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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I’m sure it will be another sort of eye opener to a foolish mortal I wish I’d read it years back when I had been suggested the book. Lists with This Book. He’s not trying to sell his teachings, it’s too late for that anyways god bless him. Jul 16, Anirudh rated it it was amazing. Utilizing herbs and minerals, proper nutrition and purification and, above all, affirmative ways of living, Ayurveda treats not just the ailment but the whole person and emphasizes prevention of disease to avoid the need for cure.
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Though some of his practices as described in the book maybe disturbing or shocking to read for some people, Aghlra thoroughly enjoyed agohra the details. Return to Book Page. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Svoboda’s work is interesting and very challenging. In so doing, it offers these ancient paradigms access into the practice of modern healing for a synergistic, inclusive approach.
Robert has done an impeccable job of writing this without any prejudice of his own.
Aghora: At the Left Hand of God by Robert E. Svoboda
One might agree or disagree. It has cleared so many doubts and provided deeper understanding about spirituality n the functioning of energy.
Svoboda to Kundalini, roberr took him step by step through the practices used to awaken Her. Vimalananda insisted that this book be published only after his demise, that he might be spared pursuit by those whose curiosity might be inflamed by some of the sensational events described within.
Unashamed he claims India is the only place on Earth where you can still find the most powerful and real guru’s, although he admits it too is plagued by Kali Yuga and has its fair share of charlatans and spiritual self-applauding egomaniacs. Nov 14, Deepti rated it it was amazing.
Robert Svoboda does a great job telling the story of his guru, while imparting aghorra knowledge.
Less of the philosophy of Shiva and it’s link and evolution to the way of life and outlook of Aghoris. Vimalananda doesn’t hide his contempt for the Western mindset, which to him seems like a confused, loveless and traumatized child instead of the apex of historical unfolding. Cannot describe the experience in words. Certain arguments were compelling.
Robert Svoboda, two experts and long-term practitioners.
To explain this concept Vimalananda uses the backdrop of the Bombay racecourse as a potent metaphor for the ultimate game of life, where destinies and fortunes are forged or lost robret the finish line.
The first book in the Aghora trilogy which features the teachings of Dr. I highly recommend the series for anybody interested in ancient Indian spiritual practices.
Honestly speaking, I don’t know how to rate this book. In retrospect, there is a lot of merit in his writings, particularly if you approach it from the idea of entering the dreamlands and exploring aspects robedt the work that may not necessarily make sense to the rational mind.
Dec 27, mwr rated it it was amazing Shelves: When I picked up this book I assumed this would be a standard work dealing with the history, practise and philosophy of Aghora. In addition, the author shed light on the epic poem Ramayana, and explains ahhora in a way that is illuminating for the spiritually inclined. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Mar 08, Robert M. It’s all part of nature, so why not embrace it? For the Western reader it’s sometimes difficult to get past his sometimes rigid understanding of gender roles, the family unit, sexuality and religiosity.
Have you ever been wondering? Five stars for the content. zvoboda
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To readers he offered this warning: I think one time read wasn’t enough, and it definitely requires a 2nd read. Aug 31, Achint Bansal rated it it was amazing. Whatever force it was, reading this book has given me an entire new insight on another dimension of spirituality. Aug 15, Leeanna rated it it was amazing. A short introductory book on the ancient Indian healing system known as Ayurveda.
Aghora: At the Left Hand of God
Reading it doesn’t look feel as terrifying as the book cover makes it look and that’s perhaps the most important lesson to learn from Aghora, there’s really nothing to be afraid of.
Still, this is not your intro to Tantra kind of book. A very interesting albeit disturbing read.
The telling of mythic stories has always been a powerful form of therapy, bringing healing to people facing adversity. Sep 05, Shyamsree rated it did not like it. Contrary to the common misunderstanding that aghori’s are roberrt, Vimalananda asserts 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.
You need to read it to believe it. Expectedly, I was in for a crashing disappointment. Aug 01, Vidyasagar Darapu rated it really liked it. He, scrupulously, reaffirms his own Indian tradition as possessing everything for reaching spiritual fulfillment.
Jul 28, Pieter-Jan Beyul rated it it was amazing Shelves: Apr 16, Pallavi Duffy rated it it was amazing.