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Pratyahara (प्रत्याहार) the 5th aspect of Patanjali’s Kriya-Yoga is ‘withdrawal of the senses’, not ‘withdrawal from the senses’. It is not about refusing, blocking, closing, rejecting, or disallowing of the senses, because that would be PratyAkhyAti (प्रत्याख्याति). Pratyahara is to

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The Heart – Subtle Vibration of the Triangle

“The Heart is the subtle vibration of the triangle which consists of the incessant expansion and contraction of the three powers, and it is the place of repose, the place of supreme bliss. This very Heart is the Self of

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Be Creative; Ravish your Heart

When I say be creative, I don’t mean you should all go and become great painters and great poets. I simply mean let your life be a painting, let your life be a poem. —Osho  

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Consciousness not in the body

  “All things are born out of bliss. They live in bliss and dissolve into bliss.” ~ Taittiriya Upanishad “There is no Other. Only self-illuminating Luminosity.” ~ Abhinavagupta (Tantrasara)  

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You are what you perceive

“There is no Other.  Only self-illuminating Luminosity. ” ~Abhinavagupta, Tantrasara.

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No Other!

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