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Siddhasana

Yoni Mudra
Kumbhaka

Uddiyana - Nauli

Navi Kriya

Kechari Mudra

Chin Pump
Jalandhara

Eight Limbs of Yoga

Samyama & Siddhi

Spinal Bastrika
Pranayama

Heart Breathing

Yoga Nidra
Cosmic Samyama

Mantra
Enhancements

Solar Centering

Tantra

Brahmacharya

Vajroli Mudra

Whole Body Mudra

Yogic Diet

Fasting

Addictions

Hallucinogens

Shatkarmas

Amaroli

Nectar Cycle

Kundalini
Assistance

Sensitivity Issues

Spirits & Entities

Shaktipat

Self-Inquiry
Jnana - Advaita

End of Suffering

Karma Yoga

Dare to Dream

Evolution of Action

Prayer & Healing

Yoga for Children

Ayurveda

Summary of Practices

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Advanced Yoga Practices Plus
Topic Paths - Expanded List


Multiple lesson links are listed below for topics covered in AYP Plus, facilitating many unique pathways through the lessons according to your preference.
This is the "expanded" topic paths list, showing all the lessons under each topic. For ease of looking up specific topics, the list can be collapsed by clicking on any topic heading.

By clicking on the "Related Lessons" link at the bottom of any lesson page you will be brought directly to corresponding topic and lesson pathway.

The topic paths are in three categories: Overview, AYP Main Techniques and Related Topics.

Note: Short descriptions of many practices and experiences can also be found in the Glossary of Sanskrit Terms.

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OVERVIEW

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10 - Why this Discussion?

11 - What is Yoga? What is Religion?

20 - Enlightenment without God?

35 - Enlightenment Milestones

74 - For This Life, and the Next One

84 - The Art of Doing Nothing

85 - Enlightenment Milestones Revisited

93 - Changing Times

100 - What is Enlightenment?

120 - "Getting Enlightenment"

253 - Spiritual Study and the Rise of Yoga in the West

259 - Fear and Enlightenment

260 - The Difference Between Enlightenment and Perfection

283 - Is Enlightenment an Illusion?

385 - Review on Building a Baseline Practice Routine (AYP Practice Chart)

426 - Enlightenment Time Line

429 - We Can Do This

430 - Freedom


    ADVANCED YOGA PRACTICES (main techniques)

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Desire/Bhakti

12 - The Essential Ingredient - Desire

67 - Bhakti - The Science of Devotion

68 - Relationship of Traumatic Experiences and Bhakti

69 - Kundalini Symptoms, Imbalances and Remedies

88 - The Magic of Bhakti

93 - Changing Times

109 - Bhakti, Meditation and Inner Silence

112 - Bhakti - Up Close and Personal

120 - "Getting Enlightenment"

132 - What is Sin?

165 - Desire and Change

187 - Establishing and Maintaining Daily Practice

214 - Finding Your Spiritual "Hook"

220 - Opening the Heart Chakra

221 - Expanding Heart Space

T19 - Sex, Love and Bhakti

240 - Regarding One's Highest Ideal

246 - Intelligence, Bhakti and Genius

T37 - Sexual Fantasies and Bhakti

252 - Self-Pacing, Surrender and Enlightenment

282 - Bhakti, Deep Meditation and on Becoming the Mantra

335 - The Role of Desire in Self-Inquiry

337 - Dare to Dream

338 - Bhakti - You are the Doorway

339 - Your Chosen Ideal

340 - Transforming Emotional Energy for Enlightenment

341 - Bhakti and Self-Pacing

342 - Bhakti and Your Yoga Practices

344 - Transcending Karma and Putting It to Good Use

347 - The Role of Service

348 - A Journey from Here to Here

349 - The Convergence of Bhakti and Self-Inquiry

358 - Can I Trust the Mantra?

360 - Acts of Surrender

T69 - Romancing the Stone

391 - Changes in Bhakti from Dual to Non-Dual

425 - Urgent Bhakti and Overdoing

426 - Enlightenment Time Line

Deep Meditation

13 - Meditation - Awakening the Silent Seed

14 - Not Much Happening in Meditation

15 - Restlessness in Meditation

16 - Bliss in Meditation

17 - Was I Asleep in Meditation?

18 - Finding the Time for Meditation

19 - What Tradition to Follow?

20 - Enlightenment without God?

21 - Objects of Meditation

22 - Vibratory Quality of Mantra

23 - Watching the Clock in Meditation

24 - Does Meditation Cure Sickness?

25 - Effect of Meditation on High Stress Situations

27 - Location of Mantra in Meditation

28 - Will I become a Milquetoast from Meditation?

29 - Alcohol, Tobacco and Drugs

30 - Diet and Meditation

31 - Enjoying the Great Outdoors

33 - A New Way to Sit in Meditation

34 - Meditation and World Problems

35 - Enlightenment Milestones

36 - Meditation and the Fifth Dimension

37 - Group Meditations

59 - Some Mantra Particulars

79 - Mantra Reminders

86 - Finding your Meditation Routine

102 - Importance of Smooth Long-Term Meditation Routine

106 - Mantra and Breathing in Meditation

115 - Mantra, Language and Meaning

116 - Meditation - First Enhancement of Mantra

117 - Finding a Mantra with no Meaning?

157 - What is Inner Silence?

158 - Too Relaxed in Meditation?

159 - Too Many Thoughts in Meditation?

160 - Extreme Sensitivity to Meditation - What To Do?

180 - Off to a Good Start in Meditation

186 - Meditation - Second Enhancement of Mantra

188 - Mantra Design 101

190 - Sambhavi During Meditation?

195 - Mantra, Thoughts and Attention

196 - Refining a Sound in the Mind

232 - Meditation and Automatic Yoga

244 - Going for a Smooth Start in Meditation and Pranayama

282 - Bhakti, Deep Meditation and on Becoming the Mantra

298 - Deep Meditation, Purification and Karma

355 - Deep Meditation Reminders

358 - Can I Trust the Mantra?

365 - The Range of Sensitivities to Deep Meditation

366 - Suggestions for Under-Sensitive Meditators

367 - Suggestions for Over-Sensitive Meditators

368 - The Solar Centering Enhancement

369 - Alternate Approach to Mantra Enhancements

370 - Clarifications on the Solar Centering Enhancement

371 - Self-Directed Mantra Enhancement Strategy

372 - Witnessing versus Focused Attention to Dissolve Obstructions

373 - Fear as a Cause of Under-Sensitivity to Deep Meditation

375 - Out of Our Heads

397 - Deep Meditation and Analysis Paralysis

414 - Off to a Good Start with Meditation, but...

420 - The Doctor Is In

427 - Taking the Leap to Direct Experience

Spinal Breathing Pranayama

39 - Pranayama - Cultivating the Soil of the Nervous System

41 - Spinal Breathing Pranayama

42 - Is this Pranayama Natural?

43 - Relationship of Pranayama to Meditation

44 - Finding the Spinal Nerve

45 - Breathing is Slowing Down in Pranayama

46 - Which Way is Up in Spinal Breathing?

47 - Chakras?

48 - Pranayama and Health

49 - Perspiration in Pranayama

50 - Managing the Time in Pranayama

51 - Strange Gurglings in Pranayama

52 - Big Little Nerve

53 - Light and Sound in Pranayama

62 - Duration of One Spinal Breathing Cycle?

63 - Cool and Warm Currents in Pranayama

69 - Kundalini Symptoms, Imbalances and Remedies

96 - Spinal Breathing Startup Review

135 - Kundalini Currents in Legs and Arms

156 - Muladhara/Root and Integration of Practices

160 - Extreme Sensitivity to Meditation - What To Do?

182 - Healthy Skepticism

200 - Follow-up on a Sensitive Meditator

206 - Varieties of Spinal Breathing

229 - Spinal Breathing in Inner Space

239 - Spinal Breathing Pranayama Enhancements and Asanas

241 - Smoothing Out Pranayama

244 - Going for a Smooth Start in Meditation and Pranayama

288 - Yoni Spinal Breathing - Balancing Energy in the Head

378 - How Does Pranayama Awaken Kundalini?

381 - Ida, Pingala and Kundalini Awakening

401 - Mulabandha and Full Yogic (belly) Breathing

407 - Pranayama for Relaxation or Kundalini Awakening?

Mulabandha/Asvini

55 - Mulabandha - Enlivening Sexual Energy Upward

64 - The Ecstatic Silver Thread

91 - Yoni Mudra Kumbhaka - Purging the Third Eye, and More

105 - Hitting a Wall at Mulabandha

119 - Some Other Approaches to Mulabandha

130 - Vibrations at the Root

156 - Muladhara/Root and Integration of Practices

T71 - Mulabandha - Tantra On The Go

401 - Mulabandha and Full Yogic (belly) Breathing

Sambhavi Mudra

56 - Sambhavi - Opening the Third Eye

65 - The Pineal and Pituitary Glands

91 - Yoni Mudra Kumbhaka - Purging the Third Eye, and More

131 - Coordinating Sambhavi and Spinal Breathing

169 - Is this Ecstatic Conductivity?

174 - Sex and Sambhavi

189 - Where is the Third Eye?

190 - Sambhavi During Meditation?

212 - Whole Body Mudra

Asanas

69 - Kundalini Symptoms, Imbalances and Remedies

71 - Yoga Asanas - A Wonderful Billion Dollar Industry

80 - Physical Fitness and Yoga

107 - Self-Pacing in Postures and Practices

145 - Overdoing it with Asanas 

147 - Sequencing of Asanas, Pranayama and Meditation

149 - The Eight Limbs of Yoga and Samyama - Melting the Darkness

183 - Movements and Automatic Yoga

216 - Kundalini Jolts and Self-Pacing in Practices

239 - Spinal Breathing Pranayama (Enhancements) and Asanas

285 - Balancing Asanas with Deep Meditation

300 - Samyama and Yoga Postures (Asanas)

383 - Yoga Asanas - Traditional or Modern? (And the Enhanced AYP Asana Routine)

409 - Asanas (Postures) and Premature Kundalini Awakening

Siddhasana

33 - A New Way to Sit in Meditation

75 - Siddhasana - Living in a Fountain of Ecstasy

127 - Siddhasana or Padmasana?

128 - Siddhasana and Pressure in the Head

156 - Muladhara/Root and Integration of Practices

174 - Sex and Sambhavi

177 - Advanced Siddhasana

T16 - What is the Best Tantric Practice?

