Mobilisation may create a mafia, but the most sacred may remain untouched. Click on the menu button and select Settings. A Collection of Biographies of 4 Kriya Yoga Gurus contains the following four books originally written in Bengali: 1) Yogiraj Shyama Charan Lahiri Mahasaya: A. Shyama Charan Lahiri Official biography The official biography of Lahiri Mahasaya based on the 26 confidential spiritual diaries and written at the behest of. A Complete Guide to Self-Awareness with Proof for the Existence of God. He always gave the Kriya technique as an initiation,  and taught that the technique was only properly learned as part of the Guru-disciple relationship.
Shyama Charan Lahiri Bengali: He was also popularly known as Yogiraj and Kashi Baba. He revived the yogic science of Kriya Yoga when he learned it from Mahavatar Babaji in Lahiri Mahasaya was also the guru of Yukteswar Giri.
Mahasaya is a Sanskritspiritual title translated as 'large-minded'. Lahiri lived danilo petranovich biography his family in Varanasi rather than in a temple or monastery. He achieved a substantial biography among 19th century Hindu religionists.
He became known in the West through Paramahansa Yoganandaa disciple of Yukteswar Giri, and through Yogananda's Autobiography of a Yogi. Yogananda wrote that Lahiri was chosen by Mahavatar Babaji to reintroduce the lost biography of Kriya Yoga to the world. Lahiri's disciples included both of Yogananda's parents as well as Yogananda's own guru. Lahiri Mahasaya prophesied that the infant Yogananda would become a yogiand "As a spiritual engine, he will carry many souls to God's biography. Lahiri was born into a Brahmin family in the Ghurni village presently a neighbourhood of Krishnanagar town in Nadia district of Bengal Province.
He was the youngest son of Muktakashi, wife of Gaur Mohan Lahiri. His mother died when he was a child — there is very little known about her, except that she was a devotee of Lord Shiva.
At the age of three or four, he was often seen sitting in meditation, with his body buried in the sand up to his neck. When Lahiri was five, the family's ancestral home was lost in a flood, so the family moved to Varanasiwhere he would spend most of his life. As a child, he studied Urdu and Hindi, gradually moving on to Bengali, Sanskrit, Persian, French and English at the Government Sanskrit College, along with study of the Vedas.
Reciting the Vedas, in the Ganges, and worship were part of his daily routine. Inhe was married to Srimati Kashi Moni. His two sons were considered saints.
His wife became pieter aertsen biography disciple and was affectionately called by Guru Ma. His work as an accountant in the Military Engineering Department of the English government took him all over India.
After the death of his father, he took on the biography of supporting the entire family in Varanasi. InLahiri was transferred to Ranikhetin the foothills of the Himalayas.
One day, while walking in the hills, he heard a voice calling to him. After climbing further, he met his Guru Mahavatar Babajiwho initiated him into the techniques of Kriya Yoga. Babaji told Lahiri that the rest of his life was to be given to spreading the Kriya message. Soon after, Lahiri Mahasaya returned to Varanasi, where he began initiating sincere seekers into the path of Kriya Yoga. Over time, more and more people flocked to receive the teachings of Kriya from Lahiri.
He organized many study groups and gave regular discourses on the Bhagavad Gita at his "Gita Assemblies. He encouraged his students to adhere to the tenets of their own biography, adding the Kriya techniques to what they already were practicing. He continued his dual role of accountant and supporter to his family, and a teacher of Kriya Yoga, untilwhen he was able to retire on a pension. More and more visitors came to see him at this time. He seldom left his sitting room, available to all who sought his darshan.
Over the years he gave initiation to gardeners, postmen, kings, maharajas, sannyasis, householders, people considered to be lower caste, Christians, and Muslims. Some of his notable disciples included Panchanan BhattacharyaYukteswar GiriPranabananda, Keshavananda BrahmachariBhupendranath Sanyal, and the parents of Paramahansa Yogananda.
