Sanatan Dharma and Hinduism are NOT the same thing I have been observing that the words Sanatan Dharma and Hinduism are used by many well intentioned writers and bloggers almost interchangeably. And while I am ready to accept that modern usage doesn’t always [...]
The noble, rigorous, and restrictive figure of the Yogi is to be forgotten.
The signs that mark him are to be thought of as the fantasies and charms of a knowledge that had not yet attained marketability.
Baba Rampuri makes some comparisons between European Hermetic Alchemy and Indian Alchemy. “In 1527, the alchemist Agrippa stressed in a letter that there is a secret interpretation and understanding which cannot be conveyed through the printed word alone, but must [...]
Baba Rampuri talks about his trials and tribulations in becoming a baba. “Becoming a baba starts out as an exercise in copying and mimicking. This is to prepare the soil for a great spirit to enter. Many great spirits live [...]
Baba Rampuri talks about how the Yogi reads the world as a text. “‘Hinduism’ is a recent word constructed in the West by India’s colonizers to represent a set of beliefs thought to be held by most Indians, thus a [...]