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From The River Of Heaven
Index

Hindu And Vedic...

The Eternal Teaching Nature's Medicine...
Science Of Light

Social Science...

Sanskrit.. Karma And The Science ..
Universal Forms... Vedic Cosmology..
Dharmic Philosophies The Paths Of Yoga...
The Source Of Teachings

Appendix

Major Sections
Books By David Frawley
Arjuna

Awaken Bharata

From The River Of Heaven How I Became A Hindu
The Myth Of Aryan Invasion Of India

Hinduism : The Eternal Tradition, Sanatana Dharma

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THE PATHS OF YOGA : YOGA
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High Tech Yogas 

A new approach to yoga has been arising today in the modern and technological world, what is called "high tech" yoga. High tech yogas try to use the means of technology as part of the practice of yoga. They may involve watching special videos, listening to subliminal tapes, using equipment or machines to stimulate the brain and senses or alter the brain waves, wearing of goggles etc. 

Their form is generally passive. We watch or listen to something, or let someone or some machine work on our energy, and it is supposed to have an elevating affect upon us or even bring us to enlightenment. While such things may be helpful in working with the outer aspects of our nature, like healing the body, they are not appropriate in the realm of spiritual practices. Even in healing the body inorganic energies, which is all that machines can produce, have a deranging affect upon the life-force or prana. 

True yoga practice is never passive. Passivity creates fragmentation, disintegration. Integration is only possible through cultivating our own direct experience and creative process in life, not in what is gained second hand.  Subliminal messages are a form of hypnosis and a violation of our consciousness. They encourage a state of unconsciousness and wishful thinking.

 

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Integral Yoga : Raj Yoga...Pg1
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Experience In Yoga
The Astral Plane
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