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The definitive guide to the philosophy and practice of Yoga--the ancient healing discipline for body and mind--by its greatest living teacher. Illustrations throughout. ...

The definitive guide to the philosophy and practice of Yoga--the ancient healing discipline for body and mind--by its greatest living teacher. Illustrations throughout.

Hinduism Is Not Merely A Religion But A Way Of Life. Hinduism, In Its Traverse Of Four Thousand Years, Has Accumulated Many A Belief And Practice. Since The Mythological Past, Hinduism Is Studded With Varied Signs And Symptoms, Which Are Mystic In Character And Symbolic In Nature, And Are Also Sacred Symbols Of Spiritualism As Well. These Symbols Are The Sacred Rivers; Mystic Mantras Like Om And Gayatri; The Auspicious Symbol Of Swastika; The Shivalinga, Salagram Shila Or Sacred Stone Objects Etc.Thus This PowerPoint Attempts To Explore And Unearth The Hidden Philosophy Of These Signs And Gauge The Socio-Scientific Base And Tries To Find Out The Real Meaning Of Ritualistic Methodologies Of These Symbols, Which Are The Great Objects Of Veneration Of The Hindus Down The Ages.

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  • Yoga and Symbolismby Yerramsetti Giridhar giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Yoga and Symbolism 1. Precursor on Presentation 2. Knowledge, Wisdom and Maya 3. Tantra, Kundalini, Yoga and ‘problem spaces’ 4. Application of Yoga 5. Chakras (Wheels) in Human and Prajna Yoga 6. Yang – Yin forces of working systems 7. Meta-physics of life existence 8. Yoga and Health 9. Examples of Hard Real World situations encountered by Human in bread earning or Medal winning, Prajna Yoga systemizes the work 10. Hindu Conclusion 11. References Lady in welcome gesture 12. Pranamams to Maharshi Patanjali2/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Precursor on Presentation 1. This presentation covers more of laukika (physical) aspects, and some alaukika (attained by experience) aspects. 2. How to treat Meditation (Dhyanam) as flow fullness; not as stillness or emptiness. 3. Peace, Harmony and Tranquility can not achieved by static conditioning or stillness. Then, what is its dynamic condition?  Symbolism: Representing things with symbols. A symbol is an object or idea representing something other than itself.Vibrant portrayal of Damayanti symbolizingHarmony by painter Raja Ravi Verma, 1848AD3/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com View slide
  • Knowledge, Wisdom and Maya 1. Hindu Sastra (Science) of Knowledge 2. Hindu way of Knowledge Acquisition and Application 3. Rational way of Knowledge Acquisition and current misuse Lady in welcome gesture4/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com View slide
  • Hindu Sastra (Science) of Knowledge  Knowledge (Jnana) has no unique form of existence. It can be preserved, altered or lost. Hindu Nyaya Sastra identified totality of knowledge with following components called pramanas:  Components of knowledge (pramana): 1. Perception by ordinary senses (laukika) and by attained experience (alaukika). 2. Inference (anumāna), needs investigation to resolve. 3. Comparison (upamāna) or analogy or by equating with known objects. Goddess Saraswati as 4. Testimony (past records and witness). source of Knowledge,  Knowledge has life element (personalized Art and Wisdom perception) and time dependency (testimony may be available or lost), hence it is dynamic in nature.5/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Hindu way of Knowledge Acquisition and Application As stated by Hindu Philosophy: 1. Acquiring true knowledge (Divya Jnana) is always stretcherous and painful journey in the myriad of fallacy manifestations called Maya (unclear barrier). 2. Therefore , one should not compromise or delimit himself in reaching divine goals (Ex: wisdom on social objectives, morals, serving the needy, etc). 3. Humanity and environmental As Yama (under effect of protection (Ahimsa) has to absorbedMaya) doesnt know the life as is the order. span of Markandeya, Lard Shiva protecting 6/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; Markandeya from death. giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Rational way of Knowledge Acquisition and current misuse By Rational Philosophy : 1. Uses well qualified Logics and definitions derived from all doctrines , but its application is limited to machines and production plants, government, legal1. Action may be direct system and police, etc. consequence of desires. 