steps given by Maharishi Patanjali.
The first 4 steps until Pranayama are
called Hatha Yog. Hatha, ha = sun, tha = mon. The
school which belongs to these two nerves is called Hatha Yog.
has been illustrated in the book “the path of fire and light“ by Swami Rama.
In two volumes he described the School of Hatha Yog, actually this is a
master of ayurved. When he found out ayurved has not absolute power by which one
can achieve God or achieve Mokash or 5.
Pursharth then he introduced the technique of Asthanga Yog. Originally he
was master of ayurved.
described the following 8 steps:
Yamas are moral principals.
Niyamas: Body, mind and spirituality all three of them should be observed.
This way all 3 parts, all 3 personalities will be clean, clear and made up
to requirement, because main object of live is to get salvation. So the
Niyamas have to be observed.
- The Asanas are there to protect you, to prepare the body, so that
the Kundalini Shakti or spiritual power can move without any
breathing, Pranayama. By
breathing you can control your mind or the power of “MAN”. Control over
„MAN“, or you can say control over Prana or increased Prana
Once you have control over “MAN” then you have power to withdraw
yourself from external world, from your desires and from your thoughts. Your
consciousness is inward like a turtle. When you withdraw yourself from the
external world then you are able to reach your power of “MAN”.
pointed Concentration, one
pointed awareness and one pointed consciousness, desirelessness.
When you achieve meditation, when meditation comes, appears, then slowly you
are totally withdrawn from this illusionary world. Then your concern, your
object is only your real soul in Samadhi.
When Samadhi becomes deeper then whatever subtlest emotions, thoughts are
still there they are being burnt, merged and conquered. Then the soul is
face to face with God, Parmatma, Brahman; soul turns or you may say the
angle of thinking which is towards world, towards illusionary world than
concentrates on divinity. When this comes the soul forgets its awareness and
merges in HIM and it becomes HE. Than he is finished.
is a shortcut.
10 minutes I explained the total journey from gross to God.
to G Gross became God.