Bhakti Yoga, a path of pure devotion

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Bhakti Yoga is a form of yoga that uses devotion as a tool towards divine union. Yoga is majorly about the union between Atman and Brahman. This, in the modern-day, can be regarded as the union of body and consciousness. It is popular in all Religions, however, philosophically it is the component of Hinduism. Other … Read more

Karma Yoga, a path of selfless action.

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What is Karma Yoga? Definition. Karma Yoga is the yogic technique of union with the divine through selfless actions. These actions intend to serve society without any expectations. One of the earliest references to Karma Yoga is in the book of Mahabharata where Krishna teaches Arjuna about all forms of Yoga. It is more clearly … Read more

Power of Mind, Placebo and Cosmic Connections – Synthesis of Scientific and Philosophical ideas

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Power of Mind is the most confused and debated topic of human history. The confusion lies because of the multi-disciplinary dimension of the human mind. Here we have attempted to draw the relationship of mind, body, and connection through examples from Philosophy, Psychology, Physics, Chemistry, and Medical Sciences. High-quality academic journal articles are cited, you … Read more

Amazing five elements of nature, Panchabhoota (top 5) and mantra.

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The five elements of Nature also known as Pancha Bhoota/Bhuta or Pancha Tattvas. They are Earth (पृथ्वी), Water (अप:), Fire (अग्नि), Air (वायु) and Sky(आकाश). These elements also hold ayurvedic significance. Different Ayurvedic Doshas are based on the panchamahabhootas. Surprised? Ayurveda is based on three doshas namely Vata, Pitta and, Kapha. Vata represents space and … Read more

What is Yogic Meditation? 5 top methods

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Yoga Meditation is practiced in different ways. Focus on the breath is on the high priority list of the Yogis. Yogic Meditation Techniques vary from beginner to advanced. Some argue on the fact that yoga meditation differs from Buddhist meditation. The techniques of Buddhist meditation and Yogic meditation are also compared in this article. I … Read more

Astral Projection, all you need to know

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Astral Travel or Astral Projection is the first yogic meditation out of body experience (OBE). Let’s see dangers, reality, and methods here. I have shared personal experiences of Astral Projection with the help of my own narrative. This Article is crafted with academic references from high-quality journals and books. You can click on the references … Read more

Turiya and final samadhi, 4th consciousness wonder.

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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 being the final destination for the Yogis. However, there is also the mention of another stage or the fifth … Read more

Significance of Dreams, the Swapna Avashta

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The second stage of human consciousness is the Swapna Avastha or the stage of Dream. The commonly referred word is sleep stage but the Sanskrit word used is Swapna whose literal translation is Dream, but not sleep. In this series of articles, the first one was the Jagrit Avastha or the stage of Wakefulness. It … Read more