Self-Realization through Yoga Meditation of the Yoga Sutras, the contemplative insight of Advaita Vedanta, and the intense devotion of Samaya Sri Vidya Tantra

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Beyond Religion
by Swami Rama

I do not believe in any religion, for they seem too petty, bound with blind regulations of no essential observance. No religion shows the path of truth, the path of freedom. They create fear that invites danger. Thus liberation remains an unrealized dream. What good are these blind injunctions and laws enveloped by fears, selfishness, egotism, pride, and prejudices? Why this multiplicity of shrines, which dissipates the single-pointedness of humanity and robs its chastity, purity, and divine love?

There is something beyond religion. Religion is an act that is man's relationship with God. It is essential in the preliminary stage, but surely does not allow one to be one with the whole. God's existence in reality does not depend on our proofs. There is something untidy in the thinking of theologians, for they have the curious notion that God is a kind of hypothesis that can be analyzed and discussed. Everywhere in the realm of religion I encountered locked doors. If ever a door should chance to open, I was disappointed by what lay behind it. Religion is man-made, and only a preparation for attaining the Divine.



This site is devoted to presenting the ancient Self-Realization path of the Tradition of the Himalayan masters in simple, understandable and beneficial ways, while not compromising quality or depth. The goal of our sadhana or practices is the highest Joy that comes from the Realization in direct experience of the center of consciousness, the Self, the Atman or Purusha, which is one and the same with the Absolute Reality. This Self-Realization comes through Yoga meditation of the Yoga Sutras, the contemplative insight of Advaita Vedanta, and the intense devotion of Samaya Sri Vidya Tantra, the three of which complement one another like fingers on a hand. We employ the classical approaches of Raja, Jnana, Karma, and Bhakti Yoga, as well as Hatha, Kriya, Kundalini, Laya, Mantra, Nada, Siddha, and Tantra Yoga. Meditation, contemplation, mantra and prayer finally converge into a unified force directed towards the final stage, piercing the pearl of wisdom called bindu, leading to the Absolute.









Yoga Nidra Meditation CD by Swami Jnaneshvara
Yoga Nidra CD
Swami Jnaneshvara