The History, Science and Mathematics of Indian (Hindu हिंदू) and Other Calendars

By |2018-11-18T16:46:03+05:30November 18th, 2018|

History of Calendars The History, Science and Mathematics of Indian (Hindu हिंदू) and Other Calendars A book by Rajesh Kumar Chopra   https://www.amazon.in/dp/B07BH2TSHN/ref=rdr_kindle_ext_tmb     Multiple calendar systems are being followed in this large country, India, with diverse cultures; and though each of them is individually accurate based on its adopted principles, the difference is not [...]

Secular Greeting JAI SHRI RAM

By |2016-10-21T11:31:37+05:30October 21st, 2016|

Once I went to a party and greeted my friends with ‘Jai Sri Ram’. One of my friends commented that I should use Secular Greetings. I put up my argument that when some body sneezes, English people say God Bless You. Muslims frequently use the word Insha Allah and so on. So why some body [...]

Shringi Rishi of Ramayana era – Singrauli – Mada rock cut caves

By |2016-04-14T12:31:56+05:30April 14th, 2016|

सृंगी रिषिहि बसिष्ठ बोलावा। पुत्रकाम सुभ जग्य करावा॥ भगति सहित मुनि आहुति दीन्हें। प्रगटे अगिनि चरू कर लीन्हें॥3॥ sR^i.ngI riShahi basiShTha bolAvA. putrakAma subha jagya karAvA .. bhagati sahita muni Ahuti dInhe.n. pragaTe agini charU kara lInhe.n ..

SAMĀDHI समाधि

By |2014-12-05T10:40:16+05:30December 5th, 2014|

Samadhi (the state of Super-consciousness) Literary meaning of Sanskrit word samādhi in the reference of Ashtanga yoga is to be in enlightened stage of unity with the Supreme Spirit’; (Samadhi is ultimate objective of Yoga thus 8th and last stage of Aṣṭāṅga Yoga).   भोगैश्वर्यप्रसक्तानां तयापहृतचेतसाम् | व्यवसायात्मिका बुद्धि: समाधौ न विधीयते || bhogaiśwvarya-prasaktānāṁ tayāpahṛita-chetasām [...]

Dhyana Yoga ध्यान योग Meditation

By |2014-12-05T10:10:57+05:30December 5th, 2014|

 Dhyana Yoga ध्यान योग (Meditation) dhyAnam ध्यानम् In day today language Dhyana word of Sanskrit is translated to its limited meaning “Mediation”. I try to explain here few references in our ancient literature about Dhyana.   A reference of Dyana in  Abhigyan Shakuntalam  makes it clear that by practicing Dhyana one could know even those [...]

Pratyāhāraḥ (प्रत्याहार) withdraw from desires

By |2014-12-05T10:09:38+05:30December 5th, 2014|

स्वविषयासंप्रयोगे चित्तस्य स्वरूपानुकार इवेन्द्रियाणां प्रत्याहारः॥५४॥ ततः परमा वश्यतेन्द्रियाणाम्॥५५॥ पतञ्जलि योग सूत्र साधनपाद स्व-विषय के साथ सम्प्रयोगाभाव (संयोग-अभाव) इन्द्रियों का जो चित्त स्वरुपानुकार होता है  वही प्रत्याहार है इसी से इन्द्रियाँ परम (पूर्णतः) वश में होतीं  हैं svaviṣaya-asaṁprayoge cittasya svarūpānukāra-iv-endriyāṇāṁ pratyāhāraḥ ||54||  tataḥ paramā-vaśyatā indriyāṇām ||55|| Patañjali Yoga Sūtra 2.54,55 (Sādhana-Pāda 54 & 55) Once chitta(self) [...]

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