Vidya or vidyā (Sanskrit: विद्या) primarily means science, learning, philosophy, knowledge, scholarship, any knowledge whether true or false. Its root is Vid (Sanskrit: विद्) which means - to reason upon, knower, finding, knowing, acquiring or understanding. ...
Prana Vidya - Science and Manipulation of Energy
Swami Satyananda Saraswati
Given at the Zinal Conference
in Switzerland on 4th September ...
Yoga Vidya Dham is a Charitable Organization (Non Profit Organization) working for the society by imparting Yoga Education to all sections of the society.
There are variety of Yoga Training Courses, the duration varies from one hour to few months.
This vidya contains the art of adjusting the mind inwardly as well as outwardly in the beginning by alternate processes, and then finally grasping the comprehensiveness of Brahman, the Reality in its simultaneously dual aspect of universality and individuality.
Vidya: finding, acquiring, gaining.
Vidyâ: any knowledge whether true or false; science, learning, scholarship, philosophy.
Vastu Vidya: The precise rules of construction and design of Vedic architecture.
Vata: The dosha governing all motion and flow in the body.
Vayastyag: Lasting, ageless beauty.
vidya-avidyamayi maya [maya composed of Knowledge and Ignorance].
vidyamaya [the maya of the Knowledge].
vidyut [lightning]; electricity. vidyutam [accusative] ...
Vidyarnava, Rai Bahadur Srisa Chandra, trsl., "Siva Samhita", Allahabad: Sudhindra Nath Basu, 1923. (Classic text on Hatha Yoga covering kriya, bandha, asana, mudra, pranayama, kundalini, etc.) ...
Yoga Vidya Niketan has developed a concept of (DR) Differential Relaxation, (CDR), Conscious Differential Relaxation and (UDR) Unconscious Differential Relaxation.
From Yoga Vidya in Germany
In the Iyengar version, the hands are flat on the upper back, hopefully supporting the shoulder blades, permitting the back to rise more straightly. The feet rest ever so lightly upon the very tips of the toes.
Niralamba Halasana ...
The Khechari Vidya
1. Now, then, a description of the science called Khechari.
2. He who has duly mastered this science, is freed from old age and death, in this world.
These two Ashwinikumaras had approached Prajapati seeking Brahma-vidya. Prajapati replied, "You are not fit, if I teach you Brahma-vidya, your head will burst." (This is similar to an electric bulb bursting due to high voltage), but Ashwinikumaras were very keen to attain Brahma-vidya.
According to one Tantric text (Shri-vidyarnava) there were seventy-one teachers from Kapila, the founder of Sankhya [considered to be the philosophical basis of Yoga], to the greatest proponent of Vedanta, Shankaracharya who taught at the end of the seventh and beginning of the eighth century A.D.
"I salute the primeval Lord (Siva) who taught (Parvati) the Hatha Yoga Vidya, which is as a stairway to those who wish to attain the lofty Raja Yoga." (I:1) "I salute the primeval Lord." In other words, I chant Om Namah Sivaya and accept the teachings of this aspect of the Divine.
BRAHMA-VIDYA: The science of Brahman, knowledge of Brahman, learning pertaining to Brahman or the Absolute Reality. Click here for an essay on Brahma Vidya.
BRAHMACHARYA: Practice of celibacy. Purity in thought, word and deed. Click here for a discourse on Brahmacharya.
Vidya (Susan Feathers) has been teaching yoga in Philadelphia for many years.
Lalita Devi is teaching classes in Witten and a few other places in the Ruhr area.
Ulm, DE ...
'When you hit that crossroads, you have to cultivate your vidya, or knowledge,' says Stephen Cope, PhD, psychotherapist, yoga teacher, and author of The Great Work of Your Life. This is where your yoga practice really comes into play.
The Khechari Vidya
The Khechari Mantra
The Cutting Of Frenum Lingui
The Tongue Reaches The Brahmarandhra
The Urdhvakundalini Yoga
Sense-Objects, Manas And Bandhana
The Entry Into The Sukha-Mandala
The Six Chakras
Abhyasa And Brahma Jnana
The Four Kinds Of Vak ...
Manusmrity, written by the ancient sage Manu, prescribes ten essential rules for the observance of dharma: Patience (dhriti), forgiveness (kshama), piety or self control (dama), non-stealing (asteya), sanctity (shauch), control of senses (indraiya-nigrah), reason (dhi), knowledge or learning (vidya), ...
It was at this time that Swamiji first met Mr. Vidya Channon of San Francisco. Channonji, as he is lovingly known, has remained one of Swamiji's greatest devotees.
Manas ("mind"): the lower mind, which is bound to the senses and yields information (vijnana) rather than wisdom (jnana, vidya) ; cf. buddhi
Mandala ("circle"): a circular design symbolizing the cosmos and specific to a deity ...
"After having saluted his guru, the yogi Svatmarama, (the author) expounds Hatha vidya only for the practice of Raja Yoga. " ...
a sage who has realized the Supreme (brahman); 2. a sage who is Brahmin by birth
- BRAHMA TATTVA - the highest divine principle (see also "tattva")
- BRAHMA VIDYA - knowledge of the Truth
- BRAHMIK MANTRA - nirguna mantra, a mantra which leads to Liberation ...
See also: What is the meaning of Yoga, Mind, Spirit, Meditation, Swami?