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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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The Astral Plane 

Most subtle experiences gained in Yoga come through the astral plane, the realm of imagination. On the astral plane whatever we imagine about ourselves we can experience as true. 

Hence the astral plane is the realm of illusion. While the Divine can be reached through the higher astral plane, we can also find the Divine in the physical without ever opening up to the astral, or we can open up to the causal plane directly (which has a special link to the physical) so as to avoid the dangers of the astral. 

Yoga, Shamanism and Channeling 

Yoga is one means of exploring the occult realms of nature. This, however, is not the main focus of Yoga, which is to go beyond nature, but a sidelight. There are other means of exploring these subtle realms as in magic, occultism and shamanism. These things can be part of a subtler form of science wherein we discover the hidden forces behind the world. There is nothing wrong with exploring them but they are still only phenomenal. The higher forms of Shamanism are much like Yoga. They aim at a greater development of awareness and self-knowledge towards the liberation of the Spirit from all bondage to the external. The lower forms of Shamanism may, however, get us caught in the illusions of the astral plane.

 

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