Kailāśa Paramparā - Himalayan Lineage

Nātha means “lord or adept,” and sampradāya refers to a living theological tradition. Today two main Nātha streams are well known: the Nandinātha Sampradāya, made famous by Maharishi Nandinātha (ca 250 bce), and the Ādinātha Sampradāya, carried forth by Siddha Yogi Gorakshanātha (ca 900).Kailāśa Paramparā hon­ors the illustrious Rishi Tirumular and his generations of successors.

Summary of the First Restraint

Practice non-injury, not harming others by thought, word or deed, even in your dreams.
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Summary of the Second Restraint

Adhere to truthfulness, refraining from lying and betraying promises.

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Summary of the Third Restraint

Uphold the virtue of non-stealing, neither thieving nor coveting nor failing to repay debt.

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Summary of the Fourth Restraint

Practice divine conduct, controlling lust by remaining celibate when single and faithful in marriage....

Summary of the Fifth Restraint

Exercise patience, restraining intolerance with people and impatience with circumstances.
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Summary of the Sixth Restraint

Foster steadfastness, overcoming non-perseverance, fear, indecision and changeableness.
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Summary of the Seventh Restraint

Practice compassion, conquering callous, cruel and insensitive feelings toward all beings.
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Summary of the Eighth Restraint

Maintain honesty, renouncing deception and wrongdoing.
Act honourably even in hard times.
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Summary of the Ninth Restraint

Be moderate in appetite, neither eating too much nor consuming meat, fish, shellfish, fowl or eggs....