T28 - Advanced Siddhasana for Women and Men

235 - Blending Inner Silence and Ecstasy

T66 - Tantra and Family Values

Yoni Mudra Kumbhaka

91 - Yoni Mudra Kumbhaka - Purging the Third Eye, and More

94 - Some House Cleaning Tips

95 - Stabilizing Ecstasy

99 - Practices - Front End and Back End

144 - Chin pump Lite (Without Kumbhaka)

204 - Summary of Principles, Abilities and Practices

281 - Yoni Chin Pump - Leveraging Two Practices

288 - Yoni Spinal Breathing - Balancing Energy in the Head

Uddiyana/Nauli/Navi Kriya

91 - Yoni Mudra Kumbhaka - Purging the Third Eye, and More

129 - Nauli - Raising Kundalini with Your Abdominal Muscles

139 - Dynamic Jalandhara - The Chin Pump

275 - Navi Kriya - The Middle Way

316 - More Shatkarmas and Overall Guidelines

Kechari Mudra

91 - Yoni Mudra Kumbhaka - Purging the Third Eye, and More

108 - Kechari Mudra - A Giant Leap for Humankind

114 - Kechari - Throat Jamming in Stage 1

192 - Tips on Kechari

197 - Kechari Sensations

205 - More on Kechari

212 - Whole Body Mudra

T34 - Kechari and the "Secret Spot"

T35 - Ecstatic Reflex during Sex

223 - Kechari Stage 1 and-a-half?

224 - Automatic Kechari and Visions

229 - Spinal Breathing in Inner Space

271 - Kechari Story - From Tongue-Tied to the Yoga Super-Highway

284 - Ecstatic Energy in Higher Stages of Kechari

T61 - Kechari Stimulation and the Ladder of Chakras

412 - Will Kechari Mudra Practice Deform the Soft Palate?

Chin Pump (Dynamic Jalandhara)

139 - Dynamic Jalandhara - The Chin Pump

140 - Chin pump - Coordinating Head Rotation and Breathing

143 - Chin Pump - Effects in the Lower Body

144 - Chin pump Lite (Without Kumbhaka)

281 - Yoni Chin Pump - Leveraging Two Practices

Samyama

76 - Siddhis - Are Powers Real?

149 - The Eight Limbs of Yoga and Samyama - Melting the Darkness

150 - Samyama Practice

151 - Samyama - Settling in with Your Sutras

152 - Thinking about Meanings versus Doing Samyama Practice

153 - Yoga Sutra Translations, and on becoming "Super-Normal"

154 - Samyama - "Let Go and Let God"

155 - Samyama - Lightness, Lurching and Levitation?

176 - Dissecting Samyama

184 - Teleportation, Samyama and Siddhis

221 - Expanding Heart Space

243 - Meditation and Powers (Siddhis)

264 - Astral Projection

269 - Leapfrogging to Samyama - Moving Inner Silence Outward

299 - Cosmic Samyama - Advanced Yoga Nidra

300 - Samyama and Yoga Postures (Asanas)

301 - Prayer and the Principles of Samyama

302 - The Far-Reaching Consequences of Samyama

303 - Siddhis - Super-Normal Powers

317 - Eleven Key Questions on Samyama

351 - Adding Self-Inquiry to Core Samyama Practice

353 - Alternate Sutra for Self-Inquiry Samyama

359 - Pratyahara - The Forgotten Limb of Yoga?

374 - Samyama and Solar Centering

399 - Mind - Faster than the Speed of Light

408 - Samyama, Elbow Grease and Non-Duality

415 - Samyama and Prayer for Dissolving Global Problems

419 - Where's the Shaktipat Coming From?

420 - The Doctor Is In

Spinal Bastrika Pranayama

171 - Spinal Bastrika Pranayama - Pressure-Washing Your Karma

172 - Spinal Bastrika Energy, Sleep and Time of Practice

173 - Spinal Bastrika Cycle Time

Targeted Bastrika Pranayama

198 - Targeted Bastrika - A Laser for Karmic Cleansing

199 - Managing the Opening of the Crown

Self-Inquiry

283 - Is Enlightenment an Illusion?

302 - The Far-Reaching Consequences of Samyama

321 - An Inquiry about Ending Suffering

322 - The Witness as Underlying Cause of Self-Inquiry

323 - Roles of Knowledge, Philosophy and Direct Experience

324 - Self-Inquiry - From Inspiration to Realization

325 - Relational and Non-Relational Self-Inquiry

326 - Styles of Self-Inquiry and Bridging the Gap

327 - The Evolutionary Stages of Mind

328 - On Becoming "Ripe"

329 - Pitfalls of the Mind

330 - Self-Inquiry and the Limbs of Yoga

331 - Non-Duality and Ecstatic Kundalini

332 - Darshan, Shaktipat and the Global Web of Awakening

333 - Dissolving the Witness in Unity

334 - Advaita (non-duality), Free Will and Karma

335 - The Role of Desire in Self-Inquiry

336 - A Confirmation of Unity

349 - The Convergence of Bhakti and Self-Inquiry

350 - Practices for Moving Beyond the Witness Stage

351 - Adding Self-Inquiry to Core Samyama Practice

353 - Alternate Sutra for Self-Inquiry Samyama

354 - Is Mind the Enemy?

356 - How to Recognize Relational Self-Inquiry

357 - Who is the Perceiver?

359 - Pratyahara - The Forgotten Limb of Yoga?

361 - Ramana Maharshi and AYP

362 - Ideological Jnana Yoga (Advaita-Vedanta)

375 - Out of Our Heads

376 - Beyond Death

380 - Catching the Attaching

392 - The Aloneness of Enlightenment

398 - Is Self-Inquiry Necessary for Enlightenment?

403 - The Question with No Answer

405 - The Uncertainty of Life

408 - Samyama, Elbow Grease and Non-Duality

426 - Enlightenment Time Line

428 - The Transformation of Ego

Service (Karma Yoga)

98 - Yoga and Marriage

120 - "Getting Enlightenment"

166 - Pay It Forward

228 - Heart Opening and Service

264 - Astral Projection

277 - Crown, Ajna and Spiritual Intuition

344 - Transcending Karma and Putting It to Good Use

345 - The Spiritual Evolution of Action

346 - Mapping the Transformation of Action

347 - The Role of Service

348 - A Journey from Here to Here

363 - Liberation of the One is Liberation of the Whole

391 - Changes in Bhakti from Dual to Non-Dual

Self-Pacing and Grounding

38 - What is Your Time Line?

60 - Unexpected Interruptions

69 - Kundalini Symptoms, Imbalances and Remedies

80 - Physical Fitness and Yoga

81 - Charging Ahead Too Fast?

86 - Finding your Meditation Routine

98.1 - Self-Pacing Our Practice for Spouse and Children

99 - Practices - Front End and Back End

102 - Importance of Smooth Long-Term Meditation Routine

104 - Stubborn Energy Blockages

105 - Hitting a Wall at Mulabandha

107 - Self-Pacing in Postures and Practices

120 - "Getting Enlightenment"

125 - Kundalini Heat 

128 - Siddhasana and Pressure in the Head

135 - Kundalini Currents in Legs and Arms

144 - Chin pump Lite (Without Kumbhaka)

145 - Overdoing it with Asanas

146 - Shaktipat - Direct Transmissions of Spiritual Energy

160 - Extreme Sensitivity to Meditation - What To Do?

168 - Is Pain a Prerequisite for Inner Peace?

172 - Spinal Bastrika Energy, Sleep and Time of Practice

173 - Spinal Bastrika Cycle Time 

182 - Healthy Skepticism

187 - Establishing and Maintaining Daily Practice

203 - Reflections on Some Dramatic Experiences

207 - Left or Right Side Imbalances

216 - Kundalini Jolts and Self-Pacing in Practices

217 - Responsibility

219 - Irritability in Activity

226 - Expansion on Our Mind

231 - Dusty Rooms

244 - Going for a Smooth Start in Meditation and Pranayama

247 - Nausea

250 - Balancing Practices with Advancing Experiences

252 - Self-Pacing, Surrender and Enlightenment

261 - Kundalini Surge

331 - Non-Duality and Ecstatic Kundalini

332 - Darshan, Shaktipat and the Global Web of Awakening

341 - Bhakti and Self-Pacing

355 - Deep Meditation Reminders

367 - Suggestions for Over-Sensitive Meditators

T72 - Tantra and Self-Pacing

378 - How Does Pranayama Awaken Kundalini?

385 - Review on Building a Baseline Practice Routine (AYP Practice Chart)

400 - Theory and Practice

406 - Kundalini Conundrum

409 - Asanas (Postures) and Premature Kundalini Awakening

411 - Less is More

414 - Off to a Good Start with Meditation, but...

422 - Curing Kundalini Excesses

424 - After the Ecstasy

425 - Urgent Bhakti and Overdoing

427 - Taking the Leap to Direct Experience

Summary of Principles and Practices

204 - Summary of Principles, Abilities and Practices

385 - Review on Building a Baseline Practice Routine (AYP Practice Chart)

430 - Freedom


RELATED TOPICS (listed alphabetically)

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Addiction

10 - Why this Discussion?

T38 - Pornography, Compulsive Habits, and Tantra

T39 - Principles of Tantra and Homosexuality

272 - Addiction, Abusive Conduct, Tough Love and Yoga

308 - Addictions and Flights of Fancy

Advaita-Vedanta (non-duality)

321 - An Inquiry about Ending Suffering

322 - The Witness as Underlying Cause of Self-Inquiry

323 - Roles of Knowledge, Philosophy and Direct Experience

324 - Self-Inquiry - From Inspiration to Realization

325 - Relational and Non-Relational Self-Inquiry

326 - Styles of Self-Inquiry and Bridging the Gap

327 - The Evolutionary Stages of Mind

328 - On Becoming "Ripe"

329 - Pitfalls of the Mind

330 - Self-Inquiry and the Limbs of Yoga

331 - Non-Duality and Ecstatic Kundalini

332 - Darshan, Shaktipat and the Global Web of Awakening

333 - Dissolving the Witness in Unity

334 - Advaita (non-duality), Free Will and Karma

335 - The Role of Desire in Self-Inquiry

336 - A Confirmation of Unity

349 - The Convergence of Bhakti and Self-Inquiry

350 - Practices for Moving Beyond the Witness Stage

351 - Adding Self-Inquiry to Core Samyama Practice

353 - Alternate Sutra for Self-Inquiry Samyama

354 - Is Mind the Enemy?

356 - How to Recognize Relational Self-Inquiry

357 - Who is the Perceiver?

359 - Pratyahara - The Forgotten Limb of Yoga?

