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)

How to Observe Our Thoughts – The Mother

Do not believe that it is such an easy thing, for to observe your thoughts, you must first of all separate yourself from them. In the ordinary state, the ordinary … Continue reading

March 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Higher Ranges of Consciousness – M.S. Srinivasan

(Published in FDI, Feb 2011) (If we want to harness the highest, total potential of people, we will first have to understand the nature of the higher ranges of human … Continue reading

February 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Faculties of Consciousness – M.S. Srinivasan

Knowledge, Talent and Skill are the source of performance in education and work. But what is not fully recognized in modern management or educational thought is that behind outer forms … Continue reading

January 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Knowing Our Consciousness – The Mother

(Our consciousness has two aspects: Awareness and the Energy Inherent in it. The Awareness is the light which reveals the contents of our inner and outer world and the Energy … Continue reading

January 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Inner Consciousness and the Outer Act – M.S. Srinivasan

(It is said that in work the quality of the work is more important than the quantity. But in Yoga both the quantity and quality are secondary and subordinate to … Continue reading

December 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Looking Within – M.S. Srinivasan

(This is an imaginative recreation of vedantic stories, which describe the path of self-knowledge discovered by ancient Indian seers.) Aruni is a great sage of upanishadic age in India.  He … Continue reading

December 1, 2015 · 1 Comment

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

The Mind and its Control – M.S. Srinivasan

(To understand the ways of the mind and its control is an important part of all psychological and spiritual discipline. Here are some stories on the subject which are at … Continue reading

November 5, 2015 · 6 Comments

From Nature to God – M.S. Srinivasan

Man is a dynamo for the cosmic work Nature does most in him. God the high rest. – Sri Aurobindo One of the ideals of Integral Yoga is to progressively … Continue reading

October 31, 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 · 3 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 Energy Alchemy – M.S. Srinivasan

The Indian approach to transformation of human energies is embodied in two profound concepts of Indian philosophy: Brahmacharya and Tapas. They are some of the most misunderstood concepts in Indian … Continue reading

July 2, 2015 · 1 Comment

The Yogic Skill in Action – M.S. Srinivasan

“Yoga is skill in action,” says Bhagavat Gita, the well-known Indian Scripture. But this famous verse is mostly misinterpreted to mean professional dexterity in action. If this is the real … Continue reading

June 20, 2015 · 3 Comments

Aspiration and Rejection – M.S. Srinivasan

[In the path of Integral yoga, Aspiration – Rejection are two inseparable aspects of the preparatory discipline. Aspiration means constant, continuous and focused turning of all our being on the … Continue reading

June 4, 2015 · Leave a comment