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Fully Enlightened In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful Bhogar Siddhar A Collection of Articles, Notes and References References (Revised: Tuesday, January 11, 2005) References Edited by An Indian Tantric Whats in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet. - William Shakespeare Copyright 2002-2010 An Indian Tantric The following educational writings are STRICTLY for academic research purposes ONLY. Should NOT be used for commercial, political or any other purposes. (The following notes are subject to update and revision) For free distribution only. You may print copies of this work for free distribution. You may re-format and redistribute this work for use on computers and computer networks, provided that you charge no fees for its distribution or use. Otherwise, all rights reserved. 8 "... Freely you received, freely give. - Matthew 10:8 :: New American Standard Bible (NASB) 1 But mark this: There will be terrible times in the last days. 2 People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, proud, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, 3 without love, unforgiving, slanderous, without self-control, brutal, not lovers of the good, 4 treacherous, rash, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God 5 having a form of godliness but denying its power. Have nothing to do with them. 6 They are the kind who worm their way into homes and gain control over weak-willed women, who are loaded down with sins and are swayed by all kinds of evil desires, 7 always learning but never able to acknowledge the truth. 8 Just as Jannes and Jambres opposed Moses, so also these men oppose the truth--men of depraved minds, who, as far as the faith is concerned, are rejected. 9 But they will not get very far because, as in the case of those men, their folly will be clear to everyone. - 2 Timothy 3:1-9 :: New International Version (NIV) 6 As he saith also in another place, Thou art a priest for ever after the order of Melchisedec. - Hebrews 5:6 :: King James Version (KJV)

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References The life of Bhogar Siddhar Bhogar Shrine Siddha Bhoganthar: An Oceanic Life Story XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXXXXXX Educational Copy of Some of the References FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX Reference The life of Bhogar Siddhar Bhogar was a South Indian by birth, belonging to the caste of goldsmiths, who became a siddhapurusha under the guidance of Kalanginaathar. In Bogar's Saptakanda he reveals details of various medicinal preparations to his disciple Pullippani (so named as he is believed to have wandered in the forests atop a puli or tiger) and at every stage he quotes his guru as the authority. Also Pulippani must have been a young man then, as he is often referred to as a balaka. xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Cross reference 1 At the same time came the disciples unto Jesus, saying, Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven? 2 And Jesus called a little child unto him, and set him in the midst of them, 3 And said, Verily I say unto you, Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven. 4 Whosoever therefore shall humble himself as this little child, the same is greatest in the kingdom of heaven. 5 And whoso shall receive one such little child in my name receiveth me. 6 But whoso shall offend one of these little ones which believe in me, it were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and that he were drowned in the depth of the sea. - Matthew 18:1-6 :: King James Version (KJV)

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx It is said that as per the last wishes of his guru, Bhogar proceeded to China to spread the knowledge of siddha sciences and strangely enough his journey is said to have been made with the aid of an aircraft; he demonstrated to the Chinese the details of the construction of the aircraft and later built for them a sea-going craft using a steam engine. The details of these and other experiments demonstrated by Bhogar in China are clearly documented in the Saptakanda. Bogar's guru, Klngi Nthar, is believed to be a Chinese who attained siddhi in South India and thus became included among the Eighteen Siddhars. Lao Tse - the founder of Taoism (5th century B.C.) was the first Chinese to propound the theory of duality of matter -- the male Yang and female Yin -which conforms to the Siddha concept of Shiva - Shakti or positive-negative forces. This very same concept was first revealed by the adi-siddhar Agasthya Rishi, whose period is as old as the Vedas, which have been conservatively dated at 3500 B.C. Also alchemy as a science was practised in China only after B.C. 135 and was practiced as an art until B.C. 175 when a royal decree was enacted banning alchemical preparation of precious metals by the Celestial Empire; these details are recounted in the two existing Chinese books of alchemy Shih Chi and Treatise of Elixir Refined in Nine Couldrons, both dated to the first century B.C. The emergence of Lao Tse with his theory of duality of matter and the journey of Bhogar to China seem to have taken place about the same time and it is even possible that Bhogar himself went under the name of Lao Tse in China, like another Siddharishi Sriramadevar, who was known as Yacob in Arabia. This seems likely considering that: 1. before Lao Tse the concept of duality of matter finds no mention in any Chinese treatise; 2. alchemy as a science emerged only after B.C. 135, i.e. four centuries after Lao Tse; 3. there was a sudden spurt of alchemical practice aher the emergency of Lao Tse; and 4. the duality of matter and alchemy have been mentioned in South Indian scriptures that antidate Lao Tse by centuries. 5. The shrine at the top of the hill, though later than the Tiru Avinankudi temple, has overshadowed the older temple in the present century due to its popular appeal. Created by Bhogar, it was maintained after him

