All that we know about Gorakhnath is distorted by a sectarian mythology and a profuse magical folklore, but facts that may be considered reliable warrant the supposition that he was in close relation with the Diamond Vehicle.
The disciple must constantly experience the mysterious process of homologization and convergence that is at the root of cosmic manifestation, for he himself has now become a microcosm and, by awakening them, he must become conscious of all the forces that, on various planes, periodically.
Yoga and Aboriginal India The Roads to Freedom EM1 294 If the yogins were confused with all these to aru majutsu no index 2 episode 1 types of magicoreligious behavior, it is because all Indian spiritual techniques shared in Yoga to some degree.
EM1 74-75 Although it was Patanjali who introduced this new and (when all is said and done) perfectly useless element of Ishvara into the dialectics of the Samkhya soteriological doctrine, he does not give Ishvara the significance that late commentators will accord to him.A well-known myth thus accounts for the birth of the Great Goddess.It goes without saying that ekagrata can be obtained only through the practice of numerous exercises and techniques, in which physiology plays a role of primary importance.In any case, as we shall see, the Hatha Yoga treatises refer to seual practices advocated by Buddhist tantrism.By the refusal that he opposes to profane life, the yogin imitates a transcendent model Ishvara.EM1 32-33 Vedanta also criticizes the concept of the plurality of selves (purusha as formulated by Samkhya and Yoga.EM1 77 The passage from concentration to meditation does not require the application of any new technique.
Completely at the mercy of associations (themselves produced by sensations and the vasanas man passes his days allowing himself to be swept hither and thither by an infinity of disparate moments that are, as it were, external to himself.
Yoga and Shamanism EM1 320 Among the elements that constitute and are peculiar to shamanism, we must count as of primary importance: (1) an initiation comprising the candidates symbolical dismemberment, death, and resurrection, which, among other things, implies his descent into hell and ascent.
What is most striking at first is its uniformity and its stagnation intensive search has brought to light no change, no innovation, in the thousand years of the history of the Harappa civilization.Yoga and Tantrism Approximations EM1 200 It is not easy to define tantrism.But it is by entirely different approaches that the various darshanas seek to prove its existence and explain its essence.These mythologies and folklores, though comparatively recent from a strictly chronological point of view, actually represent extremely archaic contents; they are the emergence of spiritualities long unknown, and hence unrecorded, by the official cultural circles that is, by circles more or less dependent upon.Pdf (Size:.66 MB) (Files: 1).