A secret history
Today there would be no software, no binary computing, accounting or the sciences if there was no zero and the Indian numericals all modern science and technology is based on.
This includes the branches of Math : arithmetic, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, conics, astronomy, calculus, etc.
Ancient Hindus deviced an amazing system of math codes using syllables and then creating sutras [aphorisms] & mantras [chants] with that that gave a student instant idea of the mathematical applications.
This sutra is endowed with spiritual content as well as mathematical significance: gopi bhagya madhuvrta, srngiso dadhi sandhiga, khla jivita khatva, gala hala rasandara It translates: O Lord anointed with the yogurt of the milkmaids’ worship, O saviour of the fallen,
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The outside is a reflection of what is within
If you become fully meditative, you will be beyond karma
Some people want to understand the world, some people want power and control, some people want pleasure, some people want to be helpful and is much as people want all manner of things, they all want to be happy.
People with the will can shape the world and influence people for good or bad and when they are successful, they experience some temporary pleasure or satisfaction, but this does not make them happy.
When we look at life we realise there can be no happiness without peace and there can be no real happiness when everyone around you is miserable.
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The most ancient of healing arts
No one knows when massage was first practised, but over the past 50 years it has become a popular treatment for aches and pains and those who have regular massages proclaim to be one of the best forms of preventative medicine.
This page presents a simple summary of massage including its history, common use and some of the different types of massage that are also described in more detail on this site.
Massage is an instinctive human response that when we bump ourselves that we rub it and the ‘ouch’ soon goes away. This basic instinct has been slowly developed over the countless generations into a sophisticated healing art and science.
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“Being causes time and time causes being.”
Prof. dr. Wubbo J. Ockels is a Dutch physicist and astronaut. He is a Professor of Aerospace Sustainable Engineering and Technology at the University of Delft who is trying to stimulate a mentality change in our perception and understanding of physics and our universe.