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)

Renunciation and Discrimination–M.S. Srinivasan

In our previous article, we have discussed briefly the main principles of the inward movement in Vedantic Yoga. In this and subsequent articles, we will examine how or what is … Continue reading

October 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Inward Movement – M.S. Srinivasan

Yoga is the seeking for the inner Self in man. This capacity to turn the consciousness inward determines largely success in Yoga. In the Upanishads, we find for the first … Continue reading

June 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Inner Self and its Powers-M.S.Srinivasan

From  the point of view of yogic psychology Kena Upanishad is one of  the most  important  vedantic  classics which requires detailed  study.   In  this Upanishad  we  find  a truly “scientific” … Continue reading

July 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Five Sheaths of Our Self-VII-M.S.Srinivasan

The Anandamaya Kosha: The Bliss-Self We are now moving to the last part of this series, the Anandamaya  kosha  or  the Self of Bliss.    The Vignanamaya and Anandamaya kosha belongs … Continue reading

May 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Five Sheaths of Our Self-VI-M.S.Srinivasan

Vignanamaya Kosha: The Gnostic Self We  are  now  passing beyond mind and entering  into  the  transcendental realms  of consciousness.  Only the living experiences of Yogis can give  some glimpse  or  … Continue reading

April 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Five Sheaths of our Self-V-M.S.Srinivasan

The Mental and Gnostic Self The exact nature of  the  manomaya kosha  and  vignanamaya kosha in Taithria Upanishad, mental and gnostic self  is a matter of controversy  among  commentators.  Most … Continue reading

April 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Five Sheaths of our Self-IV-M.S.Srinivasan

The Structure of Human Mind Next to the Self of Life comes the Self of Mind.  Prashna Upanishad classified human mind into five categories:  Chitta, Manas, Buddhi, Ahankar and Tejas.  … Continue reading

April 10, 2013 · Leave a comment