by sage Pulippani and his descendants almost as their personal and private temple. During the time of Tirumalai Nayak, his general Ramappayyan handed over the puja rights to newly brought Brahmin priests. The descendants of Pulippani were compensated for the loss of this right by being given: Certain duties of superintendence Right to some annual presents Right to shoot off, at the Dasara Festival, the arrow which symbolises Subramanya's victory over asuras. Right to be buried at the foot of the steps leading to the hill, if some of them so chose. (Reference: The life of Bhogar Siddhar.)

XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX Reference Bhogar Shrine No pilgrim should fail to mark attendance at the shrine of Bhogar in the southwestern corridor of the temple. He it was who created the navabhashana image and consecrated the deity. God is believed to have appeared to saints in certain forms. These are forms made to appear to them by His grace or rather they are outward symbols of His mercy as omnipresent, but assumes certain forms at certain times just as sea-water sometimes takes the form of an iceberg. Bhogar is believed to have lived in the beginning of Kali Yuga, i.e. before 3,000 B.C. and traveled widely in the Near- and Far East. He is said to have been a rare mathematical prodigy, a diplomat of great calibre and an expert in the field of medicine. He realised the importance of Muruga worship and conferred with siddhars on the form in which Muruga's image should be installed atop the hill. He created the amalgam of nine chemicals and did daily services. Bhogar's body rests here. The image of Nava Drg or Bhvanesvari and the Maragadha (emerald) Siva Lingam worshipped by him are found here. An underground passage is said to link the sanctum sanctorum with the Bhogar shrine. (Reference: Bhogar Shrine.) XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

Reference Siddha Bhoganthar: An Oceanic Life Story Siddha Bhoganthar: An Oceanic Life Story Bhogar Mahrshi Bhoganthar or Bhogar, the Jna Guru of Babaji, in the poem Bhogar Jna Sagarama (Bhogars Oceanic Life Story, consisting of 557 verses, verse number 2, lines number 3 and 4), identifies himself as a Tamilian, (Ramaiah, 1979; 1982. p. 17).[1] In the same verse he states that the great Siddha Klangi Nthar initiated him in Jna Yoga (supreme selfknowledge). Klangi Nthar was born in Kai (Benares). He attained the immortal state of swarpa samdhi at the age of 315, and then made China the center of his teaching activities. He belonged to the ancient tradition of Nava (nine) Nth sadhus (holy ascetics), tracing their tradition to Lord Shiva. There are nine important shrines associated with this tradition, five of which are in the Himlaya Mountains: Amarnth (where Shiva first taught Kriya Yoga to his Shakti partner, Parvati Devi), Kedarnth, Badrinth (India), Kailsanth, (Tibet) and Paupatinth (Nepal). Meanwhile, Bhoganthar practiced Kundalini Yoga in four stages. The first three stages arc described in a later chapter on The Psychophysiology of Kriya Kundalini Pranayama. Bhoganthar chose the Palani Malai (mountain) in what is now southwestern Tamil Nadu as the site for intensive yogic practice (tapas) for the final stage. He attained swarpa samdhi at Palani, through the grace of Lord Muruga, or the eternal youth, Kumra Swmi. The Kumraswmi temple at Palani became the epicenter of his activities. xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Cross reference 1 At the same time came the disciples unto Jesus, saying, Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven? 2 And Jesus called a little child unto him, and set him in the midst of them, 3 And said, Verily I say unto you, Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven. 4 Whosoever therefore shall humble himself as this little child, the same is greatest in the kingdom of heaven. 5 And whoso shall receive one such little child in my name receiveth me.

