Tag: liberation

  • Lila – Game of Ancient Rishis (40)

    Lila – Game of Ancient Rishis (40)

    Previous ★★★ Index ★★★ Next Today we will try to deal with a playful form of transmitting certain teachings about the path, about what raises, what causes the fall, and also about what leads to liberated cosmic consciousness, that is, to Kaivalya. Lila (leela) literally means game or play, in line with the idea of…

  • Swami Vivekananda – The Nature of the Soul and Its Goal

    Swami Vivekananda – The Nature of the Soul and Its Goal

    The earliest idea is that a man, when he dies, is not annihilated. Something lives and goes on living even after the man is dead. Perhaps it would be better to compare the three most ancient nations – the Egyptians, the Babylonians, and the ancient Hindus – and take this idea from all of them.…

  • Bhagavad Gita

    Bhagavad Gita

    Translated by Sri Swami Sivananda Dedicated toBhagavan VyasaandLord KrishnaAvatara of Lord HariFlute-Bearer of BrindavanJoy of DevakiBeloved of RadhaRedeemer of the FallenFriend of ArjunaThe Lakkshya of Devotees Contents Publishers’ Note The Bhagavad Gita is one of the world-scriptures today. It guides the lives of people all over the world. Mahatma Gandhi regarded it as the “Mother”, to whom…

  • Mansa Yoga – Practice of Mastering the Mind (16)

    Mansa Yoga – Practice of Mastering the Mind (16)

    Previous ★★★ Index ★★★ Next What is 'mansa’? It is yoga of modern era, in the spirit of the times. It helps in controlling the chaotic mind and in overcoming the stream of running thoughts. „Mansa” is a healthy person and a healthy human psyche. This is the common name for the basic system of…

  • 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.…

  • 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…