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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Rampudi you of “The Alchemist”. Pilgrimage … from chapter 19 Pilgrimage Magic happens anywhere worlds meet. Sep 27, Akhil Mehta rated it liked it. Refresh and try again. It is a book that almost requires one to read it without expectations, and by doing do so you become part of the narrative life of the author.
Archived from the original on October 21, Haridwar … from chapter 20 Haridwar Hardwar, some seven hundred miles north west of Allahabad, is a bustling pilgrim center nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas, where the Ganga leaves the mountains and enters the expansive plains of north India. Want to Read saving…. Dispatched from the UK in 5 business days When will my order arrive?
Baba Rampuri has written this book in a way as if he is telling a fiction and not a personalized account. Children of the Revolution We were pilgrims, refugees, children of the revolution! Whether you believe what you read in his narratives or not, he writes well and tells his story on a level that seems very natural even though so many such encounters are laced with supernatural elements that Ramapuri, like so many other Indian mystics, offer rampyri any explanation.
In his captivating autobiography, he draws back the veil and lets less dedicated readers peek into aspects of Indian and Hindu culture that few outsiders have seen. This is an amazing book I would say.
Autobiography of a Sadhu : A Journey into Mystic India
I had to rely on a newspaper and a watch to know the month, the day, and the time. Who was the I who was renouncing? A yogi and teacher who gives workshops and retreats around safhu world, he established the Hari Puri Ashram, in Hardwar in northern India, inwhere he continues the oral tradition of his lineage.
This is the latest accepted revisionreviewed on 13 November Autobiography of a Sadhu Rampuri book reviews: Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Autobiography of a Blue-Eyed Yogi and translated into Russian in and German inwith an updated republication in English in From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Completely unexpected, his story also had some fascinating turns and cliff-hangers, which I couldn’t ignore, but had to read more about immediately. I certainly recommend this book to anyone willing to expand his or her knowledge of another culture.
Autobiography of a Sadhu : Rampuri :
He has a slight flavor of Don Juan and Carlos Casteneda, autobiigraphy it shows how an American view is so limited to the unlimited world of the spirit. 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.
Magic happens where worlds meet, as Baba Rampuri is fond of saying in his masterful book. We were not alone, since we had, being invited by the American, joined his baba and a few dozen other sadhus that were staying in a temporary tent camp in some field in the middle of nowhere.
Jun 09, Adrian Jones rated it it was amazing. Many babas used rampurk know the language of birds but now there few. Pilgrimage Magic happens anywhere worlds meet. The Samadhi Amar Puri Baba forced a smile as I performed my omkars and placed dakshina under his foot.
Autobiography of a Sadhu Excerpts – Baba Rampuri
Book ratings by Autobigraphy. I found out so much about the mentality and lifestyle of the sadhus. Inat the age of 18, after experimenting with psychedelics, and viewed as a dropout, Gans left his prosperous family and headed for India to find himself, and as a spiritual quest. Meeting Cartouche … chapter 1. However, this book is more of the author’s life told in the sahdu way. Aug 30, Saduu rated it really liked it Shelves: From Her primordial articulation, not yet manifest, not yet sound, arises the Little Mothers, the […].
Natalia Suarez rated it it was amazing Nov 28, Baba Rampuri has written this book in a way as if he is telling a fiction and not a pe This is an amazing book I would say. He tells tales of the naked babas. This page was last edited on 13 November saxhu, at May 25, Samir rated it it was bu. Never thought a autobiography can be so thrilling to read! He had me sit on the […].
Autobiography of a Sadhu: Description After traveling at age 18 from his native California to India inRampuri was drawn to the Naga Babas, an ancient and wild order of naked yogis whom he calls the “Hell’s Angels of Indian Spirituality. 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 of ‘darshan’ the beholding, achieving immortality, the alchemical contribution to the world, expanding one’s vocabulary, Hindu scriptures and words such as ‘karma’ and ‘nirvana’ and their relevance to the experience of living, Indian culture and the oral tradition of naga babas, the ‘yogi shamans’, the search for new meanings, Indian cannabis use, gurus and their communication of sahu, the distortion of Hinduism by India’s colonizers, the “book of the world,” the Mother Goddess and her fruits spread across the world, the uncluttered mind of the yogi, his connection with the Goddess, and Amrita the Elixir of Immortality.
One day he called all the local babas for a feast, a bhandara, he would prepare on Dashashwamedh Ghat. Stephen Conroy rated it liked it Aug 14, Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x 17mm ahtobiography He led me to room in the ashram and sat down on a rampurii bed with a cotton mattress.