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Indian guru and his disciple.

Peter Brent

Indian guru and his disciple.

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Published by Institute for Cultural Research in Tunbridge Wells .
Written in English


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SeriesMonographs -- no. 3.
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Open LibraryOL21497466M

The disciple later became one of the best rulers of Indian history, Chattrapati Shivaji. So was done by Guru Nanak Dev ji, when he wanted to chose his successor. Guru Nanak decided to test his.   “Guru teaches that every thing, even bodies of govern ment, have a soul,” said one disciple, Eversley Childs, who is in his 20's and goes by the .


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Indian guru and his disciple. by Peter Brent Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Indian Guru and his Disciple: ISF Monograph 3 About Peter L. Brent Peter Brent was the author of many books, among them a major biography of Darwin (Charles Darwin: A Man of Enlarged Curiosity); also two studies of the mystical and religious traditions of the East (Godmen of India and Healers of lndia), of which this monograph was a.

"My Guru and His Disciple is a sweetly modest and honest portrait of Isherwood’s spiritual instructor, Swami Prabhavananda, the Hindu priest who guided Isherwood for some thirty years.

It is also a book about the often amusing and sometimes painful counterpoint between worldliness and holiness in Isherwood’s own by:   The book examines the transplantation of the guru-disciple tradition from India to firstly America and Europe, and then throughout the world.

That transplantation, the author argues, has produced both spiritual enlightenment and scandal as westerners adopted, struggled with, and adapted tradition for their contemporary setting.5/5(5).

My Guru and His Disciple is a sweetly modest and honest portrait of Isherwood's spiritual instructor, Swami Prabhavananda, the Hindu priest who guided Isherwood for some thirty years. It is also a book about the often amusing and sometimes painful counterpoint between worldliness and holiness in Isherwood's own life.

My Guru and His Disciple is a sweetly modest and honest portrait of Isherwood's spiritual instructor, Swami Prabhavananda, the Hindu priest who guided Isherwood for some thirty years.

It is also a book about the often amusing and sometimes painful counterpoint between worldliness and holiness in Isherwood's own life/5(19). My Guru and His Disciple is a sweetly modest and honest portrait of Isherwood's spiritual instructor, Indian guru and his disciple.

book Prabhavananda, the Hindu priest who guided Isherwood for some thirty years. It is also a book about the often amusing and sometimes painful counterpoint between worldliness and holiness in Isherwood's own life.

My Guru and His Disciple is a sweetly modest and honest portrait of Isherwood's spiritual instructor, Swami Prabhavananda, the Hindu priest who guided Isherwood for some thirty years.

It is also a book about the often amusing and sometimes painful counterpoint between worldliness and holiness in Isherwood's own life. Sexual sprees, all-night drinking bouts, a fast car ride with Greta Garbo 4/5(1).

My Guru and His Disciple The author and publisher have provided this e-book to you for your personal use only. You may not make this e-book publicly available in any way. His deep understanding of the essential spirit of discipleship to his great Guru has made him one among the ideal disciples in the vast global spiritual family of Gurudev.

His total sense of devotion and dedication to his Guru was an inspiration to the beholder. I have been greatly inspired and benefited by his company and through his example. An illustration of an open book.

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An illustration of two photographs. My guru and his disciple by Isherwood, Christopher, Publication date One of the famous stories of Guru and Disciple from our Indian Myth is that of Aruni and Sage Dhoumya.

Once upon a time, there was a Aashram (residential school) of Dhaumya Rushi (Sage). Many disciples were taking education there.

Aruni was one of them. Once it started raining very heavily. There was a stream adjacent to the farm owned by Aashram. Compare book prices from overbooksellers. Find My guru and his disciple () by Isherwood, Christophe.

"My Guru and His Disciple is a sweetly modest and honest portrait of Isherwood s spiritual instructor, Swami Prabhavananda, the Hindu priest who guided Isherwood for some thirty years. It is also a book about the often amusing and sometimes painful counterpoint between worldliness and holiness in Isherwood s own life.

