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15798Revised Version of Free eBook on Medition Now Available

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  • swamitarakananda
    Nov 25, 2007
      The revised version of Om Yoga–Its Theory and Practice is now available as a Free PDF download and for viewing online.

      Visit: http://blog.atmajyoti.org/2007/11/free-e book-on-om-meditation-updated/

      Here is a quote from the preface:

      "Yoga is all about freedom. Only a fraction of the world's population is formally imprisoned, but the entire human race is imprisoned in the earth itself. None are free from the inevitability of sickness, age, and death, however free of them they may be at the moment. The human condition is subject to innumerable limitations. Who really controls his life fully, attains all his goals, and knows no setbacks of any kind? No one.

      Our real self, the spirit, is ever perfect and free. But it has forgotten that. So it identifies with its present experience of bondage and consequently suffers in countless ways. Our situation is like someone who is asleep and dreaming that he is being tortured and beaten. In reality he is not being touched at all; yet he is experiencing pain and fear. He need not placate, overpower, or escape his torturers. He needs only to wake up. Yoga is the procedure of self-awakening.

      Om Yoga is the way to freedom from suffering and limitation. "What world does he who meditates on Om until the end of his life, win by That? If he meditates on the Supreme Being with the Syllable Om, he becomes one with the Light, he is led to the world of Brahman [the Absolute Being] Who is higher than the highest life, That Which is tranquil, unaging, immortal, fearless, and supreme." (Prashna Upanishad)"