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Secrets of our destiny

April 15, 2012 By François Gautier
The mainspring of every race lies in its spirituality, and the death of that race begins the day that spirituality wanes and materialism gains ground,” said Swami Viv-ekananda more than a hundred years ago.

India is a vast and ancient land, which till now has managed to keep within herself, by the stubborn will of her people and the silent tapasayas of her yogis hidden in her Himalayan caves, the ultimate knowledge — the secret of our destinies.

At a time when the world has never been feeling so lost, when man has forgotten the why and how of his existence and all religions seem to have failed, India may hold the key to man’s future.

What is this knowledge? Take pranayama for instance. This extraordinary technique brings, very quickly, wonderful results in both the well-being of the body and the quietude of the mind. Pushed to perfection, it gives to the disciple deep spiritual experiences and a true inner perception of the world.

Sri Sri Ravi Shanka…