The ""disciple""--who looms much larger in the book than the guru--cuts a contradictory figure as a devotee. He starts out from an admittedly simpleminded Marxist atheism (God the ""symbol of the capitalist superboss""), but ends in an equally uncritical pious Hinduism.

Etymology. Guru–shishya means "succession from guru to disciple". Paramparā (Sanskrit: परम्परा, paramparā) literally means an uninterrupted row or series, order, succession, continuation, mediation, tradition.

In the traditional residential form of education, the shishya remains with his or her guru as a family member and gets the education as a true learner. The Guru and the Disciple - Ebook written by Dada Bhagwan.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Guru and the Disciple.

In his extraordinary book Guru and Disciple, Swami Abhishiktananda gives a vivid and magnificent account of his meeting with Sri Gnanananda Giri, an Advaitic sage whom he met at his ashram in Tamil Nadu.

He regarded this encounter as one of the high points of his life in India, for it was at that time that he recognized him as his guru Reviews: 2.

Now, in Demystifying Patanjali, Swami Kriyananda, a direct disciple of Yogananda, shares his guru's crystal clear and easy-to-grasp explanations of Patanjali's aphorisms.

As Kriyananda writes in his introduction, “My Guru personally shared with me some of his most important insights into these sutras. During the three and a half years I lived Reviews: "My Guru and His Disciple is a sweetly modest and honest portrait of Isherwood's spiritual instructor, Swami Prabhavananda, the Hindu priest who guided Isherwood for some thirty years."—New York Times Book Review "In some ways, Isherwood's most ambitious book.

There is a sense of wholeness and of the joy of spiritual quest. Guru Purnima reminds us to make such inquiries and answer them. “The Guru is an embodiment of all the knowledge contained in the great book of life. The Guru-shishya (Master-disciple) relationship is the stream in which the depth of that knowledge and the sweetness of love commingle.

“The disciple is on a journey in search of supreme knowledge. Such a guru can accept disciples from all over the world. Pṛthivīṁ sa śiṣyāt. This is the test of the guru. When one has attained the topmost position of mahā-bhāgavata, he is to be accepted as a guru and worshiped exactly like Hari, the Personality of Godhead.

that’s what he wrote in his books, that’s what he preached in. Shyama Charan Lahiri (30 September – 26 September ), best known as Lahiri Mahasaya, was an Indian yogi, guru and a disciple of the Kriya Yoga master Mahavatar Babaji.

Inhe was chosen by his guru to revive the yogic science of Kriya Yoga to the public after centuries of its guarding by masters.

He was unusual among Indian holy people in that he was a householder: marrying. Books by Manly P. Hall > The Guru, By His Disciple (Paperback) The Guru, By His Disciple (Paperback) SKU: $ $ $ On Sale Unavailable per item This is the story of the holy or mystic life in India, told through the guise of a disciple reminiscing upon many years of association with his.

The guru is within the disciple. But in order for the disciple to awaken the guru, the disciple first must awaken the guru within the realized being. But in Kali Yuga, if the guru truly manifests, only those with sincere dispassion and intent of the goal will be able to hold on.

This is why Amma gives more importance to the mother aspect. Mahāvatār Bābājī (literally; Great Avatar (Revered) Father or Elder or Wise One) is the name given to an Indian yogi by Yogiraj Lahiri Mahasaya, and several of his disciples, who reported meeting him between and Some of these meetings were described by Paramahansa Yogananda in his book Autobiography of a Yogi, including a report of Yogananda's own meeting with the yogi.

An Indian Guru and His Western Disciples: Representation and Communication of Charisma in the Hare Krishna Movement The Hare Krishna movement, officially known as the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), is a branch of Vaiñëavism founded by Indian monk A.

Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupäda () for the purpose of. As a gay man who has been in a guru/disciple relationship with an Indian teacher, I found this book very relevant and personally meaningful.

Isherwood's honesty and self awareness really brings to life the complex, the loving and the profound relationship one can have with a guru. The Rajneesh movement are people inspired by the Indian mystic Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh (–), also known as Osho, particularly initiated disciples who are referred to as "neo-sannyasins".They used to be known as Rajneeshees or "Orange People" because of the orange and later red, maroon and pink clothes they used from until Members of the movement are.

In many ways, Neem Karoli Baba was a humble guru with simple teachings, but he became internationally renowned because of his disciples’ fame. He cultivated a cherished devotional space in the late s and s at his ashram in the Himalayan foothill town of Nanital, India, which Parvati Markus chronicled in her book Love Everyone.

: my guru and his disciple: first edition pp near fine (sl bruised upper corners) in near fine d/w (sl rubbed) my guru and his disciple by ISHERWOOD, CHRISTOPHER | Hard to Find Books Price: $ She became his disciple and followed him to his ashram in Haridwar and in tours across India.

She is particularly known for her narration of the Ram Katha and other Hindu scriptures in India and abroad. Sadhvi Rithambara is the co-founder of the Param Shakti Peeth, under the auspices of which the Vatsalyagram project runs. But the Guru is a wise and learned man. Please allow me to become his disciple.” Eklavya’s father was a kind man and did not wish to refuse his son.

So he gave his blessings and sent his son on his way. Eklavya reached the Gurukul of Guru Dronacharya – who was also the royal teacher of the Pandavas and the Kauravas.

The founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak’s life has been recorded in Janamsakhis, while his travels on foot—across nine countries over 21 years—are known as Udasis. On Guru Purab, Sahapedia takes a peek into these records of how a young storekeeper emerged from a river as a Guru, and went on to change the world forever.

We also delve into some of his travelogues. As a guru, he was nonetheless known for his candid insight, stern nature and strict disciplinary training methods, as noted by his disciple Yogananda in his autobiography. The rigorous nature of his training eventually prepared his disciples, such as Satyananda and Yogananda himself, for their own intense social work in India and America.

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj’s devotion for his Guru Samartha ramdas swami used to love Shivaji maharaj more than other of his disciples.

The story below shows shivaji’s faith and devotion towards his guru. Swami Rajneesh is a guru who began his spiritual path as an Osho disciple (sannyasin). He rose to prominence after his book Tears of the Mystic Rose was published freely online.

In it he describes his love affair with his Master as well as the trials and tribulations of being on the path. Now I am coming to another, more interesting point about the Guru-disciple relationship. Because the Guru is a soul, he never dies. We will never say, "Our Guru died; we have nobody now." This is not intelligible to us.

The Guru can never die, because the Guru is not the body. Nor is the Chela a body. Now we come to the other side of it. He continues to inspire his disciples. And the bond is in keeping with the guru-shishya relationship of India’s unique tradition: guide, well-wisher, friend Anecdotes.

Time and again, Indian society and its constituents, have been transformed for the better through the efforts of guru-shishya duos. India is the land of Guru paramparas. About the Book We could define gurutattva as ''the study of. the guru and his indispensable role in the I attainment by every human being of the highest and spiritual development'.

Who Is the- Real Guru. offers readers discussion and evaluation of gurutattva from different angles. The author delivered the various discourses ' herein at different times, using the perspectives of.

Baghwan Shree Rajneesh, the Indian guru who attracted thousands of followers at his Oregon commune in the early 's before being deported from .A true guru guides his followers through a particular path of spiritual discipline or sadhana consisting of techniques of meditation and precepts for everyday living.

Through study and application of the guru’s teachings, the earnest spiritual aspirant comes to understand the real purpose of life and the true relationship between oneself and.

A fugitive guru and self-anointed allegations that he abducted and confined children to collect donations for his ashram and that he raped one of his disciples.

According to Indian media.