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Swami Harinanda

December 25, 1928 to August 19, 2014

Sadly, I must inform you that Swami Harinanda passed away early in the afternoon on Tuesday, August 19, 2014. His death came quickly and without pain. As per his wishes there was no service nor memorial, although he would have appreciated donations to the SPCA or any animal shelter that you like. It goes without saying that this one–of–a–kind and great man will be greatly missed.

I first came to know Swami Harinanda around 1995. He was a customer of mine. One way or another, we got talking about spirituality and he mentioned to me that he was a swami. I must admit, I thought he was joking. But then I realized he was serious. We corresponded by email. Amazingly, I still have a printed copy of his early emails to this day.

Swami Harinanda was able to answer some of my basic questions about yoga and although I had started on the yogic path before I met him, talking to and knowing Swami Harinanda helped make my path more clear.

I was lucky enough to have met Swami Harinanda for the first time in April, 1996. I can remember the first time I met him as I drove up to his house. He came outside to greet me — I felt a great sense of joy and calm come over me.

The next day, Swami Harinanda personally taught me the science of yantra yoga at his dining table. I wrote down the principles of yantra yoga on both sides of a blank piece of paper as Swami Harinanda talked. It was a beautiful moment for me — finally my teacher had come. These lessons I still have to this day and still act as my foundation regarding yantra yoga.

Starting around late 1996 to 1997, I helped Swami Harinanda build an early web site. Later we expanded and moved his web site to this current location real-yoga.com. Swami Harinanda wanted people to see the words real yoga — he wanted people to awaken to the truth of what real yoga is not. Swami Harinanda was not interested in yoga for health.

While building the real yoga web site, Swami Harinanda didn't know what information we should add. So I suggested to him that we should add informaton that is not easily found elsewhere regarding real yoga. I told Swami Harinanda that myself and others want to know why we should practice yoga, what are the types of yoga, who are some famous yogis and a lesson in pure hatha yoga. So this is what we did. I asked the questions, Swami Harinanda wrote the content.

Swami Harinanda was a pure teacher. He would never accept money for teaching. Yoga or spirituality is part of universal knowledge that belongs to everyone. Therefore, one cannot charge for what already belongs to them. Swami Harinanda always said that a good teacher has a day job and then teaches on his or her own time for free. The teacher should pay for any room rental, etc — this is the sign of a pure teacher which Swami Harinanda was.

Swami Harinanda was taught or told personally by Ramana Marharshi to never accept payment and as Swami Harinanda would always say, Ramana Maharshi is never wrong.

Swami Harinanda did not go to meet Ramana Maharshi in India, instead, they met on the astral plane. Ramana told Swami Harinanda that he did not need to be in a cave or anything like that to be a good student of yoga. Swami Harinanda took those words to heart and lived a normal life while being totally dedicated to self realization.

Swami Harinanda knew many little or lesser known things about yoga. He really studied the theory of yoga and put himself into a position to meet people that would impact him. Somewhere along the way he learned the Master's Chant, as an example, and many more things. Swami Harinanda would openly teach kriya yoga as well. Swami Harinanda loved the yogic life and just absorbed every little detail.

In 1996, I was personally quite ill and possibly near death. Swami Harinanda gave me the book on Karma Yoga by Swami Vivekanda to read. It was the best medicine I've ever received. From that day onwards, I fell madly in love with karma yoga. Knowing this, Swami Harinanda bestowed the name Karmananda to me. I thank him very much for this honour.

Swami Harinanda was a good teacher, a good person and a good friend.

- Yogi Karmananda

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WHAT'S YOUR SOUL NUMBER???

Samkhya Yoga is a mathematical science that measures the movements of the heavens. Samkhya Yoga is expressed in mathematical equations.

Yantra Yoga uses the same mathematical formulas but in regards to a personal level. Using a mathematical formula, we are able to evaluate both your name and date of birth.

On this page, your date of birth is evaluated to determine your soul number. You may also enter the date of birth of others, such as your friends, relatives, your children and even your pet (if you know it) to determine their soul number.

