Sadhu excerpts taken from Baba Rampuri’s classic autobiographical novel, Autobiography of a Sadhu, insider’s account of the Naga Babas wisdom tradition. Autobiography of a Sadhu has ratings and 19 reviews. Adriana said: Magic happens where worlds meet, as Baba Rampuri is fond of saying in his masterfu. In the late s, an American teen did what so many of us only fantasized about : he traveled to India in search of a guru who could show him the path to.

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Funerary Fires … from Chapter 8 Funerary Fires We had come to the most ancient place of sacrifice on the Earth, and were now instructed to find this sacred geography within our own bodies. Retrieved 1 June He devotion to his guru is reminiscent of Paramahansa Yogananda from his autobiography. It was a good dream, it made me feel happy.

Baba Rampuri

Nitpicking ramupri and not important in the context of this book. Jun 12, Sai Nandan Reddy rated it really liked it. My first Kumbh Mela.

Often the babas appear to be innocuously crazy, wise beyond measure, or both. If I were […]. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Baba Rampuri – Wikipedia

Perhaps it was the unfiltered river water I was drinking. Three qualities Diet became an easy entry off the knowledge of the body and with it Ayurveda, the knowledge of longevity, and also Yoga cosmology. Baba Ram Nath Aghori also had invisible servants. It autobioraphy comforting this dream, cushioned, as it […]. He led me to room in the ashram and sat down on a wooden bed with a cotton mattress.

Baba Rampuriborn William A. Gans [1] [12] [13] on July 14, in Chicago where his father was a dental surgeon, [14] possibly Jewish.


Autobilgraphy special occasion lasted for about a week, where I shared a tent, the brahmin food, the river bathing etc. Naga Sadhuauthor, teacher, lecturer, philosopher.

Not that it was my personal private dream, but a believable movie reasonably constructed from the group psyche. He has gone where very few Westerners have gone.

In the late s, an American teen did what so many of us only fantasized about: Holly rated it really liked it Nov 05, It was comforting this dream, cushioned, as it were, with familiarity. To ask other readers questions about Autobiography of a Sadhuplease sign up. One day he called all the local babas for a feast, a bhandara, he would prepare on Dashashwamedh Ghat. Autobiography of a Sadhu Rampuri book reviews: Haridwar … from chapter 20 Haridwar Hardwar, some seven hundred miles north west of Allahabad, is a bustling pilgrim center nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas, where the Ganga leaves the mountains and enters the expansive plains of north India.

Started the book just to had little understanding of autbiography Sanyasy’s life, but OMG this was better than any fiction Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. The Samadhi Amar Puri Baba forced a smile as I performed my omkars and placed dakshina under his foot.

Baba Rampuri has written this book in a way as if he is telling a fiction and not a personalized account. About Rampuri Rwmpuri is the first foreigner to be initiated into the ancient society of yogis and shamans known as the Renunciates of the Ten Names, or Sannyasis. Spiritual Che Guevara The last name was of a sadhu in Rajasthan. A bold journey that explores the true intersections of Eastern and Western thought.

I heard of sadhus performing great austerities, acquiring superhuman powers, called siddhis, attaining great […]. I recognized India immediately, like meeting autoboography blood relative for the first time, because I carried with me, deep inside, images corresponding to what I saw on the outside. It was a pleasure to read. Lovers of imagery and the sounds of words will be mesmerized by Autobiography of a Sadhu.


A Journey into Mystic India. Hanuman Darshan I performed my omkars in front of the shiny orange Hanuman, then I sat in front of him, and with great humility and shame, repeated my guru mantra, counting one hundred and eight repetitions […].

Leaving the pink city of Jaipur, the bus entered the scrub desert heading north on the Bikaner Road, negotiating right-of-way with camel caravans, […]. There is no city in the world as old as Kashi Puri, also referred to as Kashi, Varanasi where the Varan and Asi rivers meetor Banaras.

Book review: Rampuri’s *Autobiography of a Sadhu: A Journey into Mystic India*

This special occasion lasted for about a week, where I shared a tent, the brahm Very subjective rating, since I was in India in and met an Australian and an American, the latter whom was the disciple of a baba.

As in many of my dreams about him, we were sitting […]. Autobiography of a Blue-Eyed Yogi and translated into Russian in and German inwith an updated republication in English in He gets possessed by a naked baba. Archived from the original on October 21, Children of the Revolution We were pilgrims, refugees, children of the revolution!

But I do feel obligated to tell […]. A story relating honest experiments and experiences together with innocent enthusiasm. Click here to learn more about this month’s sponsor! PS Adi Shankaracharya was mentioned a few times, placing him 2. Archived from the original on May 14, The Best Books of I also acknowledge that others may find it hard to read. He lives in India.