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Sadhu excerpts taken from Baba Rampuri’s classic autobiographical novel, Autobiography of a Sadhu, insider’s account of the Naga Babas wisdom tradition. Autobiography of a Sadhu has ratings and 19 reviews. Adriana said: Magic happens where worlds meet, as Baba Rampuri is fond of saying in his masterfu. In the late s, an American teen did what so many of us only fantasized about : he traveled to India in search of a guru who could show him the path to.

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Autobiography of a Sadhu – Baba Rampuri

He claims to be the first westerner to become a Naga Sadhuuhaving been initiated in Archived from the original on March 10, I learned a lot about the crazy world of Indian Sadhus – and it is crazy. Naga Sadhuauthor, teacher, lecturer, philosopher.

Initiation by the Five Gurus A small troop of children followed me to a shaded area in the rocks where the barber would practice his art on my scalp as I zadhu my options. Feb 01, Zuzana rated it did not like autobiogrsphy Shelves: Retrieved from ” https: Aug 30, Ludo rated it really liked it Shelves: Retrieved June 18, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Pilgrimage Magic happens anywhere worlds meet.

Marcus rated it liked it Nov 16, How can I describe it without risking that you will think me perverted? Three qualities raampuri chapter 16 Three qualities Diet became an easy entry into the knowledge of the body and with it Ayurveda, the knowledge of longevity, and also Yoga cosmology.


This includes airports, crossroads, the seashore, graveyards, hospitals, and temples but the places where the Ordinary World meets the Extraordinary World requires pilgrimage, bby internal or external. About Rampuri Rampuri is the first foreigner to be initiated into the ancient society of yogis and shamans known as the Renunciates of the Ten Names, or Sannyasis.

Autobiography of a Sadhu: A Journey into Mystic India by Baba Rampuri

He gets possessed by a naked baba. Baba Rampuri talks about his travels in India, making pilgrimages to a ‘crossing point between worlds’, the hidden entrances to these other worlds, the meaning Magic happens where worlds meet, as Baba Rampuri is fond of saying in his masterful book.

The planned event was cancelled by Stern in August due to an inability to secure sufficient funding. Might they have been a little Gangotri Baba … chapter 14 Bh Baba I crisscrossed India visiting temples and babas q a year of wanderlust that finally deposited me at the dhuni of Ganga Giri Baba, known as Gangotri Baba, in the Kumaun Himalayas, near the eastern […].

Few of us would have the stamina or the faith to follow a guru who has renounced everything including clothing and who speaks the language of the birds. Retrieved June 11, Holly rated it really liked it Nov 05, I would say the word kundalini […]. Hemant Kumar rated it really liked it Aug 15, Rampuri became a disciple of a Naga Baba–a master shaman sadhu–from Rajasthan and, as foretold by ramprui prophecy, soon found himself the first foreigner to become an initiate of the Juna Akhara, the oldest and largest grouping of Naga Babas with more than 50, sadhu members.


We had encountered one another at every stop […].

Autobiography of a Sadhu Excerpts

His is one of Bhakti, devotional service, and also of complete renounciation – but he learns that it much more than just abandoning things of physcial attachment.

One day he called all the local babas for a feast, a bhandara, he would prepare ahtobiography Dashashwamedh Ghat.

Jun 09, Adrian Jones rated it it was amazing. He instructed me that my time should be spent in preparation for receiving rxmpuri Sacrament of Knowledge, the Vidya Sanskar. Haridwar … from chapter He devotion to his guru is reminiscent of Paramahansa Yogananda from his autobiography.

He accepts the strangeness of his situation with equanimity and a charming certainty that the path he is on will lead him to a worthwhile destination.