July 2016

Pranayama

Pranayama By Prabhuji The term prāṇāyāma is composed of the Sanskrit word prāṇa, referring to “life energy”– although   etymologically it means “to breathe...

The powerful mantra

The powerful mantra     A yogi with long hair and a beard lived in a forest in a small hamlet at the bank of a river. He was given food by a simple girl who had...

The miracle

The miracle The pilgrim approached a sadhu who was resting on the banks of the Ganges in Haridwar, and told him:—“I heard that you are an enlightened saint...

The King’s Finger

The King’s FingerA long time ago, in the south of the Himalayas, the great Maharaja of those lands received a visit from an ambassador from the kingdom of North...

The Inn

The Inn A wise sadhu enjoyed great respect throughout the entire kingdom.  Therefore, none of the guards dared to stop him when he entered the palace. Reco...

The falcon who did not want to fly

The falcon who did not want to fly A king received a fine gift of two precious falcons.  The monarch delivered both creatures to a falconry to be trained. .Afte...

The dream

The dream The disciple approached a saintly yogi who was completely awakened, to inquire about some aspects of enlightenment and about those who have been ...

The cup of water

The cup of water On the banks of the Ganges in Rishikesh, a class on jñana-yoga was taking place.   The master was explaining that the essence of every one...

The blind men and the elephant

The blind men and the elephantA group of blind men used to go for a daily walk in the care of a guide. One day, the guide suggested they all go to the zoo, and ...

Sleepyhead

SleepyheadThere was a very old man lying on the sidewalk deep asleep. The people of the neighborhood commented among themselves that he had been asleep for more...

Fury and Sadness

Fury and Sadness Fury and Sadness stepped into a lake to take a bath, leaving their clothes on the shore.Because Fury is hasty and impulsive, she bathed qu...

Desire

Desire A young disciple approached his spiritual master and offered his humble reverences. After some moments of respectful silence, he said,— “Beloved Master, ...

The truly happy man

The truly happy man A king wanted to be completely happy.  A great sage told him,— “Look, if you want to be happy, you must fit in the shoes of a happy man.”The...

You are

You...what you are... is just a group of theories and hypotheses... Different ideas about what you are

The meaning of the term tantra

The Sanskrit word tantra has been interpreted in several different ways. Among the main meanings it has been given, we find those of a philosophical conclusion...

The Tantric revelation

Like the Vedas, the tantras are considered a revelation of divine origin, the very voice of God, or āptavākya. Different seers or Tantric rishis transmitted their transcendental experience for the benefit of humanity through...

To Watch

To watch… without saying anything Without blaming… Without judging… Only to watch…

Kundalini Yoga

If we contemplate a great oak tree, we infer that its roots are very well-developed: if they were like those of a small plant, the tree would succumb to the first autumn breeze.

Towards You

Reality is unpredictable… it changes every moment… The false, the artificial l, like death, is static and unchanging…