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Sivathondan Nilyaam and Treasured Natchintinai

a. Families felt blessed on those rare occasions when Yogaswami handed them a spiritual poem, often composed specifically...

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Yogaswami's Mahasamadhi and Cremation

a. Yogaswami’s body was consumed on a pyre that included pure sandalwood. Many experienced him in his subtle...

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Caring for Markenduswami and Directing Crop Cultivation

a. With Yogaswami’s blessings, Markanduswami retired at age 60 to live a hermit’s life. Yogaswami built him a...

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Robert Hansen's Youth and Early Training

a. Robert was introduced to Lord Siva through Nataraja, the King of Dance. His teacher gave him a...

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Robert Hansen's Dancing Career and Spiritual Quest

b. For two years following his return from Ceylon, Sri Subramuniya returned to the stage to earn his...

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Gurudeva's Travels in Sri Lanka Prior to Meeting Yogaswami

a. Robert lived as a guest in Buddhist temples and monasteries, conversing with the monks, observing and absorbing...

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Robert Fasts, Meditates and Realizes the Self

In a cave deep in southern Ceylon, Robert fasted and meditated, ultimately realizing the Self beyond time, form...

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Robert Hansen visits Hindu Temples and Arrives in Jaffna

a. Kandiah Chettiar befriended the American, taking him to the small, traditional temples in Colombo, where Robert discovered...

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Robert Absorbs Hindu Culture and Meets His Guru

a. When he sought more seclusion, the family took him to a nearby thatched hut they owned amid...