Shiva Purana (2014 Retreat – 9 hours)
Mystical insights into the Worship of Lord Shiva, Shiva Mantra, Tryambakam Mantra, and numerous Shiva leelas or sports of Lord Shiva are presented by Sri Swami Jyotirmayananda during this weekend retreat on the Shiva Purana (Rudra Samhita Parts 1 to 3). These talks will shed light on the highest summits of Devotion and Wisdom that can be reached by an aspirant for the attainment of Liberation (Moksha). (Approximately 9 hours)
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This Upanishad belongs to Atharva Veda. It presents profound insight into the nature of Brahman or the Absolute Self with the help of the mystic symbol of Om or Pranava. Om is composed of four principles : A, U, M and a mystic Point. An aspirant discovers his essential identity with Brahman in successive stages — Physical, Astral, Causal, and Transcendental —Turiya. The Great utterance, “Ayamatma Brahman —This very Self is Brahman,” occurs in this Upanishad. This scripture leads you to Enlightenment! (approximately 5 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.
Brahma Vindu Upanishad is a minor Upanishad containing 22 Mantras. It is focused on Brahma Vidya—Knowledge of Brahman. It belongs to Atharva Veda. It is the scripture that gives the essence of Vedanta philosophy for attaining Self-realization.
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.