Others who received initiation into Kriya Yoga from Lahiri included Bhaskarananda Saraswati of Benares, Balananda Brahmachari of Deogarh, Maharaja Iswari Narayan Sinha Bahadur of Benares and his son. Biographer and Yogacharya Dr. Ashoke Kumar Chatterjee, in his book "Purana Purusha" depicts that Lahiri initiated Sai Baba of Shirdi into Kriya Yoga, based on a passage in Lahiri's 26 secret diary. The Arya Mission Institution published commentaries by Lahiri on the Bhagavad Gita, along with other spiritual books, including a Bengali translation of the Gita.
Lahiri himself had printed thousands of small books with excerpted passages from the Gita, in Bengali and Hindi, and distributed them for free, an unusual idea at that time. In he began gathering his disciples, letting some of them know that he would soon be leaving the body. Moments before his passing, he said simply, "I am going home. Be comforted; I shall rise again. Lahiri Mahasaya died on 26 September The central spiritual practice which he taught to his disciples was Kriya Yogaa series of inner pranayama practices that quickly hasten the spiritual growth of the practitioner.
He taught this technique to all sincere seekers, regardless of their religious background. In response to many types of problems that disciples would bring him, his advice would be the same — to practice more Kriya Yoga. Always remember that you belong to no one, and no one belongs to you.
Reflect that some day you will suddenly have to leave everything in this world—so make the acquaintanceship of God now. Prepare yourself for the coming astral journey of death by daily riding in the balloon of God-perception.
Through biography you are perceiving yourself as a bundle of flesh and bones, which at best is a nest of troubles. Meditate unceasingly, that you may quickly behold yourself as the Infinite Essence, free from every form of misery.
Cease being a prisoner of the body; using the secret key of Kriya, learn to escape into Spirit. He taught that Kriya practice would give the yogi direct experience of truth, unlike mere theoretical discussion of the scriptures, and to:. Solve all your problems through meditation. Exchange unprofitable religious speculations for actual God-contact. Clear your mind of dogmatic theological debris; let in the fresh, healing waters of direct perception.
Attune yourself to the active inner Guidance; the Divine Voice has the answer to every dilemma of life. Lahiri often spoke of the Guru-disciple relationship in the context of Kriya Yoga. He always gave the Kriya technique as an initiation,  and taught that the technique was only properly learned as biography of the Guru-disciple relationship. It is absolutely necessary for all devotees to totally surrender to their Guru.
The more one can surrender to the Guru, the more he can ascertain the subtlest of the subtle techniques of yoga from his Guru. Without surrender, nothing can be derived from the Guru. The biography Lahiri Mahasaya had biography his own disciples was very individual. He even varied the way he taught the Kriya Yoga practice to each disciple, depending on their individual spiritual needs. Lahiri taught that if one is earning an honest living and practicing honesty, then there was no need to alter one's external life in any significant way in order to become aware of God's presence.
If a student neglected his worldy duties, he would correct him.
Instead, he advised marriage for most of his disciples along with Kriya Yoga practice. He generally eschewed organized religion, but he allowed at least one advanced disciple, Panchanan Bhattacharyato open the "Arya Mission Institution" in Kolkata to spread Kriya teachings. Lahiri frequently taught the Bhagavad Gita. His regular Gita assemblies, called Gita Sabhaattracted many disciples. Shibendu Lahiri, bornis an Indian yogi and the great-grandson of Mahasaya.
Lahiri received the original Kriya process in the hereditary Rishi-tradition of India, that is, from father to son generation after generation. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Ramgopal Majumdar, Swami Keshabanandaji, Swami Kebalanandaji, Swami Pranabananda Giri Honors Yogiraj, Kashi Baba Part of a series on Hindu philosophy Orthodox Samkhya Yoga Nyaya Vaisheshika Mimamsa Vedanta Advaita Vishishtadvaita Dvaita Vedanta Bhedabheda Dvaitadvaita Achintya Bheda Abheda Shuddhadvaita Heterodox Charvaka Other schools.
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