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Art of mind control slide show final

  1. 2. Modern Advanced Society
  2. 3. … some hidden facts
  3. 4. ALWAYS ON RISE Murder Violence Drug Addiction Rape Unemployment Corruption Mental stress Suicide Divorce
  4. 5. Communal Violence
  5. 6. Public Unrest
  6. 7. Wars
  7. 8. T e r r o r i s m
  8. 9. Steadily increasing every year.
  9. 10. Time Magazine Poll <ul><li>1 st : Crime </li></ul><ul><li>2 nd : Lack of Morality </li></ul>The main problems facing the society today ?
  10. 11. U.S. prison population
  11. 12. Gun Sales in America
  12. 13. Murders A phenomenal 124% rise
  13. 14. Average number of reported rape cases in South Africa in a year 33,000
  14. 15. Before finishing school an average child watches 8,000 murders 100,000 acts of violence
  15. 16. Number of Drug users in European Union 7.4 million Number of serious drug addicts in European Union 1.8 million
  16. 17. <ul><ul><ul><li>US 55 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Canada 45 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Denmark 40 </li></ul></ul></ul>No. of divorces per 100 marriages
  17. 18. Av. number of suicides in Japan every year 22,500 Approx. number of attempted suicides in US in a year 650,000
  18. 19. Are we really advancing in right direction ?
  19. 20. Why there is much chaos & confusion in society ?
  20. 21. … with pack of dogs in a room how can we expect peace !!! Srila Prabhupada explains…
  21. 22. How can we expect peace & happiness ?
  22. 23. Solution to all the problems Controlled Mind
  23. 24. Before understanding the MIND… ...let’s answer the most fundamental question
  24. 25. Most Fundamental Question ! Who am I ?
  25. 26. Know Who You Are Am I This Body ? Am I This Hair ? Am I This Hand ? Am I This Nose? Am I This Coat ? Who Am I? It Is Easy To Point To Your Eye Or Nose, But Can You Point Yourself ??? Before You Know Your Mind
  26. 27. In the early years of 20 th century, a scientist analyzed the constituents of the human body.
  27. 28. ARE YOU A BAG OF FLESH WORTH Rs. 110 /- ? You Must Be Somebody Certainly Much Superior To The Filthy Flesh, Bones, Mucus And Stool CALCIUM IRON PHOSPHORUS WATER CONTENT OTHER SUBSTANCES
  28. 29. Are we just a bag of Rs.110/- worth chemicals ?
  29. 30. dehino ’smin yathä dehe kaumäraà yauvanaà jarä tathä dehäntara-präptir dhéras tatra na muhyati Bhagavad - gétä 2.13
  30. 32. Car Cannot Budge One Inch Without The Driver; The Body Cannot Do Any Function WITHOUT THE DRIVER I.E. Soul Mouth To Speak Eyes To See Heart To Pump Blood Hands & Legs To Move Horn To Sound Headlights To See Radiator To Supply Water Four Wheels To Move Driver Of The Car You Are Not The Car, You Are The
  31. 33. väsäàsi jérëäni yathä vihäya naväni gåhëäti naro ’paräëi tathä çaréräëi vihäya jérëäny anyäni saàyäti naväni dehé A simple analogy from Bhagavad - gétä Bhagavad - gétä 2.22
  32. 35. GOD’S ENERGIES Inferior Material Energy Superior Spiritual Energy Gross Elements 1. Earth 2. Water 3. Fire 4. Air 5. Ether Subtle Elements 1. Mind 2. Intelligence 3. False Ego Spiritual Body (Soul) 1. SAT (eternal) 2. CIT (full of knowledge) 3. ANANDA (full of bliss)
  33. 36. Mechanism Of The Mind I ntelligence The Decision Maker EYES SKIN TONGUE EARS NOSE THE SENSES Mind Storehouse Of Thoughts, Unfulfilled Desires, Previous Experiences
  34. 37. CHARIOT OF THE BODY 5 SENSES MIND INTELLIGENCE SOUL
  35. 38. NATURE OF THE MIND IT IS YOUR BEST FRIEND IF IT IS UNCONTROLLED IT WILL BE YOUR GREATEST ENEMY IF IT IS CONTROLLED
  36. 39. bandhur ätmätmanas tasya yenätmaivätmanä jitaù anätmanas tu çatrutve vartetätmaiva çatru-vat Lord Krishna in Bhagavad-Gita 6.6
  37. 40. “ For him who has conquered the mind, the mind is the best of friends; but for one who has failed to do so, his mind will remain the greatest enemy.”
  38. 41. Can The Mind Be Our Friend? MIND IS COMPARED TO A KNIFE. In A Surgeon’s Hand : It Can Save Life ! In A Miscreant’s Hand: He Can Kill With It !! Is The Knife Good Or Bad ?
