The ascent of our petty self and its merger
into the true self i.e. cosmic self is
hypothesized to be possible through the
practice of NAMASMARAN.
The term cosmic self refers to the source of
cosmic conscience, thoughts, ideas and their
The entanglement in the petty self leads to
total inertia or perverted and fanatic
activities. This is characterized by
indiscriminate violence, destruction of
nature and brazen exploitation of others.
This may be termed TAMAS.
The entanglement in the petty self; can also
lead to intelligent, skilled, but sectarian and
hence selfish activity aimed at the petty
gains of few. This is characterized by subtle,
disguised and cunning exploitation,
deception, cheating, frauds, lies, hypes,
through a variety of tactics and
technologically advanced means. The
cruelty is concealed and hence majority fall
prey to it; willingly or unknowingly but
This may be termed RAJAS.
The entanglement of petty self may also lead
to otherwise innocuous, harmless,
egalitarian activities such as involvement in
the study (though inadequate) of various
sciences, arts, and technology. This self
contented attitude associated with kindness
(though insufficient and restricted to
personal favors and certain philanthropic
activities) is SATVA.
More practice of NAMASMARAN by more
people; is hypothesized to help more people;
in the ascent of petty self and merging with
the cosmic self (The source of the holistic
perspective, ideas, feelings and actions i.e.
superliving); and lead to commensurate
rectification of everything governed by the
TAMAS, RAJAS and SATVA and achieve
Total Stress Management!