2. It has no contribution to any doctrine or to itself.2. Such rationality may 3. At times, the decisions and actions may be self harm others and Environment as serving rather then truth seeking. Himsa (violence) 4. It need not depend on morals and values, may yield3. Rationality may become irrational, to the pressures and forces, and neglect the without applying disadvantage groups and environmental protection. morals and values.4. Take note that, 5. It has cultivated a wild culture of donating organs, Morals and Value hiring of an human womb as a reproduction plant, Systems were evolved by religion system at and also, it is advocated as a possible commercial the inception of option between the poor and needy. human knowledge. 7/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Tantra, Kundalini, Yoga and ‘problem spaces’ 1. Understanding Tantra Shakti & Kundalini Shakti 2. How to enhance effect of Kundalini by Tantra? 3. The Tantra, when the objectivity is divine seeking 4. Understanding Yoga as Harmonized Union 5. Swatanta-Paratantra Union 6. Swatanta-Paratantra Union, Diagrammatic Depiction 7. Yogic Procedure and Maharshi Patanjali 8. Various ‘problem spaces’ that can be succeeded 9. More about Meditation (Dhyanam) 10. Raja Yoga Dhyanam– the Quantum of Solace 11. Shakuntal story; Pratyahara, 5th step of yoga 12. Dharana , 6th step of Yoga and VisualizationLady in welcome gesture 13. Sunyata: by Acharya Nagarjuna, Andhra 250CE8/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Understanding Tantra Shakti & Kundalini Shakti; These Shakties (Powers) are survival for all living species including Human Tantra:  Tantra (Aligned force) is process of generating different body forces, than aligning and conduiting to the destination point.  The destination point may be the mind or any peripheral end of the body, which includes the tools or any articles held.  Tanta means creating useful bodily forces, Yoga is its procedure. Kundalini:  Kundalini (relief) provides continues relieving power to suffered body, mind and psychic; it exists perennially from birth to death.  The kundalini is the healing power or vitality, perennially works on the suffered body, mind and psychic. Suffering is experienced by physical or mental means or both, due to the influence of internal and external forces. The suffering can also effect the psychic.9/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • How to enhance effect of Kundalini by Tantra?  Kundalini (vitality) always exist in the body, and its healing effects can be enhanced with proper exercises and yogic way.  Tantra practice which is an integral part of yoga procedure, and it is meant to enhance kundalini effect against suffering.  Tantra practice means improving efficiency and easiness in forming tough jobs. It is discussed as Prajna, afterwards.  Kundalini development is important for Graphical Depiction of short period extreme performances or Tantra as flexibility for long period continues performance which could be physical, mental or both.10/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • The Tantra, when the objectivity is divine seeking  It is based on Samkhya Yoga, which is a Dvaita (dualistic) theory, and it says Purusha (Divine) and Prakriti (ever changing nature) are initiating the Jeeva (for living).  But, due to desires, the individual is continued to be in bondage or attachment to the surroundings; which results in suffering to Jeeva.  The divine goal is to overcome the bondage by attaining Moksha (Emancipation), Moksha means Jeeva is liberated to be with Divine.  The process of liberating Jeeva is called Swatantra – Paratantra Union, explained in slide No:13. Sadhu performing Panch-agni Tapasya. A Hard way of attaining Moksha11/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Understanding Yoga as Harmonized Union 1. Yoga is process of harmonizing (Samanvaya) the body, mind and individual’s self with external environment and then try to attain Universally Stable Knowledge (Vijnana) about ever changing Prakruti (Nature). The attained Vijnana need to be taught to others. 2. The passing of Vijnana to the others is also possible with Swatanta-Paratantra Dancing hands of Apsaras; Union, and explained in slide no:13. Harmony in complexity12/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Swatanta-Paratantra Union 1. Tantra means Aligned force with unbroken continuity. 2. The state of Swatanta means being independent with knowledge of ever changing Prakruti (Nature). Knowing Prakruti means knowing Divine. 3. Acquisition of knowledge on ever changing Prakruti is possible with tantra practice, in which combined forces of body are aligned with mind, individual’s self and then spreads into the external environment for understanding the Prakruti (nature). 4. The external environment has its own divergent (all angle, all direction), and conflicting forces. 5. The individual, the external environment, and others are all part of ever changing Prakruti, which are very divergent and conflicting. 6. Paratantra means Aligning with external forces. 