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A presentation at workshop on'Integrating Spirituality and Mathematics' in INDIA MATHEMATICS YEAR 2009 jointly sponsered by FMS,DU and DRDOa powerpoint presentation ( NB :due credit and …

A presentation at workshop on'Integrating Spirituality and Mathematics' in INDIA MATHEMATICS YEAR 2009 jointly sponsered by FMS,DU and DRDOa powerpoint presentation ( NB :due credit and acknowledgements to material drawn from search engine and web resources)The edited concept of ppt. attempts to see 'Sri Yantra-a as DNA of Life'.The presentation tries to unveil the mystical and mathematical relationship of Sacred Geometry with LIFE ! Desire, (K)nowledge and Action make basis of life !

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  • 1. SRI YANTRA THE MYSTICAL DNA OF LIFE : MATHEMATICAL C0NCEPTS DR. ANIL KUMAR GROVER [email_address]
  • 2. "Be still and know that I am God" (Psalm 46-11)
  • 3. "When the movement of the mind from the centre to the periphery stops, time stops. When there is no movement of selfishness, there is a totally different kind of movement"-Jiddu Krishnamurti INTEGRATING SPIRITUALITY AND MATHEMATICS
  • 4. MATHEMATICS ,MYSTICISM AND MORE…..
    • “ ALL IS NUMBER.” -- PYTHAGORAS
    • “ I CONFESS, THAT VERY DIFFERENT FROM YOU,I DO FIND SCIENTIFIC INSPIRATION IN MYSTICISM…..BUT THIS IS COUNTERBALANCED BY AN IMMEDIATE SENSE OF MATHEMATICS.”
    • ----- Wolfgang Pauli( Nobel Prize 1945) in a letter to Neil Bohr
    • “ The unreasonable efficiency of mathematics in science is a gift we neither understand nor deserve.”
    • --------- Wigner
    WOLFGANG PAULI
  • 5. The Triangle persists throughout society and history because of its universal properties. While it is true that many academics still study Triangles today, the truths about this shape can be uncovered by anyone taking the time to meditate on the form, process and structure.
  • 6. WHAT IS SRI YANTRA ? IS IT A MYSTICAL EXPERIENCE ? AND WHAT KIND OF MATHEMATICAL CONCEPTS OR CONSTRUCTS ARE TO BE EXAMINED ??
  • 7. "One who knows does not speak; one who speaks does not know." Lao Tzu in Tao Te Ching
  • 8. HISTORICAL ASPECT OF SRI YANTRA
    • ATHARVA VEDA indicates the cosmic organization of Sri Yantra as an abode.
    • BHAVNOPANISHAT correlates powers in cosmic organization and the organization within human being i.e. macrocosm and microcosm.
    • SRI VIDHYA SAPARYA VASANA describes the traditional procedures of worship with an aim to realize the identification of individual with cosmos.
    • RAJA BHOJ – 11 th Century AD in Yantradhyaya Ch.31,of Samrangana-Sutradhara describes ‘bija’( seeds) or ‘active principles’ while explaining the composition of yantras( mechanics).
  • 9. A Yantra is a graphic representation of the sound of Mantra 1.Trailokya Mohana or Bhupara , a square of three lines with four portals 2.Sarva Aasa Paripuraka , a sixteen-petal lotus 3.Sarva Sankshobahana , an eight-petal lotus 4.Sarva Saubhagyadayaka , composed of fourteen small triangles 5.Sarva Arthasadhaka , composed of ten small triangles 6.Sarva Rakshakara , composed of ten small triangles 7.Sarva Rogahara , composed of eight small triangles 8.Sarva Siddhi prada , composed of 1 small triangle 9.Sarva Anandamaya , composed of a point or bindu NAVYONI CHAKRA NINE LEVELS( 9)
  • 10. ESSENCE OF SRIYANTRA By reason of the four Srikanthas (srikantha is an epithet of Siva) and the five damsels of Siva (which have the nature of Sakti), which are penetrated by Sambhu (i.e. bindu- the dot in the centre) and constitute the nine fundamental natures, the 43 (or 44) angles of your dwelling place are evolved, along with the 8-petalled and 16-petalled lotuses, the circles and the three lines. (stanza 11) Srijagadguru Shankarcharya in Saundrya Lahiri ‘ The yantra is an expression in terms of linear symbolism of the cosmic manifestations, beginning with the primordial unity.’ Eliade
  • 11. SRI YANTRA IS A TOOL OF REALISATION OF GODESS- MOTHER NATURE
  • 12. JOURNEY OF A YOGI: SRI YANTRA ABODE
  • 13. PYRAMID OF SRI YANTRA
  • 14.
