Dr N C Ramanujachary's Blog – August 2012 Archive (4)

A Recondite Scholar of Intelligence

EPILOGUE

T Subba Row (1856-‘90), as is well known and lamented too, lived for a very short span of life. His (theosophical) literary career can be said to have started on Sept. 14, 1881 (referring to his first article on “Twelve Signs” to The Theosophist, November); and ended sometime in 1888 (the last reported article “Occultism in Southern India” being ‘a summary of a discussion at Adyar Library, on 1st December 1888). In a short period of about 7 years, he…

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Added by Dr N C Ramanujachary on August 9, 2012 at 1:00am — 4 Comments

A Recondite Scholar of Intelligence

Taraka Raja Yoga -4

There is a considered opinion that the quintessence of TRY is embedded in SRI RAMA HRIDAYAM boxed in the first canto of Adyatma Ramayanam. Here Sri Rama interferes to give instruction direct to Hanuman who was being taught the transcendental nature by Sita. The instruction runs to 9 sloka-s (44-52). The gist of the verses is thus:

I shall teach you the true nature of Atma - Anatma and Paramatma[Logos, Individual soul, Pure…

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Added by Dr N C Ramanujachary on August 7, 2012 at 1:00am — No Comments

A Recondite Scholar of Intelligence

Taraka Raja Yoga -3

We may here look to the table correlating the various classifications.

  as per HPB              Vedanta         TRY

1. Rupa or Sthula sarira           Annamaya kosa

2.Prana, Life or Vital principle                                Sthulaopadhi

2Linga sarira, astral body      Pranamaya kosa

3.Kama Rupa, seat of animal

         Desires and passions    

4.Manas, Mind,…

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Added by Dr N C Ramanujachary on August 5, 2012 at 12:30am — No Comments

A Recondite Scholar of Intelligence

    TARAKA RAJA YOGA -2

HPB correlates this in her statement:

“The Taraka Raja Yogis recognize only three Upadhis, in which Atma may work. These three states are: Jagrat(Waking), Swapna(Dreaming), Sushupti(Causal). Corresponding to Sthula Upadhi, Sukshms Upadhi and Karana Upadhi. In the transcendental state of Samadhi body with its Linga Sarira (the vehicle of Life-principle) is left out of consideration, and is the synthesis of…

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Added by Dr N C Ramanujachary on August 3, 2012 at 12:30am — 1 Comment

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