Sadhu excerpts taken from Baba Rampuri’s classic autobiographical novel, Autobiography of a Sadhu, insider’s account of the Naga Babas wisdom tradition. Autobiography of a Sadhu has ratings and 19 reviews. Adriana said: Magic happens where worlds meet, as Baba Rampuri is fond of saying in his masterfu. In the late s, an American teen did what so many of us only fantasized about : he traveled to India in search of a guru who could show him the path to.
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An excellent view of Indian mysticism from an American perspective. He showed me the boils on his legs.
It was a pleasure to read. Crow Language, Ka Bhashaamong bird languages, is the easiest to learn. Events are well narrated without any exaggeration and you feel as if you are in the authors shoes. May 18, Adriana rated it it autobiograpy amazing Shelves: Views Read Edit View history.
I certainly recommend this book to anyone willing to expand his or her knowledge of another culture.
He shared his throne with a much larger sadhu, […]. This man had an opportunity to tell us of the day to day lives of babas, tell us about great happenings in detail, and he absolutely glossed over everything. He asked two of his old devotees, who were merchants from O to go out in the […]. This is an amazing book I would say.
This book is about letting go, and not just on the mental or physical level. Leaving the pink city of Jaipur, the bus entered the scrub desert heading north on the Bikaner Road, negotiating right-of-way with camel caravans, […]. Children of the Revolution … chapter 1 Children of the Revolution We were pilgrims, refugees, children of the revolution!
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Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of He is the author of the Destiny Books published book Autobiography of a Sadhu: He has a slight flavor of Don Juan and Carlos Casteneda, as it shows how an American view is so limited to the unlimited world of the spirit. This page was last edited on 13 Novemberat Three qualities Diet became an easy entry into the knowledge of the body and with it Ayurveda, the knowledge of longevity, and also Yoga cosmology.
Completely unexpected, his story also had some fascinating turns and cliff-hangers, which I couldn’t ignore, but had to read more about immediately. Of the pages there were two pages that particularly piqued my interest and these contained the discussions around the number of nadis in the human body.
It goes a lot deeper than that and I feel that this is what Rampuri is hinting at in more than one occasion in this excellent book. The Goddess Amloda I looked up at the hill and was shocked by what I saw. He accepts the strangeness of his situation with equanimity and a charming certainty that the path he is on will lead him to a worthwhile destination. Inat the age of 18, after experimenting with psychedelics, and viewed as a dropout, Gans left his prosperous family and headed for India to find himself, and as a spiritual quest.
Archived from the original on April 11, A bold journey that explores the true intersections of Eastern and Western thought. Return to Book Page. This I could not put this book down once it got rolling. He also gives the reader valuable glimpses into authentic life in India. Autobiography of a Blue-Eyed Yogi and translated into Russian in and German inwith an updated republication in English in About Rampuri Rampuri is the first foreigner to be initiated into the ancient society of yogis and shamans known as the Renunciates of the Ten Names, or Sannyasis.
Akash rated it liked it Dec 13, Reminds you of “The Alchemist”. It was a good dream, it made me feel happy. Chrysovalantis Anastasiades rated it it was amazing Sep 02, A yogi and teacher who gives workshops and retreats around the world, he established the Hari Puri Ashram, in Hardwar in northern India inwhere he continues the oral tradition of his lineage.
Depending on our level of awareness, often the new teachings that are given may be gridded back into old belief frameworks and translated so that they can be understood.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Gangotri Baba … chapter 14 And he was quite mad but I felt perfectly at home. Initiation by the Five Gurus A small troop of children followed me to a shaded area in the rocks where the barber would practice his art on my scalp as I considered my options.
Book review: Rampuri’s *Autobiography of a Sadhu: A Journey into Mystic India*
A book or rather a biography of this nature would be expected to be filled up of a lots and lots of philosophical concepts and exchanges. Very autobiogra;hy rating, since I was in India in and met an Australian and an American, the latter whom was the disciple of a baba. As in many of my dreams about him, we were sitting […]. Want to Read saving….