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Hi. About the story of Moses and his staff and the passing of the Red Sea by the people. The parting of the Red Sea and the passing of the people between the two wall of water can be the equivalent to the prana passing through Ida, Pingala, and then to the central sushumna nadi? The serpent staff could sometimes represent wisdom becuase when it awakes and pass through chakras it permit spiritual union with the source? It's unbelievable to see many people in history  take the same symbol to represent spiritual wisdom. http://www.1paradigm.org/serpents.html

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Whatever be the symbols used, there is only one truth, which alone is the source of everything. Different approaches are used to denote the means used to arrive at the truth. What ultimately matters is realizing oneself to be no different from this truth and resting as THAT, eternally, in peace.

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(That Supreme being is the absolute truth)  

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Questions concerning the practice of 'Brahmacharya' to know the self, & the means required are dealt with here.

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The term 'Yoga' is a derivative of the Samskruth verb 'Yuj' which refers to union. 'Yoga', also called 'Brahma vidy‚' is the eternal dissolution of the individual 'Aham' (Ego) into the Atman (self) for 'Mukti' (liberation). Mere indulgence in '¬sana' or physical postures is not Yoga. ¬sana is only one limb or 'Anga' of Yoga. The eight limbs viz. Yama, Niyama, ¬sana, Pr‚n‚y‚ma, Praty‚h‚ra, Dh‚rana, Dhy‚na and Sam‚dhi are the means to Yoga. Brahmacharya or spiritually based continence is one of the important components of 'Yama'. 'Brahmacharya':- "Brahmani charyathey ithi" - "To surrender one's Ego and go with the will of the Almighty."

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