Tag: consciousness

  • Abhyasa Prathamakalpika – The Work of Adept of Laya Yoga (14)

    Abhyasa Prathamakalpika – The Work of Adept of Laya Yoga (14)

    Previous ★★★ Index ★★★ Next Let’s take a look at the first stage of practice of yogis, whom Master Patanjali calls those, who apply the exercises, ie, using the original name, Prathamakalpika. This indicates the nature of the beginners mind, which becomes empty of any activity, and this process is called purification in yoga terms.…

  • The Great Initiation (8)

    The Great Initiation (8)

    Previous ★★★ Index ★★★ Next Today we are going to deal with the First Great Initiation. Preparation for this initiation is contained in the series of practices belonging to the First Class of Yoga. Brief Mystical Clues on this work are included in the first chapter of Patanjali’s textbook known under the title „Yogasutra”. Consequently,…

  • The Great White Brotherhood (7)

    The Great White Brotherhood (7)

    Previous ★★★ Index ★★★ Next Thank you for your eagerness in pursuing the eternal goal, as thanks to this PASSION in Your heart further issues of the „Hridaya” bulletin may continue to be published. If You are interested in any subjects, please write to the author of the esoteric lessons. This time I would like…

  • On Four Aspects of Practising Yoga (6)

    On Four Aspects of Practising Yoga (6)

    Previous ★★★ Index ★★★ Next Yoga, referred to as the process of stopping the thinking mind or the stream of psyche, as the exploration of one’s own self and independent transcending of one’s limitations until one attains the state of pure, translucent consciousness: this is a typical image conveyed by this first simple word. Aspects…

  • On Consiousness-Related Phenomena and Their Restraining (Sutra I, 5-11) (5)

    On Consiousness-Related Phenomena and Their Restraining (Sutra I, 5-11) (5)

    Previous ★★★ Index ★★★ Next Now let us proceed with the study of the first anga, i. e. class in the studies of yoga. It is going to be a path containing verses or aphorisms from the fifth to the eleventh, inclusive of the last one. We will get to know the basic concepts of…