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Mantra Yoga

Mantra Yoga is an exact science. ‘Mananat trayate iti mantrah’—by the Manana (constant thinking or recollection) of which one is released from the round of births and deaths, is Mantra .

Swami Sivananda

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Effects of Kundalini Yoga

A Kundalini Yogi attains Bhukti (enjoyment) and Mukti (liberation)

Sivananda

From Amrita Gita by Swami Sivananda, copyright The Divine Life Society. Swami Sivananda was a self-realized…

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Signs for Kundalini Awakening

These are the signs that indicate that Kundalini has been awakened—viz., dispassion, fearlessness, joy, ecstasy, peace, unruffled state of mind, Siddhis or powers, contentment.

Swami Sivananda

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The Highest State

Eventually the Yogi attains Nirvikalpa Samadhi , the state of superconsciousness. He gets intuition. Real knowledge flashes in him.

Swami Sivananda

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Sahasrara

When it reaches the Sahasrara, he gets the highest knowledge and bliss. He reaches the highest rung in the ladder of Yoga. He becomes free in all respects. He is a full-blown Yogi.

Sivananda

 

Swami Sivananda lived 1887-1963. His teachings are as much inspiring today as they were half a century ago. A life in accordance to his…

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The Ascent of Kundalini

During the ascent of Kundalini layer after layer of the mind becomes fully opened. The Yogi experiences various visions, knowledge and bliss.

Swami Sivananda

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The Minor Siddhis

Doora-Darshana (clairvoyance), Doora-Sravana (clairaudience), Manojaya (control of the mind), Kamarupa, Parakaya Pravesha, Iccha-Mrityu are the minor Siddhis.

Swami Sivananda

From the book: Amrita Gita, by Shri Swami Sivananda Maharaj, 1887-1963.Copyright…

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Names of the Major Siddhis

Anima, Mahima, Laghima, Garima, Prapti, Prakamya, Vasitvam, Ishatvam are the major eight Siddhis.

Sivananda

By Swami Sivananda, from the Book Amrita Gita. Swami Sivananda lived from 1887-1963. He was one of the great Yoga Masters of the 20th Century who made Yoga…

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The Path of Kundalini Shakti

Kundalini Sakti passes through the Muladhara, Svadhishthana, Manipura, Anahata, Vishuddha, Ajna Chakras and finally enters the Sahasrara at the crown of the head. The Yogi attains different Siddhis at each Chakra and experiences Ananda or bliss in various… Continue

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Purity of Heart

He who has Chitta-suddhi or purity of heart will be benefited by the awakening of Kundalini Sakti. He who is addicted to sensual pleasures, who is arrogant, proud, dishonest, untruthful, who disrespects the Guru , Sadhus and Saints can never attain success in… Continue

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Kundalini and Sushumna

Kundalini, when awakened will pass through Sushumna Nadi which passes through the spinal column. Sushumna Nadi extends from Muladhara Chakra to Brahmarandra or crown… Continue

Added by Teachings of Swami Sivananda on September 8, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Kanda and Nadis

Kanda is situated between the anus and the root of the reproductive organ. It is like the shape of an egg. It is the centre of the astral body. The Yoga-Nadis spring from Kanda. Nadis are the astral tubes made up of astral matter. They carry Pranic currents. There are  72,000 Nadis. Of these, three are most important. They are… Continue

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Purification and Kundalini Yoga

The first step in Kundalini Yoga is the purification of Nadis.

Swami Sivananda

From the book: Amrita Gita, by Shri Swami Sivananda Maharaj, 1887-1963.Copyright…

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Diet and Fasting

A Sadhaka should observe perfect discipline in diet. He should take Sattvic food in moderation. A glutton cannot dream of success in Yoga. Do not fast much. It will produce weakness

Sivananda

From Amrita Gita by Swami Sivananda, copyright The…

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Transmission of Shakti

The Guru transmits his powers to the disciple through Sankalpa (willing), Drishti (sight), Sakti-Sanchar (touch).

Swami Sivananda

From the book: Amrita Gita, by Shri Swami Sivananda Maharaj, 1887-1963.Copyright The…

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Who is a Guru

A Guru is one who has full illumination, who is endowed with all divine virtues, who is able to remove the doubts of his disciples and guide them in the path of Yoga.

Sivananda

By Swami Sivananda, from the Book Amrita Gita. Swami Sivananda lived from 1887-1963. He was one of the great…

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Asanas

Sarvangasana, Sirshasana, Paschimottanasana are the important Asanas. Learn the Asanas, Pranayama, Bandhas and Mudras under an expert Hatha Yoga Teacher.…

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Awakening of the Kundalini

The six centres are pierced (Chakra-Bheda) by the passing of Kundalini Sakti to the top of the head. Asanas, Bandhas, Mudras, Pranayama help in awakening… Continue

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Kundalini Yoga

Kundalini Yoga deals with the practical methods which will awaken this great pristine force in individuals. Kundalini Yoga is an exact science. It treats of Kundalini Sakti, the six centres of spiritual energy, Shat-Chakras, the arousing of the sleeping… Continue

Added by Teachings of Swami Sivananda on August 30, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Kundalini

Kundalini is the coiled up, dormant, cosmic power that underlies all organic and inorganic matter within us. ‘Kundala’ means coiled. Her form is like a coiled serpent.

Sivananda

 

Swami Sivananda lived 1887-1963. His teachings are as much inspiring today as they were half a century ago. A life in…

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Added by Teachings of Swami Sivananda on August 29, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

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