Does the thought of flying make your palms sweaty? Do you find yourself making alternative travel plans just to avoid flying? Many people are restricted by their fear of flying. CTV news found that majority of people who fear flying, actually fear having panic attacks
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.
There are three different aspects in relation to the work that all of us should do if we want to obtain the Self-realization of the Being. They are: Transmutation-Transformation-Transubstantiation. Meaning ‘through Change in Molecular redesigning Consecration is with Divine Presence. We have to become: filled
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
Medically and scientifically, diverse dissections of Cosmic Awareness intersect with man’s structure. When a meditating apprentice of a yogic teacher enters his interior planes (kosha) he/she realises that this world one lives in is but an illusion (maya), and Time and Space are of different
Yoga Practices are a record of instructions received during different levels of Yoga training. It is proof that any sealed book of humankind can be opened by an aspiring student during his development into his own inner states of being. By similar practices, anyone has
The electroencephalogram (EEG) is the depiction of the electrical activity occurring at the surface of the brain. This activity appears on the screen as waveforms of varying frequency and amplitude measured in micro voltages. Waveforms are classified according to frequency, amplitude, shape and at sites
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 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