Esoteric systems are hidden in depths of religions, but fundamentally are not. Indeed, the peculiarity of esoteric schools and at the same time the cause of their 'closeness' is that, unlike the actual religion, esoteric practices in higher extent practical. Esoteric practices, like religion, are aiming to: transform themselves conscious man and his qualities, but, unlike in the past, offering specific techniques for such a change. Basis for these changes are altered states of consciousness of man, but in contrast to the altered states of consciousness achieved followers of many religions, personality changes, sought by followers esoteric schools are permanent. Comparing the goal of esoteric practices with goals of religions in which they existed, you can see the principal, though not advertised differences. J governors – this esoteric school within the Indian tradition. Only if an Indian? Is there a relationship between the various esoteric schools? Are there different esoteric traditions of independent, or they came apart, and have common root. Maybe this older school just was yoga? Although what's the difference, as it is called: Qigong Yoga or Kundalini Reiki? Indeed, historically it older than all the other esoteric systems? C equating the practice of different esoteric teachings, it is impossible not to notice many similarities. Reading of one of the classics isichasm – Gregory Pallamu, recommending breathe 'red air' one nostril, and 'blue' – another, any more or less familiar with yoga people would say: 'Why, it's anuloma viloma! And about Ida and Pingala they knew. " It seems that there is an obvious borrowing.