The eyes are very similar, don’t you think?
Both these young men realized the Self spontaneously as children, and at the time when the pictures were taken, both were spending a lot of time absorbed in the Self.
The fellow on the left grew up to be Ramana Maharshi, who said that nirvikalpa samadhi can’t bring about Self-realization.
The fellow on the right grew up to be Shiva Bala Yogi, who is said to have stayed in samadhi for 20 hours a day for 12 years.
Two peas in a pod.
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Wanted to share with you that Sri Sivabala Yogi’s teachings are available as a book – Laghu Guru Upanishad – The Spiritual teachings of Sri Sivabala Yogi.
Thanks for posting this. As you know there’s an excerpt here:
The Path of Silence