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 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

Awakening the Serpent Power – Sri Aurobindo

According to the philosophy of Tantra all the powers and potentialities of cosmic energy lies dormant in our human body and lies coiled like a snake in the energy-centre near … Continue reading

September 2, 2015 · 4 Comments

Essence of Kundalini Yoga – M.S. Srinivasan

Much has been said and written on this subject. A large part of these expositions available in the market are popular trash; some of them are just learned interpretations; only … Continue reading

July 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Role of Mantra in Tantra Yoga – M.S. Srinivasan

The other important limb of tantra yoga is the Mantra. We have discussed in some detail the philosophical and psychological theory of Mantra in the category on Vedic Yoga. There … Continue reading

November 21, 2014 · 4 Comments

The Affirmation of Life-II:Collective Dimension and Temple Worship-M.S.Srinivasan

The other unique feature of this tanthric attempt is that it tried to  give an  ethical,  religious and spiritual orientation not only to  the  individual life but also to the … Continue reading

August 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Affirmation of Life-I-M.S. Srinivasan

The  most  positive  and striking feature of Tantric  path  is  a  total, sincere and uncompromising acceptance of the world and life as the  expression of the Divine, not merely in … Continue reading

August 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

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 · 1 Comment

The Three Types Of Seekers-M.S.Srinivasan

A core idea of tantric psychology is the classification of seekers into three categories.  This article presents a brief review of this classification, which will be discussed in greater detail … Continue reading

April 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Worship of Form and the Formless in Tantra-Sri Aurobindo

Human conceptions of the Divine divide themselves first into the worship of the formed and the aspiration towards the formless, secondly, into the adoration of the Qualified and the urge … Continue reading

April 12, 2013 · 1 Comment

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

Sri Aurobindo on Tantra-M.S. Srinivasan

We observe, first, that there still exists in India a remarkable Yogic system which is in its nature synthetical and starts from a great central principle of Nature, a great … Continue reading

March 25, 2013 · 3 Comments

The Misunderstood Tradition – M.S.Srinivasan

The  Tantras are of two types: higher and lower.  The lower tantra  is  a form  of Magic of various colours and hues : white, black, grey.  The  higher tantra  is … Continue reading

February 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Yogic Vision of Tantra -M.S. Srinivasan

The Indian Tantra was perhaps the most daring spiritual synthesis ever conceived in the spiritual history of mankind. Amazingly comprehensive in its vision, profoundly intuitive in its conceptions, strikingly bold … Continue reading

February 22, 2013 · 3 Comments