7. Swatantra – Paratantra Union means the realized individual (Jeeva) can pass the knowledge and wisdom to other individuals perennially, for social benefit. The process is by aligning himself with other Jeevas, and then drawing their attention and communicate.13/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Swatanta-Paratantra Union, Diagrammatic Depiction 1. Usual unrealized human society; very egoistic and flutter. Purusha (Divine) Prakruti (Ever changing nature) Jeeva (particularly human) are effected by Maya (Illusion) and suffer from ego2. Realized individual can reorder the human society for social benefit for generations together, with the help of Swatanta-Paratantra Union. Purusha (Divine) appear as Swatantra force Prakruti (Ever changing nature) is the ParatantraPrakruti Knowledge Realized individual or Mahashi, Mahatma, Immortal, Prophet ,etc Communication of Knowledge and Wisdom Human societies are organized for benefit of future generations and environmental protection (Ahimsa) 14/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Yogic Procedure and Maharshi Patanjali Sage Patanjali (250BC) formalized the yogic life (noble living with purpose) as eight fold path. 1. Yama: Purposeful social behavior and actions (Ahimsa), which do not cause harm to self, society and environment. 2. Niyama: Self-discipline with satisfaction. 3. Yogasana: Proper posture to harmonize the body and mind. 4. Pranayama: Rhythmic breathing by lungs, Sage Patanjali muscles and bones for purifying the body and remove mental distractions.15/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Yogic Procedure and Maharshi Patanjali 5. Pratyahara: Rightly manage all the senses and mental reactions for proper concentration. 6. Dharana: Conceptualize the ‘problem space’, both in physical and mental world. 7. Dhyana: Achieve heightened awareness and performance in solving the ‘problem space’. 8. Samadhi: Take proper rest to assimilate the Bahubali experience of earlier 7 steps; thus gain fresh knowledge and energy.  The ‘problem space’ is of various kinds, explained in the slide No:17  One should not enter in to Samadhi without adopting to the eight fold path. Such Samadhi is a wasteful sleep, cause laziness.16/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Various ‘problem spaces’ that can be succeeded 1. Prajna Yoga: In this Yoga, the Dyarana (6th step of Yoga) is for development of skills required to perform profession, sports and arts. It is the first yoga to be imparted to the youngsters. 2. Karma Yoga: In this Yoga, the Dyarana (6th step of Yoga) is for discharging the duties, which are obviously form social system. 3. Bhakti Yoga: In this Yoga, in Dyarana (6th step of Yoga), one conceptualizes the divinity in a attributed form and concentrates. 4. Jnana Yoga: In this Yoga, in Dyarana (6th step of Yoga), one conceptualizes the divinity along with prakruti (ever changing nature) as a philosophy and assimilates it to communicate with others, in an orderly form. 5. Raja Yoga: It is the New Age Yoga intended for solace from work stress and mental tensions. Under this yoga, the Guru need to continuously assist the individual to reach the goals as intended by the Guru.17/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • More about Meditation (Dhyanam) 1. Meditation (Dhyanam) without Dharana, the 6th step of Yoga is hollow. It is like wandering in the dark tunnel with out objectives. 2. Dharana is essentially owning and absorbing into the goals, as perceived by the individual. 3. List of the subjects that can be owned as Dharana: 1. Prajna (skills and talent): For bread earning and leading daily life with dignity. 2. Devotion (Bhaktibhav): For acquiring divine knowledge on Ishta deva (Deity liked by devotee) and narrate it in some art form / philosophy. 3. Self realization (Tanmaya) : For attaining divine experience. It is also known as Kaivalya. 4. Self realization (Jnanodaya): For social upliftment of societies and environmental protection (Ahimsa).18/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Raja Yoga Dhyanam– the Quantum of Solace 1. Raja Yoga and it derivatives like Sahaja Yoga, Purna Yoga, Kundalini Yoga, Chakra Yoga, Kriya Yoga, Sudarsana kriya, Bihar Yoga, etc. are refered as New Age Yoga, intended for solace from work stress and mental tensions. 2. In Raja Yoga, the individual is presumed to be suffering due to the Karma out of works imposed on him. 3. In Raja Yoga, Guru’s guidance help the individual to reach the goals, which can be stated as Quantum of Solace: 4. One can experience different quanta’s as: 1. ‘Clear light continuum as Absolute’ 2. ‘Intuition with illumined mind’ 3. ‘Transcendental being in the realm of pure light’ 4. ‘Subtle state of super-consciousness’ 5. ‘Universal consciousness of illuminated soul’ 6. ‘Universal mind that has access to infinite power of Supreme’ 7. ‘Spiritual journey through inner universe’, etc.19/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Shakuntal story Pratyahara, 5th step of yoga  Sage Vishwamitra is in meditation.  