The individual mind, although it appears to be segregated, resides in a sea of minds, all present right here and right now. It is always influencing other minds and is being influenced by them. Supernatural influences are the ones, where the source is nonphysical. Its always our own tendencies that allow, other minds to influence us. Since a mind cannot remain unaffected by influences, it is useful to know which influences are beneficial for us, and which ones are not.
Shiva is a very popular concept among all kinds of spiritual practitioners. It is pure nothingness, the substratum from which everything arises and to which everything falls back. Why is a yogi trying to become like Shiva? What is the significance of such practices? Why so much mystery? We will informally explore this highly interesting landscape of nothingness, which is Shiva himself.