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Dharana Darshan-Yogic,Tantric and Upanishadic Practices of Concentration…

by Swami Niranjanananda Saraswati

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A practical and informative text on the yogic, tantric and upanishadic practices of concentration and visualisation, as taught by Swami Niranjanananda Saraswati.
  saraswati_library_mm | Mar 15, 2010 |
Dharana Darshan includes as yet unpublished classic meditation practices derived from the Upanishads, the Tantras and other traditional yogic texts. The core of the book is Swami Niranjanananda's adaptation of the complex upanishadic akasha (space) dharanas for modern practitioners, including chidakasha, hridayakasha, daharakasha and vyoma panchaka dharanas, along with advanced stages of the classic ajapa japa and trataka practices. Also included is an introduction explaining the theory and purpose of concentration, psychic symbol, visualization, and the obstacles commonly encountered by practitioners.

This book is designed for those already familiar with the fundamentals of meditation and have a degree of mastery in the pratyahara (sensory withdrawal) practices.

About the Author

Swami Niranjanananda was born in Madhya Pradesh, India in 1960 and was initiated into Dashnami Sannyasa at the age of ten. In 1983 he was appointed President of the Bihar School of Yoga. Since then he has guided the development of Ganga Darshan, Sivananda Math, Yoga Publications Trust and the Yoga Research Foundation. In 1990 he was initiated as a Paramahansa and in 1993 anointed preceptor in succession to to Swami Satyananda. Bihar Yoga Bharati was founded under his direction in 1994. He has authored over 20 books, travels and lectures widely and guides national and international programmes.
  Saraswati_Library | Nov 12, 2008 |
A classic meditation manual from the Bihar School of Yoga.
  Jaya_Kula_Books | Jul 12, 2006 |
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