Menaka is distracting the sage by offering a fragrance flower.  Pratyahara, 5th step in yoga emphasizes on control of bodily senses and mental reactions to over come distraction.20/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Dharana , 6th step of Yoga and Visualization  Dharana is translated as visualization by western by seeing the art forms.  Its true meaning is instantiation and conceptualization of ‘problem space’ into the mind and body. It is also known as Bhavana (contemplation)  Bhavana has many art forms in the name of : Gods & Goddess, Deities and Mandalas (Yantras). Qwan Yin Tara Mandalum (Yantram)21/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com Never ending Orbit or Cycle
  • Sunyata: by Acharya Nagarjuna, Andhra 250CE  It is not zeroing or emptiness nor stillness of mind.  Sunyata means relatively originated or dependently originated.  State of Sunyata can be achieved by repeatedly doing Yogasana and Pranayamam (3rd and 4th step of Yoga).  The state of Sunyata is the proper initial condition for 6th step of Yoga Dharana, particularly for Prajna Yoga.  Kalpana on ‘problem space’ is possible in the 7th step of Yoga Dhyanam.  Kalpana is conscious way of solving when mind is awake, where as dream comes sub-consciously and lost on wakeup from sleep. Practice for state of Sunyata by Yoga only to remove mental blockade of the past. Sunyata depicted in an Art form22/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Application of Yoga 1. Does Bramhacharyam need Yogic practice? 2. Yogic path for Bramhacharya (Celibacy) 3. Difficulties with Samsara 4. Meditation / Dhyanam for inner strength 5. Meditation / Dhyanam for Kalpana 6. Meditation / Tapasya 7. Meditating & attaining Siddi (miracle) 8. Yogic achievement and Social influence Lady in welcome gesture23/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Does Bramhacharyam need Yogic practice? Bramhacharyam (Celibacy): It is a practice of diverting lust (moha) energy into compassion, which should socially help and adhere to divine objectives. Hinduism:  Sadhus and Sadhvis are completely devoted to theism (bhakti). Christian:  Brothers and sisters are devoted to prayers and social work. Chinese:  Monks and Nuns concentrate on martial arts and yogic life for social help. How the Yogic practice help in Bramhacharyam? To understand it, Chinese word Yang Yin (dipole in modern science) introduced in slide No: 40. Bramhachari is surrounded by distracting heavenly and earthly forces24/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Yogic path for Bramhacharya (Celibacy)  Bramhacharyam in practice is possible only by keeping yang (Masculine) and yin (Feminine) forces balanced at ever instant and at highest possible vitality.  It is possible by Yogic practice which includes Yama (Ahimsa), Niyama and Dhyanam on divinity.  Also, by Yogic Tantra practice, one can effectively reduce body needs (food, comfort, lust etc) to minimum. By virtues of it, Bramhacharyam (Celibacy) can be made possible. Hanuman in Dhyanam  The Bramhachari has to follow five Sadhanas (tools): 1. Karma (action), 2. Vidya (Knowledge acquisition) 3. Upasana or Dhyanam (meditation on divine) 4. Prapatti (surrender to divine as true devotee) 5. Gurupasatti (following and loyalty towards Guru)25/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Difficulties with Samsara  Samsara means bandage and suffering due to attachment.  By practicing Karma, Bhakti and Jnaya yoga, one can remove attachments, which are illusionary due to presence of Maya. Wheel of Samsara, means difficulty to run Budhist depiction of Hindu depiction of overcoming Samsara overcoming Samsara26/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Meditation / Dhyanam Human can meditate for improving inner strength27/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Meditation / Dhyanam Gods are presumed to be meditating for universal creation by Kalpana (creation using new set of rules all the time, so that future is not own) Sri Krishna meditating Vishu meditating Shiva meditating28/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Meditation / Tapasya Tapasya presumed to be performed for external influence Bhagiradha Parvatis Tapasya Qwan Yin Tapasya Tapasya for Lord Shiva for peace and harmony for river Ganga29/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Meditating & attaining Siddi (miracle) Qwan Yin creating medicine Dattatreya (1200AD) offering salvation for suffering people to Domestic animals. Buddha says salvation not possible30/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com to creatures other than human.
