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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One cannot act and think to get away with it. Nov 14, Deepti rated it it was amazing. Had dabbled a bit in Tantra, a decade or so ago, so would not label this one as insane or totally bizarre.
Taken from the Vedic tradition, it honors the planet Saturn, who personifies time, limitation, loss, and all forms of adversity. 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.
Instead, I was pleasantly surprised to have a storytelling aghori Vimalananda address the reader as if he just met him at a bar.
Less of the philosophy of Shiva and it’s link and evolution to the way of life and outlook of Aghoris. Svoboda’s work is interesting and very challenging. He, scrupulously, reaffirms his own Indian tradition as possessing everything for reaching spiritual fulfillment.
Aghora: At the Left Hand of God
Written almost entirely in Vimalananda’s own words, it presents events from his life, tenets of his philosophy, and highlights from his spiritual practices. Aug 08, Bramha Raju rated it it was amazing. The second book in the Aghora trilogy featuring Dr.
It’s as if Vimalananda is speaking to you.
So fictionalized you can never decide whether any of the utilized fragments of actual teachings are valid or not. You will feel like lost in a different world when you are reading this book.
Mind blowing peek into the world of Aghora. I am human, I make mistakes.
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This is the world he knows best and of which he sees the metaphysical reasons for being as such. Open Preview See a Problem? If you are even a little ‘witchy’ this book will become your bible.
It is not for the faint hearted nor for the agyora conservative. You would be pleasantly terrified, I assure you. I’m sure it will be scoboda sort of eye opener to a foolish mortal like myself.
Still, this is not your intro to Tantra kind of book. Reading it aghoraa 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.
Vimalananda doesn’t hide his contempt for rkbert Western mindset, which to him seems like a confused, loveless and traumatized child instead of the apex of historical unfolding. Designed partly to shock and partly to comfort, but wholly as an offering to his Beloved, Aghora is as clear a picture as possible of a man who w Aghora: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
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One might agree or disagree. Preview — Aghora by Robert E. Dec 27, mwr rated it it was amazing Shelves: I wish I’d read it years back when I had been suggested the book.
Aghora: At the Left Hand of God v. I
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 Currently Reading Read. I was great to know about the journey of Vimalanadha. I think one time read wasn’t enough, and it definitely requires a 2nd read. Jyotish maintains that by considering the state of the cosmos when an event occurs we can begin to understand its nature, and to prepare an appropriate response.
See 2 questions about Aghora…. Reminds me a great deal of a Tantrik Castaneda not a bad thing at all. Jul 30, Murale Loganathan rated it it was amazing.