The Charaka Saṃhitā or Compendium of Charaka (Sanskrit चरक संहिता IAST: caraka-saṃhitā) is a Sanskrit text on Ayurveda (Indian traditional medicine). Along with the Suśruta-saṃhitā, it is one of the two foundational Hindu texts of this field that have survived from ancient India.
The pre-2nd century CE text consists of eight books and one hundred twenty chapters. It describes ancient theories on human body, etiology, symptomology and therapeutics for a wide range of diseases. The Charaka Samhita also includes sections on the importance of diet, hygiene, prevention, medical education, the teamwork of a physician, nurse and patient necessary for recovery to health.
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As portals between the physical and spiritual planes, the chakras offer unparalleled opportunities for growth, healing, and transformation. Anodea Judith’s classic introduction to the chakra system, which has sold over 200,000 copies, has been completely updated and expanded. It includes revised chapters on relationships, evolution, and healing, and a new section on raising children with healthy chakras.
Wheels of Life takes you on a powerful journey through progressively transcendent levels of consciousness. View this ancient metaphysical system through the light of new metaphors, ranging from quantum physics to child development. Learn how to explore and balance your own chakras
Exploring the secrets of the Universe as far as physics can go, and even beyond.. Along with its Vedantic integration. This book has two sections. The first is a work in physics which presents exploration of Avyakta – the hidden metaphysical reality behind the apparent universe – through scientific study. (A condensed version of this part was published in the Prespacetime Journal Vol 7 Issue 16 on 08/01/2017, titled “Avyakta – The Fabric of Space”.) The concept is explored to complement the Standard Model and explain gravitation, along with the role of avyakta behind various phenomena like matter waves, energy in the vacuum state, spiral arms of galaxies, dark matter, Higgs boson and virtual particles which pop out of nowhere, big bang and cosmic inflation, and the anti-particle. (Prespacetime Journal (ISSN: 2153-8301), QuantumDream, Inc., P.O. Box 267, Stony Brook, NY 11790-0267, USA; is a physics journal
Today’s young have more knowledge of nature than all the past sages of the Hindu culture. For the young to accept the culture, the culture must fit their knowledge, and it does. That’s because the Hindu culture is derived from nature much the same way as science discovers nature through observation, explanation, test. This is precisely the process that the sages of the Hindu culture followed.
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Unabridged English edition of Srila Sridhar Maharaj’s 1944 classic compilation highly acclaimed by all of his godbrothers. Described by Srila Govinda Maharaj in his publisher’s note as “the crown jewel of divine literatures”, SriSri Prapanna-jivanamritam presents a collection of essential verses in the scriptures delineating the path of surrender in all of its facets, with original aphorisms by Sr Unabridged English edition of Srila Sridhar Maharaj’s 1944 classic compilation highly acclaimed by all of his godbrothers. Described by Srila Govinda Maharaj in his publisher’s note as “the crown jewel of divine literatures”, Sri Prapanna-jivanamritam presents a collection of essential verses in the scriptures delineating the path of surrender in all of its facets, with original aphorisms by Srila Sridhar Maharaj illuminating the inner meaning of each verse. In the words of Srila Govinda Maharaj: “Everything is covered in this book Prapanna-jivanamritam. If you read it minutely you must stand in the plane of dedication. … This is the first book of reading—and this is the last book of reading.”
This elegant edition contains Sanskrit text and a special section of Srila Sridhar Maharaj’s original songs glorifying Srila Bhakti Siddhanta Saraswati Thakur, Srila Gaura Kishor Das Babaji Maharaj, Srila Bhakti Vinod Thakur, and Srila Rupa Goswami Prabhu.
Full facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. Yukteshwar was an educator, astronomer, a Jyotisha (Vedic astrologer), a yogi, and a believer in the Bhagavad Gita and the Bible. He was a disciple of Lahiri Mahasaya of Varanasi and a member of the Giri branch of the swami order. Yogananda considered Yukteswar as Jnanavatar, or “Incarnation of Wisdom”. Yukteswar wrote “The Holy Science” in 1894. In the introduction, he wrote: “The purpose of this book is to show as clearly as possible that there is an essential unity in all religions; that there is no difference in the truths inculcated by the various faiths; that there is but one method by which the world, both external and internal, has evolved; and that there is but one Goal admitted by all scriptures.” The work introduced many ideas that were revolutionary for the time – for
The Vedic Age is the “heroic age” of ancient Indian civilization. It is also the formative period when the basic foundations of Indian civilization were laid down. These include the emergence of early Hinduism as the foundational religion of India, and the social/religious phenomenon known as caste.
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Hindu mythology are narratives found in Hindu texts such as the Vedic literature, epics like Mahabharata and Ramayana, the Puranas, the regional literatures like Periya Puranam. Hindu mythology is also found in widely translated popular texts such as the Panchatantra and Hitopadesha, as well as Southeast Asian texts.
Hindu mythology does not often have a consistent, monolithic structure. The same myth typically appears in various versions, and can be represented differently across socio-religious traditions. These myths have also been noted to have been modified by various philosophical schools over time and particularly in the Hindu tradition. These myths are taken to have deeper, often symbolic, meaning, and have been given a complex range of interpretations
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