    • The 1 st Triangleis by coincidence exact cross section of the geometry of the Great Pyramid
  • 15. All that can be expressed through words or language is a creation of the mind"-Amritanandamayi
  • 16. WHAT THE MIND KNOWS: EYES SEE, EARS HEAR, NOSE BEATHES OR SMELLS,TONGUE SINGS OUT AND SKIN FEELS !
  • 17. SAC RED GE OM ETRY
    • IN SEARCH OF
    • ‘ SAYOUJAYA MOKSHA’
    The Sri Yantra is configuration of nine interlacing triangles centred around the bindu (the central point of the yantra), drawn by the super imposition of five downward pointing triangles, representing Shakti ; the female principle and four upright triangles, representing Shiva- the male principle. Together the nine triangles are interlaced in such a way as to form 43 smaller triangles in a web symbolic of the entire cosmos or a womb symbolic of creation. Together they express “Advaita” or non-duality
  • 18. WILL,KNOWLEDGE,ACTION-THE TRIAD NEEDS THE 4 th VALUE SHAKTI THE DELTA The Greek letter Delta (Δ), which has a numeral value of 4 in the Greek system, and is often used in Mathematics to represent Change. This is one similarity the Delta and the Triangle share.
  • 19. 7 TRADITIONAL STEPS FOR DRAWING SRIYANTRA
  • 20. How to Draw a Sri Yantra
  • 21. How to Draw a Sri Yantra
  • 22. How to Draw a Sri Yantra
  • 23. How to Draw a Sri Yantra
  • 24. How to Draw a Sri Yantra
  • 25. How to Draw a Sri Yantra
  • 26. How to Draw a Sri Yantra
  • 27. DRAWING SRI YANTRA IS A MEDITATION
  • 28. Drawing the Sri Yantra based on Patrick Flanagan method. This method leads to a very precise Sri Yantra. It is possible that way to draw it using only a straight edge and a compass 1 2
  • 29. The next step is to draw a 3-4-5 triangle. 3 4
  • 30. 5 6
  • 31. 7 8
  • 32. 9 10
  • 33. 11 12
  • 34. 13 14
  • 35. 15 16
  • 36. 17 18
  • 37. 19 20
  • 38. 21 22
  • 39. 23 24- FINAL DRAWING
  • 40. SRI MERU CHAKRA- 3 DIMENSIONAL “ Sri Chakra is the technology of the Absolute, skilfully fashioned in Divinity’s own self-image.”
  • 41. SPIRITUAL PRACTICES/ STATE "Where there is not the slightest trace of the ego, there is the Self" -Ramana Maharshi
  • 42. SPIRITUAL PRAXIS/ SPIRITUALITY "Silence is the ocean in which all the rivers of all the religions discharge themselves." -Thayumanavar
  • 43. “ Spirituality is indeed the master key of the Indian mind; the sense of the infinitive is native to it.” ---- SRI AUROBINDO
  • 44. RITUAL TO SPIRITUAL Rituals, Practices, Way of Life Moral ,Values, Belief Character Charity, Donation, Selfless Service RELIGION Karma yoga-Dispassionate Devotion Philosophy Meditation Spirituality
  • 45. MYSTICISM- THE SPIRITUAL PATH SAAYOUJAYA MOKSHA, NIRVANA, SALVATION (ANUBHOOTI) GURU-KRUPA SAANIDHYA SAALOYAKYA SATSANG SWADHAYA (ANUBHAV) DEEKSHA SANSKAR-SUKRIT SANSKAR-SANCHIT PRARABDH SUYOGYA-SUYONI (ANU-PARAMANU) SHIKSHA
  • 46. TRIADS IN SRI VIDHYA-SRI CHAKRA-SRI MANDALA Parameshti Guru,Guru,Supatra-Saadhak. Past, Present, Future. Shiva, Parvati, Ganesha Father, Mother, Son. Father, Son, Holy Spirit. Wisdom, Strength, Beauty. Right Speaking, Right Doing, Right Thinking. Darkness, Light, Duration. Affinity, Reality, Communication. Jnana, Iccha, Kriya Knowledge, Responsibility, Control. Causal, Vital, Physical
  • 47. SHANKACHARYA IN SAUNDARYA LAHIRI
    • “ Let my every word be a prayer to Thee, Every movement of my hands a ritual gesture to Thee, Every step I take a circumambulation of Thy image, Every morsel I eat a rite of sacrifice to Thee, Every time I lay down a prostration at Thy feet; Every act of personal pleasure and all else that I do, Let it all be a form of worshiping Thee."