361 - Ramana Maharshi and AYP

362 - Ideological Jnana Yoga (Advaita-Vedanta)

375 - Out of Our Heads

376 - Beyond Death

380 - Catching the Attaching

392 - The Aloneness of Enlightenment

398 - Is Self-Inquiry Necessary for Enlightenment?

403 - The Question with No Answer

405 - The Uncertainty of Life

408 - Samyama, Elbow Grease and Non-Duality

Adyashanti

332 - Darshan, Shaktipat and the Global Web of Awakening

Ajna

56 - Sambhavi - Opening the Third Eye

77 - Still More on Chakras

188 - Mantra Design 101

189 - Where is the Third Eye?

198 - Targeted Bastrika - A Laser for Karmic Cleansing

199 - Managing the Opening of the Crown

201 - The Drama of a Premature Crown Opening

212 - Whole Body Mudra

277 - Crown, Ajna and Spiritual Intuition

416 - From Third Eye to Sixth Sense, and Beyond

Akasha

150 - Samyama Practice

151 - Samyama - Settling in with Your Sutras

152 - Thinking about Meanings versus Doing Samyama Practice

Albert Einstein

13 - Meditation - Awakening the Silent Seed

246 - Intelligence, Bhakti and Genius

Alcohol and Tobacco

29 - Alcohol, Tobacco and Drugs

307 - Hallucinogens and Yoga

Allah

67 - Bhakti - The Science of Devotion

Amaroli (urine therapy)

310 - Fasting - A Powerful Spiritual Practice

319 - Amaroli - Urine Therapy

T32 - Menstruation, Yoga, and Amaroli

T40 - Amaroli - Some Interesting Observations

T63 - Natural Vajroli and Amaroli

T77 - Amaroli, Fertility and Pregnancy

Astral Projection

264 - Astral Projection

Astrology/Jyotish (influence of the stars)

93 - Changing Times

103 - Destiny and Free Will

146 - Shaktipat - Direct Transmissions of Spiritual Energy

343 - What is Karma?

Atheists and Agnostics

20 - Enlightenment without God?

Automatic Yoga (and movements)

104 - Stubborn Energy Blockages

135.1 - Hand Mudra (Jnana or Chin)

140.1 - Chin Pump, Automatic Yoga and Self-Pacing

146.4 - Shaktipat and the Attraction of Automatic Yoga (Kriyas)

183 - Movements and Automatic Yoga

202 - Free-Form versus Structured Practices

203 - Reflections on Some Dramatic Experiences

210 - Handling Automatic Yoga and Siddhis

218 - Meditation Sensitivity and Head Movements

T35 - Ecstatic Reflex during Sex

224 - Automatic Kechari and Visions

232 - Meditation and Automatic Yoga (a dialog)

385 - Review on Building a Baseline Practice Routine (AYP Practice Chart)

417 - Automatic Yoga Revisited

425 - Urgent Bhakti and Overdoing

Ayurveda

69 - Kundalini Symptoms, Imbalances and Remedies

90 - Caduceus Correction and Ida/Pingala Review

200 - Follow-up on a Sensitive Meditator

304 - Diet, Kundalini, and the Nectar Cycle

Basti (yogic enema)

314 - Colon Cleansing

Beatles

67 - Bhakti - The Science of Devotion

93 - Changing Times

253 - Spiritual Study and the Rise of Yoga in the West

Bhagavad Gita

74 - For This Life, and the Next One

253 - Spiritual Study and the Rise of Yoga in the West

330 - Self-Inquiry and the Limbs of Yoga

Bible

13 - Meditation - Awakening the Silent Seed

47 - Chakras?

113 - Bliss, Ecstasy and Divine Love

126 - Relationship of Pratyahara, Intellect and Bhakti

151 - Samyama - Settling in with Your Sutras

Bliss

16 - Bliss in Meditation

35 - Enlightenment Milestones

85 - Enlightenment Milestones Revisited

113 - Bliss, Ecstasy and Divine Love

143 - Chin Pump - Effects in the Lower Body

331 - Non-Duality and Ecstatic Kundalini

382 - Is Ecstasy a Prerequisite for Enlightenment?

Bob Dylan

93 - Changing Times

Book List

253 - Spiritual Study and the Rise of Yoga in the West

Brahmacharya

101 - What is Brahmacharya?

T9 - The Relationship of Brahmacharya, Tantric Sex, and Celibacy

T79 - Celibacy, Sexual Obsession and Self-Pacing

Brahma Sutras

350 - Practices for Moving Beyond the Witness Stage

Breath Meditation

367 - Suggestions for Over-Sensitive Meditators

368 - The Solar Centering Enhancement

404 - On Jumping to the Third Mantra Enhancement

425 - Urgent Bhakti and Overdoing

Breath Suspension

45 - Breathing is Slowing Down in Pranayama

46 - Which Way is Up in Spinal Breathing?

51 - Strange Gurglings in Pranayama

52 - Big Little Nerve

62 - Duration of One Spinal Breathing Cycle?

91 - Yoni Mudra Kumbhaka - Purging the Third Eye, and More

106 - Mantra and Breathing in Meditation

144 - Chin pump Lite (Without Kumbhaka)

167 - Living on Air and Sunlight Alone?

175 - Suspending Breath and New Experiences

Buddha/Buddhism

20 - Enlightenment without God?

134 - Yoga and Western Psychology

253 - Spiritual Study and the Rise of Yoga in the West

317 - Eleven Key Questions on Samyama

367 - Suggestions for Over-Sensitive Meditators

380 - Catching the Attaching

389 - Why Won't You be My Guru?

400 - Theory and Practice

Byron Katie

326.1 - Self-Inquiry During Deep Meditation?

349 - The Convergence of Bhakti and Self-Inquiry

350 - Practices for Moving Beyond the Witness Stage

Caduceus

89 - The Caduceus - A Snapshot of You and Me

90 - Caduceus Correction and Ida/Pingala Review

Carl Jung

134 - Yoga and Western Psychology

Celibacy

101 - What is Brahmacharya?

T9 - The Relationship of Brahmacharya, Tantric Sex, and Celibacy

T79 - Celibacy, Sexual Obsession and Self-Pacing

Chakras

21 - Objects of Meditation

47 - Chakras?

73 - More on Chakras

77 - Still More on Chakras

206 - Varieties of Spinal Breathing

220 - Opening the Heart Chakra

T61 - Kechari Stimulation and the Ladder of Chakras

Chanting

37 - Group Meditations

59 - Some Mantra Particulars

186 - Meditation - Second Enhancement of Mantra

377 - Inner Sound During Meditation

Children and Yoga

98.1 - Self-Pacing Our Practice for Spouse and Children

256 - Yoga for Our Children

Chiropractic

104 - Stubborn Energy Blockages

Concentration

263 - The Secret of Yogic Concentration

317 - Eleven Key Questions on Samyama

Connectedness of Yoga

104 - Stubborn Energy Blockages

149 - The Eight Limbs of Yoga and Samyama - Melting the Darkness

150 - Samyama Practice

169 - Is This Ecstatic Conductivity?

178 - Dharma

180 - Off to a Good Start in Meditation

183 - Movements and Automatic Yoga

185 - Role of the Intellect

191 - How to Cultivate Ecstatic Conductivity

204 - Summary of Principles, Abilities, and Practices

212 - Whole Body Mudra

252 - Self-Pacing, Surrender and Enlightenment

Cosmic Samyama

299 - Cosmic Samyama - Advanced Yoga Nidra

317 - Eleven Key Questions on Samyama

399 - Mind - Faster than the Speed of Light

Crown Opening (avoiding premature)

69 - Kundalini Symptoms, Imbalances and Remedies

77 - Still More on Chakras

125 - Kundalini Heat

181 - Expectations and Our Time Line

188 - Mantra Design 101

198 - Targeted Bastrika - A Laser for Karmic Cleansing 

199 - Managing the Opening of the Crown

201 - The Drama of a Premature Crown Opening

207.1 - Lopsided Crown Opening

208 - Inner Energy Collisions and Strong Emotions

230 - Crown and Third Eye

273 - Importance of Cultivating Inner Silence

277 - Crown, Ajna and Spiritual Intuition

287 - Crown Strategy and Kundalini

Daily Practices

- Establishing

58 - Step by Step

86 - Finding your Meditation Routine

147 - Sequencing of Asanas, Pranayama and Meditation

148 - Why Practices Twice a Day?

187 - Establishing and Maintaining Daily Practice

427 - Taking the Leap to Direct Experience

- Maintaining

102 - Importance of Smooth Long-Term Meditation Routine

148 - Why Practices Twice a Day?

187 - Establishing and Maintaining Daily Practice

- Expanding

148 - Why Practices Twice a Day?

193 -  Extending Practice Time Safely

387 - Retreats

- Compressing

18 - Finding the Time for Meditation

50 - Managing the Time in Pranayama

209 - Fitting Daily Practices into a Busy Schedule

Darshan

332 - Darshan, Shaktipat and the Global Web of Awakening

Dhauti (intesinal wash)

315 - Intestinal Wash

Death (yogic)

286 - Yogic Dying

376 - Beyond Death

Deepak Chopra

69 - Kundalini Symptoms, Imbalances and Remedies

253 - Spiritual Study and the Rise of Yoga in the West

Destiny

103 - Destiny and Free Will

Devotion

12 - The Essential Ingredient - Desire

67 - Bhakti - The Science of Devotion 

88 - The Magic of Bhakti

109 - Bhakti, Meditation and Inner Silence

112 - Bhakti - Up Close and Personal

338 - Bhakti - You are the Doorway

339 - Your Chosen Ideal

340 - Transforming Emotional Energy for Enlightenment

341 - Bhakti and Self-Pacing

Dharma

178 - Dharma

Diet

30 - Diet and Meditation

69 - Kundalini Symptoms, Imbalances and Remedies

167 - Living on Air and Sunlight Alone?

200 - Follow-up on a Sensitive Meditator

216 - Kundalini Jolts and Self-Pacing in Practices

220 - Opening the Heart Chakra

304 - Diet, Kundalini, and the Nectar Cycle

305 - Must We Become Vegetarians?

306 - Vitamins, Supplements and Herbal Remedies

309 - Yoga, Overcoming Hunger, and Weight Control

310 - Fasting - A Powerful Spiritual Practice

311 - Inner Silence, Eating Habits and Mind-Body-Spirit Connection

312 - Shatkarmas, Bodily Purification and Enlightenment

Digestion

51 - Strange Gurglings in Pranayama

133 - Nectar

304 - Diet, Kundalini, and the Nectar Cycle

310 - Fasting - A Powerful Spiritual Practice

Divine Love

110 - Romantic Love

113 - Bliss, Ecstasy and Divine Love

138 - Would You Like to get Reconditioned?

