Ramayana – An In-depth Study (Retreat # 4: Sundara Kanda – 2013)
Special Retreats with Sri Swami Jyotirmayananda
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Raja Vidya Raja Guhya Yogah—The Yoga of Royal Knowledge and Royal Secret
There is a royal secret by which one may attain Liberation even in this very life. The secret lies in relinquishing everything to God. A devotee should surrender not only all his actions, but also his innermost thoughts at the Feet of the Lord—this includes not only the positive thoughts, but also the impurities of his heart. This is the secret of spiritual transformation.
Kaivalya Upanishad belongs to Yajur Veda. It gives proound insight into the nature of the Self and the mystic path of affirmations that lead to Self-realization. It highlights the role of Faith, Devotion, Meditation and the profound Affirmation, “This entire world is Brahman. I am Brahman. I am Ishwara (the Creator, Sustainer and Destroyer) of this world-process.” By delving deep into this Upanishad, an aspirant crosses over the ocean of the world-process and attains Kaivalya – the Absolute Non-dual Self! (approximately 7 hours)
Dhyana Yogah—The Yoga of Meditation
Meditation is the most profound and effective technique in the pratice of Karma Yoga, Bhakti Yoga, and Jnana Yoga. This chapter, therefore, elaborates upon the art of practicing meditation, which is the basis of all the mystic movements of the world.