The World of the Mind - India 2011

Josef Fric

The World of the Mind

Content

The book The World of the Mind
Dedication
Introduction
The Fundamental Mistakes in One's Perception of the World
Three Types of People According to Their State of Mind
Ego - the Constructed Idea of the Mind "I Am a Body"
The Main Sources of the Ego
Is There a God in This View of the World?
Dreams
Miracles
Happiness
Love
Is My Life Directed by Fate or My Own Will?
Doubts
Path to the Freedom
Yoga
Dhyana-yoga - The Path of Meditation
Jnana-yoga - The Path of Knowledge
Karma-yoga - The Path of Renunciation of Results of Actions
Bhakti-yoga - The Path of Devotion
God's Grace - The Self-experience
The Guru
The Properties of a Seeker
Summary
Recommended Methods and Literature
Self-enquiry
The Age of Demon Kali
In Conclusion
Literature
The book Siva and Parvati
The book Strange Dream
Links

Sri Ramana Asramam
Sri Brahmam
Athithi Asram
Gurujee Ojaswee Sharma
Sri Nanna Garu
Amma
Mahatma Gandhi
Yogi Ram Surat Kumar
Yoga in daily life
AHAM
ISKCON - Hare Krishna
Yatharth Gita
Bhagavad Gita
Publishers
Volvox Globator
Sri Ramana Asramam
Webhosting
TANGER computersystems


               India 2011               

Arunachala in Full Moon shine just befor he rise up


Indie 2011

Happily in Delhi

My journey started at beginning of Janury when I came to Delhi, on picture is my friend Deepak selling silver in his shop with his father. Next day I took plane to Chennai and reached Tiruvannamalai just at a beginning of a Pongal festival.

First girivalam

I started my first pradkshina arond Arunachala next day to worship great Shiva, God of gods.

Paintings rangoli

The Pongal started, all doors are decorated with coloured paintngs from rice flour.

Harisha - young priest

We visited the brahmin school in countryside next day. It was the cow day, celebration which is done for cows.

Ceremony

The ceremony was done by the teacher, students helped wit recitatind from Sama Veda.

Basket with fruits

Everything was nice decorated, cows was washed and decorated and everywhere were fruits and other goodies.

Sri Brahmam

Sri Brahmam visited Tiruvannamalai and I visited few his satsangas

Meditation hall

I spent a lot of time in the meditation hall in Sri Ramanasramam, where is sofa where Sri Ramana sat more than twenty years.

Big temple celebration

In front of the Big Tepmle is noisy celebration, which is visited also by Sri Arunachaleswara.

Sri Ramana Lingam

The Lingam of Sri Ramana in Samadhi hall of Sri Ramanasramam was decorated by gold.

Pradakshina

The Full Moon time starts at the end of the Pongal festival and there is many pilgrims again.

Snake man

A Snake man came to Tiruvannamalai for Ful Moon time with his snakes - Shiva messengers

Flowers

A flower shop at the doors of Sri Ramanasramam

Grapes

A small shop with grapes at the road around the Hill. Owner performs small puja, most probably to god Ganesa to remove obstacles and bring succecfull day.

ISKCON

Truck with shop ISKCON - Hare Krishna movement

Night picture

Long exposure made such picture of pilgrims.

Scene

Arunachala is such nice scene.

Waterlily

Lotoses evoke the Bhagavad-Geeta verse 5.10. - One who acts by dedicating actions to Brahman and by renouncing attachment, he does not become polluted by sin, just as a lotus leaf is not by water.

Arunachala in haze

Nice composition of Arunachala in haze.

Me

Me on way around the Hill

Rice field

If you leave town, after just two kilometers you can see such idylic picture.

Children

Children, especially giddy small girls are very popular objects for photographers.

Monkeys

Small monkeys are very nice too.

Tamil family

Giddy Tamil family visiting the Big Temple

Marriage

Part of wedding take place in Big Temple.

February Full Moon

Next Full Moon night is comming.

Kokosy

Pro poutníky jsou připraveny nové zásoby kokosů.

Police

Police keeps trafic out of roads around the Hill

Moon over Arunachala

This Full Moon appeared over the top of Arunachala.

Brahmin schools meeting

Meeting of brahmin schools took place in Sri Ramanasramam

Fire puja

One parto of program is big FIre puja

Obětující studenti

Such ceremony is most elaborate Hindu ritual. The best place to do it is under the Holy Arunachala, the Hill of fire.

My fathers birthday

For my father birthday I perfomed a beautiful puja in Athithi Asramam

Sadhus

My guests - men who renounced the world and seek for spiritual liberation.

Altar

Altar in Athithi Asramam. Picture of Sri Ramana covered with flowers.

Me and Swamy

Last day - farewell to my friend Swami Parameswara

Well in Delhi

Visiting old town well in Delhi

Motobike parking

To park a bike in Delhi is quite big problem, how about to park the car.


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