143 - Chin Pump - Effects in the Lower Body

182 - Healthy Skepticism

345 - The Spiritual Evolution of Action

T67 - A Sage's Jumping Seed

T71 - Mulabandha - Tantra On The Go

Divine Union

69 - Kundalini Symptoms, Imbalances and Remedies

113 - Bliss, Ecstasy and Divine Love

169 - Is This Ecstatic Conductivity?

Doshas (Ayurveda: vatta, pitta & kapha)

69 - Kundalini Symptoms, Imbalances and Remedies

200 - Follow-up on a Sensitive Meditator

Drugs

29 - Alcohol, Tobacco and Drugs

307 - Hallucinogens and Yoga

Eckhart Tolle

332 - Darshan, Shaktipat and the Global Web of Awakening

355 - Deep Meditation Reminders

Ecstasy

64 - The Ecstatic Silver Thread

66 - We are Arriving, Not Leaving

78 - Pleasure and the Path

95 - Stabilizing Ecstasy

113 - Bliss, Ecstasy and Divine Love

138 - Would You Like to get Reconditioned?

143 - Chin Pump - Effects in the Lower Body

203 - Reflections on Some Dramatic Experiences

235 - Blending Inner Silence and Ecstasy

258 - Divine Ecstasy - Is That All There Is?

284 - Ecstatic Energy in Higher Stages of Kechari

331 - Non-Duality and Ecstatic Kundalini

382 - Is Ecstasy a Prerequisite for Enlightenment?

424 - After the Ecstasy

Ecstatic Bliss

78 - Pleasure and the Path

113 - Bliss, Ecstasy and Divine Love

120 - "Getting Enlightenment"

139 - Dynamic Jalandhara - The Chin Pump

143 - Chin Pump - Effects in the Lower Body

169 - Is This Ecstatic Conductivity?

235 - Blending Inner Silence and Ecstasy

331 - Non-Duality and Ecstatic Kundalini

382 - Is Ecstasy a Prerequisite for Enlightenment?

424 - After the Ecstasy

Ecstatic Confessions (by Martin Buber)

T22 - Kundalini and Sexual Attraction for Guru and God

258 - Divine Ecstasy - Is That All There Is?

Ecstatic Conductivity

64 - The Ecstatic Silver Thread

65 - The Pineal and Pituitary Glands

143 - Chin Pump - Effects in the Lower Body

169 - Is This Ecstatic Conductivity?

170 - That's Kundalini?

191 - How to Cultivate Ecstatic Conductivity

198 - Targeted Bastrika - A Laser for Karmic Cleansing

212 - Whole Body Mudra

T35 - Ecstatic Reflex during Sex

252 - Self-Pacing, Surrender and Enlightenment

331 - Non-Duality and Ecstatic Kundalini

T68 - Transformation-Expansion of Sexual Function

T71 - Mulabandha - Tantra On The Go

378 - How Does Pranayama Awaken Kundalini?

379 - Swallowing Air

T74 - Breast Stimulation and Ecstatic Conductivity

424 - After the Ecstasy

Ecstatic Radiance

42 - Is this Pranayama Natural?

44 - Finding the Spinal Nerve

90 - Caduceus Correction and Ida/Pingala Review

139 - Dynamic Jalandhara - The Chin Pump

152 - Thinking about Meanings versus Doing Samyama Practice

331 - Non-Duality and Ecstatic Kundalini

T71 - Mulabandha - Tantra On The Go

379 - Swallowing Air

T74 - Breast Stimulation and Ecstatic Conductivity

424 - After the Ecstasy

Ego

85 - Enlightenment Milestones Revisited

120 - "Getting Enlightenment"

121 - Pratyahara - Expansion of the Senses Inward

149 - The Eight Limbs of Yoga and Samyama - Melting the Darkness

327 - The Evolutionary Stages of Mind

334 - Advaita (non-duality), Free Will and Karma

350 - Practices for Moving Beyond the Witness Stage

354 - Is Mind the Enemy?

355 - Deep Meditation Reminders

356 - How to Recognize Relational Self-Inquiry

357 - Who is the Perceiver?

361 - Ramana Maharshi and AYP

428 - The Transformation of Ego

Eight Limbs of Yoga

149 - The Eight Limbs of Yoga and Samyama - Melting the Darkness

151 - Samyama - Settling in with Your Sutras

153 - Yoga Sutra Translations, and on Becoming "Super-Normal"

156 - Muladhara/Root and Integration of Practices

176 - Dissecting Samyama

243 - Meditation and Powers (Siddhis)

253 - Spiritual Study and the Rise of Yoga in the West

330 - Self-Inquiry and the Limbs of Yoga

342 - Bhakti and Your Yoga Practices

385 - Review on Building a Baseline Practice Routine (AYP Practice Chart)

Emerson

253 - Spiritual Study and the Rise of Yoga in the West

Energy Blockages

104 - Stubborn Energy Blockages

134 - Yoga and Western Psychology

171 - Spinal Bastrika Pranayama - Pressure-Washing Your Karma

194 - More Flashing Lights

198 - Targeted Bastrika - A Laser for Karmic Cleansing

235 - Blending Inner Silence and Ecstasy

288 - Yoni Spinal Breathing - Balancing Energy in the Head

372 - Witnessing versus Focused Attention to Dissolve Obstructions

406 - Kundalini Conundrum

Energy/Chakra Healing

73 - More on Chakras

77 - Still More on Chakras

104 - Stubborn Energy Blockages

124 - Keeping it Simple

146.1 - Caution on Interpersonal Energy Manipulations

301.1 - Pranic/Energy Healing and AYP

Enlightenment Milestones

35 - Enlightenment Milestones

85 - Enlightenment Milestones Revisited

100 - What is Enlightenment?

120 - "Getting Enlightenment"

138 - Would You Like to get Reconditioned?

274 - What's the End Game in Yoga?

297 - Is an Awakened Kundalini the Same as Enlightenment?

318 - Is the Witness the Same as Enlightenment?

333 - Dissolving the Witness in Unity

357 - Who is the Perceiver?

363 - Liberation of the One is Liberation of the Whole

382 - Is Ecstasy a Prerequisite for Enlightenment?

390 - When Will I be Enlightened?

426 - Enlightenment Time Line

430 - Freedom

Esoteric/Secret Yoga

93 - Changing Times

105 - Hitting a Wall at Mulabandha

108 - Kechari Mudra - A Giant Leap for Humankind

189 - Where is the Third Eye?

201 - The Drama of a Premature Crown Opening

214 - Finding Your Spiritual "Hook"

253 - Spiritual Study and the Rise of Yoga in the West

Fasting (and fasting effect)

310 - Fasting - A Powerful Spiritual Practice

Fear

259 - Fear and Enlightenment

373 - Fear as a Cause of Under-Sensitivity to Deep Meditation

Fifth Dimension

36 - Meditation and the Fifth Dimension

Free Will

103 - Destiny and Free Will

Gandhi

347 - The Role of Service

Global Meditations (synchronized)

332 - Darshan, Shaktipat and the Global Web of Awakening

Gopi Krishna (kundalini excesses)

73 - More on Chakras

99 - Practices - Front End and Back End

181 - Expectations and Our Time Line

188 - Mantra Design 101

208 - Inner Energy Collisions and Strong Emotions

253 - Spiritual Study and the Rise of Yoga in the West

280.1 - Kundalini: Cold Body, Twitching, etc...

381 - Ida, Pingala and Kundalini Awakening

Granthis (the three knots)

276 - Granthis (the three knots)

Grieving Process

68 - Relationship of Traumatic Experiences and Bhakti

Group Practice

37 - Group Meditations

332 - Darshan, Shaktipat and the Global Web of Awakening

386 - Group Practice

387 - Retreats

419 - Where's the Shaktipat Coming From?

Guided Meditations

37 - Group Meditations

Guru in you

19 - What Tradition to Follow?

57 - The Guru is in Me?

72 - Please Tell Me Exactly What To Do

214 - Finding Your Spiritual "Hook"

260 - The Difference Between Enlightenment and Perfection

389 - Why Won't You be My Guru?

421.1 - Inner Silence and Spirit Guides

Hatha Yoga

71 - Yoga Asanas - A Wonderful Billion Dollar Industry

130 - Vibrations at the Root

136 - Vigyan Bhairav Tantra - The 112 Techniques

145 - Overdoing it with Asanas

Hatha Yoga Pradipika

71 - Yoga Asanas - A Wonderful Billion Dollar Industry

253 - Spiritual Study and the Rise of Yoga in the West

Health

24 - Does Meditation Cure Sickness?

25 - Effect of Meditation on High Stress Situations

30 - Diet and Meditation

48 - Pranayama and Health

73 - More on Chakras

194 - More Flashing Lights

200 - Follow-up on a Sensitive Meditator

220 - Opening the Heart Chakra

T32 - Menstruation, Yoga, and Amaroli

253 - Spiritual Study and the Rise of Yoga in the West

305 - Must We Become Vegetarians?

306 - Vitamins, Supplements and Herbal Remedies

420 - The Doctor Is In

Heart Breathing

220 - Opening the Heart Chakra

221 - Expanding Heart Space

Henry Ford

93 - Changing Times

History of Yoga in the West

253 - Spiritual Study and the Rise of Yoga in the West

Holy Ghost

71 - Yoga Asanas - A Wonderful Billion Dollar Industry

Ida and Pingala

89 - The Caduceus - A Snapshot of You and Me

90 - Caduceus Correction and Ida/Pingala Review

381 - Ida, Pingala and Kundalini Awakening

Inner Sensuality

53 - Light and Sound in Pranayama

121 - Pratyahara - Expansion of the Senses Inward

126 - Relationship of Pratyahara, Intellect and Bhakti

169 - Is This Ecstatic Conductivity?

221 - Expanding Heart Space

222 - Chimes in Inner Space?

Inner Silence (Stillness)

13 - Meditation - Awakening the Silent Seed

35 - Enlightenment Milestones

36 - Meditation and the Fifth Dimension

85 - Enlightenment Milestones Revisited

109 - Bhakti, Meditation and Inner Silence

157 - What is Inner Silence?

203 - Reflections on Some Dramatic Experiences

273 - Importance of Cultivating Inner Silence

302 - The Far-Reaching Consequences of Samyama

318 - Is the Witness the Same as Enlightenment?

321 - An Inquiry about Ending Suffering

358 - Can I Trust the Mantra?

375 - Out of Our Heads

421.1 - Inner Silence and Spirit Guides

Integration of Practices

10 - Why This Discussion?

19 - What Tradition to Follow?

