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17th June 2017

The sun’s synergy is analyzed into 3 aspects of energy – day, night and sandhya, presided by Savithri , Gayatri and Saraswati.  It is described in Sri Sukta , a khila of fifth mandala of Rg veda that sri wears garlands in spirals of light , goodness and joy, breathes the scent that is free from stain and though locked in muddy vesture of the body, evokes ideas rooted in subconscious and abounds in grace that fills the honey feel of bliss. She as kameshwari stimulates emotions while as kundalini shakti she is dynamic real and dominates the nervous, sympathetic and parasympathetic systems and passes beyond the superconscious into the urdwamula tree of samsara.

A hymn from Atharavaveda is dedicated to Sriyantra , a 12,000 year old symbol aptly called as Yantraraj.   The Sri Yantra is a configuration of nine interlocking isosceles triangles, surrounded by two circles of lotus petals with the whole encased within a gated frame, called the “earth citadel”. The nine interlocking isosceles triangles centered around the bindu (the central point of the yantra) are drawn by the superimposition of five downward pointing triangles, representing Shakti ; the female principle and four upright triangles, representing Shiva ; the male principle. The nine interlocking triangles form forty three small triangles each housing a presiding deity associated with particular aspects of existence.

Staring at the central dot or ‘bindu’ of the Sri Yantra is known and proven to create changes within the brain and the stimulation of the Pineal gland by focusing our attention on the ‘3rd eye’ area. The Pineal gland is a small endocrine gland in the brain. It produces melatonin, a serotonin derived hormone, which affects the modulation of sleep patterns in both seasonal and circadian rhythms. Its shape resembles a tiny pine cone (hence its name), and it is located in the epithalamus, near the center of the brain, between the two hemispheres, tucked in a groove where the two halves of the thalamus join.

Your pineal gland receives more blood flow per cubic area than any other gland in your body. In other words, compared to all your other organs – including your lungs, your heart and your brain – this tiny little gland gets the highest concentration of energy.   In the ancient Vedic energy system of the chakras, the pineal gland is referred to as the ‘Ajna’ or ‘3rd Eye’ chakra. Modern studies reveal that the gland contains rods and cones – just like those found in the retina of your eyes! This is why when you visualize something strongly enough, you can literally see it “in your mind’s eye.

The Sri Yantra is considered to be a symbol of immense power partly because when you meditate for prolonged periods on it, you focus your attention on the area between you eyebrows which stimulates the pineal gland. This then increases the alpha brain wave activity(this fact is based on controlled EEG studies at Moscow University!). The Sri Yantra (amongst other forms of Pineal gland stimuli) and the Pineal gland complement and serve each other, and harnessing them in tandem could be the most important thing you ever do for your superhuman self!

sambhütim ca Vināšam ca yas tad Vedobhayam

saha vinasena mrtyum tirtva sambhutya amrtam asnute

He who understands creator [sambuti ] and dissolution [ asambhuti ] together crosses the death through sambuti and attains immortality through sambuti.  Thus the veil of maya is torn from his eyes revealing the dark places which are the warp of the soul.

Srividya has three aspects.  Mantra , Chakra and Puja. Tattvas are parts or principles or aspects of nature. Their presence or absence, combination and permutation play an important role in the creation of the diversity of worlds, their objects and beings, individual bodies, limbs and organs. In short their aggregation and segregation constitute the building blocks of the whole material manifestation.The 36 tatwas

Atma (soul) Tattvas or Asuddha Tattvas — 24

a) 5 Karma Indriyas (Organs of Action) — hands, feet, speech, anus, and generative organ;

b) 5 Jnana Indriyas (Organs of Perception) — ears, skin, eyes, tongue, and nose;

c) 5 Maha-Bhutas (Gross elements) — earth, water, fire, air, and ether;

d) 5 Tanmatras (Suble elements) — smell, taste, color, touch, and sound; and

e) 4 Antahkaranas (Internal organs) — mind, intellect, ego, and Chitta.

The 24 tatwas are the ashuddha tatwas.

2. Vidya Tattvas or Suddha-Asuddha Tattvas — 7

5 kanchukas [ kala , avidya, raga, kAla and niyati] maya and purusha .  These 7 tatwas are called suddhAshudda tatwas.

3. Siva Tattvas or Suddha Tattvas — 5

Suddha Vidya (Rudra), Isvara (Maheshwara), Sadakhya (Sadasiva), Bindu (Sakthi), and Nada (Siva).

 

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