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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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It can set the stage but it is not the main action. Without awareness or devotion technique soon becomes mechanical and can thereby become only another bondage to the mind. Hence the pursuit of   technique as an end in itself is contrary to the path of Yoga. 

Yoga uses technique (nature) to go beyond technique (nature). It harmonizes the outer aspects of our nature through various methods to allow us to move beyond them to our inner Being. Yet much of what we consider inner, which may in fact be internal to our ordinary consciousness and activity, like the  astral and causal planes is also  external from the standpoint of pure awareness. For this reason techniques may still open many internal domains for our minds and help us develop many subtle powers and faculties. This may be useful for our inner growth but can become an obstacle as well if we get attached to these subtle powers or experiences. 

Yoga emphasizes the natural as opposed to the artificial. Hence its techniques are various ways of awakening ourselves to our nature and attuning ourselves to our actual state. Hence yoga techniques attempt to return our body, mind, breath and senses to their natural state by exercises aimed at releasing the tension and stress which disrupts them. 

 

 

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The Yoga Of Service...Pg1
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The Yoga Of Technique...Pg1
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The Yoga Of Technique..Pg9
Integral Yoga : Raj Yoga...Pg1
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Experience In Yoga
The Astral Plane
The Paths Of Yoga..
High Tech Yogas...Pg1
High Tech Yogas...Pg2
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