Literature on Goraksha Nath who founded the "Hath and Kudalini Yoga"

One who can turn this black universe to an enlightenment is Goraksha. The word Goraksha is a Sanskrit name of Gorakh Nath. Goraksha founded the “Nath” Sect hundreds of years ago. He also founded the hath yoga and kundalini yoga. His doctrines believes in self enlightenment.

The word “Goraksha” has hundreds of meanings. If you go into the deep of Goraksha word you will meet the absolute truth. Some of the popular meanings of word “Goraksha” are Cow Protector, Absolute Truth and Controlling Senses.

There is no strong evidences available from the history which can tell you when he was borne and when he died. He is considered to be a supreme form of Lord Shiva, and therefore neither had birth nor death. He appears occasionally to accomplish specific goals only. He is an eternal who remains available in the beginning of this universe and the end of this universe. He is popularly known as “SHAMBHU JATI GORAKSHA NATH” or “BAL JATI GORAKSHA NATH”.

Goraksha highly believes in yogic practices and with yogic practices one can achieve an enlightenment. He doesn’t believe in a concept of GOD and supreme power. His doctrines concentrate on experiencing the self only.

Goraksha formed the Nav Naths and 84 Siddhas as disciples from his yogic powers to spread his yogic practices to the world. All Nath Ashrams across the world follow and teach his yogic practices to the world.

The chief disciple of Guru Goraksha Nath is “Bhairav Nath”. Some of the other popularly known disciples of Guru Goraksha Nath are “Bharathari Nath”, “Uday Nath”, “Charpat Nath” etc.

Goraksha have authored several books including the Goraksha Samhita, Goraksha Gita, Siddha Siddhanta Paddhati, Yoga Martanada, Yoga Siddhanta Paddhati, Yoga-Bija and Yoga Chintamani.

Gurkhas of Nepal also take their name from Goraksha. Gorakhpur, the district headquarters of Gorakhpur District, is believed to derive its name from Guru Gorakh Nath.


Author : - Bhuwan joshi