Exploration of Indian Yoga Psychology

A blog on the Transpersonal Psychology of Indian Yoga and the Spiritual Genius of India (another blog of the same author – www.integralmusings.wordpress.com)

The Role of Mantra in Tantra Yoga – M.S. Srinivasan

The other important limb of tantra yoga is the Mantra. We have discussed in some detail the philosophical and psychological theory of Mantra in the category on Vedic Yoga. There … Continue reading

November 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Affirmation of Life-II:Collective Dimension and Temple Worship-M.S.Srinivasan

The other unique feature of this tanthric attempt is that it tried to  give an  ethical,  religious and spiritual orientation not only to  the  individual life but also to the … Continue reading

August 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Affirmation of Life-I-M.S. Srinivasan

The  most  positive  and striking feature of Tantric  path  is  a  total, sincere and uncompromising acceptance of the world and life as the  expression of the Divine, not merely in … Continue reading

August 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Significance of the Human Body-M.S. Srinivasan

A unique feature of the tantra yoga is the great importance given to the human body.  Unlike the traditional vedantic yogas which tend to  despise  the  body  as an ugly … Continue reading

June 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Three Types Of Seekers-M.S.Srinivasan

A core idea of tantric psychology is the classification of seekers into three categories.  This article presents a brief review of this classification, which will be discussed in greater detail … Continue reading

April 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Worship of Form and the Formless in Tantra-Sri Aurobindo

Human conceptions of the Divine divide themselves first into the worship of the formed and the aspiration towards the formless, secondly, into the adoration of the Qualified and the urge … Continue reading

April 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Eternal Feminine – Swami Vivekananda

Thy energy, Lord, to seize on woman and man, To take all things and creatures in their grief And gather them into a mother’s arm. – Sri Aurobindo The highest … Continue reading

April 10, 2013 · Leave a comment