Peas in a Pod

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.

2 thoughts to “Peas in a Pod”

  1. Dear Freddie

    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.

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