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Category Archive : Mind and Body

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 […]

Life is a continuous process; We cannot stop it on our own. You can stop it when you feel that you are nothing to others and you have taken steps to kill yourself. It is not a good step to do with your body because you will certainly die one day. Also, if you take […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ida Pingala Sushumna Nadis forms a gateway of energy from Muladhara to the brain. Ida is feminine, Pingala is masculine and Sushumna is central Nadi. Breathing exercises of Pranayama are useful in channeling the flow in the central channel. What are the Nadis? Nadis are the channel through which the Prana flows. You can click […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Dance is a form of expression through movement. In, reality, without movement, it is not possible. This includes multiple movements, of the body and expression. When we are dancing, we forget all the pains end sufferings, we only enjoy that moment. Dance is not only giving you immense pleasure and peace but it is illustrating […]