136 - Vigyan Bhairav Tantra - The 112 Techniques

149 - The Eight Limbs of Yoga and Samyama - Melting the Darkness

204 - Summary of Principles, Abilities, and Practices

385 - Review on Building a Baseline Practice Routine

427  - Taking the Leap to Direct Experience

Intellect

11 - What is Yoga? What is Religion?

126 - Relationship of Pratyahara, Intellect and Bhakti

134 - Yoga and Western Psychology

157 - What is Inner Silence?

176 - Dissecting Samyama

182 - Healthy Skepticism

185 - Role of the Intellect

207 - Left or Right Side Imbalances

283 - Is Enlightenment an Illusion?

Intelligence/Genius

246 - Intelligence, Bhakti and Genius

Internet (role of)

38 - What is Your Time Line?

301 - Prayer and the Principles of Samyama

394 - Satsang - The Importance of Spiritual Community

395 - The Power of the Pen, and the Keyboard

Ishta (chosen ideal)

67 - Bhakti - The Science of Devotion

68 - Relationship of Traumatic Experiences and Bhakti

112 - Bhakti - Up Close and Personal

220 - Opening the Heart Chakra

221 - Expanding Heart Space

338 - Bhakti - You are the Doorway

339 - Your Chosen Ideal

340 - Transforming Emotional Energy for Enlightenment

341 - Bhakti and Self-Pacing

342 - Bhakti and Your Yoga Practices

Issac Newton

13 - Meditation - Awakening the Silent Seed

Iyengar

253 - Spiritual Study and the Rise of Yoga in the West

Jalandhara

91 - Yoni Mudra Kumbhaka - Purging the Third Eye, and More

143 - Chin Pump - Effects in the Lower Body

Jala Neti (nasal wash)

313 - Cleansing of Mouth, Nasal Passages and Sinuses

Japa

86.2 - Use of Mantra Japa to Calm the Mind During Activity

Jesus/Christianity

12 - The Essential Ingredient - Desire

16 - Bliss in Meditation

20 - Enlightenment without God?

25 - Effect of Meditation on High Stress Situations

31 - Enjoying the Great Outdoors

35 - Enlightenment Milestones

37 - Group Meditations

54 - Kundalini - A Code Word for Sex

56 - Sambhavi - Opening the Third Eye

67 - Bhakti - The Science of Devotion

92 - The Star

94 - Some House Cleaning Tips

131 - Coordinating Sambhavi and Spinal Breathing

132 - What is Sin?

134 - Yoga and Western Psychology

164 - Human Power

184 - Teleportation, Samyama & Siddhis

221 - Expanding Heart Space

243 - Meditation and Powers (Siddhis)

253 - Spiritual Study and the Rise of Yoga in the West

T69 - Romancing the Stone

Jnana Yoga (yoga of knowledge)

185 - Role of the Intellect

283 - Is Enlightenment an Illusion?

302 - The Far-Reaching Consequences of Samyama

321 - An Inquiry about Ending Suffering

322 - The Witness as Underlying Cause of Self-Inquiry

323 - Roles of Knowledge, Philosophy and Direct Experience

324 - Self-Inquiry - From Inspiration to Realization

325 - Relational and Non-Relational Self-Inquiry

326 - Styles of Self-Inquiry and Bridging the Gap

327 - The Evolutionary Stages of Mind

328 - On Becoming "Ripe"

329 - Pitfalls of the Mind

330 - Self-Inquiry and the Limbs of Yoga

331 - Non-Duality and Ecstatic Kundalini

332 - Darshan, Shaktipat and the Global Web of Awakening

333 - Dissolving the Witness in Unity

334 - Advaita (non-duality), Free Will and Karma

335 - The Role of Desire in Self-Inquiry

336 - A Confirmation of Unity

349 - The Convergence of Bhakti and Self-Inquiry

350 - Practices for Moving Beyond the Witness Stage

351 - Adding Self-Inquiry to Core Samyama Practice

353 - Alternate Sutra for Self-Inquiry Samyama

354 - Is Mind the Enemy?

356 - How to Recognize Relational Self-Inquiry

357 - Who is the Perceiver?

359 - Pratyahara - The Forgotten Limb of Yoga?

361 - Ramana Maharshi and AYP

362 - Ideological Jnana Yoga (Advaita-Vedanta)

375 - Out of Our Heads

376 - Beyond Death

380 - Catching the Attaching

392 - The Aloneness of Enlightenment

398 - Is Self-Inquiry Necessary for Enlightenment?

403 - The Question with No Answer

405 - The Uncertainty of Life

408 - Samyama, Elbow Grease and Non-Duality

426 - Enlightenment Time Line

428 - The Transformation of Ego

Kapalbhati

316 - More Shatkarmas and Overall Guidelines

Karma

79 - Mantra Reminders

85 - Enlightenment Milestones Revisited

98 - Yoga and Marriage

103 - Destiny and Free Will

132 - What is Sin?

144 - Chin pump Lite (Without Kumbhaka)

153 - Yoga Sutra Translations, and on Becoming "Super-Normal"

158 - Too Relaxed in Meditation?

171 - Spinal Bastrika Pranayama - Pressure-Washing Your Karma

184 - Teleportation, Samyama & Siddhis

198 - Targeted Bastrika - A Laser for Karmic Cleansing

201 - The Drama of a Premature Crown Opening

220 - Opening the Heart Chakra

252 - Self-Pacing, Surrender and Enlightenment

298 - Deep Meditation, Purification and Karma

343 - What is Karma?

344 - Transcending Karma and Putting It to Good Use

346 - Mapping the Transformation of Action

347 - The Role of Service

393 - On Self-Defense and Forgiveness

Ken Wilber 

345.1 - Ken Wilber and Karma Yoga

355 - Deep Meditation Reminders

Kirtan

377 - Inner Sound During Meditation

Krishna

67 - Bhakti - The Science of Devotion

94 - Some House Cleaning Tips

134 - Yoga and Western Psychology

Krishnamurti, J.

84 - The Art of Doing Nothing

157 - What is Inner Silence?

253 - Spiritual Study and the Rise of Yoga in the West

Kriya Yoga

136 - Vigyan Bhairav Tantra - The 112 Techniques

181 - Expectations and Our Time Line

206 - Varieties of Spinal Breathing

239 - Spinal Breathing Pranayama (Enhancements) and Asanas

253 - Spiritual Study and the Rise of Yoga in the West

273 - Importance of Cultivating Inner Silence

Kumbhaka

91 - Yoni Mudra Kumbhaka - Purging the Third Eye, and More

139 - Dynamic Jalandhara - The Chin Pump

140 - Chin pump - Coordinating Head Rotation and Breathing

144 - Chin pump Lite (Without Kumbhaka)

191 - How to Cultivate Ecstatic Conductivity

T33 - Spinal Breathing During Tantric Sex?

229 - Spinal Breathing in Inner Space

378 - How Does Pranayama Awaken Kundalini?

379 - Swallowing Air

407 - Pranayama for Relaxation or for Kundalini Awakening?

Kundalini

54 - Kundalini - A Code Word for Sex

63 - Cool and Warm Currents in Pranayama

64 - The Ecstatic Silver Thread

69 - Kundalini Symptoms, Imbalances and Remedies

83 - There She Goes - Kundalini, that is

85 - Enlightenment Milestones Revisited

91 - Yoni Mudra Kumbhaka - Purging the Third Eye, and More

94 - Some House Cleaning Tips

113 - Bliss, Ecstasy and Divine Love

125 - Kundalini Heat

129 - Nauli - Raising Kundalini with Your Abdominal Muscles

135 - Kundalini Currents in Legs and Arms

T13.1 - More Frequent Urination During Kundalini Awakening

149 - The Eight Limbs of Yoga and Samyama - Melting the Darkness

169 - Is This Ecstatic Conductivity?

170 - That's Kundalini?

191 - How to Cultivate Ecstatic Conductivity

199 - Managing the Opening of the Crown

200 - Follow-up on a Sensitive Meditator

201 - The Drama of a Premature Crown Opening

208 - Inner Energy Collisions and Strong Emotions

216 - Kundalini Jolts and Self-Pacing in Practices

253 - Spiritual Study and the Rise of Yoga in the West

261 - Kundalini Surge

280 - Kundalini Reminders

287 - Crown Strategy and Kundalini

297 - Is an Awakened Kundalini the Same as Enlightenment?

304 - Diet, Kundalini, and the Nectar Cycle

318 - Is the Witness the Same as Enlightenment?

320 - Kundalini and Refined Sensory Perception

331 - Non-Duality and Ecstatic Kundalini

T70 - Genitals and Kundalini

378 - How Does Pranayama Awaken Kundalini?

379 - Swallowing Air

381 - Ida, Pingala and Kundalini Awakening

406 - Kundalini Conundrum

407 - Pranayama for Relaxation or for Kundalini Awakening?

409 - Asanas (Postures) and Premature Kundalini Awakening

410 - Early Signs of Kundalini Awakening

422 - Curing Kundalini Excesses

Lahiri Mahasaya

201 - The Drama of a Premature Crown Opening

206 - Varieties of Spinal Breathing

T19 - Sex, Love, and Bhakti

258 - Divine Ecstasy - Is That All There Is?

Lao Tsu

134 - Yoga and Western Psychology

Lester Levenson (Release/Sedona Method)

349 - The Convergence of Bhakti and Self-Inquiry

350 - Practices for Moving Beyond the Witness Stage

Levitation

137 - Getting Both Feet into Paradise

150 - Samyama Practice

151 - Samyama - Settling in with Your Sutras

155 - Samyama - Lightness, Lurching and Levitation?

Liberation

92 - The Star

100 - What is Enlightenment?

120 - "Getting Enlightenment"

200 - Follow-up on a Sensitive Meditator

330 - Self-Inquiry and the Limbs of Yoga

351 - Adding Self-Inquiry to Core Samyama Practice

363 - Liberation of the One is Liberation of the Whole

430 - Freedom

Lotus Feet

135 - Kundalini Currents in Legs and Arms

LSD

29 - Alcohol, Tobacco and Drugs

307 - Hallucinogens and Yoga

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

93 - Changing Times

253 - Spiritual Study and the Rise of Yoga in the West

Mala Beads

86 - Finding your Meditation Routine

Mantra

- I AM (AYAM)

13 - Meditation - Awakening the Silent Seed

59 - Some Mantra Particulars

79 - Mantra Reminders

102.1 - Forcing the Mantra

188 - Mantra Design 101

195 - Mantra, Thoughts, and Attention

244  - Going for a Smooth Start in Meditation and Pranayama

- Location

21 - Objects of Meditation

27 - Location of Mantra in Meditation

188 - Mantra Design 101

368 - The Solar Centering Enhancement

370 - Clarifications on the Solar Centering Enhancement

- Language and Meaning

13 - Meditation - Awakening the Silent Seed

115 - Mantra, Language and Meaning

117 - Finding a Mantra with no Meaning?

