By Robert E. Svoboda
Publication 2 of the trilogy explores the kundalini, the strength of forces. Tantra, mantra, the sacred fireplace, chakras and attention. Written within the personable kind of Vimalananda's storytelling and recounting of life's episodes we can actually input the invisible geographical regions.
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Here is Gorakh’s verse: A true Dervish is one who knows [how to ﬁnd the divine] gate, Who inverts the ﬁve breaths, Who stays conscious day and night. That Dervish truly belongs to the caste of Allah. ) 1960: 61) Here Gorakh implicitly juxtaposes the ordinary dervish who knows nothing of Yogic meditation and breath control with the dervish who does practice Yoga. The latter Dervish is the one who truly belongs to the caste of Allah (alah ki jati). In other words, Gorakh here claims that one can remain a Muslim and nonetheless reach enlightenment.
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Thus, the needs of the colonial government cannot become the explanation for the European descriptions of the phenomenon that was later called Hinduism. Likewise, in the constructionist account, the knowledge that allowed the British to colonize and control the Indians was also the knowledge that allowed the Indians to ﬁght and resist colonialism. These motives are diametrically opposed – to dominate and to resist domination. In other words, there exists no clear relationship between the motives for the construction and the fact of the construction of Hinduism.
Aghora II: Kundalini by Robert E. Svoboda