The character with the highest support level will most likely appear. We have to experience darkness first in order to see light, and so with the opposites of pleasure and pain. It is usually only the misery we bring upon ourselves that makes us stop doing wrong, to look around and ask and see what is right. We cannot raise ourselves beyond the rest, but must help all the rest to whatever stage we occupy, going further and further ourselves that we may be the better able to help and teach the others. We'd just like to take a moment to apologise for the continued delays the site is currently experiencing. Until we bring a fundamental change in the building blocks of our personality—our likes and dislikes—we will remain confined to our little self-created world and blind to the inherent luminosity of our mind and soul. Desire, in a limited way, with regard to the personality, is the cause of all sin, sorrow, and suffering. Main Campus Yoga Schedule (Postponed due to Covid-19), Beyond Gangotri: Trekking and Yoga in the Himalayas, Great Smoky Mountains, Yoga and Hiking Wellness Immersion, Yosemite National Park, A Yoga and Backpacking Adventure, Adirondacks, Yoga and Hiking in the High Peaks. The first step in finding freedom is to recognize the tyranny of our acquired nature. Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, PhD, is a modern-day master and living link in the unbroken Himalayan Tradition. Never will they cease, nor wars, diseases, pestilences, tornadoes, cyclones, nor earthquakes—for all these come from man’s errors.

He is the successor to Sri Swami Rama of the Himalayas, and the spiritual head of the Himalayan Institute. Established in 1972, Himalayan Institute Excursions offers purpose-driven journeys to discover the fulfillment your soul is seeking. With many conflicting desires, then, we live upon each other, we prey upon each other, we devour each other, we injure each other—in every way. So we may take the good and enjoy it, and meet the evil without fear or trembling or resistance of any kind in an attempt to avoid it. The wisdom of the ages explains the cause of sorrow. This is our intrinsic nature. It is only through “opposites”—the perception of them and the employment of them—that any being can grow at all. (Dimitri), Aren't you going to dance with Claude? It is by our mistakes we learn to see the difference between right and wrong, and in seeing that difference is the whole story of progress. It is a mistake to think that good comes to us from outside quarters. Unless we understand the subtle components of our inner makeup, our search for inner freedom will remain confined to the outer layers of our being, preventing The original creator of the neti pot, the Himalayan Institute has been offering traditional and modern products for health and spirituality since 1971. There is no necessity for all this.