The Consciousness of Children
Swami Niranjanananda Saraswati
Rather than looking at consciousness as belonging to a child or an adult, let us look at the idea of consciousness as yoga believes it to be.
Samadhi : contemplation Super Consciousness
Samadhi : contemplation Super Consciousness ...
Consciousness in its true nature: When the primary elements (gunas) involve, or resolve themselves back into that out of which they emerged, there comes liberation, ...
Consciousness in Motion
Vinyasa yoga teaches us to cultivate an awareness that links each action to the next—on the mat and in our lives.
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One of the main features of YogÄcÄra philosophy is the concept of consciousness-only (cittamÄtra or vijÃ±apti-mÄtra).
Consciousness is perpetual. Consciousness is, even in between thoughts! It is there all the time, and is totally unaffected by what you do. No matter where your attention is focused, the consciousness inside is totally unaffected.
Unconsciousness is Dangerous
Periodically we get asked if the practice of Kundalini yoga is dangerous. First, many of the people who advance this opinion are not talking about Kundalini Yoga.
In Nirvikalpa Samadhi, the Yogi's consciousness merges with the absolute consciousness. There is no bodily fixation.
Krishna-consciousness: the knowing of K r i s h n a or the condition in which one is aware of Him, knows Him, meditates on Him, works for Him, proclaims His glories etc.
Consciousness cannot be externalised because consciousness is indivisible. If you imagine that consciousness is divisible, you have also to imagine that there is a gap between the two parts thereof. Who is conscious of this gap?
Consciousness which comprises mind, intellect
Movement of the consciousness ...
Consciousness - the state of being conscious; awareness of one's own existence, sensations, thoughts, surroundings, etc.
Dristhi - gazing point
Japa - continuous chanting/repetition of a mantra ...
It refers to I-consciousness. It is subtler than the mind and is the witness of everything.
Moral duty that is in line with universal flow. It is guided by intuition.
The luminous, self-aware, and creative Reality that is the essential Self of all that exists; a name for God, the Absolute, the supreme Truth. See also SELF.
The intelligent, supremely independent, divine Energy, which creates, pervades, and supports the entire universe.
DAKSHIN KASHI: ...
consciousness; unmanifest aspect of consciousness and energy
Consciousness, Thoughts, Emotions, Perceptions, Memory, Intelligence and Judgment.
The Condition Of Mind
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the consciousness which allows growth to take place; the one unchanging reality
discerning discriminating aspect of mind; from the route "bodh" meaning to be aware of, to know; intellect.
Our consciousness canter at the third eye -- the ajna chakra
From foot to crown (sahasrara) as upon earth as in heaven- Mother earth and Father sky
We acknowledge,, honor, respect and sing with you ...
When consciousness desires expression as an organism, it needs tools to control and work with the physical body. This is illustrated by the idea of Shiva and Shakti as a playing couple.
Pure Consciousness,\"One who sleeps in the city of life\" \"That which fills all, that which dwells in the body (puranatvat)\", The cosmic Self.
Desire under the form of attachment.
Cit ("consciousness") - the superconscious ultimate Reality (see âtman, brahman)
Citta ("that which is conscious") - ordinary consciousness, the mind, as opposed to cit
Cosmic consciousness exists as pure energy vibrating in space. Known as Sakti in its diversity, this power becomes maya - usually interpreted as "illusion" - when we forget that the Light is present, ...
Divine Consciousness, which is the essential nature of each human being.
As your consciousness continues to move in your third eye, pastel colors begin to appear in your forehead. Sumptuous, glorious pinks, yellows, whites, blues, indigos, greens, and purples take their turn or play in combination in your forehead.
supreme consciousness, absolute reality, God, divinity.
finding fullness of "God consciousness" residing in one's own nature.
acitti unconsciousness; the non-perceiving principle in our consciousness.
acyuta [not-fallen, firm, solid], unperturbed, unmoved.
ordinary consciousness, the mind, as opposed to cit.
Name of an Upanishad ...
man; pure consciousness
purpose of the consciousness, of man's existence- the four basic needs or desires, arth, kaama, dharma, moksha ...
CHITTA - consciousness, the substratum of thinking, mind-stuff
- CHITTA VRITTI - thought wave
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When the consciousness, poised in perceiving, blends together the name, the object dwelt on and the idea, this is perception with exterior consideration.
CHAITANYA: Pure Consciousness.
CHAKRAS: Centres of energy in the human system.
CHANDOGYA: Name of an Upanishad.
CHIRANJIVI: One who has gained eternal life.
CHITTA: Subconscious mind.
Brahman is both consciousness and power (shakti). This sakti operates in many ways, including the power or creation. One such power is the veiling power which veils the spiritual truth of the oneness of consciousness.
Complete spiritual consciousness or samadhi.
Despite its philosophical underpinnings, yoga is primarily a pragmatic discipline. It shares some elements with Hinduism but it is not a religion.
Prameya - cognitive consciousness
Prana kundalini - a stage in the experience of the rise of kundalini when one feels a "throbbing joy"
Pranaharan - killing an animal ...
Adwaita : A philosophy according to which there is no duality - only a singular state of consciousness
Agni : Yoga word for fire.
Agnisar Kriya : One of the shatkarmas (cleansing practices) -intestinal cleansing.
Mars Chakra: See Manipura Chakra Meditation: The state of consciousness characterized by mental stillness and inner calm coupled with an intense awareness.
AJNA: the centre of the consciousness meaning "perception" (THIRD EYE CHAKRA)
ANAHATA CHAKRA: the centre of consciousness at the heart "unstruck" (HEART CHAKRA)
ANANDA: joy, bliss ...
Samadhi -- full absorption in God consciousness, a sacred tomb for the body of a saintly person.
