My Story - An Aspiration Plant is
Trying for the sun with feet on the earth
Encouraged by Sri Chinmoy : CKG
Adhiratha.net Test site:
Back to: Family & Friends
see also Adhiratha
||Early sense of awakening
Adhiratha's awakening stories:
- Alter boy, priesthood,
- A child's reaction to a too conscious dream
- a "guiding" presence is requested to withdraw
- Wanting the first confession - to make things right
- Brother Jack's attraction to a monastery & Zen
- Father's interest in isometrics and Hatha [physical Yoga]
- Mothers search for her path,
- to be Protestant, Catholic or Jewish?
- attraction to Christ & the sacred heart
- early mass & returning an unearned gift
- A paperboy's Prayer - early surrender - thy will be done
- High School Minor Seminary
- Introduction to idea of meditation
- Music - chant as setting the stage
- French and Latin [or great interest but little ability]
- Travel as Merchant Seaman
- University questioning - Experimental College
- When can one question the foundation of belief?
- Socrates - "Know thyself"
- "Motivation and Frustration in Attempting Wisdom"
- Social Justice and Charity
- SIMSOC the Simulated Society
- Hearing about the eastern World Religions
- Heraclites and constant change
- Laostse ?? spell
- Moved by the Bhagavad Gita
- When is it right to stand and fight
- Detached action - You have the right to the action - but not to
- Political commitment
- Group Work - no teachers - only shared learners
- Political leads to cultural, leads to spiritual search
- Non-Violent creation and resistance
- Gandhi and martin Luther King
- Considering the Goal - Role of the United Nations
- A Just war?
- Leaving or staying,
- Fasting or organizing
- Camping out and listening to inner
- Limits of the self and sharing learning
- Paying the bills with Construction work - Supporting the Free school
- Searching for others who have gone before -Creating receptivity
- The Master Game
- Be here Now
- Ramakrishna and his Disciples
- The Wisdom of Idiots and the Tales of Dervishes
- Discover playing music and light combinations
- John McGlocclin? - Mahavishnu -My Goal is Beyond
- Playing the Flute - learning to breathe deeply
- Travel to West and East Coast
- Sufi Books in Philadelphis make an impression
- Music by Hazarat Khan?
- Offered a ride to NY to check out he spiritual Teachers and
- WBAI "In the Spirit" with Lex Hixon
- Jain teacher give me a mantra. "All you who have conquered your
inner enemies - I bow before you". Explained that like a pitcher one
bows into the water in order to be filled up.
- Go to many talks and classes.
- Sri Chinmoy's Kundalini Yoga Talks at NYU.
- Where does everyone go after the talks?
- How do they know when to come up an sing?
- Saying my Manatra - getting a direct answer
Moments with Sri Chinmoy|
CKG's early stories
- See Janika Alan Spence intro and stories: Awakening
- CKG's Plays & Poems
Sri Chinmoy's Students Stories
- Stories & experiences
- Oral Histories
||Athletics : Swim,
||Sharing knowledge or
experience - e.g |
||Professional related Share Work Groups & drafts [some are
History & Parallel Lives :Jack & Wanda, Wanda &
Jack [A Canadian - American Experience]|
17 May 2002 adhiratha.net/ ...