A True Warrior – Honoring Dr. John Cheng

I was deeply saddened to hear the news of the passing of Dr. John Cheng. He was a close friend of Sifu Hughes and many others in the Iron Mantis family, therefore I consider Dr. Cheng Kung Fu family. His absence will be felt in the hearts of all who loved him. A true Warrior!…

Three Treasures

The human life is an unpredictable game of cherishing Three Treasures. To discover the White within the Black. To gaze upon the White Moon on the Mountain Peak. Three barriers crossed. How lucky we are for this human incarnation… – Indra Ram-Das Aghori / Sri Subhagananda Nath

On the Study of Transcendental Literature

“You are restless because you don’t read. I am laboring so hard for you, but you don’t take advantage. Don’t take advantage of eating and sleeping. Take advantage of these books. Then your life will be successful. My duty–I have given you so valuable things, day and night trying to convince you, each word to…

Like Honey That Has Crystallized and Hardened

Sri Hari is more mysterious than most can imagine. For example, in many Tantric streams the Presence of Sri Hari is withdrawn. His radiant sweet Rasa is like honey that has crystallized and hardened. Over time the exposure to the tapas of Shakti slowly melts this Rasa on the tongue of the devotee and once…

Poetry and Paradox – a discussion with Craig Williams |Agnosia Podcast

It was a pleasure to discuss my work with Augustin Reyes for his new Agnosia Podcast series. “A discussion with author Craig Williams primarily about his works ‘Entering the Desert: Pilgrimage into the Hinterlands of the Soul’ and ‘Cult of Golgotha’. We additionally discuss concepts from Running, Martial Arts, Chinese Medicine, poetry, and paradox.”

Igniting the Sacraments

“The sacred flame of Agni awakens and purifies the Sacramental Libido allowing the alchemical transformation to occur in the body and blood of the celebrant. This in turn ignites the sacraments causing the bread and wine to become cosmic nourishment.” – Desert Meditations: Gnostic Cartography (Coming Soon from Anathema Publishing)

The Path of Sadhana

It’s very easy to claim success on the path of Yoga. Anyone can make a claim. But the proof is revealed in the reflection of the consciousness of the Sadhaka. This is mirrored as well on the path of Bhakti. Anyone can make claims and dress up in outfits claiming pure devotion. Yet these paths…

Straight to the Source

I recently visited a bookstore and noticed that literally every single staff book recommendation was termed “light-hearted.” A “light-hearted approach to Hinduism,” a “light-hearted approach to film,” a “light-hearted approach to religion” ( “how to be spiritual but NOT religious”), on and on and on.   I’m extremely grateful that I never had a single “light-hearted”…

The Grace of Shani

“One can understand Me in truth— My transcendental names, forms, qualities, and pastimes—only by Bhakti.” – Bhagavad Gita 18.55 The Grace of Shani allows me to penetrate the mysteries of Your Hladini Shakti, Sri Radharani! What other secrets will You reveal to Your devotees? The sound of the Black Bees announce Your Presence… To become…

Separated From the Lotus Feet

If you are separated from the Lotus Feet of the Dark Lord and the mysterious play of the Hladini Shakti of Sri Radharani , you will live in a perpetual Kali Yuga. – Indra Ram-Das Aghori / Sri Subhagananda Nath