows that hatha yoga is not just physical exercise, but an integrated science leading towards spiritual evolution. We are caught up in emotions like lust (kama), anger (krodha), greed (lobha), infatuation (moha), pride (ynadha) and malice (matsarya). Prakriti and its Evolutes: Sankhya-Yoga Practice of Rediscovering Purusha. Sankhya Yoga, Prakriti and its Evolutes: Returning to Self-realization by Swami Jnaneshvara Bharati Rediscovery of pure consciousness: The process of Self-realization is one of attention reversing the process of manifestation, of retracing consciousness back through the levels of manifestation to its source.

Prakriti and its Evolutes: Sankhya-Yoga Practice of Rediscovering Purusha

To have a general understanding of this process is extremely useful, if not essential in the practice of Yoga. Evolutes of Unmanifest Matter (See also the chart below on retracing) You don't have to know much: As you read through the descriptions below, please keep in mind that it really does not take a tremendous amount of understanding of these subjects to begin doing the self-awareness and meditation practices. Real and Unreal: Sankhya philosophy views anything that is subject to change, death, decay or decomposition as being "unreal" rather than "real. " Something evolves out of something: Ornaments can be said to evolve out of metal. YOGA YANTRA. Meditation on Soham Mantra - Yoga Meditation. Sahaja Yoga - Are You A Seeker? Whether it is through politics, therapy or religion, there are those people who are looking for a greater meaning to their lives.

Sahaja Yoga - Are You A Seeker?

For these people, the life of material pleasures is not enough. If you, too, are looking for the absolute Truth, you are a seeker. Within all seekers there is a drive that keeps them looking, that keeps them questing. Their Spirit thirsts for a union with its Greater Self. From communism to transcendentalism, from drugs to psychic phenomena, a seeker's journey can be a long one. Only the Mother can make the Child a Master, and only the Motherhood in any guru can make the disciple a guru. That same journey can also be dangerous. "At the very outset we have to understand that we cannot create truth, we cannot organize truth. Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi back to top A Seeker's Guide Everything that is transient is not necessarily Divine. When choosing a guru or seeking groups, ask the following questions: Is money taken at any time?