Register here for the March Online Satsang with Swami Nirmalananda Giri (Abbot George Burke), to be held Saturday, March 2nd, at 12 noon EST.
Do people call you a godless heathen? Congratulations! If you weren’t on the right track those on the wrong track would not be so hysterically fearful of you and your spiritual path.
Our friend Jonathan Mahoney, who has hosted a number of podcasts with Swami Nirmalananda, has gathered a large number of quotes from his writings and podcasts which he found valuable. So we are sharing them with you.
At our monthly online Satsangs there are many more questions that can be answered in an hour. So we are going to be regularly posting answers to the extra questions. Here are Swami Nirmalananda’s answers to the questions left over after the September Satsang.
In the Nath Yogi tradition, all a real guru does is tell the student how to practice yoga sadhana and answers any questions about the practice
“Desire” is the usual translation of the Sanskrit word kama, which means desire, passion, or lust. Desire arises from the ego and is always “I want” with little regard for the principles of spiritual life or the ultimate consequences of fulfilling such desire.