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Book of Vladimir Antonov "Spiritual Practices (Training Aid)"

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Contents

God and Us

Stages of the Spiritual Path

Multidimensionality of the Universe

The "Creation" and the "End of the World"

Where Should We Seek God?

Hell and Paradise

How Can We Fall in Love with God?

God — and Divine Teachers

God versus Pagan "Deities"

Spiritual Heart as the Organ of Love

"Babaji's Formula"

Truth

Simplicity

Love

Karma Yoga (Selfless Service)

Abandonment of the Lower Self for the Sake of Merging with the Higher Self

Practice of the Straight Path

Preliminary Methods

Initial Methods

Ethic Self-Correction

Impressions as Food for the Soul

Initial Control of Emotions

Self-Discipline and Energy

Hygienic Advice

Hatha Yoga

Visualization

Basic Methods

General Information

"Cross of Buddha"

Warm-Up

Relaxation Asanas

Pranayamas

Psycho-Physical Exercises

Shavasana

Latihan. Baptism of the Holy Spirit

Cleansing of Chakras. Opening Up of Spiritual Heart

Going out from the Body

Development of Chakras. Dantyans

Work with Meridians. Sushumna, Chitrini, Zhen-Mo, "Microcosmic Orbit" and the Middle Meridian

The "Cocoon"

"Bubbles of Perception"

Development of "Power in Subtlety" (Correct "Crystallization" of Consciousness)

Winter Swimming

Meditative Running

The Highest Methods

Their Aim and Scheme of Work

Pranava. "Birth" and "Maturing" in the Holy Spirit

Driving Out Demons

"Total Reciprocity" (Nirodhi)

Baptism of Fire. Merging with Fiery Divine "Mahadouble"

The "Root"

"Raising of Kundalini"

Entering the Abode of the Creator

Conclusion

Bibliography

Going out from the Body

A great number of mystics of various countries and cultures get deceived by learning to going out from the body forward or upward. This manner of exiting from the body gets them into a certain sub-layer of the "astral plane" (depending on their own status on the subtlety-coarseness scale) — a rather dense eon that is the closest to the material world. From the "astral plane" one can very easily see the material world and people with their thoughts. This comes along with the possibility to "spy" upon them, play jokes on them or influence them in some other way… This turns out to be interesting and exciting…

But when the body of such person dies he stays attached to material objects. He did not get any closer to God and his incarnation was spent in vain.

But if we made necessary transformations of our main meridians, especially of chitrini (Brahma-nadi) — one of the subtlest structures of the organism, then by passing through chitrini we immediately "fall out" into eons of the Holy Spirit at the least. And there we can see Him as Light-Love and feel Him as Tenderness. There we learn to merge with Him and to become one with Him.

…Do not these prospects that can be so easily attained spur you to reject your old dogmas and vices and to dash "with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind, and with all your strength" towards the Embraces of God?

 

 
 

 

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