  • Yogic achievement and Social influence Ex: Manu, Vyasa, Valmiki, Kautilya, Buddha, Mahaveer, Newton, Faraday, Maxwell, Einstein, Karl Marx, Gandhi, Edison, Cray, Samuel Hahnemann(Homeopathy), Darwin, etc. Path of Maharishis For Generations together, enlightenment & Mahatmas into the future Jnana Philosopher Societies Yoga Bhakti Devotional Communities Yoga Artist Karma / Specialist Individuals Prajna Yoga Yogic path for Human state Level of Influence normal human31/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Chakras (Wheels) in Human and Prajna Yoga 1. Understanding Chakras (Wheels) in Human 2. Chakras (Wheels) depicting - Sadhu‘s view 3. Chakras effect gunas (characteristic function of Human) and Prajna Yoga 4. Chakra’s wrong move and Criminal gunas 5. Demons are not to be worshiped 6. Chakras depiction in Art 7. Meditation and energizing the Chakras Lady in welcome gesture32/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Understanding Chakras (Wheels) in Human Chakras (Wheels within the human body):  Ancient sages identified existence of seven chakras in the body, other wise known as energy centers.  These are Muladhara, Svadhishthana, Manipuraka, Anahata, Visuddha, Ajna and Sahasrara Chakras.  These chakras exist on the front half of body and connected in series.  The spinal cord, neck and front face act as the conduit to transport the energy from one chakra to other chakra.  Tantra practices are important to generate force at the chakras and then transport and deliver in recognizable form. This is how one become more efficient in performing jobs by Tantra practice.33/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Chakras (Wheels) depicting - Sadhu‘s view Main energy radiators Major energy producers34/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Chakras effect gunas (characteristic function of Human) Chakra’s right move and Associated Professionals (Prajna Yoga) Sahasrara chakra Wheel of Universal Rushi, Visionary, Prophet Knowledge Ajna Chakra Doctor, Judge, Philosopher, Cartoonist, Wheel of Intelligence Chess player, Poet, Planner Visuddha Chakra Singer, Orator, Priest, Teacher Wheel of Communication Anahata Chakra Majority of sports, Dancer, Music Artist, Wheel of Compassion Instrument maker, Skilled worker, Donor / Social worker Manipuraka Chakra Wheel of Will power Weight lifter, Ruler, Businessman Svadhishthana Chakra Gymnast, Circus/Stuntman, Worrier, Wheel of Life power Martial arts, Club dancer Muladhara Chakra Labourer, Football player, Sprinter, Wheel of Stability Cycling35/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Chakra’s wrong move and Criminal gunas Sahasrara chakra Wheel of Universal Demon Knowledge Ajna Chakra White collar cheater Wheel of Intelligence Visuddha Chakra White collar cheater Wheel of Communication Anahata Chakra White collar cheater Wheel of Compassion Manipuraka Chakra Wheel of Will power Harassment and nuisance creator Svadhishthana Chakra Thief, rowdy, Drugs Wheel of Life power Muladhara Chakra Trouble maker; Wheel of Stability Pestering others for benefits36/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Demons are not to be worshiped Demon Ravana at his peak Roman Demons demonstrating of evil desires wild powers37/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Chakras depiction in Art Sadhu & chakras Andal & chakras Chakras and Nabhi Chinese version38/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Meditation and energizing the Chakras  Sadhu concentrates only on Muladhara Chakra, so that all other chakras are activated by it self. It is only depiction in art form.  