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Encounters with the Immortal Yogi: Real-Life Stories of Mahavatar Babaji

"The Holy Science" by Sri Yukteswar Giri that describes his encounter with Mahavatar Babaji is titled "The Resurrection of Sri Yukteswar."

  • Sri Yukteswar Giri was a highly respected spiritual leader who had been seeking spiritual enlightenment for many years. He had heard about the legendary Mahavatar Babaji, a great yogi who was said to have lived for thousands of years.

  • One day, Sri Yukteswar had a vision in which Mahavatar Babaji appeared to him and instructed him to go to the Himalayas to receive spiritual teachings.

  • Sri Yukteswar set out on a journey to the Himalayas, and after many months of travel, he finally arrived at a cave where he met Mahavatar Babaji in person.

  • Mahavatar Babaji taught Sri Yukteswar many spiritual truths and initiated him into the ancient science of Kriya Yoga.

  • Sri Yukteswar spent several months with Mahavatar Babaji, learning from him and experiencing many profound spiritual insights.

  • After his time with Mahavatar Babaji, Sri Yukteswar returned to his home in India and began teaching the principles of Kriya Yoga to others.

  • Sri Yukteswar continued to have a close relationship with Mahavatar Babaji, and in later years, he often received guidance and spiritual insights from the great yogi.

In "Apprenticed to a Himalayan Master" by Sri M, there are several accounts of Sri M's encounters with Mahavatar Babaji. One such account describes an incident where Sri M met Babaji in person and received spiritual guidance from him.

  • Sri M was living in the Himalayas and practicing yoga and meditation.

  • He went on a trek to a nearby mountain peak to meditate and reflect on his spiritual journey.

  • As he was meditating, he felt a strong presence behind him and turned around to see Mahavatar Babaji standing there.

  • Babaji told Sri M that he had been watching him and was pleased with his spiritual progress.

  • Babaji gave Sri M a series of spiritual teachings and guidance, including instructions on meditation and yoga practices.

  • During their conversation, Babaji spoke about the nature of the soul and the importance of self-realization.

  • Babaji encouraged Sri M to continue on his spiritual path with dedication and perseverance.

  • After their conversation, Babaji blessed Sri M and disappeared from his sight.

  • Sri M continued to practice and deepen his spiritual practices under the guidance of Babaji and other Himalayan masters.

(Chapter - Meeting the master)

In "The Journey Home" by Radhanath Swami, there are several accounts of his encounters with spiritual masters including Mahavatar Babaji. Here is a summary of one such encounter with Babaji in points:

  • Radhanath Swami was traveling with a group of seekers in the Himalayas, searching for spiritual guidance.

  • They met an old sadhu who offered t