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Yoga Plus – Candlelight Insight

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The Hatha Yoga practice of trataka is a simple technique that has a purifying, invigorating effect on the mind and improves concentration, paving the way for a deeper meditation practice. Trataka also nourishes the subtle flame at the navel center, promoting vitality and inner health. In its more advanced form, as the Himalayan master Swami Rama said, “The practice of trataka eventually merges into surya sadhana, meditation on the solar energy.” Learn more about this power solar energy technique taught by Swami Rama in this Yoga Plus article.

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Technique for Tuning in to Higher Guidance: The Sun Is the Form of AUM

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The great saint Kabir said ““The sun is the most immediate physical form of AUM we can experience, for it is really solidified, materialized AUM.” In this article by the Ananda Church of Self Realization, we learn about the relationship between the Sun and the spiritual sound AUM (OM). With quotes from Kabir, Paramahansa Yogananda, and Swami Kriyananda, we learn that the Sun is the form of Aum. By meditating on the AUM sound we connect with our Higher Guidance.

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The Crystalline Heart of the Sun

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The Pillar of Celestial Fire: And the Lost Science of the Ancient Seers by Robert Cox shares information about the The Crystalline Heart of the Sun – “a small egg-shaped cocoon of luminous subtle matter that lies at the center of the Sun. This ball of celestial fire is so filled with spiritual power that is resembles a shining crystal or radiant diamond.” The Crystalline Heart of the Sun is similiar to the Divine Ka – a “thumb-sized egg of celestial fire at the heart of every celestial being in the Universe.”

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Surya by Sri Chinmoy (part 3)

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This article by Sri Chinmoy shares the Hindu teachings on Surya, the sun god, found in the Vedas and Upanishads of India.  Part 3 discusses the famous Gayatri Mantra – a prayer to Surya, the sun god, for spiritual purification and enlightenment.

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Solar Meditations for Depression: The Healing Powers of the Sun

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This article by Alternative Depression Therapy shares with us 3 simple solar meditations that connect us more fully with the Sun to improve our physical, mental, and emotional health.  These solar meditations are easy to perform and help with depression and Seasonal Affective Disorders (SAD).

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Japanese method of Simplified Surya Namaskara with Reiki

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In Japan, a modified version of the yoga technique Surya Namaskara – the Sun Salutation – has been created for the elderly who face physical limitations and find it difficult to practice the 12 postures of the traditional Surya Namaskar of Sun Salutation. This blog post created by Shreedhar shares the 7 stages of Simplified Surya Namaskara.

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Looking Sun in the eyes

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Suryamahayogi Amaranand Ram Ram constantly gazes at the Sun from morning to evening without blinking his eyelids.  He claims to be the only one to be gifted with this divine power from the Sun-god for he had chanted 40 lakh Ram mantras for over six months in the Himalayan valley. 

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Surya by Sri Chinmoy (part 1)

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This article by Sri Chinmoy shares the Hindu teachings on Surya, the Sun god, found in the Vedas and Upanishads of India.  Part 1 shares India’s teachings on Surya, the sun god and the spiritual sun that exists within each person.

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Serving Spirit: Breatharians in our Midst

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Norma Gentile is a professional singer and musician, recording artist, meditation teacher, energy healer and channeler. In 2003, Norma Gentile worked with Elitom Ben Yisrael to record the 2 CD audioclass Breatharian Meditations. In this article, Norma shares her experience while working with Elitom Ben Yisrael – a breatharian shaman. This article provides important information about the process of becoming a breatharian – teaching that breatharianism is much more than simply not eating food.

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Meditation at Sunrise – Omraam Mikhael Aivanhov

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Omraam Mikhael Aivanhov, a well-known spiritual teacher and Sun gazer, teaches this sunrise meditation.  Learn how connecting with the Sun, the centre of our solar system, reinforces our connection with our spirit, the centre of our own being.

