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 Eternal Feminine – Swami Vivekananda

Thy energy, Lord, to seize on woman and man, To take all things and creatures in their grief And gather them into a mother’s arm. – Sri Aurobindo The highest … Continue reading

April 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Psychology of Nirvana – M.S. Srinivasan

The Buddhist Yoga is a path for breaking away from the cycle of suffering to the freedom of Nirvana.  As we have discussed elsewhere, human life  in  the Buddhist  perspective  … Continue reading

April 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Buddhist Psychology -M.S. Srinivasan

As we have discussed earlier, Yoga as practical psychology, applies much more to Buddhist Yoga than other Yoga.  Let us briefly examine some of the important concepts of Buddhist Psychology. … Continue reading

April 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Aspiration, Rejection, Surrender – Sri Aurobindo

There are two powers that alone can effect in their conjunction the great and difficult thing which is the aim of our endeavour, a fixed and unfailing aspiration that calls … Continue reading

April 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ramana Maharishi:Yoga of Self-enquiry-M.S.Srinivasan

We have discussed so far the teachings of “preservative evolutionist” in Yoga. We may now move on to what we may call as “innovators” in Yoga. Let us begin with … Continue reading

April 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Five Sheaths of our Self-III-M.S.Srinivasan

Pranamaya Kosha: The Self of Life Next in the hierarchy of selves within the human being is the  Pranamaya Kosha  the  Self  of Life.  In the Vedantic psychology, the Life-force … Continue reading

April 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Five Sheaths of Our Self-II-M.S. Srinivasan

Annamaya Kosha – The Physical Sheath  Let  us  begin with the physical basis of our existence,  our  body,  the Annamaya  Kosha  or the “food Sheath”.  The “food” or Anna in  … Continue reading

April 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Yogic Path of Buddha

The main objective of this article is to provide a brief review of the famous eight-fold path of Buddha for those who may not be aware of it. The Buddha … Continue reading

April 1, 2013 · Leave a comment