Vedas: Vedas are the large body of Indian subcontinent. Vedas are written in Sanskrit language. Vedas are the oldest layer of Sanskrit literature and the oldest scripture of Hinduism. For orthodox Indian theologians Vedas are considered revelation seen by ancient sages after intense meditation. The Vedas are created by Brahma.
Krishnamurthy in his Analysis of What is Meditation states that Meditation starts in our dualistic, ego-centric, time bound world. It starts like a drip. Small drops .Drip, drip, drip...Like the beginning of the Ganges River high up in the Himalayas. In the beginning, it is just small, just a drip. Don’t underestimate what the end is going to be yet.
It was a middle-range theory for healthcare practice. In year 1994, Kolcaba published the first article on comfort theory and in year 2001, there were subsequent articles that had been published. Kolcaba had developed the ‘Theory of Comfort’ by conducting a concept analysis of comfort by examine literature from multiple disciplines such as nursing, medicine, ergonomics and psychology. According to Kolcaba, in nursing the product of holistic care in ‘Comfort’. A taxonomic framework was formed to guide assessment, measurement and evaluation of patient comfort by having three forms of comfort and four contexts in which comfort can
Sadhguru: An asana is a posture. There are innumerable postures your body can take. Among these, certain postures have been identified as “yoga asanas” or yogasanas. “Yoga” means that which takes you on to a higher dimension or higher perception of life. So, that kind of posture which leads you to a higher possibility is called a “yogasana.” You may have noticed that for different mental and emotional situations that you go through, your body naturally tends to take a certain posture.
CHAPTER -1 INTRODUCTION Ayurveda Ayurveda is a holistic system of medicine that is indigenous to and widely practiced in India. The word Ayurveda is a Sanskrit term meaning .science of life. Ayu means “life” or “daily living” and Veda is“knowing”. Ayurveda was first recorded in the Vedas, The world’s oldest extant literature. This healing system has been practiced in daily life in India for more than 5,000 years .
ABSTRACT Virtuous acts, acquirement of wealth, gratification of desire and final emancipation are important components of health according to ayurveda. Charaka samhita ancient medical text in Ayurveda literature describes not only physical and mental health but also the spiritual health. The concepts of spirituality in charaka samhita are influenced by the Upanishads where the aim of the life is moksha (emancipation). Charaka samhita sharira sthana is one of the unique thing where all the aspects of health i,e physical, mental and spiritual health has been explained and more importance is given for spiritual health like concept of chetana dhatu purusha, jeevaatman and paramatman, loka purusha samya, yoga and moksha. The aim of this paper is
The Two Great Indian Epics The Indian mythology consists of two great ancient epics The Mahabharata and The Ramayana. The Mahabharata was authored by Veda Vyasa known so as he had also compiled the four Vedas. Ramayana was authored by Valmiki. Both epics revolve around the concept of dharma and in both epics the protagonist is an avatar of Vishnu. Bhagavad Gita: What Krishna told Arjuna Bhagavad Gita is one of the most important texts in Hinduism as in it, god speaks directly to man.
Just as science is based on observation, so is rajayoga. He attempts to present rajayoga as a source of gaining knowledge of the self, which he thinks is the meaning of life. “The system of rdjayoga, based primarily on the Yoga-sutras of Patafijali, is proposed, by Vivekananda, as a method for enabling us to attain direct perception of religious truths. It is declared to be "as much a science as any in the world" (rambachan) As a means of knowing, Samadhi is usually presented by Vivekananda as a method of concentration. This is clearly associated with his concern to present rajayoga as a scientific method for gaining knowledge of the self