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)

Significance of the Human Body-M.S. Srinivasan

A unique feature of the tantra yoga is the great importance given to the human body.  Unlike the traditional vedantic yogas which tend to  despise  the  body  as an ugly … Continue reading

June 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beyond Personal Salvation – M.S. Srinivasan

Most of the ancient systems of yoga aimed at personal salvation of the individual in a timeless and transcendent Beyond.  But is this the highest aim of yoga or is … Continue reading

June 24, 2013 · 1 Comment

J. Krishnamoorthy : Yoga of Choiceless Awareness – M.S. Srinivasan

The third great innovator in Yoga is J. Krishnamoorthy affectionately called as JK. But to bring J. Krishanamoorthy’s teachings as a path of Yoga may raise a volley of protest … Continue reading

June 20, 2013 · 1 Comment

Manas – The Sense Mind-M.S. Srinivasan

The second power of the psychological equipment of man is Manas. Here again we have to go beyond the superficial translation of the sanskrit term into the omnibus english word … Continue reading

June 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Psychology of the Vedic Ritual-M.S. Srinivasan

The ritual is a part of the artistic and aesthetic dimension of religion.  The Vedic ritual is the extension of the logic behind the concept of Manthra to the most physical plane.  … Continue reading

June 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sri Aurobindo and the Mother: Yoga of Integral Transformation – M.S. Srinivasan

(This article is a brief review of the yogic path charted out by Sri Aurobindo and the Mother, two great modern pioneers in exploring the new horizons of Yoga.  For … Continue reading

June 11, 2013 · Leave a comment