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    Kama Sutra

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    the text. The Kama Sutra creates this dictation and control by providing specific instructions as to how a person finds pleasure. Mallanaga Vatsyayana, who was an Indian sage, is credited with compiling the Kama Sutra. While very little is known of Vatsyayana, it is believed he was a religious student, likely living in Benares, which is in north-eastern India. He spent most of his life studying and compiling the wisdom of the sages. It should be noted Vatsyayana did not come up with the original content of the Kama Sutra. Vatsyayana was less of a groundbreaking philosopher and more of a diligent scholar, recording and transcribing the work. He also transcribed an ancient Indian text of philosophy called the Nyaya Sutras, estimated to have been from the 2nd century BCE. The Nyaya Sutra established how to achieve moksha, the spiritual liberation from the cycle of birth and death. In analyzing the name Kama Sutra, is becomes clear was the topic of the text is. "Kama" is one of the four goals of Hindu life, and means desire, including sexual desire - Kama is also the Hindu God of Love. "Sutra" literally means a thread or line that holds things together. Together, the Kama Sutra is the thread that holds all pleasure together, a guide to living a ‘good’ life. During the Gupta empire, the northern half of India was the more urban and developed area, and had more complex versions of Sanskrit. Vatsyayana wrote the Kama Sutra in a complex version of Sanskrit, an important fact given he…

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    Yoga Sutras, acknowledges the Samkhya brain science and transcendentalism, however is more mystical, with the expansion of a celestial substance to Samkhya's quarter century of reality. The generally short Yoga Sutras are separated into eight limbs, reminiscent of Buddhism's Noble Eightfold Path, the objective being to calm one's psyche and accomplish kaivalya singularity or separation. .2)Nyaya: The Nyaya school is centered around the Nyaya Sutras, composed by Aksapada Gautama in the second…

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    this awareness. The title of this chapter reads as “Awareness is the Alpha and Omega of Yoga”. In other words, Awareness is the A and Z or A to Z of Yoga i.e. Yoga begins with awareness and ends in awarenes. Awareness is the cornerstone of Yogic philosophy (Patanjali’s Yoga Darsana) and of all yogic practices. The entire focus in Yoga is on awareness. The goal of Yogic practices is the realization of Pure Awareness and every practice of Yoga aims at sharpening this Awareness. Yoga is one of the…

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