6 But whoso shall offend one of these little ones which believe in me, it were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and that he were drowned in the depth of the sea. - Matthew 18:1-6 :: King James Version (KJV) xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx He visited many countries astrally, and physically and through transmigration. In one of his songs Bhoganthar claims to have flown to China at one point in a sort of airplane which he built: he held discussions with Chinese Siddhas before returning to India (Kailasapathy, 1969, p. 197211). His visit to South America has been confirmed by accounts left by the Muycas of Chile: Bocha, who gave laws to Muycas, was a white, bearded man, wearing long robes, who regulated the calendar, established festivals, and vanished in time like others (other remarkable teachers who had come across the Pacific according to numerous legends of Incas, Aztecs and Mayans). (Lal 1965, p. 20).[2] He convened a meeting of many siddhas just before the beginning of the present Kali Yuga, in 3102 BC, to determine the best way for humanity to progress along the spiritual path during the coming period of darkness. The Yoga of love and devotion, Bhakti Yoga, was chosen as being the best means. Bhoganthar was entrusted by the siddhas with the task of defining the rituals for the worship of their favorite deity Palani ndavar, the Lord (Muruga) of Palani. Many rituals that center around the bathing (abhishekam) of an idol of Palani Andavar with many substances, including panchaamirtam consisting of five fruits and honey, were developed by him and continue to be followed to this day. The idol had to be created from a substance that would last throughout Kali Yuga. The most resilient of known substances, granite, was known to wear and crack after thousands of such rituals. So Bhoganthar fashioned it out of nine secret herbal and chemical ingredients, nava pashanam, which made it harder than granite. Eight of the ingredients were combined in a mold of the idol. The ninth, was added as a catalyst, to solidify it. In recent times the scientists who attempted to determine the composition of a small sample of the material of the idol, were startled to find that it immediately sublimated when heated. Thus its composition remains a mystery to date. The traces of the substance are contained in the ritual offerings in which it is bathed. When these are returned and consumed by the devotee, their spiritual progress is enhanced. A mission to China and transmigration

Klangi Nthar decided to enter into samdhi in seclusion for 3,000 years. He summoned Bhoganthar telepathically from Tamil Nadu to China to take over his mission. Bhoganthar traveled by sea, following the trade route. In China, he was instructed by Klangi Nthar in all aspects of the Siddha sciences. These included the preparation and use of the kaya kalpa herbal formulae to promote longevity. After Klangi Nthar entered into trance, Bhoganthar assumed his teaching mission to the Chinese. To facilitate this, he transmigrated his vital body into the physical body of a deceased Chinese man, and thereafter went by the name Bo-Yang. Bo is a derivation of the word Bhogam which means bliss, material and spiritual. This bliss, for which he was named Bo-Yang is experienced when the Kundalini shakti, the feminine primordial yin energy awakens, passes up to the crown of the head, the seat of Shiva, the masculine yang pole, in the Sahasra cakra at the summit of the head and unites with it. The result of this integration of feminine and masculine parts of the being, or union (Yoga) of Shakti and Shiva, Yin and Yang, is Satchidananda: Absolute ExistenceConsciousness-Bliss. Transformation of his physical body Bhoganthar decided to overcome the limitations of the Chinese body, with its degenerative tendencies, and prolong its life through the use of the kaya kalpa herbs long enough for the effect of Kriya Kundalini Pranayama and related yogic techniques to bring swarpa samdhi. In his poem Bhogar Jna Sutra 8, verse number 4, he describes vividly what happened after carefully preparing a tablet using thirty five different herbs: With great care and patience I made the (kaya kalpa) tablet and then swallowed it: Not waiting for fools and skeptics who would not appreciate its hidden meaning and importance. Steadily I lived in the land of the parangis (foreigners) For twelve thousand years, my fellow! I lived for a long time and fed on the vital ojas (sublimated spiritual energy) With the ojas vindhu I received the name, Bhogar: The body developed the golden color of the pill: Now I am living in a world of gold (based upon translation by Yogi S.A.A. Ramaiah, 1979, p. 40-42). He chose three of his best disciples and his faithful dog, and took them to the top of a mountain. After first offering a tablet to the dog, the dog immediately fell over dead. He next offered it to his leading disciple, Yu, who also immediately fell over dead. After offering it to the two remaining disciples, who by this time were extremely nervous, and who promptly hid their tablets rather than swallow them, Bhoganthar swallowed the remaining tablets and also fell over unconscious. Crying with grief, the two remaining disciples went down the mountain to get material to bury the