  39. 42. Disturbed Senses, Fickle Mind & Lusty Intelligence MADNESS DEPRESSION DANGEROUS DISEASES STRESS HYPERTENSION DAMAGE TO ONESELF, FAMILY AND SOCIETY WEAKENED DETERMINATION LACK OF CONFIDENCE LOSS OF TRUST Uncontrolled Mind: What It Can Do To You
  40. 43. DISTURBED SENSES, FICKLE MIND & LUSTY INTELLIGENCE SUICIDE LIQUOR CIGARETTE PROSTITUTES BREAKING TVS BURNING HOUSES PICKING QUARRELS RAPE MURDER Result Of Action With Uncontrolled Mind
  41. 44. Techniques for Mind Control Step 1 Do not allow the senses to wander stray in any direction they want. Withdraw them from wrong engagements.
  42. 45. Engage the senses and the mind in topics of God. Step 2 Techniques for Mind Control
  43. 46. Understand the meaning of life by reading thought provoking books like Bhagavad-gita. Step 3 Techniques for Mind Control
  44. 47. Associate with devotees. Step 4 Techniques for Mind Control
  45. 48. Make best use of opportunities for good association. Step 5 Techniques for Mind Control
  46. 49. Purify senses by <ul><li>Hearing bhajans, kirtans & devotional songs. </li></ul><ul><li>Visiting temple and having darshan of Deities. </li></ul>
  47. 50. Purify senses by <ul><li>Honoring and relishing Krishna Prasadam. </li></ul><ul><li>Chanting Lord Krishna’s Holy Names. </li></ul>
  48. 51. Even if the mind is diverted, it will be forced to concentrate on the sound vibration “Krsna.” The recommended method for controlling the mind is loudly chanting and hearing Hare Krsna maha-mantra. It isn’t necessary to withdraw the mind from everything; it will automatically be withdrawn, because it will be concentrated on the sound vibration.
  49. 52. BENEFITS OF CONTROLLED MIND Purified Senses Cool Mind Clear Intelligence Peace Better Concentration & Memory More Efficient Winner
  50. 53. CHANT ... HARE KRISHNA HARE KRISHNA KRISHNA KRISHNA HARE HARE HARE RAMA HARE RAMA RAMA RAMA HARE HARE AND BE HAPPY!!
  51. 54. What do the major religions say about chanting the holy names of Lord?
  52. 55. Christianity <ul><li>Christ glorified the </li></ul><ul><li>Lord’s holy name by </li></ul><ul><li>saying “Our Father </li></ul><ul><li>who art in Heaven, </li></ul><ul><li>hallowed be Thy </li></ul><ul><li>Name” </li></ul>
  53. 56. Sikhism <ul><li>Guru Nanak </li></ul><ul><li>prayed “In the </li></ul><ul><li>ambrosial hours of </li></ul><ul><li>the morning I </li></ul><ul><li>meditate on the </li></ul><ul><li>grace of the true </li></ul><ul><li>name” </li></ul>
  54. 57. Islam <ul><li>Muslims </li></ul><ul><li>repeatedly chant </li></ul><ul><li>the sacred name of </li></ul><ul><li>God - “Allah” </li></ul>
  55. 58. Buddhism <ul><li>Buddhists also </li></ul><ul><li>practice repetition </li></ul><ul><li>of the name of </li></ul><ul><li>Lord Buddha </li></ul><ul><li>(namu amida butsu) </li></ul>
  56. 59. Sanätana dharma <ul><li>It also </li></ul><ul><li>recommends </li></ul><ul><li>repetition of the </li></ul><ul><li>holy names of the </li></ul><ul><li>Lord, in form of </li></ul><ul><li>mantra </li></ul>
  57. 60. MAN + TRA What is a mantra? MIND DELIVER
  58. 61. “ Everything started happening for me when I began chanting Hare Krishna.” Jean Claude Halliche Youngest Director of 3M Inc. - France (29 year old)
  59. 62. “ Chanting Hare Krishna has made a tremendous impact in my life.” Albert Brush Ford Owner - Ford Motors
  60. 63. “ I've been chanting Hare Krishna for many years, and I've never found anything more pleasurable. N.D. Desai Leading Indian Industrialist (Apar Limited, GE Apar Lighting, CEMA Tubes, Apar Infotech)
  61. 64. “ C hanting Hare Krishna has helped me face all the ups and downs in my life with a great confidence and peace of mind. ” Hrishikesh Mafatlal CEO - Mafatlal Fabrics
  62. 65. “ Chanting helped me give up bad habits. It changed my vision of things.” Anne Schaufuss Dutch Model
  63. 66. “ By starting to chant Hare Krishna, I feel tremendous happiness.” Vicki Overton leading European Model
  64. 67. Marco Ferrini Italy’s top furniture designer “ Chanting makes me feel close to God.”
  65. 68. “ Mahä-mantra significantly reduces stress, depression, & the mode of ignorance and considerably increases mode of goodness.” David Wolf Master of Social Service Program at Florida State University Researcher for studying the effects of chanting Hare Krishna Mahä-mantra.
  66. 69. “ When I am stressed out, I chant. It’s one thing which charges my batteries. It clears my mind and brings me back in focus.” Paul Bleier Printing Executive
  67. 70. “ Chanting makes me more perceptive, more in harmony with everything and everyone around me.” Jane Lahner Jewelry Designer
  68. 71. “ Chanting Hare Krishna and reading authorized books on Krishna Consciousness has brought me great peace.” Ramesh Lal Toronto Health Spa proprietor
  69. 72. Hare Krishna

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