A movement of ideas in our early history
In our search for truth about our origins, the 32000-35000 year old Idol of Narasimha, an avatar of Lord Vishnu found in Germany shatters theories opening new windows for investigation and understanding. After all, we were supposed to be uncivilised and unconnected hunter gathers back then.
Archaeologists exploring a cave system in the Lonetal area near Ulm, Germany had found many representations of birds, horses, turtles and single lions, but the lion man idol made from the tusk of a mammoth in the form of a human body with a lion head created a stir across the world.
This discovery created a lot of attention in the archaeological circles of Europe. It
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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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Sexuality and the human condition in spiritual context
By Gauri Mataji Devi
Many people have heard about the Kama sutra, but generally the ideas that circulate are rather distorted, vague and confused by ignorance and prejudice. Such prejudice is mostly due to the cultural superimposition of layers of prude bigotry and self-righteous moralism brought by iconoclastic Islamic dominator’s and later by Victorian British Christians.
Enforced by the abrahamic invaders, the wholesale condemnation of the intrinsic beauty and joy of the natural form and activities of the body, effectively destroyed the Vedic expressions of beauty and joy, or covered them with the thick plaster of shame.
And that’s not simply a manner of speaking: plaster physically obliterated
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A scientific understanding of our universe
A modern scientific view of our universe
Within what people refer to as Hinduism there is a fundamental desire to know or understand the nature of reality and our place in the universe, and to be free of all suffering.
Within the subcontinent of India and its surrounds, people became seekers of knowledge and not believers and any particular thing. For something to be true, it must be verifiable and over the past thousands of years this knowledge has been accumulated within the books referred to as Vedanta.
Today the majority of the worlds population is being driven by beliefs and many of these beliefs cannot be verified and in fact
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Part of and ancient Vedantic Empire
Our knowledge of the world and its history is poorly known, but in the past few years it has become well-established that what people refer to as Hinduism which may be better described as Vedanta influenced all life from the Mediterranean to the Pacific.
Over 2000 years ago, Indian elephants helped to build Roman edifices and before them, Vedanta helped to shape Greek civilisation. But in the Far East architects and builders from India created the great temple complexes of Angkor Wat and Angkor Tom. Not only that, you’ll find Sanskrit words in the Filipino language and the Japanese and Korean temples all feature Hindu deities.
In fact Southeast Asia is filled with what
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An ancient wisdom
The Masnavi is a poetic collection of anecdotes and everyday tales from Persia, a region strongly influenced by Vedanta and this verse outlines evolution before the arrival of Islam.
I died from the mineral and became a plant I Died from the plant and re-appeared as an animal I died from the animal and became a man.
Wherefore should I fear? When did I grow less by dying?
Next time, I shall die from the man That I may grow the wings of an angel From the angel to Must I advance
All things perish save his face Once more shall I wing my way above the angels I shall become that which entereth not the imagination.
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A quick trip through the development of civilisation
It is thought that there have been many different pre-human groups which divided, merged or died out with a great deal of evidence pre-dating Darwinian theory. However few agree on the Gaza Pyramids and other mysteries.
Krishna lived about 3200 years ago.
We have fossilised human foot prints in the same strata as dinosaur foot prints (plus 65 million years), we have the bones of human giants up to seven metres tall, there was a cast iron pot dug out of a coal seam dated to plus 450 million years. Within what is termed forbidden archaeology, there are so many artefacts and manufactured objects to prove that mankind has been
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The Vedas signify divine knowledge
In the Vedic traditions, knowledge is of two types viz: direct or indirect. Direct knowledge comes through the senses, mind, and objects, while indirect knowledge comes from within, which we call intuitive knowledge.
Originally, the Vedic hymns were divinely inspired by Lord Brahma (the soul of the universe), who revealed them to the ‘Rishis’ (sages), in a higher state of consciousness, and hence known as ‘Shrutis’ (what was heard). Rishis then revealed it to their disciples, Gurus.Gurus, who had heard the revelations, eventually had disciples of their own, and so they passed on this knowledge to them, not as direct revelations, but as something they had remembered.
In this way, the knowledge, which was originally
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The Four-Fold Spiritual Wealth
To avail full benefit from any branch of knowledge, one has to have the prerequisite qualifications to ensure complete fulfilment in that particular field. This is known in Sanskrit as ‘Adhikara.’ For example, the part of Vedic literature dealing with rituals (Mimamsa) states that only a person with the following four qualifications is eligible for performing Vedic Karmas (sacrifices etc) and their fruits thereof:
1). He should have the desire to perform the Vedic Karma (in order to obtain the desired fruits). 2). He should be competent to perform the Karma. 3). He should understand the secret behind the Karma (Karma Rahasya). 4). He should not be prohibited by
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