Samsara -- the cycle of repeated birth and death in the material world.
Sanatana -- eternal.
One who reached this stage will attain the super-consciousness,the consciousness which include all lesser forms of consciousness.
The patient regains consciousness quite quickly and after getting consciousness the patient immediately starts sleeping. This sleep is deep and sound.
This flow is interdependent upon a phase of communion, alignment, integration, and synchronization with the source of intelligence and consciousness itself.
There are several ways to work on this inner hand consciousness.   Turning the hands slightly outward is one way to help shift some consciousness to the inner hands.
You will discover and know that love, goodness, and creative consciousness are what constitute your being because you will experience these attributes within and as yourself.
Every spiritual tradition employs the art of playing the edge of consciousness; each has its own methods and disciplines.
Kripalu is called the yoga of consciousness. This gentle, introspective practice urges practitioners to hold poses to explore and release emotional and spiritual blockages.
" In this philosophy we take the premise that everything is supreme Consciousness - nothing exists that is not supreme Consciousness.
Knowledge is only for the special few who are prepared for sound examination and clear discernment of the nature of Consciousness.
Maharishi's Transcendental Meditation is a simple, natural, effortless procedure whereby the mind easily and naturally arrives at the source of all thought, the settled state of mind - Transcendental Consciousness or Pure Consciousness, ...
Though indivisible, Om has four subtle sounds that correspond to four levels of consciousness. The first sound of "A" represents Vaishvanara, the conscious waking state. The second sound of "U" represents Taijasa, the subtle, unconscious dream state.
Kundalini is related to primal consciousness and is only dangerous if ignored, when it becomes misguided intent; like truth, weeds, sexuality, bacteria, etc. all cause trouble if ignored.
He comes face to face with facts which ordinary consciousness cannot comprehend.
These hand positions are used to lock in consciousness states. Mudras really can be done anywhere or anytime you need to focus and concentrate, and they're also integral to meditative practices.
The yogi identifies himself with the all pervading, all-powerful, all-peaceful and joyful self, or pure consciousness within. He knows that the source of all power, knowledge, peace and strength is in the self, not in the body.
Also called the Yoga of consciousness, Kripalu puts great emphasis on Proper Breath, alignment, coordination of breath and movement, and "honoring the wisdom of the body" -- you work according to the limits of your individual flexibility and strength.
Turiya Literally, the "fourth," being the fourth state of consciousness, beyond waking, dreaming, and deep sleep. This state is so far removed from all normal states of consciousness, that it is utterly beyond words to describe it.
Ashtanga Yoga, practiced in its correct sequential order, gradually leads the practitioner to rediscovering his or her fullest potential on all levels of human consciousness--physical, psychological, and spiritual.
A saint has experienced the "ultimate truth" (Total love, universe consciousness, etc.)
But saint, knowing only one way, may not be able to teach another, unless they are very similar ...
The 5th element sometimes referred to as consciousness also known as space and ether. Both play vital roles in pranayama.
"The is a wonderful euphoric feeling when the lungs are completely full. It is a time of illumination and bliss." ...
One realizes that there is only one Consciousness, and we are all inseperable, interconnected parts of it. In this moment of realization one sees the ultimate Truth, one wakes up out of the slumber of an imagined separate sense of self.
Hindu philosophy in the Vedanta and Yoga streams, as the reader will remember, views only one thing as being ultimately real: Satchidananda Atman, the Existence-Consciousness-Blissful Self.
Chaitanya: The fundamental, all-pervasive, divine Consciousness. When used in reference to a mantra, the capacity to draw one's mind spontaneously into meditative stillness.
Charaka Samhita: A classical text of Ayurveda.
Kundalini Yoga - a set of yoga exercises and mental practices which help awaken ones consciousness to the universal nature of the soul and ones spirituality.
It increases brain wave coherence and improves comprehensive ability and memory
It encourages interdependence between mind, body, and spirit and helps an individual to attain
the union between a person's own consciousness and the cosmic ...
The literal meaning of the word Tantra is expansion. Tantra Yoga is concentrating on the expansion of the consciousness of man in all levels. Tantra Yoga focuses on Shakti as its divine power. Shakti means Cosmic Mother.
the absolute reality; the supreme, indivisible, infinite, all-pervading, eternal existence; cosmic consciousness; God.
psychic aperture at the crown of the head ...
" Established in 1997 by John Friend, Anusara Yoga has as a central focus the intention to alignment oneself with Grace, the flow of Supreme Consciousness.
This creates specific effects to strengthen and tone the nerves, glands and organs of the body and ultimately draw the mind and senses inward to experience a deeper state of consciousness, a feeling of blissful union with spirit.
Ishwara Prandihana - Self-surrender to our higher consciousness, our true inner self, and/or to god (notice that yoga acknowledges that there is a god, but does not name any particular god or prescribe particular religious practices). ...
from the root "Yujir Yogey" in the sacred Sanskrit language of India. The term itself means to unite, yoke or harness. The practice of Yoga thus leads to a unity of the mind and body. It also means union of the individual and universal consciousness.
They have repeated actions, which often lead to tension and fatigue. This practice on the other hand, involve movements, which bring stability and energy to the body, senses, mind, and the consciousness.
Ideally, if you are an absolute beginner, I would highly recommend participating in a few group... If you've never practiced yoga before, prepare to encounter yourself on an entirely new level of consciousness! ...
We have repeated several unrighteous action due to body consciousness and finally had resulted into being loaded with some dichard sanskars (habits).
Sanskrit syllables, workds or phrases which when repeated in meditation will bring the ndividual to ah higher stgate of consciousness.
Matsyasana: Fish pose
Mayurasana: Peacock pose
Meru: danda - the spinal column ...
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