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 Inner Self and its Powers – M.S. Srinivasan

[Published in International Journal of Yoga, Human Movements and Sports Sciences] From the point of view of yogic psychology Kena Upanishad is one of the most important vedantic classics which requires detailed study.   In  this Upanishad  … Continue reading

January 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Vedic Mantra-The Psychology of the Inspired Word – M.S. Srinivasan

[Published in the Journal of Yoga and Physiotherapy, New York] The Manthra   is an important part of the Vedic yoga.  But what is exactly the Vedic mantra?  We must  remember … Continue reading

December 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Centres of Concentration in Yoga – Sri Aurobindo

One can concentrate in any of the three centres which is easiest to the sadhak or gives most result. The power of the concentration in the heart-centre is to open … Continue reading

December 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Adyathma Yoga -II – Sri Aurobindo

The Three Processes The first process of the yoga is to make the san˙kalpa of ¯atmasamarpan. a. Put yourself with all your heart and all your strength into God’s hands. … Continue reading

November 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Adyathma Yoga -I – Sri Aurobindo

The Path of Perfection for the Furture Age God’s Lila in man moves always in a circle, from Satyayuga to Kali and through Kali to the Satya, from the Age … Continue reading

November 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Primer of Integral Yoga – VIII – M.P. Pandit

Enriching Studies and Ennobling Company Once you choose the spiritual life it becomes important what company you keep. For each person carries his own vibrations and they correspond to his … Continue reading

October 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Primer of Integral Yoga – VII – M.P. Pandit

Awakening Sleep At the end of the day, at the conclusion of the day’s labours, relax. Relax into light, not into tamas and obscurity. Have a wash and rest for … Continue reading

September 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Primer of Integral Yoga – VI – M.P. Pandit

The Way of Purification The central aim of our endeavour is the divini-sation of our nature. That implies a process or processes for the gradual change and eventual transformation of … Continue reading

August 1, 2017 · 1 Comment

A Primer of Integral Yoga – V – M.P. Pandit

The path of Consecration Despite the profound observation in the Gita that no one can be without activity, there has been a consistent tendency in the older spiritual philosophies to … Continue reading

July 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Primer of Integral Yoga – IV – M.P. Pandit

Building the Physical Environment As part of this discipline to build the manifes­tation of the Divine in the physical life there are more steps you need to take. Exercise a … Continue reading

June 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Primer of Integral Yoga – III – M.P. Pandit

Preparing the Body After meditation, it is good to do some body-exercises in order to activate the energies and put all the limbs into movement. What particular exercises you do … Continue reading

May 26, 2017 · 1 Comment

A Primer of Integral Yoga – I & II – M.P. Pandit

How Do I Begin So often they tell me: This philosophy that you explain to us is so appealing. But how do we put it into practice? Where do we … Continue reading

May 4, 2017 · 6 Comments

New Vistas of Yoga VII – M.S. Srinivasan

J. Krishnamoorthy: Yoga of Choiceless Awareness 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 … Continue reading

April 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

New Vistas of Yoga VI – M.S. Srinivasan

Sri Aurobindo and the Mother: Yoga of Integral Transformation The other great modern pioneers in Yoga are Sri Aurobindo and his spiritual collaborator, the Mother. Sri Aurobindo’s integral Yoga accepts … Continue reading

April 4, 2017 · Leave a comment