The actual practice is given in Natya Sastra, Hatha Yoga, Yantra Yoga, Kung fu, Tai chi, Karate, Kerala Hindu Art forms, etc.39/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Yang – Yin forces of working systems 1. Yang – Yin forces 2. Yang - Yin (as spring system) 3. Yang yin is Shivashakti in Hindu by analogy 4. Shivashakti is the Rotational symmetry of all working systems Lady in welcome gesture40/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Yang – Yin forces Yang yin (Chinese): It is defines as two opposite forces but complementary in nature, 1. seen (Masculine) and 2. unseen (Feminine) interact within a dynamic system for its own balance and survivability. Consumer (yang/seen action) Relationship between consumer and producer (yin/unseen action) is Yang Yin Photosynthesis Process in plants,Produces food (sugar) Producer41/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Yang - Yin (as spring system) Spring is a single element which can expand (yang) and contract (yin) Body stretching Body contraction (yang/seen action) (yin/unseen action)42/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Yang yin is Shivashakti in Hindu by analogy Shivashakti represents always balanced complementary opposite forces Well balanced state, Should be aim of Bramhacharyam Ardhanareeswara Imbalanced; depicted Well balanced but form of Shivaparvati relevant animals on either side bodies are separate, Radhakrishna43/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Shivashakti is the Rotational symmetry of all working systems Other equivalent words for Shivashakti: Bhed-abheda: Divine and Jeeva (living) are Different yet no Different. Pravruthi- Nivruthi: Material knowledge yet it is Hindu Symbol Divine knowledge. Sakala-Nisakala: Divine with Attributes yet without Attributes. Rup-nerup: Divine with Gesture yet without Gesture. Budhist Symbol Yang-yin (China): Divine is seen yet unseen Dipole (modern science): Pole with changing polarity. It appears yet times positive, yet times negative. Taoistic Symbol Photon(modern science): Particle yet wave, It is the Matter at the same time Energy. Doublet(modern science or age old sciences): Rotation either clockwise or anti clockwise won’t alter Traffic Symbol visualization of the system.44/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Meta-physics of life existence 1. Basic Laws of existence 2. Some Important Sutras (Rules) about Jeeva 3. Metaphysics of existence of life – Modern view 4. Metaphysics of existence of life – Vedic view 5. Notion of Time and Clock, in search of Purusha (divine) 6. Standard Model gives idea about Universe, but still incomplete, does not included formation of life on Earth, future is not known Lady in welcome gesture45/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Basic Laws of existence  For every action, there is equal and opposite reaction, which happens at same time and in the connected space.  It is valid for all Static & Dynamic conditions of both living and non-living substances. - Taoistic law 770BC – China  Taoistic view of universal existence (Yang Yin) is well stated in the Hinduism (Vamana Avatar, Bali’s Divya Jnana vs Power of Vishnu).  Sri Adi Sankaracharya (789AD)Prahalada explaining existence of explained co-existence and Purusha (divine) to his father, inseparable nature of Purusha and though he was Bramha Jnani Prakruti in Advaita (non-duality)46/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar;giridhary@rediffmail.com Philosophy.
