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22 June | Sacred Readings v1

The Yoga Aphorisms.–Chapter III–IV

Why should I be bound by one system of nerves, and put the Ego only in one body, if the mind is omnipresent? There is no reason why I should. The YOGI wants to feel the Ego wherever he likes. The mental waves which arise in the absence of egoism in the body are called ‘real modifications’ or ‘great disembodiedness.’ When he has succeeded in… Continue reading

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21 June | Sacred Readings v1

The Yoga Aphorisms.–Chapter III–IV

1. Dharana is holding the mind on to some particular object.

2–An unbroken flow of knowledge in that object is Dhyana.

3–When that, giving up all forms, reflects only the meaning, it is Samadhi.

4–(These) three (when practiced) in regard to one object is Samyama.

5–By the conquest of that comes light of knowledge

Kundalini, The Mother of the Universe

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20 June | Sacred Readings v1

SAMADHI YOGA

The external worlds are created by the lower mind. By controlling the lower mind, the external world is finished. Then meditating on the One Reality, the Yogi becomes that Reality or Brahma. He is not affected by matter, space or time. He is above all.

All things in the world are perceived by mind. When the mind is controlled there remains no duality. When the mind… Continue reading

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19 June | Sacred Readings v1

SAMADHI YOGA
…desire is also controlled. Therefore, the Prana and mind are as one. As long as the mind is not mastered, so long the senses are not mastered. When the three are controlled, then the Yoga can hold them on any Chakra, and awaken or move the Kundalini. By
control of the Prana and mind the Yogi gains strength; by this strength he arises above all diseases. So Yogi… Continue reading

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18 June | Sacred Readings v1

SAMADHI YOGA

The mind is the cause of Karma; when the mind and Prana (its moving power) is controlled by daily practice of Mudras. then the lower mental activity ceases. The higher self then manifests. Yogi attains the unchanging state. He is master over time, matter and space;–that state is Samadhi. When the mind is poised, the Prana moves in the Sushumna, and real realization is obtained. Why should… Continue reading

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17 June | Sacred Readings v1

SAMADHI YOGA

Salutation to the Siva, who is in the form of power of all science, the Nada and Bindu. Any one devoted to these will obtain the state which is above the Maya…

Samadhi is many stages, but any Samadhi can destroy the enemy death, and bring one to the Divine State of Supreme Bliss.

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16 June | Sacred Readings v1

THE POWER OF DHARANA, DHIYANA, AND SAMYAMA YOGA

But all the same, even in the Karana I can put myself in relation with the thing and know it by Bhava. I put myself, my soul, into relation with the soul of the man I study or the thing I study; Prajna in me becomes one with the Prajna in him or it. How do I do this? Simply by… Continue reading

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15 June | Sacred Readings v1

THE POWER OF DHARANA, DHIYANA, AND SAMYAMA YOGA

He perceives, he observes, contrasts, compares, deducts, infers, imagines, remembers and the composite result he calls reason, knowledge, fact. In reality he has arrived at a probability, for it is impossible for him to be sure that his conclusions are correct or anything indeed correct in his thought, except the actual observation, perceptions of his eye, ear, nose, touch and taste… Continue reading