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Lost in God

The nature of Bulleh Shah's realization led to such a profound egolessness and non-concern for social convention that it has been the source of many popular comical stories -- calling to mind stories of St. Francis or Ramakrishna. For example, one day Bulleh Shah saw a young woman eagerly waiting for her husband to return home. Seeing how, in her anticipation, she braided her hair, Bulleh Shah deeply identified with the devoted way she prepared herself for her beloved.

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Mouth of Guru

O brother, my heart yearns for that true Guru, who fills the cup of true love, and drinks of it himself, and offers it then to me.
 He removes the veil from the eyes, and gives the true Vision of Brahma:

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...doing Kriya -- cold air (vayu) moves within and outside the spine.
- Lahiri Mahasaya from Gita Commentary 10:25, Yoga Niketan

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Lahiri Mahasaya:
Making vayu like a rope from the throat to the eyebrows - “kua” [well] - meaning throat, heart, navel, lingamula, Muladhar - all the lotuses that are there in these five elements - draw vayu through the roadway of this tube, bring it into the middle of the eyebrows - meaning: into the Ajna chakra and merge there.
- KRISHNA-YAJURVEDIYA- DHYANABINDU UPANISHAD, The Scriptural Commentaries of Yogiraj Sri Sri Shyama Charan Lahiri Mahasaya, Volume 1. Yoga Niketan.

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"Tradition established, under directions of the holy Babaji, is that Kriya has to be obtained directly from a Kriya Yoga Guru and to be handed down from the Guru to the initiate in a continuous chain. A Kriya Yogi can only act as a Kriya-Guru when allowed to do so under permission from his own Guru.
Disciples of Lahiri Mahasaya used to be told to keep the teachings a closed secret and not to talk about it even with friends and relations who were not initiated into the secrets. So religiously this direction was followed that in cases even Kriya performers living as neighbours over twenty years did not know each other as members of the same spiritual fraternity."
- Sri Sailendra Bejoy Dasgupta, Chapter 5, Kriya Yoga

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