In this podcast Abbot George continues his discussion concerning how Lucifer could stand to be in the presence of Jesus, and how the status of master yogis is often hidden. He begins by giving his own experiences with spiritual figures in India, and continues with what he had heard of others.
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In one of his many trips to India, Abbot George saw the great vedantic teacher and head of the famous Kailash Ashram in Rishikesh, Chaitanya Giri, and was stunned at his spiritual presence. Then Abbot George shares the story of his meeting, some years later with Chaitanya Giri’s successor, Swami Vishnudevananda, and the surprising experience which cause Abbot George to revise his opinion of him
He tell a humorous story of Paramhansa Yogananda told him by Peggy Dietz, who had been Yogananda’s secretary, when a friend of hers first saw Yogananda at the Hollywood SRF Church.
Masters and Karma
He discusses how spiritual masters deal with their karma in relation to using it for helping the world. He shares Swami Kriyananda’s story of what Yogananda said when he asked him what it was like for Yogananda when Yogananda had to take rebirth for helping the world.
And he shares how Yogananda made “preparations” for his next birth at the end of his life. He also shares what Yogananda said his next life would be like.
This podcast is just over 20 minutes long. If you do not see the podcast player above (it won’t show in emails), you can listen here: The Hidden Status of Master Yogis, Part 2
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