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Philosophical Schools of INDIA
Yoga: Goal of Meditation - Yoga means union and implies the union of body, mind and spirit. One who practices Yoga is a Yogi. There are many different names applied to Yoga, Hatha Yoga, Raja Yoga, Kriya Yoga, Siddha Yoga and lots more. All these various schools have the same goal and that is union. Yoga is the goal of meditation. When one feels Yoga, one feels together, cohesive and harmonious. Conversely when one does not feel Yoga one feels not together, non cohesive and inharmonious, which is stressful. The latter state fills ones life with confusion, insecurity and fear. Whereas Yoga fills ones life with continuity, security and love. All Indian Philosophical schools of meditators seek to realize yoga. Yoga is our natural state and it is within us all the time. Through meditative discipline confusion subsides and yoga emerges.
State of Yoga is cloaked in simplicity,
resides in absolute stillness,
in that state,
by Bob Swanson
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Books can be helpful. Do not confuse the studying of meditation and the practice of meditation. Practice is the key and reading can help inspire and enhance understanding of what you experience in the practice. So practice, practice, practice and read a little bit.
Meditate(Suny Series in Transpersonal and Humanistic Psychology) by Swami Muktananda, ISBN: 0791409783 (Other Books by Swami Muktananda)
How to Know God: The Yoga Aphorisms of Patanjali- by Swami Prabhavananda (Translator), Christopher Isherwood (Translator) Published by Vedanta Press & Bookshop, Publication date: September 1996, ISBN: 0874810108 ( Other Books by Swami Prabhavananda ) ( Other Books by Christopher Isherwood )
Play of Consciousness: A Spiritual Autobiography/Chitshakti Vilas by Swami Muktananda, Paul Zweig, Published by Syda Foundation, Publication date: January 1997, ISBN: 0911307338(Other Books by Swami Muktananda)
Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramahansa Yogananda, Published by Self Realization Fellowship Pub, Publication date: July 1994, ISBN: 0876120826 ( Other Books by Paramahansa Yogananda )
The natural philosophy is
It merges the polarities
The experience of oneness
by Bob Swanson
Shaivistic and Bhakti Roots of Kashmiri Religion
Ancient and Modern Ascetics in Kashmir
( Books )
Shri Guru Granth Sahib In English - The most Sacred Book to The Sikhs. It is their Living Guru.
Rig Veda - 5700 Years
Old, Possibly the oldest
book in the world.
Astrology by Chakrapani
I met Chakrapani in Bombay in 1971. It was an adventure just finding his flat. That was just the beginning. He told me things that I did not know and could only verify when I got back to the U.S. I was astounded! He now is in the United States. He is a dear old friend. Check out his web Page.
India' Musical Tradition
Bhajans on YouTube
languages and scripts of India
Pioneer Asian Indian Immigration to the Pacific West Coast
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