188 - Mantra Design 101

- Enhancements

116 - Meditation - First Enhancement of Mantra

186 - Meditation - Second Enhancement of Mantra

188.1 - Meditation - Third Enhancement of Mantra

367 - Suggestions for Over-Sensitive Meditators

368 - The Solar Centering Enhancement

369 - Alternate Approach to Mantra Enhancements

370 - Clarifications on the Solar Centering Enhancement

371 - Self-Directed Mantra Enhancement Strategy

375 - Out of Our Heads

404 - On Jumping to the Third Mantra Enhancement

- Alternate Enhancements

369 - Alternate Approach to Mantra Enhancements

371 - Self-Directed Mantra Enhancement Strategy

404 - On Jumping to the Third Mantra Enhancement

- Design

188 - Mantra Design 101

369 - Alternate Approach to Mantra Enhancements

- Sensitivity

365 - The Range of Sensitivities to Deep Meditation

366 - Suggestions for Under-Sensitive Meditators

367 - Suggestions for Over-Sensitive Meditators

404 - On Jumping to the Third Mantra Enhancement

Mantra Yoga

136 - Vigyan Bhairav Tantra - The 112 Techniques

239 - Spinal Breathing Pranayama (Enhancements) and Asanas

Marijuana

29 - Alcohol, Tobacco and Drugs

307 - Hallucinogens and Yoga

Marriage and Yoga

98 - Yoga and Marriage

T66 - Tantra and Family Values

Martin Luther King

347 - The Role of Service

Massage

104 - Stubborn Energy Blockages

Micro-Movements (whole-body mudra)

91 - Yoni Mudra Kumbhaka - Purging the Third Eye, and More

129 - Nauli - Raising Kundalini with Your Abdominal Muscles

143 - Chin Pump - Effects in the Lower Body

212 - Whole Body Mudra

T34 - Kechari and the "Secret Spot"

275 - Navi Kriya - The Middle Way

Mohammed

94 - Some House Cleaning Tips

Moses

94 - Some House Cleaning Tips

Mother Teresa of Calcutta

67 - Bhakti - The Science of Devotion

347 - The Role of Service

Mozart

13 - Meditation - Awakening the Silent Seed

246 - Intelligence, Bhakti and Genius

Muktananda

153 - Yoga Sutra Translations, and on Becoming "Super-Normal"

253 - Spiritual Study and the Rise of Yoga in the West

Nada Yoga (yoga of sound)

377 - Inner Sound During Meditation

Nadis (subtle nerves)

77 - Still More on Chakras

118 - Strong Pulse in Meditation

121 - Pratyahara - Expansion of the Senses Inward

125 - Kundalini Heat

Nadi Shodana (alternate nostril breathing)

41.1 - Alternate Nostril Breathing

256 - Yoga for Our Children

381 - Ida, Pingala and Kundalini Awakening

Narayanananda

253 - Spiritual Study and the Rise of Yoga in the West

Nasal Wash (jala neti)

313 - Cleansing of Mouth, Nasal Passages and Sinuses

Natural Principles

58 - Step by Step

149 - The Eight Limbs of Yoga and Samyama - Melting the Darkness

204 - Summary of Principles, Abilities, and Practices

Navi Kriya

275 - Navi Kriya - The Middle Way

Nectar (amrita and nectar cycle)

51 - Strange Gurglings in Pranayama

69.1 - Addition to Kundalini symptoms, imbalances, and remedies

133 - Nectar

137 - Getting Both Feet into Paradise

304 - Diet, Kundalini, and the Nectar Cycle

T62 - Orgasm, Vajroli and the Nectar Cycle

379 - Swallowing Air

T77 - Amaroli, Fertility and Pregnancy

Neo-Advaita

356 - How to Recognize Relational Self-Inquiry

Nervous System

15 - Restlessness in Meditation

24 - Does Meditation Cure Sickness?

25 - Effect of Meditation on High Stress Situations

39 - Pranayama - Cultivating the Soil of the Nervous System

94 - Some House Cleaning Tips

107 - Self-Pacing in Postures and Practices

134 - Yoga and Western Psychology

138 - Would You Like to get Reconditioned?

143 - Chin Pump - Effects in the Lower Body

149 - The Eight Limbs of Yoga and Samyama - Melting the Darkness

204 - Summary of Principles, Abilities, and Practices

208 - Inner Energy Collisions and Strong Emotions

New Age

93 - Changing Times

146 - Shaktipat - Direct Transmissions of Spiritual Energy

149 - The Eight Limbs of Yoga and Samyama - Melting the Darkness

165 - Desire and Change

253 - Spiritual Study and the Rise of Yoga in the West

332 - Darshan, Shaktipat and the Global Web of Awakening

365 - The Range of Sensitivities to Deep Meditation

Nisargadatta Maharaj

253 - Spiritual Study and the Rise of Yoga in the West

331 - Non-Duality and Ecstatic Kundalini

332 - Darshan, Shaktipat and the Global Web of Awakening

349 - The Convergence of Bhakti and Self-Inquiry

350 - Practices for Moving Beyond the Witness Stage

361 - Ramana Maharshi and AYP

398 - Is Self-Inquiry Necessary for Enlightenment?

Norman Paulsen

92 - The Star

206 - Varieties of Spinal Breathing

253 - Spiritual Study and the Rise of Yoga in the West

OM (AUM)

59 - Some Mantra Particulars

121 - Pratyahara - Expansion of the Senses Inward

186 - Meditation - Second Enhancement of Mantra

188 - Mantra Design 101

244 - Going for a Smooth Start in Meditation and Pranayama

283 - Is Enlightenment an Illusion?

Osho (Rajneesh)

136 - Vigyan Bhairav Tantra - The 112 Techniques

T21 - Ancient Advice on Tantric Sex

253 - Spiritual Study and the Rise of Yoga in the West

Padmasana

127 - Siddhasana or Padmasana?

Paramahansa Yogananda

92 - The Star

93 - Changing Times

146 - Shaktipat - Direct Transmissions of Spiritual Energy

253 - Spiritual Study and the Rise of Yoga in the West

T67 - A Sage's Jumping Seed

378 - How Does Pranayama Awaken Kundalini?

Pay it Forward

166 - Pay It Forward

Perspiration

49 - Perspiration in Pranayama

182 - Healthy Skepticism

Physical Fitness

80 - Physical Fitness and Yoga

147 - Sequencing of Asanas, Pranayama and Meditation

Pierre Bernard (The Great Oom)

253 - Spiritual Study and the Rise of Yoga in the West

Pineal and Pituitary

65 - The Pineal and Pituitary Glands

125 - Kundalini Heat

189 - Where is the Third Eye?

288 - Yoni Spinal Breathing - Balancing Energy in the Head

Pleasure

10 - Why this Discussion?

43 - Relationship of Pranayama to Meditation

55 - Mulabandha - Enlivening Sexual Energy Upward

56 - Sambhavi - Opening the Third Eye

64 - The Ecstatic Silver Thread

66 - We are Arriving, Not Leaving

78 - Pleasure and the Path

113 - Bliss, Ecstasy and Divine Love

163 - Sublime Clarity

169 - Is This Ecstatic Conductivity?

191 - How to Cultivate Ecstatic Conductivity

Prana (life force)

39 - Pranayama - Cultivating the Soil of the Nervous System

47 - Chakras?

51 - Strange Gurglings in Pranayama

71 - Yoga Asanas - A Wonderful Billion Dollar Industry

97 - Tantra - Help for Sex Maniacs and Ordinary Lovers

113 - Bliss, Ecstasy and Divine Love

139 - Dynamic Jalandhara - The Chin Pump

146 - Shaktipat - Direct Transmissions of Spiritual Energy

167 - Living on Air and Sunlight Alone?

182 - Healthy Skepticism

378 - How Does Pranayama Awaken Kundalini?

Pratyahara

121 - Pratyahara - Expansion of the Senses Inward

126 - Relationship of Pratyahara, Intellect and Bhakti

149 - The Eight Limbs of Yoga and Samyama - Melting the Darkness

320 - Kundalini and Refined Sensory Perception

359 - Pratyahara - The Forgotten Limb of Yoga?

Prayer

150 - Samyama Practice

301 - Prayer and the Principles of Samyama

302 - The Far-Reaching Consequences of Samyama

317 - Eleven Key Questions on Samyama

415 - Automatic Yoga Revisited

Pure Bliss Consciousness

13 - Meditation - Awakening the Silent Seed

35 - Enlightenment Milestones

36 - Meditation and the Fifth Dimension

85 - Enlightenment Milestones Revisited

122 - Witnessing

138 - Would You Like to get Reconditioned?

143 - Chin Pump - Effects in the Lower Body

157 - What is Inner Silence?

163 - Sublime Clarity

213 - Conscious Sleeping

273 - Importance of Cultivating Inner Silence

430 - Freedom

Purification and Opening

94 - Some House Cleaning Tips

104 - Stubborn Energy Blockages

134 - Yoga and Western Psychology

138 - Would You Like to get Reconditioned?

145 - Overdoing it with Asanas

168 - Is Pain a Prerequisite for Inner Peace?

171 - Spinal Bastrika Pranayama - Pressure-Washing Your Karma

175 - Suspending Breath and New Experiences

182 - Healthy Skepticism

184 - Teleportation, Samyama & Siddhis

194 - More Flashing Lights

203 - Reflections on Some Dramatic Experiences

207 - Left or Right Side Imbalances

251 - Visions and Nodding off in Meditation

298 - Deep Meditation, Purification and Karma

378 - How Does Pranayama Awaken Kundalini?

Raja/Ashtanga Yoga

136 - Vigyan Bhairav Tantra - The 112 Techniques

149 - The Eight Limbs of Yoga and Samyama - Melting the Darkness

248 - Culture, Samadhi and Snow

Ramacharaka

253 - Spiritual Study and the Rise of Yoga in the West

Ramakrishna

67 - Bhakti - The Science of Devotion

84 - The Art of Doing Nothing

108 - Kechari Mudra - A Giant Leap for Humankind

T2 - Meditation, Bhakti, and Tantric Sex

253 - Spiritual Study and the Rise of Yoga in the West

258 - Divine Ecstasy - Is That All There Is?

