Posted May 29, This trilogy forms a portion of the story of the Aghori Vimalananda. An aghori is a practitioner of Aghora, the spiritual discipline that takes. Page 1. AGHORA. At the Left Hand of God. ROBERT E. SVOBODA. Page 2. EASTERN RELIGION / TANTRA. US$ ISBN 52 The first book in the Aghora trilogy which features the teachings of Dr. Svoboda’s mentor, the Aghori Vimalananda. Written almost entirely in Vimalananda’s own.

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Getting past our relativistic eurocentrism is another lesson Vimalananda wishes to get across.

Perhaps this too is a duality we need to leave behind and see in the light of roberf deep wisdom it expounds. Less of the philosophy of Shiva and it’s link and evolution to the way of life and outlook of Aghoris. This is the world he knows best and of which he sees the metaphysical reasons for being as such. Jul 02, Pangaea Pangaea aghorw it it was amazing.

Jul 16, Anirudh rated it it was amazing. Preview ribert Aghora by Robert E. Five stars for the content. The telling of mythic stories has always been a powerful form of therapy, bringing healing to people facing adversity. One might agree or disagree. The book not only accounts for numerous incidents of his life but profound insight into the Indian philosophy of Karma and rnanubandh karmik debts.

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Unashamed he claims India is the only place on Earth where you can still find the most powerful and real guru’s, although he admits it too is plagued by Kali Yuga and has its fair share of charlatans and spiritual self-applauding egomaniacs. Books by Robert E. And say they really took place, so much more the truthfulness in the power of magic. wvoboda


Expectedly, I was in for a crashing disappointment. Contrary to the common misunderstanding that aghori’s are hedonists, Vimalananda asserts that they are as When I picked up this book I assumed this would be a standard work dealing with the history, practise and philosophy of Aghora.

Aghora: At the Left Hand of God by Robert E. Svoboda

Aug 08, Bramha Raju rated it it was amazing. This book introduces prakriti and the philosophy that created it, and shows how we can use knowledge of prakriti to optimize our health and well-being. What are you waiting for? Honestly speaking, I don’t know how to rate this book. I think one time read wasn’t enough, and it definitely requires a 2nd read. Your prakriti, or personal constitution, is your inborn pattern of predominating attributes, the sum of your innate tendencies, the source of what manifests within your personal physiological microcosm.

It is just so much more than knowledge on the Aghora cult. And surprisingly, it talks about the same concepts as you would find in various literature on the right side of spiritual attainments.

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Formerly a mystery to the West, the subject has now been clarified and explained in this handbook by Hart de Fouw and Dr. The Greatness of Saturn The telling of mythic stories has always been a powerful form of therapy, bringing healing to people facing adversity.

Building on some of the best principles from both Eastern and Western astrological traditions, authors Hart de Fouw and Dr. Available in English in the US and India. I’m sure it will be another sort of eye opener to a foolish mortal like myself. Designed partly to shock and partly to comfort, but wholly as an offering to his Beloved, Aghora is as clear a picture as possible of a man who was a riddle wrapped up in an enigma.

At the Left Hand of God is the first book in the Aghora trilogy. You will feel like lost in a different world when you are reading this book.

Jul 05, Murali rated it it was ok. In retrospect, there is a lot of merit in his writings, particularly if you approach it from the idea of Svoboda’s work is interesting and very challenging. The third book in the Aghora trilogy featuring Dr. However, it turned out to be one full of gimmicks and self promotion of a self proclaimed Aghori by his nominated disciple, rather than a deep understanding and interpretation of the apparent chaotic elements of Shiva underlining the philoophy of Aghora.


Written almost entirely in Vimalananda’s own words, it presents events from his life, tenets of his philosophy, and highlights from his spiritual practices. Available in English and on Kindle. No trivia or quizzes yet. Svoboda to Kundalini, and took him step by step through the practices used to awaken Her.

He, scrupulously, reaffirms his own Indian tradition as possessing everything for reaching spiritual fulfillment. To ask other readers questions about Aghoraplease sign up. Not for the weak-hearted definitely. Many of the traits you prize in yourself, and many of the qualities you hate, spring from your prakriti.

Reading it doesn’t look feel as terrifying as the book cover makes it look and that’s perhaps the most important lesson to learn from Aghora, there’s really nothing to be afraid of.

Aghora: At the Left Hand of God

Mar 08, Robert M. Nov 10, Purva Khandelwal rated it really liked it.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. The author deals with Karmic theory, and its implications. I first read this while in Nepal in the midst of an intensive period of Kaula sadhana, and at the time did not get much out of it as the dreamlike qualities of the material clashed with my own experience my mistake to read a book about tantra while engaged in tantra! Jul 09, Riju Ganguly rated it did not like it. To readers he offered this agyora In addition, the author shed light on the epic poem Ramayana, and explains it avoboda a way that is illuminating for the spiritually inclined.