  • Some Important Sutras (Rules) about Jeeva  All living species and individuals are independent and no union is possible.  All livings cell will either divide or die, except for seed cells, fuse to form a new cell. This process constitutes life energy.  But, the word Jeeva is know for living.  The new English translation for Jeeva is ‘alive’.  There is no identified governing force with proof that let to existence of Jeeva.  Jeeva new its past, knows completely its surroundings, environment and circumstances it exists. It has its own kalpana of living by virtue of its ego. Identify Jeeva  Scientists found Spores (tiny living substance) between of 40 million years old, still waiting for proper seed and seeding! living condition to reproduce.47/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Metaphysics of existence of life – Modern view Strong force Gravitational Weak force Field force (Shakti) force (Shiva) (Bramha) (Vishnu) Matter Jeeva (seen) (unseen) Tantra Body Kundalini (force function) (seen) (healing function) (seen/unseen) (unseen) Mind (unseen) Self (seen/unseen)48/77, Yoga and Symbolismby Yerramsetti Giridhar;giridhary@rediffmail.com Destiny (seen/unseen)
  • Metaphysics of existence of life – Vedic view Fire Earth Air&Water Akash (Shakti) (Shiva) (Bramha) (Vishnu) Matter Jeeva (seen) (unseen) Tantra Body Prana (force function) (seen) (healing function) (seen/unseen) (unseen) Mind (unseen) Self (seen/unseen)49/77, Yoga and Symbolismby Yerramsetti Giridhar;giridhary@rediffmail.com Destiny (seen/unseen)
  • Notion of Time and Clock, in search of Purusha (divine) Newton:  Dimension independent of events, in which events occur in sequence. Time is absolute. Time and Clock are same. Leibniz:  Time is neither an event nor a thing, thus it is not by itself measurable nor it can be travelled. Kent:  Time does not refer to any kind of entity that ‘flows’, Hour Glass that objects ‘move through’ or that is a ‘container of events’. Hence, Time and Clock are not same. Einstein:  Events do happen at their own time, but sensing of the event is relative to the dynamics of observer.  Time and space are dualistic and transcend each other. Hindu Kalacharkam:  Cycle of birth and death repeats, hence time is not absolute, Clock Tower but future events are not predictable due to Kalpana.Secunderabad Time is not predictable, but Clock is predictable.50/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Standard Model gives idea about Universe, but still incomplete,does not included formation of life on Earth, future is not known Rotate shaded area, to get current sphere of universeCone of Big Bang Universe; its Expansion with current clock(Standard Model) Cone of constantly expanding universe (Newtonian)51/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Yoga and Health 1. Bones need free movement and strength 2. Immune system, Lymphatic system (Nadi in Yoga) and detoxification 3. Hormonal glands needs fresh blood circulation 4. Brain is very sensitive, needs nourishing 5. Aging Problems – Bones 6. Aging effects – skin wrinkle and weak muscles cause abdominal problems 7. Sagara Manthanam and Yoga analogy 8. Why Yoga for Health? 9. Introduction to Vijaya Simha Yoga for divergent people 10. Vijaya Simha Yoga procedure - Body exercises 11.Yogic Breathing Exercises Lady in welcome gesture 12. Vijaya Simha Yoga - for youthfulness and tender heart at all age groups52/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Bones need free movement and strength Front side depiction back side depiction53/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Immune system, mainly Lymphatic system (Nadi in Yoga) need higher level body exercises for detoxification54/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Hormonal glands needs fresh blood circulation55/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Brain is very sensitive, needs nourishing56/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Aging Problems - Bones Back pain Neck pain Vertebrae shrinkage due to old age may cause neck and back pains57/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar;giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Aging effects – skin wrinkle and weak muscles cause abdominal problems58/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Sagara Manthanam and Yoga analogy Body stirred by Yoga initially result in Visham (detoxification) and later Amrutam (nectar). Amrutam made Devatas (Deities) to be dutiful, so as Yoga makes human dutiful.59/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Why Yoga for Health?  Nowadays Yoga linked to Health, as human suffered from loosing his own chakras (wheels) to machine. The only answer to this is ‘win back the lost wheels’. It is by practicing Yoga.  Yoga exercises and pranayamam ( rhythmic breathing by lungs, muscles and bones) helps in detoxification and proper functioning of entire body and mind.  Thereby, it induces higher energy levels, concentration on work, proper rest and stress relieving.  