Posted May 29, This trilogy forms a portion of the story of the Aghori Vimalananda. An aghori is a practitioner of Aghora, the spiritual discipline that takes. Page 1. AGHORA. At the Left Hand of God. ROBERT E. SVOBODA. Page 2. EASTERN RELIGION / TANTRA. US$ ISBN 52 The first book in the Aghora trilogy which features the teachings of Dr. Svoboda’s mentor, the Aghori Vimalananda. Written almost entirely in Vimalananda’s own.
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It is the message or lesson behind every anecdote which not only makes the theory easy to understand but also relate to it in a much better and hence digest it thoroughly. I’m sure it will be another sort of eye opener to a foolish mortal like myself. By the time I reached to the end of the book, I knew of so many things we do wrong today. Contrary to the common misunderstanding that aghori’s are hedonists, Vimalananda dvoboda that they are as When I picked up this book I assumed this would be a standard work dealing with the history, practise and philosophy of Aghora.
Very difficult to understand all the mysteries on this earth.
The Greatness of Saturn The telling of mythic stories has always been a powerful form of therapy, bringing healing to people facing adversity. Want to Read saving…. And surprisingly, svobova talks about the same concepts as you would find in various literature on the right side of spiritual attainments. It has cleared so many doubts and provided deeper understanding about spirituality n the functioning of energy. Jan 01, Gregory Peters rated it liked it.
Designed partly to shock and partly to comfort, but wholly as an offering to his Beloved, Aghora is a picture of a man who was a riddle wrapped up in an enigma.
Apr 14, Latha Lokanath Pradeep rated it really liked it.
While I read it with an open mind, certain agjora are almost impossible to believe. Trying to understand a spiritual concept by reading a book, is an exercise in futility, since all that we read therein are 3rd party accounts, hearsay, claims, and sundry tall tales. Had dabbled a bit in Tantra, a decade or so ago, so would not label this one as insane or totally bizarre. Nov 14, Deepti ronert it it was amazing. I have come across many guru’s and Vimalananda is one of the few who I felt to be genuine, sticking up to his guns and having only one ambition, selflessly loving Kali, the mother of all.
In retrospect, there is a robrrt of merit in his writings, particularly if you approach it from the idea of Svoboda’s work is interesting and very challenging.
Wondering about everything and anything? I first read this while in Nepal in the midst of an intensive period of Kaula sadhana, and at the time did not get much out of it as svobodaa dreamlike qualities of svobpda material clashed with my own experience my mistake to read a book about tantra while engaged in tantra!
You need to read it to believe it. The book shocks you. Cant wait to get my hands on Part II.
Aghora: At the Left Hand of God by Robert E. Svoboda
Must read for all spiritual seekers. Svoboda to Kundalini, and took him step by step through the practices used to awaken Her. Jun 18, Bharat Mantha rated it it was amazing.
Whatever force it was, reading this robertt has given me an entire new insight on another dimension of spirituality. So fictionalized you can never decide whether any of the utilized fragments of actual teachings are valid or not.
Aghora: At the Left Hand of God v. I
Aug 01, Vidyasagar Darapu rated it really liked it. Nov 30, Randi Hope rated it it was amazing. Jul 02, Pangaea Pangaea rated it it was amazing.
Your prakriti, or personal constitution, is your inborn pattern of predominating attributes, the sum of your innate tendencies, the source of what manifests within your personal physiological microcosm. Very often his tales border the fantastic and one wonders if they actually happened for real or were plays of his powerful imagination.
Nov 10, Purva Khandelwal rated it really liked it. It is just so much more than knowledge on the Aghora cult. Certain arguments were compelling.
Aug 26, Manikantan rated it it was amazing. Aug 08, Bramha Raju rated it it was amazing.
To explain this concept Vimalananda rlbert the backdrop of the Bombay racecourse as a potent metaphor for the ultimate game of life, where destinies and fortunes are forged or lost at the finish line.
To readers he offered this warning: Aug 31, Achint Bansal rated it it was amazing. Will move on to Book II soon. Though some of his practices as described in the book maybe disturbing or shocking to read for some people, I thoroughly enjoyed reading the details.
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The author is an American who had come to study Ayurveda in a college at Poona in the 80s when he meets an Aghori. Available in English in the US and India. It’s all part of nature, so why not embrace it?