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)

Sri Aurobindo on the Nirvanic Experience

Among modern yogis, Sri Aurobindo has briefly described his own experiences of Nirvana in one of his letters to a disciple.  In his poetic epic Savitri, Sri Aurobindo gives a … Continue reading

April 23, 2013 · 2 Comments

The Path of Jhana:Eight Steps to Nirvana-M.S.Srinivasan

The last limb of the eight-fold yoga of Buddha is Jhana or meditative obsorbtion.  Most of these methods of meditation are taught by Buddha and later developed further and systematized … Continue reading

April 19, 2013 · 5 Comments

Satipathana: Bare Attention Of Mindfulness-Nyanaponika Thera

In what is seen there should be only the seen; in what is heard only the heard; in what is sensed (as smell, taste or touch) only the sensed; in … Continue reading

April 17, 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 · 2 Comments

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

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 · 1 Comment

Sri Aurobindo on Buddha and His Teachings

Buddha, according to Sri Aurobindo is an “incarnation” [like Christ], a Avatar as they call in India: the Divine taking a human form to help and guide the spiritual evolution … Continue reading

March 22, 2013 · 6 Comments

The Psychological Approach to Religion-M.S.Srinivasan

Indian religion gave birth to two great spiritual tradition: Hinduism and Buddhism.  India yoga or psychology is normally associated with the Hindu tradition.  But there is an equally profound tradition … Continue reading

February 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Sorrowful Change-M.S.Srinivasan

The  human  being, in the Buddhist perspective, is an everchanging  stream  of consciousness  or  to  be more precise, a  perpetually  changing  movement  or a process  of psycho-physical energy with no … Continue reading

February 22, 2013 · Leave a comment