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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Many babas used to know the language of birds but now there few. He has a slight flavor of Don Juan and Carlos Casteneda, as it shows how an American view is so limited to the unlimited world of the spirit.
Autobiography of a Sadhu – Baba Rampuri
I would say the word kundalini […]. Autobiography of a Sadhu: Open Preview See a Problem? He is the author of rampufi Destiny Books published book Autobiography of a Sadhu: Saraswati Saraswati is the Mother Goddess of Creation. 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.
If I were […]. Children of the Revolution … chapter 1 We were on our way home, moving toward the Light or so we believed. Baba Rampuri has written this autobiorgaphy in a way as if he is telling a fiction and not a personalized account. He hosts an international camp at the Kumbh Mela the most recent being the Ardh Kumbh Mela in Allahabad,as well as retreats, teachings, and initiations in India, and abroad.
I certainly recommend this book to anyone willing to expand his or her knowledge of another culture. Outwardly he was a steady, traditional boy, an athlete and solid student.
Naga Sadhuauthor, teacher, lecturer, philosopher. Knowing very little of this specific sect, I was enthralled with the mysticism. He claims to be the first westerner to become a Naga Sadhuhaving been initiated in In the late s, an American teen did what so many of us only fantasized about: From Her primordial articulation, not yet manifest, not yet sound, arises the Little Mothers, the […].
Feb 01, Zuzana rated it did not like it Shelves: On August 11, Rampuri featured in an episode titled Dear India from the Chelsea late-night talk show. The Sacrament of Knowledge … from chap 8 He told me that my initiation into the Great Renunciation, the Virja Havan, would take place on the dark moon, about two autobiogtaphy later, in a grand mass ceremony.
The meeting was meant for the inauguration of a tiny temple a few miles outside of a village. Reminds you of “The Alchemist”. Kundalini … chapter 16 Kundalini I was practicing—meditating. This page was last edited on 13 Novemberat Having just read Yogananda’s Autobiography of a Yogi, I was worried about redundancy, but thankfully, while many of his experiences with various Seekers were similar to Yogananda’s, Rampuri’s Autobiography of a Sadhu is told from the viewpoint of a Westerner and possibly because of this, his choice of words and his relatively less emotionally charged prose made such encounters easier to digest.
But that aside, for any reader of good literature, it’s a great adventure story that leaves the reader anxious for his next book! Jul 12, Lisa rated it really liked it Shelves: No trivia or quizzes yet.
He was a siddha, who remembered all his past lives and Datt Akhara from previous ages, so when he first arrived in the present life, he […].
Autobiography of a Sadhu: A Journey into Mystic India
Banished … chapter 13 Banished …. I studied with my guru the traditional way, in […]. Hanuman Darshan … from chapter 18 Hanuman Darshan I performed my omkars in front of the shiny orange Hanuman, then I sat in front of him, and with great humility and shame, repeated my guru mantra, counting one hundred and eight repetitions […].
He was revered as the most learned man in India. Views Read Edit View history.
In he was admitted to the Council of Elders of Datt Akhara in Ujjain, Central India, and has become the special envoy of its Pir usually the title of a Muslim Sufi leader, but it is also the title of the abbot of Datt Akhara in Ujjain. 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. Thanks for telling us about the problem. I was only 17 and didn’t quite know what to think about the whole happening, but realized it would probably be a once in a lifetime experience.
Renee rated it it was amazing May 08, A Journey into Mystic India.
Retrieved from ” https: All together its a fasc This book takes you into the life of a young american fascinated by Indian mysticism and journeys to India to become a renunciate. An example given is of an enlightened soul that crosses our path. Holly rated it really liked it Nov 05, He lives in India. Lovers of imagery and the sounds of words will be mesmerized by Autobiography of a Sadhu. To ask other readers questions about Autobiography of a Sadhuplease sign up.
This includes airports, crossroads, the seashore, graveyards, hospitals, and temples but the places where the Ordinary World meets the Extraordinary World requires pilgrimage, either internal or external.
Baba Rampuri – Wikipedia
Lists with This Book. Product details Aa Paperback pages Dimensions x x 17mm Baba Ram Nath Aghori also had invisible servants. Archived from the original on October 21,