bodies. When the disciples returned to the spot where the bodies had been left lying, all that was found was a note, in Bhoganthars handwriting, which said: The kaya kalpa tablets are working. After awakening from their trance I restored faithful Yu and the dog. You have missed your chance for immortality. (Ibid.) This kaya kalpa enabled Bhoganthar to transform the Chinese body over a period of 12,000 years, during which time it developed a lustrous golden color. (The physiological transformation to the state of swarpa samdhi was, however, completed only later, at Palani in the final phases of Kriya Kundalini Yoga and related practices. These phases will be described in chapter 11. Bhoganthars own graphic description is recorded in the poem at the end of this chapter Initiation into Samdhi.) In this poem Sutras of Wisdom 8. he sings prophetically of the taking up of the practice of pranayama in modern times by millions of persons who would otherwise have succumbed to drug abuse: Will chant the unifying verse of the Vedanta. Glory to the holy feet of Uma (the Divine Mother of the Universe. Shakti), Will instruct you in the knowledge of the sciences, ranging from hypnotism to alchemy (kaya kalpa). Without the need for pills or tablets, the great scientific art of pranayama breathing, will be taught and recognized By millions of common people and chaste young women. Verse no. I (based upon translation by Yogi S.A.A. Ramaiah, 1982, p. 40). Becomes known as Lao-Tzu, founder of Taoism After this incident with the Chinese disciples, Bo-Yang became also known as Lao-Tzu, and was accessible for nearly 200 years, and trained hundreds of Chinese disciples in Tantric Yoga practices, wherein semen and sexual energies are conserved and sublimated into spiritual energies. The advanced techniques which he taught involve raising the energies from the mladhra cakra corresponding to the perineum up to the sahasrara cakra during sexual intercourse with a spiritually minded partner, resulting in sublimated energy, tejas. manifesting throughout all the cells of the body. In the fifth century B.C., Confucius met Lao-Tzu Bo-Yang and afterwards said of him: I know a bird can fly, a fish can swim, and an animal can run. For that which runs, a net can be fashioned; for that which swims, a line can be strung. But the ascent of a Dragon on the wind into heaven is something which is beyond my knowledge. Today I have met Lao-Tzu, who is perhaps like a