This calculator works only for those born in a country that officially uses the Gregorian calendar.

After you enter your information, your information will appear below. Once you know your information, simply scroll down the page to the appropriate part of the page that provides you with the information.

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Your soul number is:

The Soul Number and Health

You can use this information to help understand how a certain number can influence your health. If you have the soul number of 3, then scroll down and read the information about 3.

In no way is this information meant to diagnose or provide cures. Instead, this information is presented as educational information only.

The Number 1 Rules the Head:

The number 1 causes tension in the head, affecting eyes, teeth, sinus, ears or throat; it causes headaches and baldness. Some of the ailments affecting the head are mastoid, deafness, defective eyesight, head colds, sinus trouble, tonsillitis, decayed teeth and toothache, neuralgia of the face, earache, headache, adenoids. Certain mucus forming foods such as milk, ice cream, milkshakes, increases the inflammation set up through tension, as do starchy foods such as bread, potatoes, etc.

The Number 2 Rules The Kidneys:

The number 2 affects the fluid functions of the body; an individual with too many 2's in his makeup suffers the following weaknesses: kidney and bladder troubles, poor circulation, kidney stones, pains in the back in the region of the kidneys, lumbago, poor circulation, varicose veins, dropsical conditions, phlebitis, milk leg, anemia. Over-stoutness, acid foods and fruits aggravate the weakness and should not be eaten; these fruits include the following: grapes, oranges, grapefruit, plums, rhubarb, lemons, tomatoes, strawberries, sugar, candy, cake or sweet foods.

The Number 3 Rules The Liver:

The number 3 affects the functions of the liver, causing bilious attacks, gall stones, congestion of the liver, jaundice. An over-predominance of the number 3 causes the individual to eat too many proteins, sweets, starchy foods. This over-indulgence in foods causes the bile duct to cease functioning as it should and find that varying degrees of degeneration of the liver ensue. Proteins and rich greasy foods should not be eaten as they add to the irritation of the liver. Regarding diet, it should be light, bland and non-irritating. Avoid all alcoholic beverages.

The Number 4 Rules The Intestines:

Too many 4's in the individuals makeup offsets the function of elimination of the intestines. Those born in the 4 vibration are especially fond of meat, potatoes, bread, pastry - which are the very foods that hinder proper elimination. Constipation poisons the system and gives rise to many ailments, such as appendicitis, colitis, peritonitis, fistula, hemorrhoids, intestinal worms, rheumatism, arthritis.

The Number 5 Rules The Solar Plexus:

Too many 5's create a great tension in the region of the diaphragm affecting the functions of the stomach; causing nervous indigestion and pain which is usually diagnosed as ulcers of the stomach. This nervous tension causes vomiting (convulsions during childhood) restlessness, flatulence, dyspepsia, gastritis, moods of depression.

The Number 6 Rules The Mind:

Too many 6's cause a tension that produces uncontrolled thought forms particularly worry affecting the mind in mental breakdowns and insanity.

The Number 7 Rules The Heart and Lungs:

Too many 7's creates tension affecting the respiratory organs, affecting the functions of the heart and lungs in what is termed as pleurisy, tuberculosis, chest colds, pneumonia, bronchitis, asthma; this number affects the heart functions, causing the various forms of heart trouble - palpitations and fainting, enlargement of the heart. A balanced name plus a knowledge of proper breathing and diet are essential to recovery. If the individual is to offset the degeneration of the tissues caused by an over predominance of this number.

The Number 8 Rules The Generative Organs:

The combined forces of too many 8's creates tension that causes generative disturbances... prostate gland trouble, rupture, inflammatory diseases, female troubles, pain, hemorrhage, cramps.

The Number 9 Rules The Nervous System:

Too many 9's create a tension affecting the whole nervous system, causing fits, temper, shaking palsy, hysteria, sudden loss of consciousness, strokes, apoplexy, paralysis, epilepsy, nervous disorders.

Please Note:

In no way is this information meant to diagnose or provide cures. Instead, this information is presented as educational information only.

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