(English)Timeless Wisdom of Vedic Scriptures
Have you experienced those reflective moments when theories you have learnt in science/geography/maths classes correlate with everyday aspects of life and lifestyles ? You are not alone.
In fact the true spirit of modern science is to research for ultimate answers with open mindedness; and if we have patience and open mindedness too, we can not only unravel many aspects of current unresolved mysteries but also utilize the knowledge of ancient civilizations and scriptures for better mind control ultimately leading to spiritual progress.
So says Dr.A .Bhagyanathan, disciple and Personal Secretary of His Holiness Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji. Attributing all of purpose, knowledge and life’s bliss to his Master’s Grace and guidance that has helped him in his life journey, Dr.Bhagyaji sets all out to establish few key highlights on how modern science findings synchs up answers with ancient scriptural wisdom and then answers all lifestyle concerns that seems to be plaguing the world today.
<This is an Audio Archive of Interview held by KFAI – 90.3 FM Minneapolis – 106.7 FM on 24.2.2013 with Dr. Bhagyaji>
- Did you know that there is an ancient Hindu God ‘Sankarshana’ who is worshipped as the Lord who keeps all celestial objects in place together; and the very meaning of His name denotes ‘One who has force to attract and pull’ in Sanskrit language? Sounds like the expansion of English common word ‘Gravity’?
- Did you know that cloning is referenced at many instances of Ancient Scripture, the most straightforward being on Demon Rakhtabeejasura?
- Did you know that an ancient holy book called ‘Bhagavatham’ has in every detail explained the timelines and milestones of an embryo’s development in a mother’s womb, thousands of years ago, and which can be correlated to accuracy with the means of medical imaging procedures that are available today? Rings a bell?
But Dr. Bhagyaji says that the real treasure hidden in scriptures is the profound knowledge of how to turn our minds in an inward journey to our souls instead of towards the outside. Some practical aspects of this knowledge and available tools can help with ways to beat everyday stress, anxiety, depression and help with Spiritual progress to enjoy the true bliss of life! Further more, he shares pragmatic reasons and updates for the following, based on the truths that Sri Sri Swamiji teaches and establishes all over the world.
- What is the greatness of Mahamantra?
- How can a calm mind experience real bliss of life?
- Why should people consider inward journey of mind towards our soul more valuable in spite of the considerations that happiness can be generated by external events and objects?
- Do sounds work on mind more effectively than what visuals impact?
- How can sacred chants like Mahamantra help to focus thoughts, mind’s one pointedness, bestow clarity and ultimately spiritual upliftment?
- What are ways to chant Mahamantra?
- How well do the young generation of today resonate with the knowledge of ancient scriptures?
- What are the platforms to spread the timeless ultimate wisdom of ancient scriptures, undertaken by Sri Sri Swamiji and His disciples?
- What is the true essence of spirituality as implied in the timeless wisdom of ancient scriptures?