Original Christianity is direct, living, personal connection and communication with the Lord Jesus Christ as his disciple. This is accomplished through the Sacraments, those rites of spiritual purification and empowerment instituted by the Lord Jesus himself and continued by his Apostles and their successors. (See The Yoga of the Sacraments.)
Original Yoga is the union (yoga) brought about by meditation on either Divine Silence (see The Breath of Life) or Divine Sound (See So’ham Yoga). Both paths were well know to Jesus the Master Yogi from his years spent in India.
Original Christianity and Original Yoga have one purpose and effect: the liberation of the disciple-yogi through returning their consciousness to its original state of knowing they are one with God and part of Infinite Being.
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The Dhammapada for Awakening: A Commentary on Buddha's Practical Wisdom
Dhammapada for Awakening: A Commentary on Buddha's Practical Wisdom
Drawing on the proven wisdom of different ancient traditions, and the contemporary masters of spiritual life, as well as his own studies and first-hand knowledge of the mystical traditions of East and West, to Abbot George Burke illumines the practical wisdom of Buddha in the Dhammapada - and more importantly, and make thatmakes that teaching relevant to present day spiritual seekers.
Discover two paths of meditation: Silence and Sound.
How to Meditate
Meditation is also of two kinds: action and inaction. In one we actively engage in a process which elevates the consciousness to the point of liberating it. In the other we do nothing at all but allow the consciousness to liberate itself in silent inactivity.
These two paths are the path of Divine Sound, the path of Action, and the path of Divine Silence, the path of Inaction. Both lead to the same result: Liberation (Moksha).
Gita for Awakening
Discover the riches of the Bhagavad Gita in this unique commentary.
Bhagavad Gita for Awakening
If you had one spiritual book to study for the the rest of your life, the Gita would be it. This commentary illumines its usefulness for the aspiring yogi.
The Christ of India
Jesus spent much of his "Lost Years" in India. Find out the significance here.
The Christ of India
Read the in-depth collection of information regarding Jesus' stay in India and how it affected his teachings.
Learn how to make Christian worship a tool for spiritual growth.
Yoga of the Sacraments
Discover the inner side of the Christian Sacraments, and increase your understanding of how to effectively make them a part of spiritual life.
Yogis and Jesus
Many modern yogis have had visions of Jesus. Discover more here.
Yogis Who Saw Jesus
The day our Original Christianity and Original Yoga website was launched we received an irate communication from one of those Western “Hindus” that believe they are more truly Hindu if they hate other religions–especially Christianity–and deny that Jesus ever existed. Here is our answer: