Exploration of Indian Yoga Psychology

A blog on the Transpersonal Psychology of Indian Yoga and the Spiritual Genius of India (another blog of the same author – http://integralmusings.aurosociety.org)

The Unity-Consciousness: An Experiential Perspective – M.S. Srinivasan

(The highest aim of Indian spirituality and yoga is the realization of Oneness or Unity- Consciousness. All our higher aspirations, like for example, ethics, values, social responsibility or ecological sustainability … Continue reading

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The Path towards Self-Healing: A Yogic Approach – The Mother

(Whatever may be the nature of the ill health or disorder from which we are suffering, we can heal ourselves through a proper use of our consciousness and calling down … Continue reading

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How to Quieten the Mind – Sri Aurobindo

A quiet mind does not involve itself in its thoughts or get run away with by them; it stands back, detaches itself, lets them pass, without identifying itself, without making … Continue reading

June 7, 2016 · 1 Comment

The Test of Life – The Mother

When you sit down in isolation, in complete silence and far away from everybody, and examine yourself with more or less indulgent eyes, you may imagine that you are realizing … Continue reading

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From the surface to the Depths – The Mother

People are occupied with outward things. That means that the consciousness is turned towards external things—that is, all the things of life which one sees, knows, does—instead of being turned … Continue reading

April 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

How to Become Master of Our Thoughts – The Mother

First condition. To understand the full importance of this mastery by becoming aware, through observation, that our actions are the exact expression of our thoughts and that so long as … Continue reading

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How to Observe Our Thoughts – The Mother

Do not believe that it is such an easy thing, for to observe your thoughts, you must first of all separate yourself from them. In the ordinary state, the ordinary … Continue reading

March 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Higher Ranges of Consciousness – M.S. Srinivasan

(Published in FDI, Feb 2011) (If we want to harness the highest, total potential of people, we will first have to understand the nature of the higher ranges of human … Continue reading

February 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Faculties of Consciousness – M.S. Srinivasan

Knowledge, Talent and Skill are the source of performance in education and work. But what is not fully recognized in modern management or educational thought is that behind outer forms … Continue reading

January 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Knowing Our Consciousness – The Mother

(Our consciousness has two aspects: Awareness and the Energy Inherent in it. The Awareness is the light which reveals the contents of our inner and outer world and the Energy … Continue reading

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The Inner Consciousness and the Outer Act – M.S. Srinivasan

(It is said that in work the quality of the work is more important than the quantity. But in Yoga both the quantity and quality are secondary and subordinate to … Continue reading

December 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Looking Within – M.S. Srinivasan

(This is an imaginative recreation of vedantic stories, which describe the path of self-knowledge discovered by ancient Indian seers.) Aruni is a great sage of upanishadic age in India.  He … Continue reading

December 1, 2015 · 1 Comment

The Path of Worship in Tantra Yoga – M.S. Srinivasan

(Worship and adoration is an important part of the Yoga of Devotion. But worship in Tantra Yoga raise to a much deeper and higher level than the traditional-religious conception and … Continue reading

November 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Mind and its Control – M.S. Srinivasan

(To understand the ways of the mind and its control is an important part of all psychological and spiritual discipline. Here are some stories on the subject which are at … Continue reading

November 5, 2015 · 6 Comments