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Words of Babaji

The Kriya Yoga which I am giving to the world through you in this nineteenth century,” Babaji told Lahiri Mahasaya, “is a revival of the same science which Krishna gave, millenniums ago, to Arjuna, and which was later known to Patanjali, and to Christ, St. John, St. Paul, and other disciples.” . . . “Give …

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Savikalpa

BY PRACTICING THE EIGHTFOLD YOGA, the devotee first experiences ecstasy for a short time; by deeper practice he is able to remain divinely entranced for longer periods. The ecstatic state of perception of God without perception of the universe is called savikalpa samadhi or samprajnata samadhi. It is seldom, if ever, possible for a yogi …

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Victory

Man’s freedom is final and immediate, if he so wills; it depends not on outer but inner victories. Paramahansa Yogananda Autobiography of a Yogi So what is this freedom? Pure consciousness is limited by 5 kleshas which leads toleads to the illusion of soul that is encased in three bodies – gross, subtle and causal …

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