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By Georg Feuerstein

From the an expert on Yoga comes the main complete and trustworthy remedy of the topic to be had this day. this can be a paintings of impeccable scholarship via someone who has devoted his existence to the certainty and perform of yoga. The ebook deals a whole evaluate of each Yogic culture, from the prevalent to the lesser-known types. It additionally covers all points of Hindu, Buddhist and Jaina Yoga, together with historical past, philosophy, literature, psychology and perform. moreover, integrated are translations of twenty Yoga treatises and the 1st translation of the Goraksha Paddhati.

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Each man who enters the realms of Yogic experience is free to follow his own way; but this Yoga is not a path for anyone to follow, but only for those who accept to seek the aim, pursue the way pointed out upon which indispensable. It is idle for anyone to expect that he can follow this road far, much less go to the end by his own inner strength and knowledge a sure guidance is without the true aid or influence. Even the ordinary long-practised Yogas are hard to follow without the aid of the Guru; in this which as it advances goes through PAST YOGAS AND THE INTEGRAL YOGA 35 untrodden countries and unknown entangled regions, it is quite impossible.

It is to be hoped that this settled to not be accepted as settled for ever or as anything more than a temporary expedient. For if it lasts, India may be seriously weakened, even crippled.... fact will This must not be; the partition must go.... By whatever A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO INTEGRAL YOGA 58 means, in whatever way, the division must go ; unity will be achieved, for it is necessary for the must and greatness of India's future. Another dream was for the resurgence and liberation of the peoples of Asia and her return to her great role in the progress of human civilisation.

She whom AUROBINDO ON HIMSELF SRI The detail which go not made of method of the later stages 55 of the Yoga, known or untrodden regions, I have public and I do not at present intend to do into little so. What we are doing, if and when we succeed, will be a beginning, not a completion. It is the foundation of a new consciousness on earth a consciousness with infinite possibilities is in the of manifestation. manifestation and The eternal beyond it progression there is no progression. It is only Divine Love which can bear the burden I all have to bear who have sacrificed have to bear, that everything else to the one aim of uplifting earth out of its darkness towards the Divine....

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