Raja Yoga

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  • The Mundaka Upanishad

    luminous Visvaruchi (the All-gleaming, all-formed) − these seven, flickering about, form the seven tongues of the fire” (English Translation of Mundaka Upanishad, 3). These fires are the fires of the Karma-Yoga which is a work of action to become one with Brahman. The spark is the Atman and the various yogas is the fire poker to stoke the flames and make our fire burn high and bright enough to soon become one with…

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  • Sidhartha Gautama A Prince

    All throughout the history of India, there has been an ‘important’ emphasis on caste, or varna, determining which occupation and class one belongs to. During the Vedic period, five classes were created consisting of Brahmins, the priestly caste, Kshatriya, Vaishya, Shudras and the Dalits . Not only did this caste system determine occupation, but also determined the financial being of those belonging to that specific caste. Roughly around 563 B.C.E, a prince was born into the Kshatriya…

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  • Essay On The Difference Between Hinduism And Buddhism

    In the words of Mahatma Gandhi, “The essence of all religions is one. Only their approaches are different”. This Gandhi quote appears to be true, because one can take two completely different religions, and through reading, one will notice there are similarities. The differences only come in when one compares the way religions approach certain situations. This proves to be true between Buddhism and Hinduism. The Buddhist and Hindu approach to spiritual fulfillment differ in many ways, but have…

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  • Bhagavad Gita Importance

    work culture to maximize labour productivity and welfare. Bhagavad Gita is the divine song of Lord Krishna. It occurs in the Bhishma Parva of Mahabharata. It consists of 18 chapters of a total 700 verses on various subjects like Dharma, Bhakti, Karma, Yoga and Vedanta. The teachings of Gita are applicable to the entire mankind irrespective of caste, creed, and age. It provides ways of fulfilling all duties and roles, in the most peaceful and skillful manner, hence it is rightly called as the…

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  • The Importance Of Sai Baba

    Sai Baba lived for 60 years at Shirdi during which period, He did not move out physically to any other town or city. He never saw reailway train. He was never seen by anyone reading a book or writing anything; He never signed; He did not give long scholarly discourses on philosophy or spirituality. He did not make anyone His disciple or spiritual heir. Although thousands of people rushed towards Him to seek His divine grace and protection, only a few names of His close devotees, most of whom…

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  • Buddhism Vs Hinduism Research Paper

    The two religions that I choose are Buddhism and Hinduism. Buddhism is a religion based on the teachings of Gautama. He came to be called the Buddha, which means the “awakened one,” after he experienced a profound realization of the need to understand, death, and existence. The epic story of the birth of the Buddha was that he was conceived without sex; instead, a white elephant carrying a lotus flower entered his mother’s womb during a dream. The God arranged for the Buddha to see 4 sights…

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  • Mind And Meditationation: The Practice Of Meditation And Ayurveda

    Meditation and Ayurveda Mind and meditation Meditation is the practice of training the individual mind to induce consciousness. It is the state of mind in which individual acknowledges the content i.e. memories of the past or ideas for the future without being identified with them. Once individual removes the limitation of the past and future he/she can achieve the balance of psychological, physical and emotional state. Dr. Joan Borysenko, leading researcher in the field termed meditation as…

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  • Individuality In Hinduism Essay

    belief that can suit a large variety of people. Based on personality type or choice, a person can select his or her individual path to God through four types of yoga: Bhakti, Jnana, Karma, and Raja. At any point in time when they a parishioner feels as a form of yoga is no longer guiding them to enlightenment, he or she can choose a different yoga of his or her choice in order to further himself or herself on the path to reach Atman. Although Hinduism has a general outline for followers to think…

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  • Essay On Taoism

    Taoism, known as “The Way,” is the Eastern Philosophy and religion of Chinese. It focuses on the balance between humans and nature. It has many profound theories for which may be difficult to understand by the common person. The most basic concept is the Tao, which is based on three approaches to te or power. The first concept is the way of ultimate reality. According to Lao Tzu in his writing, Tao Te Ching, “The Tao that can be spoken is not the true Tao” (198). The second concept is the way of…

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  • The Muladhara Chakra In The Feminine Body

    is the first or base chakra and is located in the pelvic floor and corresponds to the coccygeal plexus of nerves. In the masculine body it lies between the urinary and excretory openings, in the form of a small dormant gland termed the perineal body (or central tendon of perineum). In the feminine body it is situated inside the posterior surface of the cervix. This chakra is considered an embryonic form of consciousness because it is primarily active from about three months in the fetal stage…

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