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Gurus of Kriya Yoga Part 2 — Encapsulating Yogic Traditions
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Gurus of Kriya Yoga Part 2 — Encapsulating Yogic Traditions

Kri is the work that man does and the soul, Ya in ‘Kriya’, is pulled by God through the strings of breath. In part 2 we will look at the four Gurus who spread the word of Kriya Yoga to the world.

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His Work in America
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His Work in America

Yogananda’s work in America was one of the main reasons for Kriya Yoga’s popularity in the world today. As a leader, people can place their faith in this yogi to show them the right path, as he has done for thousands across cultures.

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Baba Kinaram — The Aghori Saint
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Baba Kinaram — The Aghori Saint

Baba Keenaram is widely regarded as one of the most important Hindu saints in India, as a spiritual figure, and as someone who revived the Aghori sect in 17th century India, which had gone dormant from the 5th century onwards. Let’s meet the man that revived the infamous Aghora sect of India.

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Sant Kabir Jayanti
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Sant Kabir Jayanti

Sant Kabir was an Indian mystic, poet, saint, and social reformer who lived in the 15th century and whose famous poetry and dohas continue to inspire generations. Sant Kabir Jayanti is considered to be Guru Kabir Das' birthday, and it will be observed on June 14, 2022. He was an unusual poet and all his teachings carried the pure essence of the truth.

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Mahavir Jayanti: Birth of an enlightened soul
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Mahavir Jayanti: Birth of an enlightened soul

Mahavir Jayanti is one of the most important festivals for the Jain community. The festival symbolises their faith and commitment to the high ideals of Lord Mahavira who preached non-violence and non-attachment. This is the story behind the famous festival.

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Mysterious Ways of Goddess Ganga
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Mysterious Ways of Goddess Ganga

The Mahabharata tells us the story of Ganga and her husband Shantanu - she was his gorgeous wife with whom the king lived a serene life. But she kept drowning their sons in the river as soon as they were born, as Shantanu watched in horror. But why did his wife kill all their children?

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Kathopanishad: Boons from the King of Death
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Kathopanishad: Boons from the King of Death

The Upanishads summarise the intellectual and moral authority of the Vedas through anthologies. The inward journey to the non-temporal self is described in these stories. In the Kathopanishad, a little boy named Nachiketa approaches Yama, the King of Death, and asks for three boons, one of which was the impossible request.

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Kathopanishad: What comes after death?
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Kathopanishad: What comes after death?

The Upanishads anthologize the Vedas' intellectual and moral authority. They describe the inner journey to the non-temporal self. As described in the Kathopanishad, Nachiketa approaches Yama, the King of Death, who explains to him what happens to the soul after death. King Yama offers a detailed explanation to Nachiketa which eventually led to him being jivanmukta.

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Devas versus Asuras: Retelling of Upanishads
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Devas versus Asuras: Retelling of Upanishads

Brihadaranyaka means "huge wilderness", and was taught in the woods. The Brihadaranyaka Upanishad is widely recognized for its philosophical statements and is ascribed to Yajnavalkya. It looks at reality as being ineffable and its nature to be infinite. It is a very lengthy work with various parts. This series covers a few important themes.

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How Kumbh Mela Represents The Vibrancy of Sanatan Dharma
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How Kumbh Mela Represents The Vibrancy of Sanatan Dharma

According to UNESCO, the Kumbh Mela is the world's biggest gathering of individuals of Hindu heritage. All facets of life, from hospitality and spirituality to intellectualism, are brought together on a journey that depicts the vast and diverse culture of India in a celebration of salvation.

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