Rules of entry to Ashram is sacrifice of ego desires or motivations. Which is firstly to abstain from all forms of intoxicants (i.e. alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, all illegal drugs and even prescription mood altering drugs); that will only dull the mind and hinder receptivity in gaining spiritual truth.
Ego Personality Illusion or soul consciousness Since the origins of time the eternal choice for everyone; who finds himself in incarnation. Is either to enjoy the illusion of what you see outside yourself; which is an ego or personality focus. Or face the truth within the self; which is a soul focus? Therefore every relationship …
Mantra is a sacred utterance, which can be a word or phrase. For instance it is believed by practitioners, to have psychological and spiritual powers. Many people believe that mantra meditation; helps to induce an altered state of consciousness. Mantras may or may not have literal meanings. They are typically melodic; mathematically structured meters with numinous qualities.
Stupa is a symbolic representation for the level of awareness of humanity. It is in just the same way as the mountain of awareness presentation. As a member of humanity become more spiritually evolved. He will become less dense with a finner vibration. Accordingly then his level of awareness or consciousness will rise. Lower humanity is at the bottom. Middle section is for average humanity. Top section is for higher man; who eventually become lost to the material world as a fully dissolved being.