Tag: mudra

  • JNANA YOGA – Brahman, Viveka, Advaita Vedanta and Jnana Mudra

    JNANA YOGA – Brahman, Viveka, Advaita Vedanta and Jnana Mudra

    Jñāna Yoga – in Devanāgarī: ज्ञान योग; the pronunciation can be approximated by jnyaana yoga” –  „path of knowledge” is one of the types of yoga mentioned in Hindu philosophies. Jyâna in Sanskrit means „knowledge”. As used in the Bhagavad Gita, the Advaita philosopher Adi Shankara gave primary importance to jyâna yoga as „knowledge of…

  • Mahasandhi – The Great Perfection (33)

    Mahasandhi – The Great Perfection (33)

    Previous ★★★ Index ★★★ Next The Great Perfection is a living embodiment of Mahamudra, i.e. the Great Attitude. Mahasandhi, the Great Perfection, is a practical vehicle for practicing of Laya Yogis. Mahamudra is the basis of this path, as is Samnyasa – the last vehicle of discipleship on the Laya Path. The commandment „Be perfect…

  • Trataka – Foundation of Focus (32)

    Trataka – Foundation of Focus (32)

    Previous ★★★ Index ★★★ Next Focusing, also called concentration, focusing attention or narrowing the field of consciousness, has its own special dimension of practical work in yoga. Mahavatar Patanjali in the Yoga Sutras calls the focusing of consciousness the term satkara. It refers to a state in which our whole mind is merged, absorbed in…

  • Establishing Inner Guidance (30)

    Establishing Inner Guidance (30)

    Previous ★★★ Index ★★★ Next Let’s try to go today to a real spiritual practice, thanks to which it will be possible to easily establish contact with the so-called Inner Voice. Our inner self, the voice of the heart, or if you prefer, the voice of silence, can begin to speak clearly and distinctly within…

  • Mantra Yoga – The Power of Vibrations (17)

    Mantra Yoga – The Power of Vibrations (17)

    Previous ★★★ Index ★★★ Next The ancient treatise „Yogatattva Upanishad” identifies four fundamental groups of yoga systems, which are useful in the Dark Age or Kali Yuga in which humanity currently is. The pattern of these four systems is so universal that all authentic spiritual schools will have to be constructed in a similar way,…