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Kali Yogini Tantra; Revelation of the Dynamic Cosmic Mother

Kali Yogini Tantra; Revelation of the Dynamic Cosmic Mother

Kali Yogini Tantra Excerpts from The Sacred Text of the Kali Yoginis As Revealed by Mataji Bhairavi Nagalakshmi with Commentary by Tantraraja Swami Ayyappa Giri (released on 22 January 2018) Yogini Tantra of Maha Kali The Ancient Cosmic Mother speaks through her Yogini Tantra…Maha Kali, having been pacified and calmed by the supreme embrace of Shiva, was overcome with love and affection for humanity. With awe and respect, the greatest of the Siddhas and Rishis began to assemble at the…

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Worshipping Kali with Her 64 Yogini Namavali

Worshipping Kali with Her 64 Yogini Namavali

Namavali of the Kali’s 64 Yoginis  Chatuhsasthi Kali Yogini Mantra Swami Ayyappa Giri Yogini Ashram Worshipping Kali and Her 64 Yoginis Kali is in all forms.  She is particularly present in the 64 Yoginis, all extensions of her Cosmic Personality.  This 64 Yogini Namavali wins the grace of Maha Kali and her ancient mother aspects. First published in 1990, these mantras come directly from Sathguru Babaji. Devotees of the Mother and her 64 forms will be pleased to know that they…

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Kali 64 Yogini Namavali 

Kali 64 Yogini Namavali 

Namavali of the Kali’s 64 Yoginis  Chatuhsasthi Kali Yogini Mantra Swami Ayyappa Giri Yogini Ashram Kali 64 Yogini Namavali Worshipping Kali and Her 64 Emanations Kali is in all forms.  She is particularly in the 64 Yoginis, all of whom are extensions of her Cosmic Personality.  This Kali 64 Yogini Namavali brings her closer to all those who chant it. First published in 1990, these mantras come directly from Sathguru Babaji. Devotees of the Mother and her 64 forms will…

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The Great Agastya Siddha and His Places of Power

The Great Agastya Siddha and His Places of Power

  Forests, Mountains, Temples, and Caves of Agastya  by Swami Ayyappa Giri Yogini Ashram Initially Published on the New Moon, 16 Jan 2018   Agastya Siddha is loved by Kriya Yoga Sadhaks everywhere, for it is he who is the Guru of the immortal Babaji, the peerless Himalayan Avatar.  There is a long tradition in yoga that the guru of ones guru, when honored, brings the Grace of the lineage into ones life. Shrouded in mystery, the Siddha Agastya is…

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Yoga Practice – Blissful Union of Jiva with Shiva

Yoga Practice – Blissful Union of Jiva with Shiva

Yoga – Truth, Consciousness, Bliss By Swami Ayyappa Giri Yogacharya, Yogini Ashram, California USA It was in 1970, fresh from a coffee house, that I tip-toed into a Yoga meditation and lecture, where dozens of people sat, transfixed on the fascinating discourse of the Guru. The speakers eyes remained closed as a veritable feast of ideas and inspirations emerged. It was Yogi S.A.A. Ramaiah, a venerated Saiva Siddhanta Yogi from South India. With the shyness of youth, I thought, “Let…

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Yantra Yoga – Union through Mystical Geometry

Yantra Yoga – Union through Mystical Geometry

Yantra Yoga  By Swami Ayyappa Giri Purohit-Acharya, Yogini Ashram, California USA Article Published During Sacred Navaratri, 2016   Then Shiva Mahadev spoke to Parvati, “O Devi, Because it restrains suffering due to desires, anger and karma, it is called Yantra. The Goddess who is worshipped within it, offers Grace to the Tantric”            Kularnava Tantra The academic scholar of Indic studies, might believe that a yantra is an art form and a psychological symbol which addresses the worshippers…

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Mahavatar Babaji and the Golden Body of Light

Mahavatar Babaji and the Golden Body of Light

Babaji By Swami Ayyappa Giri, Acharya, Yogini Ashram, Norwalk Ca. Article Rewritten and Published on Babaji’s Birthday 30 November 2014   The Emergence of an Avatar Though known secretly by Kriya Yogis for centuries, details of the life and birth of the deathless Mahavatar Babaji were not made public until the late 1940’s, when the saintly Swami Yogananda Paramahamsa was permitted to release a few details of Babaji’s incredible incarnation. Later, the great saint included a chapter about Babaji in his magnus…

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Mantra Yoga – Mystic’s Union through Sacred Sound

Mantra Yoga – Mystic’s Union through Sacred Sound

Mantra Yoga By Swami Ayyappa Giri, Acharya, Yogini Ashram, Norwalk Ca.  Article Published on the Full Moon, 21 May, 2016   Sound lies at the heart of all matter. Mantra Yoga is Divine sound.  Everything in the universe vibrates, and except for the vacuum of space, vibration generates the transmission of sound as well. We learn in Yoga that sound emerging from the God essence is indeed the Word of God. Divine vibrations produced by the voice of a soul…

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Siddhis -How the Great Masters Attain Miraculous Yogic Powers

Siddhis -How the Great Masters Attain Miraculous Yogic Powers

Siddhis By Swami Ayyappa Giri, Acharya, Yogini Ashram Published on 13 March 2016 The mysterious powers (siddhis) attained through the practices of Kriya Tantra Yoga result from a mastery of the elemental principles, and are rightly veiled in the writings of the Siddhas using a unique expression of intentional obscurity embedded within the sacred texts. This veiled language is referred to as sandhabhasa. The arcane expression is justified, not only because those who wield the sword of power can themselves be cut…

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Dattatreya – Pilgrimage to the Birthplace of the Juna Akhara

Dattatreya – Pilgrimage to the Birthplace of the Juna Akhara

BY SWAMI AYYAPPA GIRI, Acharya, Yogini Ashram Central India’s Great Seat of Grace and Power The village of Mahur, birthplace of Dattatreya, stands as a lone sentry for dharma at the border of Maharastra and Telegana. It serves as a beacon of Shakti, Unity consciousness and grace-light. Remote and accessible only through a land route, one takes an overnight train from Hyderabad followed by a somewhat perilous bus ride through the winding roads of a small mountain range forested with…

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