RUSLANOV -- that's the author's given name -- is a westerner
who has dedicated his life to the things we write about
here. After graduating from an American college he went
to India, studied in a monastery, was ordained as a
monk, and eventually became a lineage holder of a Tantric
tradition. His master was Shri Prabhat Ranjan Sarkar
(Shri Shri Anandamurti).
been talking with Anatole by email since our site began
and have come to respect him tremendously. He speaks
and writes in an absolutely straight-forward way. We
think he's motivated by a desire to help people rather
than by egoism, and he offers genuine knowledge based
on both formal training and personal experience. His
progress on the path is evident from what he says in
the document you are about to read.
text given here is complete. The ellipses (...) are
in the original and do not indicate omissions.