Yoga exercises and Pranayamam increases blood flow in the body due to the increased Sadhu in balanced pressure variations in the chest, abdomen, yoga posture pelvic & shoulder region, face and neck.60/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Introduction to Vijaya Simha Yoga for divergent people  Divergent people need a free style regime; suiting to their personality.  Hence, one can design their own routine, using yoga sutras.  The necessary information provided in the following section. Senior Lion in tranquility61/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Vijaya Simha Yoga procedure, which follows earlier discussed Laws & Sutras! Body exercises for bones and muscles:  Simplified body exercises, based on Action/Reaction law, by folding and stretching at bone joints.  Folding and stretching exercises performed at all bone joints of hands, legs, front chest, back bone, neck & face in the standing or sitting position. Duration: 45 minutes Above: Standard yoga sequence , but in vijaya simha yoga each step is divided and repeated no. of times in free style way , to make it easy62/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Yogic Breathing Exercises  Practice Yoga in shaded sunlight, either in morning or in evening .  By breathing exercises, Sunyata in mind to be attained for renewed thinking. Step1: Concentration:  It is by visualization of Muladhara using energy concentrated at eyes in Vajrasana posture. Duration: 5 minutes Step2: Breathing exercise (slow intake, hold, slow outgo, hold) and also Omkar:  It can be performed in any asana like Vajrasana, Sukhasana, Padmasana, etc. Duration: 30 minutes Step3: Relaxation: Yoga teaching and practicing  10 minutes, do relaxed walking, believing the future;63/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Vijaya Simha Yoga for youthfulness and tender heart at all age groups64/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Examples of Hard Real World Situations Encountered by Human in bread earning or Medal winning, Prajna Yoga systemizes the work 1. Women carrying firewood – hard work 2. Army soldier with back load – hard duty 3. Entertainment and Competitions – demand top performance 4. Dare devil and high impact activities 5. Parachute landing – Accidents and Survival 6. High mental loads - mistakes not allowed 7. How Human build massive structures without machines? 8. Present day Prajna Specialists 9. Present day Venues for Prajna Specialists Lady in welcome gesture65/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Women carrying firewood – hard work in Nepal in Ethiopia in India Carrying huge load – hard work, but they made it possible with practice66/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Army soldier with back load – hard duty67/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Entertainment and Competitions – Demand top performance Full Stretch by Cheer Leader Full Stretch, bend & attractive swan like gesture by Gymnast68/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Dare devil and high impact activities Parachute dropping Parachute landing stages69/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Parachute landing – Accidents and Survival Crash landing Back landing70/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • High mental loads - mistakes not allowed Air traffic controller Stock trader can do mistake for Space Shuttle Control Room71/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • How Human build massive structures without machines?  It is by Prajna Yoga. Giza pyramids soaring above Gol ghubaz - Bijapur 500 ft over city Cairo Biggest dome in India Qutub minar - New Delhi Tallest Pillar in India72/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Present day Prajna Specialists AR Rahman, his Bhagavad Gita play by music is magic Ability Unlimited troupe of Guru Syed Sallauddin Pasha73/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Present day Venues for Prajna Specialists Olympics Stadium for Sports Reality Shows for Performing Arts74/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Hindu Conclusion Sri Adi Sankaracharya Advaita (non-duality) Philosophy says the following 1 and 2 points: 1. Purusha (Divine) and Prakruti coexists together but changes in Prakruti is always due to Kalpana of Purusha. 2. It is not possible to be understand Purusha and its Kalpana due to presence of Maya. 3. Search of Purasha never been completed. But, four fundamental forces of nature, Strong force, Field (Electromagnetic) force, Weak (Van der Waals) force and Gravitational force resemble Shakti, Sri Adi Sankaracharya Vishnu, Bramha and Shiva respectively. 4. There is no existence of unified force and single seed that let to creation of universe, as per Hindu Sastra.75/77, Yoga and Symbolism,by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • References Wikipedia and Google search76/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com
  • Thank you with Pranamams to Maharshi Patanjali77/77, Yoga and Symbolism by Yerramsetti Giridhar; giridhary@rediffmail.com