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LOVE OF THE BODY

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According to our scriptures, our body is made of five gross elements viz. Earth( Prithvi), Water(Jal), Fire(Agni), Air(Vayu) and Sky(Akash) and three subtle elements viz., Mind, Intelligence and Ego and beyond it Soul exist. In Sanskrit the body is defined etymologically as follows: " Seeryathe iti sareeraha :"  It  means:  that which decays is body or Sarira " Dahyathe iti deha ": It is called body because it is burnt. It means the body is constantly consumed by the fire of desire while alive. Lord Sri Krishna in Bhagavath Githa Chapter 18 Verse 61 says that: " ishvarah sarva-bhutanam hrd-dese arjuna tishthati bhramayan sarva-bhutani yantrarudhani mayaya " Lord Sri Krishna said: O Arjuna, the body in which you reside is a machine made from my material energy. Based on your past karmas, I have given you the kind of body you deserved. I too am seated in it and am noting all your thoughts, words, and deeds. Upanishads described the B ody as: &

Realisation of SELF

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The definition of "yourself" is the one that is "you(person)", your normal and true behavior and " Self " is the pure consciousness(soul), which is invisible in every living being. Knowing and mastering oneself is the secret, we must free ourselves from ourselves, by our Self. SELF stands for the soul and until its realization if we say ourselves or yourself or myself, we are referring to our ego. In olden days most people were interested in Self-Realization . Many saints and sages who were God realised viz:- Kardama, Janaka, Vasishta, Viswamithra, Kapila, Vysya, Pathanjali etc., left their guidelines for us to follow. But in the present days most people indulge in sense gratification, enjoying the pleasures that arise from the contact of the senses with their objects during their life time which are the cause of suffering. Right living with noble thoughts and doing spiritual meditation makes the most practical and effective way t

Meditation

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Dhyana (which is usually translated as Meditation ) is a Sanskrit word derived from the root words 'dhi' meaning the mind and 'yana' means 'moving or going(think) of'.  Meditation is an ancient practice that is believed to have originated in India several thousand years ago. Different types of Meditations such as Spiritual Meditation , Mindful Meditation, Focused Meditation, Chanting Meditation etc., are being practiced in every community. It is an effective way to relieve stress and paves a way for the foundation of overcoming dissatisfaction, intolerance and keeps us living happily. A daily meditation practice can have significant benefits for mental and physical health. Meditation is a means of transforming the mind and a calm seeing of the true nature of things. One uses a mindfulness technique or focuses the mind on a particular object, thought, or activity to train attention and awareness and achieve a mentally clear, emotionally calm, and stable state.