Dragon. Among the Chinese, particularly, the Taoists, the Dragon is the symbol of Kundalini Shakti, the primordial force. At the end of his mission to China, about 400 BC, Bhoganthar, with his disciple Yu (whom he also gave the Indian name Pulipani) and other close disciples, left China by the land route. As recorded in the Taoist literature, at the request of the gatekeeper at the Han Ku mountain pass Lao-Tzu crystallized his teachings. He did so in two books, the Tao Ching, with 37 verses, and the Te Ching with 42 verses (MacKintosh, 1971).[3] In book two he says Do good to him who has done you injury, which was also said by the contemporary Tamil Siddha, Tiruvalluvar in his Tirukkural (Tiruvalluvar, 1968). Taoist yoga traditions continue to seek physical immortality using techniques remarkably similar to those taught in Tamil Shiva Yoga Siddhnta. Return to India Along their way, they visited several shrines in the Himalayas and Kmarpa, the famous Tantric Shakti shrine in Assam.[4] He composed his greatest work of 700,000 verses near Mt. Kailasa with the blessings of Lord Shiva. It was later abridged to 7,000 verses, and is known as Bhogar Sapta Kandam. He later visited Gaya, India and Arabia. Upon his return to Tamil Nadu he introduced the Chinese salts and chemistry, which he called Cnacram and porcelain making. He submitted his 7,000 verse manuscript for evaluation to his guru, Agastyar at Courtrallam and to an academy of siddhas there. It was endorsed by all of them as a great work. Following this, many siddhas, including Konkanavar, Karuvoorar, Nandeeswar, Kamala Muni, Satta Muni, Macchamuni, and Sundarandar became his disciples to study the sciences of kaya kalpa and yoga. He eventually turned over his teaching mission to Pulipani. Establishes shrine at Katirkamam and attains swarpa samdhi After performing tapas at Sathura Giri, and Shiva Gin, he went to Katirkamam in Sri Lanka to perform tapas and win the grace of Lord Muruga. Under inspiration from the Lord he established the famous Yantra shrine, representing the 1,008 petalled lotus cakra, which blossomed in Bhogar there. Next he went to Palani where he attained swarpa samdhi. He retired to Katirkmam, where Babaji Nagaraj met him around 211 AD. Second Mission to China Later, after the period of the Six Dynasties (220 to 590 AD), Bhoganthar returned with some Tamil disciples to China. He left his mission in Tamil Nadu with Pulipani, the Chinese Siddha. During the construction of the Brihitswarar Shiva Temple in Tanjore, Tamil Nadu, around 900 AD. Bhoganthar advised its builders as to how to raise the eighty ton capstone

to the top of the temple, more than 200 feet high. This was done through his disciple Karuvoorar and another Tamil disciple who acted as intermediaries and through messages tied to the legs of courier birds, like todays homing pigeons. At Bhogars suggestion a gradient ramp five miles long was built, up which the stone was pulled to the top of the temple. This was one of the most remarkable engineering feats of all times. About this time he also advised the King of Tanjore to build a small shrine dedicated to one of his greatest disciples, Karuvoorar, behind the Bhrihiteeswarar Shiva Temple. Current Activities While Bhoganthar is reported to have left the physical plane at Palani, he continues to work on the astral plane, inspiring his disciples and devotees, and even in rare instances he transmigrates into anothers physical body for specific purposes. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------Source: Babaji and the 18 Siddha Kriya Yoga Tradition, by M. Govindan (Kriya Yoga Publications, 1991), pp. 113-118. End Notes [1] Material in this chapter is based upon the life story of the Siddha Bhoganthar narrated by Yogi S.A.A. Ramaiah in his introduction to the third volume of the collected works of Bhoganathar, Bogar Kandam Yogam: Babajis Yoga of Boganathar, and notes in lectures. [2] Authorities quoted by Bancroft in the Pacific States, Vol. V., 23-24. [3] See The Wandering Taoist, by Deng Ming-Dao. 1983 for a contemporary account of Taoist immortals and their practices in China, and The Tao and Chinese Culture by Da Liu. 1979 for a description of the highest goal of Taoist practices, golden immortality. [4] It is here that Macchamuni (Macchendrantha), one of his disciples, later composed the first great treatise on the scientific art of Kriya Tantra Yoga, from which arose the Kalpia and Kapalika tantric traditions. (Reference: Siddha Bhoganthar: An Oceanic Life Story.) XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX Published on internet: Tuesday, November 25, 2003 Revised: Tuesday, January 11, 2005 Information on the web site is given in good faith about a certain spiritual

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