Civilisational India

Yogini for Tantra Yoga

Tantra Yoga, 11 top inferences, and 5 best benefits.

Tantra Yoga is the yogic technique for creating a higher desire to become one with the supreme Brahman (higher consciousness). Tantra comes from two words Tan and Tra meaning ‘expansion’ ’ and ‘means of doing’. Yoga means union. Collectively, the direct meaning of Tantra Yoga is means of expansion followed by the union. But wait, …

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Yin Yan , the Purusha and Prakriti relation

Purusha and Prakriti, a great union of the 2 forces.

Purusha and Prakriti are the manifestation of the single self in the same Universe. In Indian Philosophy, majorly in Sankhya, Purusha is regarded as Masculine (Shiva), and Prakriti is regarded as Power (Shakti). This is a dualistic view, however, unites to the singularity. It is in such a way that Purusha and Prakriti are incomplete …

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Varnashrama Dharma, Brahmins

4 Varnashrama Dharma, origins and best duties, in Indian Society

Varnashrama Dharma is one of the key concepts in Hinduism. It is the division of one’s lifetime based on duties. There are four Varnashrama Dharma namely, Brahmacharya Ashrama, Grihastha Ashrama, Vanaprashta Ashrama, and Sanyasa Ashrama. Commonly considered time scale for each Ashrama 25 years. It is in such a way that for Brahmacharya Ashrama the …

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Turiya, the 4th Greatest State of Consciousness.

Turiya State, an Overview Turiya is the final stage of human consciousness. It encompasses all the three stages which we described in our previous articles. It is mentioned in Mandukya Upanishad with the other three stages. However, there is also the mention of another stage or the fifth stage of human consciousness called Turiyatita which …

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Sushupti Avastha of Human Consciousness.

The Sushupti Avastha is the third form of the human consciousness. The common translation found in most of the articles on the web is Deep Sleep. Metaphorically in some context, you can call it a deep sleep but literally, the meaning is something else. It is the dormant stage of human consciousness. In modern scientific …

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Jagrit Avastha of Human Consciousness

As Per the Major Upanishads, there are four stages of human consciousness called Jagrit, Svapna, Sushupti, and Turiya. These conditions are equated with the word ‘OM’ so that when someone encompasses the four stages becomes equivalent with OM i.e. Brahman. What is the first stage called the Jagrit condition in Hindu Philosophy/Psychology? We the beings …

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consciousness and vedas

Consciousness, Senses and Science, an Indic perspective.

The Chaitanya’s Perplexity. Consciousness is the state of existence of living beings where all are aware of the stuff and happenings. The common Sanskrit translation for the word ‘Consciousness’ is Chaitanya, but is it the correct translation? Let’s try to solve this question and understand what consciousness is all about in Indic perspective. In the …

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Sikkim’s own master, the second Buddha, Guru Padmasambhava, 3 mysterious stories.

Overview Padmasambhava the great master is respected by all the Indic communities. He is to be credited for the fusion of ‘Tantra’ and ‘Spirituality’ across the Tibetan and Himalayan belt. Many of the biographies of guru Padmasambhava states, he was not born in the womb. He was incarnated as an eight-year-old child appearing in a blossomed …

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