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Christ the Yogi

a Hindu reflection on the Gospel of John

by Ravi Ravindra

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Published by Inner Traditions in Rochester, Vt .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jesus Christ -- Hindu interpretations.,
  • Bible. N.T. John -- Hindu interpretations.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRavi Ravindra.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS2615.2 .R365 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination244 p. ;
    Number of Pages244
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL361171M
    ISBN 100892816716
    LC Control Number98021279
    OCLC/WorldCa39013732

    He does not claim that this is his wife and these are his children; but, on the contrary, having realized that each individual soul, being a child of Immortal Bliss, belongs to the Divine Family, he severs all family relations and worldly connections and thus becomes absolutely free. Therefore if we wish to understand the character and miraculous deeds of Jesus of Nazareth, the surest way open to us is the study of the Science of Yoga and the practice of its methods. Superconscious states would take control of him, and his consciousness would be kicked out to more and more remote levels. During a ramble one early afternoon, I was astounded to hear a distant voice calling my name. Only one reason, therefore, can motivate Babaji in maintaining his physical form from century to century: the desire to furnish humanity with a concrete example of its own possibilities. It is, therefore, extremely difficult to form a clear conception of what path He adopted.

    Jesus the Christ has been recognized by his disciples and followers not only as an exceptionally unique character but as the only-begotten Son of God; and it is quite natural for those who know nothing about the lives and deeds of similar ideal characters of great Yogis and Incarnations of God who have flourished at different times both before and after the Christian era, to believe that no one ever reached such spiritual heights or attained to such realization of oneness with the Heavenly Father as did Jesus of Nazareth. In October Self-Realization Fellowship, Yogananda's organization, acquired the rights to the book and have been printing the book ever since including translating it into over fifty languages. Embalming of the body of Paramhansa Yogananda took place twenty-four hours after his demise. Everything in future will improve if you are making a spiritual effort now. Seeing the ephemeral nature of the phenomenal world, and reflecting upon the misery, suffering, sorrow, and disease with which our earthly existence is beset, he should renounce his attachment to external things, which produce but fleeting sensations of pleasure, and should overcome all that clinging to worldly life which is so strong in ordinary mortals.

    From ancient times there have been many such true Yogis in India and other countries. IN considering whether or not Christ was a Yogi we should first understand how spiritual and how divine one must be before he can be called a Yogi. Autobiography of a Yogi 3rd, enlarged ed. Death shall not touch you again; now you are one of our immortal flock. I continued my vigorous upward climb on Drongiri Mountain. Such masters always veil themselves from the gross public gaze, and have the power to become invisible at will.


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Christ the Yogi book

A very strange fact is that Babaji bears an extraordinarily exact resemblance to his disciple Lahiri Mahasaya. As the stone remained balanced in some unknown manner, the draped form of a young and surpassingly lovely woman was levitated from the cave high into the air.

Then, during his last four years, he withdrew into seclusion to work on his writings. I continued my vigorous upward climb on Drongiri Mountain. As you lived out your human term of womb-life, and emerged a babe, my eye was ever on you.

The magic wand of your karma touched you, and you were gone! His mind is not satisfied with the knowledge of one particular plane p.

Koch, p. I knelt at his feet; the supreme guru patted me kindly on the shoulder. He understood the law of action and reaction, which is the fundamental principle of Karma Yoga, and it was for this reason that He declared, "Whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.

Because his conception Christ the Yogi book nature is much wider than that of an ordinary man. Human conduct is ever unreliable until anchored in the Divine. Frightening psychic experiences awaited the As I bowed before him in the early dawn, my guru smiled at me understandingly.

That ancient science is embodied in the specific principles and meditation techniques of Kriya Yoga. My trip was an experience I will never forget. The autobiography is an eclectic directory of sorts that might be dubbed a hitchhiker's guide to the paranormal galaxy".

We are responsible to nothing outside ourselves for we are the kingdom, the power, and the glory forever and ever. Does it matter that we know not the patronymic of an earth-released master? Rajarsi Janakanandathe new president of the Self-Realization Fellowship, "performed a sacred ritual releasing the body to God.

Life's purpose is to realize the divine within. A true Yogi must see the same Divinity dwelling in all living creatures. We are then sure that whosoever reaches this state of spiritual oneness or God-consciousness will express the same thought in a similar manner.

Course descriptions read: "Age and developmentally appropriate yoga poses, breathing exercises, chanting, meditation, and relaxation techniques offer a child-friendly relationship to the physical and philosophical traditions of yoga.

Though you lost sight of me, never did I lose sight of you! Kundalini power, said to be coiled like a serpent at the base of the spine, could produce ecstatic experiences when released in deep meditation or But in the case of the dry nut the kernel becomes separate from the shell, and so when the shell is pierced, the kernel is not touched.

After a dip in the sparkling waters, I started for home. If you are seeking God, this is where you can find him. Monism: There is no Creator-creature distinction, or distinctions between good and evil, male and female, past and present, immutability and change.

This assurance must be a comfort and a consolation to the soul that is struggling for the attainment of spiritual perfection in this life.

A true Yogi goes to the source of all power and of all forces, studies the laws behind them, and learns the method of controlling them. The mystery religion of Babylon is the mother of all post-flood mystery religions, initiations stages of yoga and occult evolutionary science.Jun 28,  · IS JESUS A YOGI?

~ Love Wins ~ OnenO OnenO dives into the book "LOVE WINS" by ROB BELL to discuss his thoughts on the symbol of Jesus. "Revelations of Christ" Book. When the Yogi has seen all these wonderful powers, and rejected them, he reaches the goal (freedom from all limitation) ” According to the New Testament, Christ clearly had reached that goal.

Here’s the story of the Temptation of Jesus, as told in the Book of Luke: Jesus was led by the (Holy) Spirit in the wilderness for forty days.

A book about masters of yoga and saints, written by someone who was himself a master of yoga and a saint. This is an unusual and unique book.

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Oct 21,  · In this remarkable new book, Paramahansa Yogananda provides a revelatory introduction to the hidden yoga of the Gospels.

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