260 - The Difference Between Enlightenment and Perfection

T69 - Romancing the Stone

Ramana Maharshi

126 - Relationship of Pratyahara, Intellect and Bhakti

253 - Spiritual Study and the Rise of Yoga in the West

349 - The Convergence of Bhakti and Self-Inquiry

350 - Practices for Moving Beyond the Witness Stage

T69 - Romancing the Stone

361 - Ramana Maharshi and AYP

398 - Is Self-Inquiry Necessary for Enlightenment?

Reiki

104 - Stubborn Energy Blockages

125 - Kundalini Heat

Reincarnation

74 - For This Life, and the Next One

185 - Role of the Intellect

201 - The Drama of a Premature Crown Opening

262 - Beyond the Cycle of Birth and Death

376 - Beyond Death

Relational Self-Inquiry

325 - Relational and Non-Relational Self-Inquiry

328 - On Becoming "Ripe"

356 - How to Recognize Relational Self-Inquiry

398 - Is Self-Inquiry Necessary for Enlightenment?

426 - Enlightenment Time Line

428 - The Transformation of Ego

Religion

11 - What is Yoga? What is Religion?

67 - Bhakti - The Science of Devotion

132 - What is Sin?

221 - Expanding Heart Space

233 - Yoga and Religious Beliefs

253 - Spiritual Study and the Rise of Yoga in the West

266 - Harvesting the Best from India

267 - About the Word "Hindu"

Research on Practices

202 - Free-Form versus Structured Practices

384 - Baseline Systems of Practice and Research on Modifications

400 - Theory and Practice

420  - The Doctor Is In

Restlessness

15 - Restlessness in Meditation

213 - Conscious Sleeping

Retreats

148 - Why Practices Twice a Day?

193 - Extending Practice Time Safely

250 - Balancing Practices with Advancing Experiences

387 - Retreats

Romantic Love

66 - We are Arriving, Not Leaving

98 - Yoga and Marriage

110 - Romantic Love

T19 - Sex, Love, and Bhakti

Rumi

134 - Yoga and Western Psychology

T19 - Sex, Love, and Bhakti

T22 - Kundalini and Sexual Attraction for Guru and God

258 - Divine Ecstasy - Is That All There Is?

423 - Why So Much Fuss about What is So Simple?

429 - We Can Do This

Sai Baba

181 - Expectations and Our Time Line

Samadhi

46 - Which Way is Up in Spinal Breathing?

149 - The Eight Limbs of Yoga and Samyama - Melting the Darkness

150 - Samyama Practice

157 - What is Inner Silence?

176 - Dissecting Samyama

248 - Culture, Samadhi and Snow

250 - Balancing Practices with Advancing Experiences

264 - Astral Projection

Saint Francis of Assisi

T22 - Kundalini and Sexual Attraction for Guru and God

258 - Divine Ecstasy - Is That All There Is?

Saint John of the Cross

T19 - Sex, Love, and Bhakti

T22 - Kundalini and Sexual Attraction for Guru and God

258 - Divine Ecstasy - Is That All There Is?

Saint Theresa of Avila

258 - Divine Ecstasy - Is That All There Is?

T69 - Romancing the Stone

Sanskrit Terms (Glossary)

here - For Over 100 Practice-Related Terms

Satsang (keeping spiritual company)

332 - Darshan, Shaktipat and the Global Web of Awakening

394 - Satsang - The Importance of Spiritual Community

396 - Do Online Forums Inhibit Spiritual Progress?

Satyananda

253 - Spiritual Study and the Rise of Yoga in the West

Scenery (visions, energy experiences, etc.)

37 - Group Meditations

81 - Charging Ahead Too Fast?

90 - Caduceus Correction and Ida/Pingala Review

92 - The Star

94 - Some House Cleaning Tips

170 - That's Kundalini?

175 - Suspending Breath and New Experiences

179 - The Star Revisited

180 - Off to a Good Start in Meditation

185 - Role of the Intellect

201 - Free-Form versus Structured Practices

204 - Summary of Principles, Abilities, and Practices

224 - Automatic Kechari and Visions

225 - Clearing the Clouds

382 - Is Ecstasy a Prerequisite for Enlightenment?

421 - Spirits and Spirit Guides

Science and Yoga

19 - What Tradition to Follow?

93 - Changing Times

182 - Healthy Skepticism

248 - Culture, Samadhi and Snow

400 - Theory and Practice

402 - About that word "Advanced"

Sensitivity to Meditation

160 - Extreme Sensitivity to Meditation - What To Do?

200 - Follow-up on a Sensitive Meditator

218 - Meditation Sensitivity and Head Movements

219.1 - Belly Breathing, Mindfulness and Meditation Sensitivity

365 - The Range of Sensitivities to Deep Meditation

366 - Suggestions for Under-Sensitive Meditators 

367 - Suggestions for Over-Sensitive Meditators

373 - Fear as a Cause of Under-Sensitivity to Deep Meditation

404 - On Jumping to the Third Mantra Enhancement

409 - Asanas (Postures) and Premature Kundalini Awakening

417 - Automatic Yoga Revisited

425 - Urgent Bhakti and Overdoing

Sex and Yoga

54 - Kundalini - A Code Word for Sex

55 - Mulabandha - Enlivening Sexual Energy Upward

66 - We are Arriving, Not Leaving

69 - Kundalini Symptoms, Imbalances and Remedies

97 - Tantra - Help for Sex Maniacs and Ordinary Lovers

98 - Yoga and Marriage

101 - What is Brahmacharya?

105 - Hitting a Wall at Mulabandha

174 - Sex and Sambhavi

177 - Advanced Siddhasana

Shaktipat

146 - Shaktipat - Direct Transmissions of Spiritual Energy

146.1 - Caution on Interpersonal Energy Manipulations

181 - Expectations and Our Time Line

253 - Spiritual Study and the Rise of Yoga in the West

332 - Darshan, Shaktipat and the Global Web of Awakening

419 - Where's the Shaktipat Coming From?

T17.1 - Tantra and Ecstatic Energy (Kundalini) Transmissions

Shankara

T4 - The Holdback Method - A Stairway to Heaven

253 - Spiritual Study and the Rise of Yoga in the West

T67 - A Sage's Jumping Seed

350 - Practices for Moving Beyond the Witness Stage

Shatkarmas

312 - Shatkarmas, Bodily Purification and Enlightenment

313 - Cleansing of Mouth, Nasal Passages and Sinuses

314 - Colon Cleansing

315 - Intestinal Wash

316 - More Shatkarmas and Overall Guidelines

379 - Swallowing Air

Shiva and Shakti

69 - Kundalini Symptoms, Imbalances and Remedies

113 - Bliss, Ecstasy and Divine Love

125 - Kundalini Heat

138 - Would You Like to get Reconditioned?

143 - Chin Pump - Effects in the Lower Body

157 - What is Inner Silence?

169 - Is This Ecstatic Conductivity?

T45 - Tantra, Sitting Practices and Inner Lovemaking

Siddhis/Powers

76 - Siddhis - Are Powers Real?

149 - The Eight Limbs of Yoga and Samyama - Melting the Darkness

150 - Samyama Practice

155 - Samyama - Lightness, Lurching and Levitation?

164 - Human Power

167 - Living on Air and Sunlight Alone?

176 - Dissecting Samyama

184 - Teleportation, Samyama & Siddhis

210 - Handling Automatic Yoga and Siddhis

243 - Meditation and Powers (Siddhis)

264 - Astral Projection

303 - Siddhis - Super-Normal Powers

317 - Eleven Key Questions on Samyama

320 - Kundalini and Refined Sensory Perception

Sigmund Freud

134 Yoga and Western Psychology

T10 - Sexual Healing

Sin

132 - What is Sin?

252 - Self-Pacing, Surrender and Enlightenment

344 - Transcending Karma and Putting It to Good Use

Sivananda

253 - Spiritual Study and the Rise of Yoga in the West

Skepticism

134 - Yoga and Western Psychology

180 - Off to a Good Start in Meditation

182 - Healthy Skepticism

427 - Taking the Leap to Direct Experience

Sleep

17 - Was I Asleep in Meditation?

157 - What is Inner Silence?

158 - Too Relaxed in Meditation?

172 - Spinal Bastrika Energy, Sleep, and Time of Practice

213 - Conscious Sleeping

227 - Meditation, Activity, and Sleep

250 - Balancing Practices with Advancing Experiences

250.2 - Sleep and "Sleep Techniques"

251 - Visions and Nodding off in Meditation

Solar Centering Enhancement

368 - The Solar Centering Enhancement

370 - Clarifications on the Solar Centering Enhancement

374 - Samyama and Solar Centering

Spinal Nerve (Sushumna)

44 - Finding the Spinal Nerve

52 - Big Little Nerve

64 - The Ecstatic Silver Thread

90 - Caduceus Correction and Ida/Pingala Review

96 - Spinal Breathing Startup Review

143 - Chin Pump - Effects in the Lower Body

189 - Where is the Third Eye?

206 - Varieties of Spinal Breathing

229 - Spinal Breathing in Inner Space

Spiritual Anatomy

47 - Chakras?

89 - The Caduceus - A Snapshot of You and Me

90 - Caduceus Correction and Ida/Pingala Review

92 - The Star

Sri Yantra

92 - The Star

169 - Is This Ecstatic Conductivity?

T25 - Sri Vidya - The Fruition of Tantra

Star and Circle Vision

92 - The Star

179 - The Star Revisited

Suffering

321 - An Inquiry about Ending Suffering

403 - The Question with No Answer

405 - The Uncertainty of Life

Sufi (whirling dervishes)

143 - Chin Pump - Effects in the Lower Body

253 - Spiritual Study and the Rise of Yoga in the West

Sutras

149 - The Eight Limbs of Yoga and Samyama - Melting the Darkness

150 - Samyama Practice

151 - Samyama - Settling in with Your Sutras

152 - Thinking about Meanings versus Doing Samyama Practice

153 - Yoga Sutra Translations, and on Becoming "Super-Normal"

154 - Samyama - "Let Go and Let God"

155 - Samyama - Lightness, Lurching and Levitation?

176 - Dissecting Samyama

299 - Cosmic Samyama - Advanced Yoga Nidra

300 - Samyama and Yoga Postures (Asanas)

301 - Prayer and the Principles of Samyama

351 - Adding Self-Inquiry to Core Samyama Practice

353 - Alternate Sutra for Self-Inquiry Samyama

317 - Eleven Key Questions on Samyama

351 - Adding Self-Inquiry to Core Samyama Practice

353 - Alternate Sutra for Self-Inquiry Samyama

374 - Samyama and Solar Centering

415 - Samyama and Prayer for Dissolving Global Problems

Swami Rama

253 - Spiritual Study and the Rise of Yoga in the West

Tai Chi

69 - Kundalini Symptoms, Imbalances and Remedies

80 - Physical Fitness and Yoga

104 - Stubborn Energy Blockages

Tantra

- What is Tantra?

