Re: Theos-World Swami S .Saraswati
Jul 30, 2007 06:34 AM
by M K Ramadoss
Thanks for the detailed response.
The reason why I inquired about the Swami is that I spent several decades in
India and have not heard about him. Now I know the details.
On 7/30/07, christinaleestemaker <email@example.com> wrote:
> Dear Mkr
> First at all if we read Leadbeater's book the Chakra's
> we that Ida(feminie) and pingala(masculine) works in man
> different than in woman.
> Man goes Ida left and woman right.
> Pingala in man right and woman left from the spine through sushumna.
> Now is the time to experience the holon in balance, the octahedron
> with the ecstazy in the physical heart.
> Who is interested can see the meditation for thet from Tom Keyon on
> his website http://www.tomkenyon.com/home.php
> Than who is swami Satayananda Saraswati:
> He was born in 1923 in a small town Almora in the foothills of the
> He had his first spiritual experience at the age of six.
> At 19 he goes from home to search his spiritual master and found him
> in Rishikesh. swami Sivananda. He plnged himself into karma yoga for
> 12 years and to such an extent that swami Sivananda said he did the
> work for four people.
> Although he had a very keen intelect and his guru had discribed him as
> a "versatile genius" his learning come not from instructions or study
> in the ahram.
> He followed his guru with faith on command-"Work hard and you will be
> purified.You don't have to bring the light, the ligh will unfold from
> within you".
> And this is what happened.
> He gained an enlightened understanding of the secrets of spiritual
> life and has since become a great authority on hatha yoga, tantra and
> After spending 12 years with his guru he took to parivrajaka life and
> wandered extensively for 8 years travelling throughout India, to
> Afghanistan,Burma,Nepal and ceylon.During this period he met many
> great saints and yogi's and he spent time in seclusion, formulating
> and perfecting the yogic techniques that could alleviate the
> sufferings of humanity.
> In 1963 his mission became apparent and he founded the International
> Yoga Fellowship Movement.
> And because his mission had been realized while he was staying in
> Munger, he sattled there by the Ganga and founded the Bihar School of
> Yoga in order to help more people towards the spiritual path.
> Before long students were coming from all over India and abroad and
> soon Swami Satyananda's teachings were rapidly spreading throughout
> the world.
> In 1968 he went on an extensive world tour popularizing he ancient
> yogic practises among the people of all castes, creeds , religions and
> Since then swami Satyananda Saraswati has become a leading exponent
> on yoga and tantra, guiding millions of spiitual seekers ans inspiring
> many ashrams and centers throughout the world.For he last 12 years he
> has been dividing his time between foreign tours, Indian tours and
> residence at Munger.
> from his book Kundalini Tantra (1984)
> Hope you are satified now and if you like to know more you can mail me.
> -- In firstname.lastname@example.org <theos-talk%40yahoogroups.com>, "M K
> Ramadoss" <mkr777@...> wrote:
> > who is this swami?
> > mkr
> > On 7/29/07, christinaleestemaker <christinaleestemaker@...> wrote:
> > >
> > > Path of yogis not bhogis:
> > >
> > > In tantra the practise of maithuna is said to be the easiest way
> > > to awaken sushumna, because it involves an act which most
> > > are already accustomed to .
> > > But, frankly speaking, very few are prepared for this path.
> > >
> > > Ordinary sexual interaction is not maithuna.
> > > The physical act may be the same, but the background
> > > is totally different.
> > > In the relationship between husband and wife, for example,
> > > there is dependency and ownership, but in tantra each partner is
> > > independent,one unto him(her)self.
> > > Another difficult thing in tantra sadhana is cultivating the attitude
> > > of passionessness.
> > > The man has to become brâhmacharya in order to free the mind and
> > > emotions of sexual thoughts and passion which normally arise in the
> > > presence of a woman.
> > > Both partners must be absolutely purified and controlled internally
> > > and externally before they practise maithuna.
> > > This is hard for the ordinary person to comprohend, because for most
> > > people sexual interaction is the result of passion and physical and
> > > emotional attraction, either for progeny or pleasure.
> > >
> > > It is only if you are purified that these instinctive urges are
> > > This is why according to trdition, the path of dakshina marga must be
> > > followed for ma.ny years before the path of vama marga can be entered.
> > > Then the interaction of maithuna does not take place for physical
> > > gratification.
> > > The purpose is very clear awakening of sushumna, raising the kundalini
> > > energy from mooladhara chakra and exploding the unconscious areas of
> > > the brain.
> > > If this is not clear when you practise the kriyas and sushumna becomes
> > > active, you will not be able to face the awakening.
> > > Your head will get hot and you will not be able to control the passion
> > > and excitement, because you have not tranquilized your brain.
> > > Therefore in my opinion, only those who are adepts in yoga quality for
> > > vama marga. This path is not to used indiscriminately as a pretext for
> > > selfindulgence.
> > > It is meant for mature and serious minded householder sadhaka, who are
> > > evolved, who have been pratising sadhana to awaken the energy
> > > potential and to attain samadhi.They must utulize this path as a
> > > vehicle of awakening, otherwise it becomes a path of downfall
> > >
> > > Swami Satyananda Saraswati
> > >
> > >
> > >
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