  • 48. MAHA VIDHYA OF SRI CHAKRA Saundarya = beauty, loveliness, gracefulness, elegance Lahari = Large wave, billow, surging wave A surging wave of beauty, grace and elegance There are one hundred Verses in this composition. Sakti is the Transcendental aspect of Divine Mother who in the bodily aspect is known as Kundalini. She remains in Muladhara Chakra in a static state. The Yogi awakens and takes Her to Sahasrara Chakra for union with Siva. Sakti in Her diagrammatic representation is Sri Chakra. She is worshipped and adored by Bija Mantras or indeclinable syllable seed Mantras (Verses 32-33).  The Transcendental Sakti stays in Muladhara in its corporeal aspect as Kundalini. The first 41 Verses describes raising Kundalini from static aspect in Muladhara Chakra to a dynamic form going up the chakras to Sahasrara for union with Siva. Verses 42 to 100 describe the beauty (of the body parts) of the anthropomorphic form of Sakti (Tripurasundari--TPS).M
  • 49.  
  • 50.
    • SRI VIDHYA IN NORTHERN INDIA
    • SRI VIDHYA SADHNAPITHAS
    • VARANASI
    • SRIVIDHYA –VARIVASYA (2008)
    • IS A SANSKRIT TEXT WRITTEN BY
    • SRI KARPATRI JI MAHARAJ and Edited.by
    • DATTATREYANANDANATHA
    SRI KARPATRIJI MAHARAJ
  • 51. SRI CHAKRAS IN SRI VIDHYA
    • The chakras are energy centres within the body aligned in an ascending column from the base of the spine to the top of the head. Each chakra is associated with a certain colour; the seven colours of the rainbow. In modern cosmology the seven chakras are equated with the seven levels of the Tree of Life.
    • Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, Violet
  • 52. 7 LEVELS SRI CHAKRA 1.ROOT CHAKRA 2.SACRAL CHAKRA 3.SOLAR PLEXUS 4HEART CHAKRA. 5.THROAT CHAKRA 6.THIRD EYE-MID FORE HEAD 7CROWN OF HEAD. R 7 LEVELS OF SRI CHAKRA
  • 53. SRI CHAKRA
    • The first chakra , the root chakra , is located at the base of the spine at the tailbone in back, and the pubic bone in front. This centre holds the basic needs for survival, security and safety. It is associated with the colour red .
    • The second sacral chakra is located about two inches below the navel and is rooted into the spine. This centre holds the basic needs for sexuality, creativity, intuition, and self-worth. It is associated with the colour orange .
    • The third chakra is located at the solar plexus, two inches below the breastbone in the centre behind the stomach. This chakra is the centre of personal power, the place of ego, of passions, impulses, anger and strength. It is associated with the colour yellow , or gold.
    • The fourth chakra (the middle chakra in the chain of seven) is the heart chakra and located behind the breast bone in front and on the spine between the shoulder blades in back. This is the centre for love, compassion and spirituality. This centre directs one’s ability to love themselves and others, to give and to receive love. This is also the chakra connecting body and mind with spirit. And is associated with green.
    • The fifth chakra is the throat chakra and is a bright blue, located in the V of the collarbone at the lower neck and is the centre of communication, sound, and expression of creativity via thought , speech, and writing. The possibility for change, transformation and healing are located here. The throat is wherein anger is stored and finally let go off.
    • The sixth chakra is located at the third eye (mid-forehead) and is indigo , referred to as the Third Eye, is located above the physical eyes on the centre of the forehead. This centre for psychic ability, higher intuition, the energies of spirit and light assists in the purification of negative tendencies and in the elimination of selfish attitudes. Through the sixth chakra, one can receive guidance, channel, and tune into Higher Self.
    • The seventh chakra ,at the crown of the head, is violet fading to white further away from the body. It is located just behind the top of the skull as the centre of spirituality, enlightenment, dynamic thought and energy. An inward flow of wisdom brings the gift of cosmic consciousness as also connectedness with the Goddess (God), the place where life animates the physical body.
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    • 6. Kulaichev,AlexyPavlovich.(1984).Sriyantraand it’s mathematical properties. Indian Journal of History of Science,Vol.19(3) pp.279-292
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    • 9.Scully, Marlan O.and Scully,Robert J.(2007) Mathematcs,Mysticism, and More- In The Demon and the Quantum:From Pythagorean Mystics to Maxwell’s Demon and Quantum Mystery. WILLEY-VCH Veerlag GmbH & Co.KGaA ,Weinheim
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  • 55. SHANTI, SHANTI, SHANTI AASTO MAA SAD GAMAYA TAMSO MAA JYOTIR’GAMAYA MRITYOR MAA AMRIT GAMAYA
  • 56. LET’S PRAY TO THE GODESS FOR HER GRACE !