Lesson-20 : Darshan Kendra : A Scientific Profile and Procedure for Preksha

Posted: 09.10.2018
 
DARSHANKENDRA: A SCIENTIFIC PROFILE AND PROCEDURE FOR PREKSHA Darshan Kendra is associated with the Pituitary Gland. This gland is situated in the central part of the human brain. It is at its lower end, and at the rear of the main part of nose. It remains suspended in a sort of a hammock touching the lower part of the brain. Its size is comparable to a pea. It has two compartments—the front and the rear...

06.04 ►Development of the Soul and Biological Evolution

Posted: 20.05.2018
 
The powers of the soul provide the force for biological evolution. A soul in any life form enjoys some bonded karma. Going through several births, the soul reduces its karma load and increases its level of manifested intelligence. With an enhanced level of intelligence, the soul is in a position to take the form of a species with a higher biological complexity. The soul may take billions of years to get out of...

03.13 ►Relationship between Karma (in fruition) and Body

Posted: 25.04.2018
 
A crucial question is: how are karma in fruition and the body related? This is a subject of research, but some speculations can be made based on the available evidence. The following appear to be the primary ways in which karma interacts with the body. 1. Bio-photons. It has been found in laboratory experiments that all living systems emit a weak current of photons, which provide the energy for chemical...

7.7.2 Evolution of Soul in Jain Philosophy

Posted: 05.03.2018
 
Jain philosophy lays focus on evolution of soul and shows how a soul climbs the ladder from lowest level to highest level of existence. This journey of progress is mainly determined by karma. As mentioned earlier there is an inexhaustible stock of inactive nano organisms in the bottomland of lower loka. When a soul in middle loka is liberated and occupies a place in the abode of emancipated souls at the top of...

The Anekanta of Meditational Practice

Posted: 01.02.2018
By Acharya Mahaprajna
Circumstances are not everything. To put all the blame on it is not fair. Circumstances can be changed and they will change, but what happens to the emotional system within? How can that be changed? Bhagvan Mahavir was asked, "Noble teacher! Some people say one cannot meditate in the village. It can be done only in the forest, in loneliness. Is the place of meditational practice, binding?" Mahavir said, "Child,...

Video ►9th ICPNA ►Jaipur ►Blending of Science and Spirituality for Peaceful World Order

Posted: 19.12.2017
By Prof. Muni Mahendra Kumar
ANUVIBHA: 9th ICPNA Speech given by Prof. Muni Mahendra Kumar at 9th International Conference on Peace and Nonviolent Action (Yoga song I) I pay my obeisance to the adorable souls. There goes a story of an owl and a cat. The owl is believed to be personification of wisdom and is famous for giving right advises through his wisdom. Once upon a time, a cat, leading a wretched life, approached the owl and sought...

51 ►Ishtvandanasana-Suryanamaskar (Reverend Diety Posture)

Posted: 05.11.2017
 
Ishtvandanasana-Suryanamaskar (Reverend Diety Posture) As the name suggests through practice of this asana we dedicate ourselves with an attitude of gratitude towards our revered deity, our God. We bow down and salute him. Another meaning of this asana is to sing the praise of the Lord, which rewards us in one form or another. Traditionally, this asana is known as Surya Namaskar. In the tradition of Preksha,...

49 ►Madhypada Shirasana (Head between Legs Posture)

Posted: 03.11.2017
 
Madhypada Shirasana (Head between Legs Posture) The posture that is formed by placing head between legs is called Madhypada Shirasana. Practice of this asana helps to maintain symmetry of waist along with balance of body. Method Stand on mat and stretch both your legs as far apart as you can. Place both your hands on lower back. Taking a deep breath in and look up at sky. Slowly breathe out and return to normal...

39 ►Shashankasana (Rabbit Posture)

Posted: 24.10.2017
 
Shashankasana (Rabbit Posture) Shashank is a sanskrit word and its meaning is moon and the other meaning is Rabbit. Practitioner attains characters of both of them. Cool, humble, peaceful and purity in nature becomes character of person who regularly practices this asana. While reading word rabbit you might be wondering about its comparison. As qualities of rabbit and moon are the same, it is also called as...

38 ►Singhasana (Lion Posture)

Posted: 23.10.2017
 
Singhasana (Lion Posture) A lion is called 'Simh' in Hindi language. Body imitates the posture of a lion; hence it is called Simhasana. The lion is king of beasts and obviously the most powerful among them. Regular practice of this asana likewise bestows leonine strength on practitioner. Method Sit in Vajrasana with knees apart and place palms on thighs. The distance between knees should be equal to distance...