On the Vedas & their interpretation

Vedic Yoga and the Three Gunas

Mar 15,19

In the philosophy of Yoga, derived from the Samkhya system, all matter in the universe is reducible to one primary substance called Prakriti. Prakriti literally means the original power of action. It does not refer to substance in the physical sense but to the potential from which all forms of matter, energy and mind can arise. Prakriti is the original state of pure potential out of which all things become possible. Prakriti is the latent state of substance, like the seed that holds the potential for a great tree. It is the prima materia of the world of which matter, energy and mind are manifestations. Prakriti, we could say, is the causal or original form of all substances, from which their subtle and gross forms arise. It is extremely subtle, ethereal and transcendent, forming the basis for space that is its first material form.

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The Flow of Soma

May 21,18

By David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri) In the following article we will discuss the Vedic principle of Soma and its …

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Agni and the Fire of Self-Inquiry

May 5,18

By David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri) Self-inquiry (Atma-vichara), such as taught by Bhagavan Ramana Maharshi, is regarded as the simplest …

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Veda and Yoga are One: Veda is knowledge and Yoga is its practice

Sep 21,16

Veda is knowledge and Yoga is its practice. It is that simple. They are two sides of the same truth. …

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Why Varna is Not Caste

Sep 9,16

The Four Varna system reflects a deep ecological and yogic vision of social and universal unity very different from the …

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Sanskritization: A New Model of Language Development

Sep 9,16

  The process of Sanskritization is evident not only in the languages of North India that appear to derive from …

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Vedic Origins of Yoga

Jan 5,16

In today’s world of asana and exercise based yoga, it is easy to forget the spiritual and meditation basis of …

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Vedic Origins of Yoga

Jul 16,15

Dr. David Frawley’s Full Text of Talk For International Conference on Yoga for Holistic Health June 21-22, 2015, Vigyan Bhavan Ministry of …

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The Ancient Solar Yoga

Mar 13,15

What if the most powerful force for energizing all Yoga practices were as obvious and visible as the Sun? The …

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Vedic Yoga: The Path of the Rishi (Glimpse of New Book)

Aug 15,14

By Vamadeva Shastri (David Frawley, www.vedanet.com). From New Title – Vedic Yoga: The Path of the Rishi Vedic Yoga like …

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