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The Sun as the Eye of the Universal Self by Swami Krishnananda

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Swami Krishnananda’s discourse on The Chhandogya Upanishad shares the teaching that surya, the Sun, is a popular symbol of the Absolute. The characteristics of the Supreme Self, the Atman, are similiar to the qualities of the Sun.

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Thousands of Hindus offer prayers to the sun in Orissa

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Nearly half a million Hindu devotees took a holy dip in a pond in Orissa’s temple town of Konark and offered prayers to the sun in the belief that they would be cured of all diseases. According to legend, Hindu god Krishna’s son Shamba was cured of leprosy after a holy dip at the site of the Chandrabhaga river.

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Breatharian Meditations – An Audioclass 2 CD Set

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A breatharian since 2001, Elitom Ben Yisrael has released a 2 CD audioclass called Breatharian Meditations. In this audioclass, Elitom Ben Yisrael teaches about the breatharian state and leads guided meditations to help you discover the spiritual energies inside you and surrounding you. Better understand the process of living without eating physical food with the help of Elitom Ben Yisrael, a breatharian shaman and holistic healer.

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Edgar Cayce on Vitality and Sunlight

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This article summarizes Edgar Cayce’s perspective and advise on vitality – the vigor and power of health and wellness. Edgar Cayce frequently references the importance of spiritual practices that awaken the kundalini energy and increase prana or chi energy in the body. He specifically mentions the ability to biologically absorb and utilize the energy of the sun through breathing practices and exercises.

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Your Immortal Body of Light by Mitchell Gibson, M.D.

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Psychiatrist and spiritual teacher Mitchell Gibson, M.D. shares the story of David Steindl-Rast and Father Tiso in their search for the Tibetan masters who have demonstrated a spiritual phenomenon known as the “rainbow body”. This remarkable story forms the introduction to Mitchell Gibson’s book Your Immortal Body of Light which cites many historical examples of humans who have manifested the “light body”.

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Surya by Sri Chinmoy (part 2)

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This article by Sri Chinmoy shares the Hindu teachings on Surya, the Sun god, found in the Vedas and Upanishads of India.  Part 2 discusses the Purusha and Prakriti and their relationship to the inner and outer sun.

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Sun Meditation by Uma Sankar

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Uma Sankar is a well-known sun yogi in India. Uma Sankar practices sun gazing as a traditional yogi, using discipline and concentration achieve full enlightenment – union with the Supreme Soul. This article shares the method taught by Uma Sanakar.

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The Solar Path of Liberation by Swami Nirmalananda Giri

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The book Om Yoga – Its Theory and Practice by Swami Nirmalananda Giri contains a section called “The Solar Path of Liberation”. This section shares knowledge from the inner yoga teachings and Upanishads about the significance of the Sun. “As the germinating seed struggles upward toward the sun and out into its life-giving rays, so all higher forms of life reach out for the sun, which acts as a metaphysical magnet, drawing them upward and outward toward ever-expanding consciousness. Sunlight is the radiant form of Om, so the sun initiates the entire solar system into Om.”

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ART OF ASANA: Surya Namaskara

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Surya Namaskara (Sun Salutation) is one of the most ancient and respected Hatha Yoga practices. Surya Namaskar stretches and strengthens the entire body in one easy sequence of asanas (postures). More importantly, Surya Namaskara awakens and empowers the charkas (psychic energy centers) and nadhis (psychic energy pathways), while also deepening the breath and calming the mind. For thousands of years, Surya Namaskara was honored as one of the most sacred and powerful yoga practices.

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What is Sunlightenment?

This website is dedicated to the free discemination of information on the healing powers of the Sun and the spiritual practices of Sun Gazing and Surya (Sun) Yoga. All information is given in the spirit of the Sun, whom shares its Light and Love without restriction. May all of humanity benefit from the enlightening energy of the Sun and the wisdom of all beings who share in this service of Sun Yoga.


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