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Note: The views expressed in the external links listed below are theirs own.  Rudraksha Yoga need not necessarily agree with those views.  We do not have any affiliation to any of these websites. The links have been provided to help our readers to enrich their knowledge with useful information. Reader’s discretion is advised in using the information in any form.

The Sadgurus(Realized Masters) who Bestow Shaktipat to Initiate Kundalini Yoga

  1. Shri Sadguru Gurumayi Childvilasananda (http://www.siddhayoga.org/)
    This is the website of Siddha Yoga (a form of Kundalini Yoga) founded by Swami Muktananda(Baba). In this yoga, current Siddha Guru (Sadguru) Shri Gurumayi Chidvilasananda bestows her divine Grace  to interested people through shaktipat initiation. This is one of the safest, easiest and wonderful real yoga paths.  The initiation is given once a year(around September). The Sadguru lineage of realized masters: Bhagawan Shri Nityananda(Bade Baba) -> Swami Shri Mukatananda(Baba) ->  Swami Shri Chidvilasananda (Gurumayi). We highly recommend this safe and traditional Kundalini yoga path for everybody. Go ahead and receive the Shaktipat by the Grace and compassion of Shri Gurumayi!
  2.   http://www.mahayoga.org/
    This is another excellent website dealing with Kundalini Shaktipata Yoga.  In this yoga, Sadguru Paramahamasa Parivrajakacharya(P.P.) Shri Narayanakaka Dhekane Maharaj authorized his disciples to  grace shaktipat initiation to interested seekers committing to follow the rules and restrictions of the lineage.  The lineage is serious about the success of its disciples. So, specific code of conduct and lifestyle is prescribed in this path. The initiation is given throughout the year on specific dates announced on the website. The Sadguru lineage of realized masters: P.P. Shri Shakara Purushottama Tirtha Maharaj -> P.P. Shri Loknath Tirth Swami Maharaj -> P.P. Shri Narayanakaka Dhekane Maharaj -> Authorized Disciples in the lineage. Highly recommended traditional yoga path.
  3. Shri Sadguru Shri Ram Lalji Siyag  (http://www.the-comforter.org)He is one of the Great Masters of Kundalini Yoga who bestows his Grace to every interested individual. You can receive the Grace  by Shaktipat by following ways: 1. In person. 2. Online on the Internet 3. By watching the Television program. 4. Via Video CD.  Please visit their website for details. This path of Guru Siyag’s Siddha Yoga(GSSY)  is a recommended, traditional and safe way to start your journey of Kundalini Yoga. Go ahead.  The Sadguru lineage of Realized Masters: Baba Shri Ganganathji Yogi -> Shri Sadguru Shri Siyag.

Yoga

  1. http://www.yogamag.net/
    Excellent online magazine on traditional yoga from Bihar School of Yoga. It has a searchable archive with wealth of information for yoga practitioners. The articles in the magazine are very helpful to enrich our knowledge in yoga.
  2. The Divine Life Society (http://www.dlshq.org)
    This is the official website of the Divine Life Society established by His Holiness Swami Sivananda. This is an excellent website to learn the theory of traditional yoga. It also provides free online books authored by Great Masters of traditional yoga.
  3. http://www.sivanandaonline.org/
    This is an Internet site is dedicated to life and teachings of one of the Great Masters of India, His Holiness Swami Sivananda. The content is very inspiring and informative.
  4. http://www.thekundaliniyoga.org
    This is an excellent website from a traditional Kundalini Yoga practitioner. It deals with theory and practice of Kundalini Yoga. It is also enriched with practical experiences, links to very dramatic Shaktipath videos, articles on Hinduism, yoga  and much more.  It has a detailed Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ) section too.  It is a valuable resource  for practitioners at different stages and everybody else who seek authentic information on Kundalini Yoga. Really a commendable effort from the author, aimed at helping everybody.
  5. http://www.manblunder.com/ 
    This is an excellent non-commercial website dealing with theoretical aspects of Kundalini Yoga, Shrividya, Shakti Worship, Mantras and stotras and more. It is developed by a single person without any commercial interests. We appreciate the efforts of the author in helping everybody in their spiritual pursuit.  The articles go into deeper aspects of traditional thinking of worship and spirituality. Highly recommended. Caution: A lot of extremely potent mantras, mudras, meditation and other advanced spiritual practices have been disclosed in this website. We suggest our readers not to engage in any practice themselves without any proper  guidance by an adept Master.
  6. http://www.ambaa.org/
    This website is maintained by staunch devotees of Shridevi. It has an excellent collection of PDF files of various stotras, mantras and hymns of Shridevi and other Hindu deities. It also has discussion list open for devotees who  worship Shridevi and Lord Shiva by Vedic and Right-handed Tantric traditions. We appreciate the effort to bring this website.

Healthy Lifestyle/Vegetarianism

  1. http://www.harisingh.com/IDoNotEatDeadAnimals.htm
    You are what you eat! If you want to be a human being, don’t eat dead animals. Animals are sentient beings just like us. So, show compassion and love to them and accumulate good karma.  This is an interesting website  spreading this message. Every action has equal and opposite reaction. So, if you eat dead animals, animals will eat you and your health! Read, ponder and practice: go veggie, be healthy and so happy!

Sanatana Dharma(Hinduism)

  1. Shri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham Website (http://www.kamakoti.org)
    This is the official website of Shri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham established by Shri Shankara Bhagavatpadah. It provides traditional information on many aspects of Sanatana Dharma(Hinduism), Advaita(non-dualistic) philosophy and Vedanta. Excellent wealth of information and knowledge.
  2. Hinduism Today (http://www.hinduismtoday.com/)
    Excellent magazine from Kauai’s Hindu Monastery at Hawaii, US.  It publishes articles on traditional Sanatana Dharma and its philosophy. You can read the latest issue and archives of the magazine free of charge online. We appreciate the efforts of this organization in spreading the message of Sanatana Dharma and Hindu philosophy worldwide.
  3. Hinduism eBooks (http://hinduebooks.blogspot.in/)
    Excellent website  that provides links to download ebooks of some of our Great Scriptures including all principal Upanishads. Commendable effort by the author.

Samskritam(Sanskrit)

  1. http://sanskritdocuments.org/
    This is one of the most comprehensive compilation of Sanskrit related documents on the Internet. It has links to tutorials, dictionary, documents, magazines, learning tools, encoding programs, stotras, and so on. It is a golden treasure for anybody who is interested in Sanskrit. Highly recommended.
  2. http://sudharma.epapertoday.com/
    Sudharma is probably the only daily newspaper in Sanskrit. It is published from Mysore, Karnataka, India. The quality of Sanskrit is excellent. Read and enjoy! Please  subscribe or donate online to support this newspaper which is run as a service to the Sanskrit community.
  3. http://sanskritaprasruti.wordpress.com/
    There is a great need to spread the divine language Sanskrit to learn about Indian culture and to preserve our great heritage and traditions. Sanskrita Prasruti is a very good blog about institutional and other periodic programs for propagation of Sanskrit. If we are serious in understanding wealth of knowledge offered by our Great Scriptures, working knowledge of basic Sanskrit is mandatory.  It always the best to read the original writings and revelations directly to grasp them our way, of course taking the help of traditional commentaries and treatises.
  4. http://sanskritpearls.blogspot.in/
    Excellent blog on subhashitas(good sayings) and pearls of wisdom in Sanskrit literature.
  5. http://www.sanskritebooks.org/
    This is another excellent resource for some rare Sanskrit books in electronic format. Excellent effort of compilation.