Swami Chinmayananda came down from the Himalayas to share the knowledge of Vedanta with us. The Chinmaya Jyoti Yatra, led by Swami Mitrananda, in India was our attempt to take Him to the masses. May 8, 2016 marks the birth centenary of Pujya Gurudev Swami Chinmayananda.
In the heart there is a small valve that opens and shuts off interruptions from the lower seats of consciousness (Lower Chakras). All of the chakras, up to and including the Crown, must be open at the same time, for the kundalini to ascend and
The vehicle of intuition is directly connected with the human heart. Accordingly, the heart is the centre of the sixth sense. Like all chakras in the spinal cord or kundalini, the heart or anahata lotus flower spins and shines with extraordinary beauty. Universal energy flows
It seems the atom which was already split, measured, analyzed, and prodded by grand machines had not revealed all its secrets. Scientists were sure the atomic nucleus (one-trillionth the size of an atom) was a solid sphere. A Stanford University Physicist Robert Hofstadter and his
The venerable science of Gnosis is universal to all humankind and is the essential “knowing” that arises from the experience of objective reality. It is universally experienced by all those who fully awaken and develop their consciousness through connection of ‘self’ with Self. The science
Yogic breathing or pranayama is a fundamental practice in yoga. It is one of Patanjali’s eight-limbed path of ashtanga yoga for self-development through moral, physical and mental exercises: (yama or moral restraints; niyama or moral conduct; asana or physical posture; pranayama or breath control; pratyaharaor
Neuroendocrinology is physiology of the hypothalamus and its control over secretions of hypothalamic and pituitary glands. Hypothalamus maintains homeostasis, regulates reproduction, metabolism, eating and drinking behaviour, as well as energy utilization, osmolarity and blood pressure. Releasing Factors from hypothalamus triggerStimulating Factors from the Master Gland
Want, lust, anger, greed, possessiveness, pride, jealousy and ego are all impurities of the mind. These become obstacles to knowledge, to ceaseless unhappiness and a source of sorrow. Ramana Maharishi writes ‘chitha sodakam, mukti sodakam’ to convey: a clean mind is the tool for realization.
The Limbic System is made up of the Hypothalamus, Septal Nuclei, Amygdala, Hippocampus; the Cingulate gyrus for Emotion, Memory, Sex, Language, Dreams, Hallucinations, and also the Unconscious Mind. The limbic system is where a spiritual path finder pauses in meditation to dedicate ‘self’ at the altar
Mysteries face human beings in this grand scheme of creation. For now and eternally, mystified seekers try to understand the origin and nature of both Creation and Consciousness. The Mind travels great distances to know the wisdom of Nature’s Spaces within which we live. Many
The Universe is born of relationships within its own parts. It is an energetic system that arranges and orchestrates it’s own diversity. Self-interacting, self-sustaining, and self-sufficient, these are independent as well as interdependent. The Obvious Universe is of Intelligent Awareness. It is created in, and
The Human Nervous System resembles an upside-down or upturned peepal or ashvattha tree (Ficus religious). The brain and the cranial nerve rootlets are found above in the crown, and the mixed spinal nerves roots carrying motor, sensory and autonomic signals are below. This anatomical area of the human