T1 - What is Tantra Yoga?

66 - We are Arriving, Not Leaving

97 - Tantra - Help for Sex Maniacs and Ordinary Lovers

T65 - Neo-Tantra

T80 - Tantra - Much More Than Better Sex

- Holdback Method

T4 - The Holdback Method - A Stairway to Heaven

T43 - Review of Blocking Method for Men

T67 - A Sage's Jumping Seed

T78 - Tantra and Erectile Dysfunction

- Blocking Method

T5 - Blocking Male Ejaculation - Putting on the Training Wheels

T43 - Review of Blocking Method for Men

T78 - Tantra and Erectile Dysfunction

- Brahmacharya

T9 - The Relationship of Brahmacharya, Tantric Sex, and Celibacy

101 - What is Brahmacharya?

T69 - Romancing the Stone

T79 - Celibacy, Sexual Obsession and Self-Pacing

- Breast Stimulation

T74 - Breast Stimulation and Ecstatic Conductivity

T74.1 - Breast Stimulation for Reducing PMS, Cramps and Menstrual Flow

- Sexual Healing and Equality

T10 - Sexual Healing

T42 - Equality of the Sexes in Tantra

T50 - If the Goddess Cannot Withhold Orgasm

T64 - Shame and Guilt about Sex

T73 - Possession and Sexual Exploitation

T75 - Tantra After Prostate Surgery

- Pornography

T38 - Pornography, Compulsive Habits, and Tantra

T39 - Principles of Tantra and Homosexuality

- Homosexuality

T39 - Principles of Tantra and Homosexuality

- Vigyan Bhairav Tantra (112 practices)

T21 - Ancient Advice on Tantric Sex

136 - Vigyan Bhairav Tantra - The 112 Techniques

- Count Method

T23 - The Count Method - How to Stay in Front of Orgasm

- Sri Vidya

T25 - Sri Vidya - The Fruition of Tantra

169 - Is This Ecstatic Conductivity?

- Advanced Siddhasana

T28 - Advanced Siddhasana for Women and Men

177 - Advanced Siddhasana

- Vajroli Mudra

T30 - Vajroli Mudra

T46 - Dialog on Tantra Practice

T60 - Natural Vajroli and Whole Body Ecstasy

T62 - Orgasm, Vajroli and the Nectar Cycle

T63 - Natural Vajroli and Amaroli

T68 - Transformation-Expansion of Sexual Function

T77 - Amaroli, Fertility and Pregnancy

- Kechari Secret Spot

T34 - Kechari and the "Secret Spot"

T61 - Kechari Stimulation and the Ladder of Chakras

412 - Will Kechari Mudra Practice Deform the Soft Palate?

- Family Values

T66 - Tantra and Family Values

- Birth Control

T76 - Tantric Sex and Birth Control

T77 - Amaroli, Fertility and Pregnancy

- Neo-Tantra

T65 - Neo-Tantra

T80 - Tantra - Much More Than Better Sex

- Sex and Kundalini

54 - Kundalini - A Code Word for Sex

T13 - Energy Rushing up the Spine During Urination

T17.1 - Tantra and Ecstatic Energy (Kundalini) Transmissions

T70 - Genitals and Kundalini

Taoism

20 - Enlightenment without God?

51 - Strange Gurglings in Pranayama

157 - What is Inner Silence?

T32 - Menstruation, Yoga, and Amaroli

253 - Spiritual Study and the Rise of Yoga in the West

Tapas (intensity)

67 - Bhakti - The Science of Devotion

149 - The Eight Limbs of Yoga and Samyama - Melting the Darkness

Teaching Yoga Practices (by everyone)

255 - Everyone Can Teach Yoga

256 - Yoga for Our Children

384 - Baseline Systems of Practice and Research on Modifications

388 - Our Role as Teachers

418 - Gurus, Teachers and Self-Sufficiency

418.1 - AYP Unstructured vs. Structured (certified) Teaching

429 - We Can Do This

Teddy Roosevelt

55 - Mulabandha - Enlivening Sexual Energy Upward

Theosophy

253 - Spiritual Study and the Rise of Yoga in the West

Third Eye

56 - Sambhavi - Opening the Third Eye

65 - The Pineal and Pituitary Glands

91 - Yoni Mudra Kumbhaka - Purging the Third Eye, and More

92 - The Star

131 - Coordinating Sambhavi and Spinal Breathing

169 - Is This Ecstatic Conductivity?

189 - Where is the Third Eye?

198 - Targeted Bastrika - A Laser for Karmic Cleansing

199 - Managing the Opening of the Crown

206 - Varieties of Spinal Breathing

212 - Whole Body Mudra

416 - From Third Eye to Sixth Sense, and Beyond

Thomas Edison

93 - Changing Times

246 - Intelligence, Bhakti and Genius

Thoreau

253 - Spiritual Study and the Rise of Yoga in the West

Time Management in Practices

18 - Finding the Time for Meditation

50 - Managing the Time in Pranayama

86 - Finding your Meditation Routine

181 - Expectations and Our Time Line

193 - Extending Practice Time Safely

209 - Fitting Daily Practices into a Busy Schedule

Traditions

19 - What Tradition to Follow?

93 - Changing Times

165 - Desire and Change

221 - Expanding Heart Space

253 -  Spiritual Study and the Rise of Yoga in the West

Transcendental Meditation (TM)

246 - Intelligence, Bhakti and Genius

253 - Spiritual Study and the Rise of Yoga in the West

Trataka

316 - More Shatkarmas and Overall Guidelines

Turiya

157 - What is Inner Silence?

Twelve Step Programs

T38 - Pornography, Compulsive Habits, and Tantra

T39 - Principles of Tantra and Homosexuality

308 - Addictions and Flights of Fancy

T64 - Shame and Guilt about Sex

Twice a Day (practices)

13 - Meditation - Awakening the Silent Seed

148 - Why Practices Twice a Day?

209 - Fitting Daily Practices into a Busy Schedule

244 - Going for a Smooth Start in Meditation and Pranayama

385 - Review on Building a Baseline Practice Routine (AYP Practice Chart)

Ujjayi (with epiglottis)

41 - Spinal Breathing Pranayama

91 Yoni Mudra Kumbhaka - Purging the Third Eye, and More

239.1 Clarifications and Enhancements for Spinal Breathing

Unity

35 - Enlightenment Milestones

85 - Enlightenment Milestones Revisited

190 - Sambhavi During Meditation?

250 - Balancing Practices with Advancing Experiences

299 - Cosmic Samyama - Advanced Yoga Nidra

327 - The Evolutionary Stages of Mind

329 - Pitfalls of the Mind

330 - Self-Inquiry and the Limbs of Yoga

333 - Dissolving the Witness in Unity

334 - Advaita (non-duality), Free Will and Karma

336 - A Confirmation of Unity

339 - Your Chosen Ideal

346 - Mapping the Transformation of Action

348 - A Journey from Here to Here

349 - The Convergence of Bhakti and Self-Inquiry

350 - Practices for Moving Beyond the Witness Stage

357 - Who is the Perceiver?

363 - Liberation of the One is Liberation of the Whole

375 - Out of Our Heads

382 - Is Ecstasy a Prerequisite for Enlightenment?

392.1 - A Dialog on Rising Unity

400 - Theory and Practice

430 - Freedom

Upanishads

253 - Spiritual Study and the Rise of Yoga in the West

350 - Practices for Moving Beyond the Witness Stage

Vivekananda

93 - Changing Times

248 - Culture, Samadhi and Snow

253 - Spiritual Study and the Rise of Yoga in the West

Western Psychology

134 - Yoga and Western Psychology

Whole Body Mudra

212 - Whole Body Mudra

275 - Navi Kriya - The Middle Way

T74 - Breast Stimulation and Ecstatic Conductivity

Witnessing

15.1 - Implications of the Awareness or "Witnessing" Technique

109 - Bhakti, Meditation and Inner Silence

122 - Witnessing

138 - Would You Like to get Reconditioned?

157 - What is Inner Silence?

203 - Reflections on Some Dramatic Experiences

213 - Conscious Sleeping

250 - Balancing Practices with Advancing Experiences

318 - Is the Witness the Same as Enlightenment?

321 - An Inquiry about Ending Suffering

333 - Dissolving the Witness in Unity

350 - Practices for Moving Beyond the Witness Stage

355.1 - Recognizing the Witness

357 - Who is the Perceiver?

372 - Witnessing versus Focused Attention to Dissolve Obstructions

375 - Out of Our Heads

Woodroffe, Sir John

253 - Spiritual Study and the Rise of Yoga in the West

280.1 - Kundalini: Cold Body, Twitching, etc...

World Peace

34 - Meditation and World Problems

37 - Group Meditations

93 - Changing Times

146 - Shaktipat - Direct Transmissions of Spiritual Energy

415 - Samyama and Prayer for Dissolving Global Problems

429 - We Can Do This

Worship

67 - Bhakti - The Science of Devotion

112 - Bhakti - Up Close and Personal

220 - Opening the Heart Chakra

Wright Brothers

53 - Light and Sound in Pranayama

93 - Changing Times

Yama and Niyama

149 - The Eight Limbs of Yoga and Samyama - Melting the Darkness

150 - Samyama Practice

185 - Role of the Intellect

228 - Heart Opening and Service

253 - Spiritual Study and the Rise of Yoga in the West

Yoga (what is it?)

11 - What is Yoga? What is Religion?

430 - Freedom

Yoga Nidra (yogic sleep)

213 - Conscious Sleeping

250 - Balancing Practices with Advancing Experiences

299 - Cosmic Samyama - Advanced Yoga Nidra

317 - Eleven Key Questions on Samyama

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

10 - Why this Discussion?

76 - Siddhis - Are Powers Real?

149 - The Eight Limbs of Yoga and Samyama - Melting the Darkness

153 - Yoga Sutra Translations, and on Becoming "Super-Normal"

176 - Dissecting Samyama

184 - Teleportation, Samyama & Siddhis

243 - Meditation and Powers (Siddhis)

253 - Spiritual Study and the Rise of Yoga in the West

330 - Self-Inquiry and the Limbs of Yoga

Yuga

93 - Changing Times

Yukteswar

146 - Shaktipat - Direct Transmissions of Spiritual Energy

T67 - A Sage's Jumping Seed

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