By Robert E. Svoboda, Robert Beer
The Aghora trilogy were embraced world-wide for his or her frankness in broaching topics commonly shunned and their facility for making the 'unseen' genuine. We input the area of Vimalananda who teaches by way of tale and dwelling instance.
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If he orders the gods or the souls of the departed to come, they will come at his bidding. All the forces of nature will obey him as slaves. When the ignorant see these powers of the Yogi, they call them the miracles” (1:148). 30 ROBIN RINEHART Both the witness of such “miracles” and the person who acquires such powers through yoga run the risk of being diverted from the goal of Practical Vedanta—self-knowledge. Swami Vivekananda explained that his teacher Ramakrishna had taught him of the dangers of miracles.
Swami Rama Tirtha (1873–1906) was a somewhat younger contemporary of Swami Vivekananda. 1. Swami Vivekananda, 1863–1902. Photo cour- tesy of the Vedanta Archives. about Krishna devotion for the Sanatana Dharma Sabha (“Eternal Dharma Society”—a loosely affiliated set of organizations in north India that sought to defend traditional devotional Hinduism against the reforms of groups such as the Arya Samaj, which opposed image worship). His passionate devotion to Krishna gradually gave way to the nondual approach of Advaita Vedanta, and he became a renouncer around 1900.
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