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  • satkartar7 <mi_nok@yahoo.com>
    ... . wrote: --- In meditationsocietyofamerica@yahoogroups.com, satkartar7 wrote: The Divine
    Message 1 of 5 , Mar 3, 2003
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      --- In meditationsocietyofamerica@yahoogroups.com, "G <crystalkundalini@h..=
      .>" <crystalkundalini@h...> wrote:
      > --- In meditationsocietyofamerica@yahoogroups.com,
      > "satkartar7 <mi_nok@y...>" <mi_nok@y...> wrote:
      > > The Divine Science of Yantra Yoga
      > > is a spiritual exploration through
      > > mathematics. Yantra represents a trans-cultural tool based
      > upon a
      > > pan-cultural phenomenon -
      > > mathematics, the universally
      > > acknowledged "Queen of Sciences".
      > >
      > > To appreciate that numbers are a
      > > key to personal evolution, we can
      > > begin with the Western tradition:
      > > "numbers are the essence of all
      > > things", a saying attributed to
      > > Pythagoras.
      > >
      > > A statement promulgated by the
      > > Theosophical Society is "all is
      > > vibration'', which is a paraphrase
      > > of the Pythagorean statement. When
      > > we say "Number is the essence of
      > > all things" or "All is vibration"
      > > we are really stating what is now acknowledged as a scientific
      > fact.
      > > The material world of Prakrit
      > > ultimately consists of number,
      > > whether we want to talk about the
      > > Element Number, the Atomic Number,
      > > the Atomic Weight, the Speed of Light
      > > the Speed of Sound or any of the
      > > other "constants" upon which modern
      > > physics is built.
      > >
      > > Emerging from the metrics of Indian
      > > civilisation is the framework for
      > > our modern mathematics. Hindu
      > > contributions include not only
      > > the Hindu Arabic Numerals Notation
      > > system but also the decimal point,
      > > zero sign, Quadratic equations and
      > > the concept of Infinity and Eternity
      > > To understand that there is a
      > > hidden, esoteric aspect to numbers
      > > we can start with the Greek and
      > > Latin roots of some common terms.
      > > Consider these facts.
      > >
      > > Mathematics - the Greek root
      > > means "to learn", What is there to
      > > learn? I would phrase it in another
      > > Greek motto "Man Know Thy Self"!
      > > (This is written over the entrance
      > > to the Oracle of Delphi).
      > >
      > > Arithmetic - from the Latin "Art
      > > of Measuring". Arithmetic came
      > > from the earlier Sanskrit root
      > > ARTHA, i.e. that aspect of life
      > > dealing with the acquisition and
      > > accounting of physical realities.
      > > What is really worth measuring?
      > > Yantra teaches us that it is worth
      > > while to measure the cycles of our
      > > personal lives!
      > >
      > > Geometry – "Earth measure". The
      > > spiritual principle of Yantra
      > > indicates that the man of the earth
      > > (Adam) is the real subject of
      > > Geometry. Geometry, in an inner
      > > life sense, is about measuring
      > > oneself, for the human comes forth
      > > from the humus and "Man is truly
      > > an earth creature".
      > >
      > > Algebra - An Arabic word signifying
      > > "the reuniting of broken parts".
      > > It reveals the real
      > >
      > > Yoga inherent in finding "X". Esoteric Algebra is about
      > "KOHAM", the Zen Ko=
      > > an,
      > > "Who Am I?"
      > >
      > > Mother India gave birth to her son
      > > Yoga and Yoga progenerated three
      > > children (termed the three great
      > > mystic sciences of the East).
      > >
      > > -- MANTRA -- -- YANTRA -- -- TANTRA --
      > >
      > > Mantra from the Sanskrit prefix
      > > "MAN" (mind) and the suffix "TRA"
      > > (tool) is literally the science
      > > of using sound vibration, audible
      > > and inaudible, to bring about the
      > > physical, psychological and psychic
      > > changes. Our Guru often used to
      > > refer to Mantra as a "psychic
      > > elevator'" that changes levels of
      > > consciousness.
      > >
      > > Yantra is also a "tool" or more
      > > accurately an "instrument" that
      > > allows us to visualise a "magical
      > > diagram". Tantra is the 'tool'
      > > for dealing with solid physical
      > > world as manifested by and experienced
      > > though the physical body").
      > >
      > > <http://www.yogamagik.com/yogamagik/yantra/>
      > >
      > > Unlike the visualization of the
      > > deity in representational form -
      > > Sri Yantra is a non-representational
      > > geometric form. This is available
      > > through a visual literature,
      > > transmitted by initiates as a gateway
      > > to the levels of inner experience,
      > > which are 'milked' through
      > > contemplation of the Yantra. It must
      > > always be remembered that this
      > > operation is within the larger
      > > field of psycho-spiritual experiential
      > > operations known as 'sadhana'.
      > > As Ajit Mookerjee writes:
      > >
      > >      "The diagrams represent
      > > successive stages of visual
      > > realization. Read in the order
      > > shown they illustrate the process
      > > of expanding creation, from the
      > > centre dot and first downward
      > > pointing triangle at the centre
      > > to the outermost ring of lotus
      > > petals."
      > >
      > >      "Read in the reverse order they
      > > symbolize the yogic process of
      > > withdrawal and focus of the power
      > > expended in creation and return to
      > > the One. Each circuit of triangles
      > > is generated by interlocking male
      > > (upward pointing) and female
      > > (downward pointing triangles."
      > >
      > >      As in all organic processes,
      > > here we have to pay careful attention
      > > to the sequence. The dot in the
      > > centre of the yantra expands into
      > > ful geometrical form - like the
      > > bindu transforming into the Deity.
      > > The reverse process is also
      > > identical in visualization. The
      > > outer form of the deity is condensed
      > > into the inner, most nucelar form,
      > > which is the BINDU (Dot) in visual
      > > terms, and the Bija (seed-syllable)
      > > in audio, sound form.These are
      > > compact, condensed - nucelar storage
      > > centres.
      > >
      > >      "Every divine form possesses a
      > > bija mantra or nuclear syllable. Even
      > > in its form as the smallest sound
      > > unit, the bija remains a microcosm
      > > and thus may represent the essential
      > > form of the divinity."
      > >
      > > http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/george/yantra.htm
      > >
      > > -----K
      >
      >
      > G: if you are really interested in maths then you might enjoy
      > contacting my good friend Dr. David De Wit... now he is Always
      > up for a chat on that subject.... i spent many wonderful hours in
      > exchange with him in Rishikesh.....
      >
      > His whole thought is within the paradigm of figures while
      > mine within the silence of stilled mind.... we spoke of 0 and
      > infinite.... i am still waiting for his list of the inventory of Dr.=

      > David De Wit.... hahahhahaahah i am hoping in that endeavor
      > that he follows it back to that very 0 point....
      >
      > here is a mini list of a few of his papers...... he is a delightful
      > person....
      >
      >
      > Shanti om ...g.....
      >
      > Refereed Journal Articles
      >
      > [6] David De Wit 2003
      >
      > A PBW commutator lemma for Uq[gl(m|n)]
      > Journal of Mathematical Physics 44(1):(January 2003) 315-327
      > math/0207206 (posted 23 July 2002)
      >
      >
      >
      > [5] David De Wit 2002a
      >
      > Automatic construction of explicit R matrices for the
      > one-parameter families of irreducible typical highest weight
      > (\dot{0}_m|\dot{\alpha}_n) representations of Uq[gl(m|n)]
      > Computer Physics Communications 145(2):(15 May 2002)
      > 205-255
      > math/0101027 (posted 4 January 2001)
      >
      >
      >
      > [4] David De Wit 2001b
      >
      > Four easy pieces - explicit R matrices from the (\dot{0}_m|\alpha)
      > highest weight representations of Uq[gl(m|1)]
      > International Journal of Modern Physics C: Physics and
      > Computers 12(7):(September 2001) 1109-1136
      > math/005049 (posted 5 May 2000)
      >
      >
      >
      > [3] David De Wit 2001a
      >
      > An infinite suite of Links-Gould invariants
      > Journal of Knot Theory and its Ramifications 10(1):(February
      > 2001) 37-62
      > math/004170 (posted 27 April 2000)


      thank you Ganga love, he must be
      a fascinating fellow where is he
      on line?

      iam more into the i ching and other
      designs with numbers..

      iam not a conversationalist <smiles>

      ----love,
      Karta
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