Anulom Vilom Panayam (Three Times) Close your eyes. Focus your attention on your breathing. Close the right nostril with the right thumb. Inhale slowly through the left nostril. Use your ring and middle finger to close your left nostril (Both nostril are closed). Chant Aum for 5 to 10 times Remove your thumb from your right nostril. Exhale slowly and completely with the right nostril. Inhale through the right nostril by closing left nostril and repeat the above steps. Close the right nostril and open the left. Breathe out slowly through the left nostril. This process is one round of Anulom Vilom Pranayam.
Panayam With Chanting (One Time) Close your eyes. Focus your attention on your breathing. Inhale slowly through the both nostril. Use your Thumb, ring and middle finger to close your both nostril. Chant for 5 to 10 times Remove your fingers from both nostril. Chant Aum and Exhale slowly and completely with the both nostril.
Last Class Review Life Purpose : Happiness/Joy Three Power: Brahman/Jeeve/Maya Our Spiritual Bodies and who we are: Different Ways to achieve Happiness/Joy
Your Answers… “I want to attain moksha because at that state I can have real happiness” “I want to be engineer/doctor so that I can support and help other human beings” “I want to participate in more community services” “I want to live my life and leave meaning statements behind that can make a difference in people lives”
Subtle Body Five Karma Indriyos (senses) Five Gnana Indriyos (senses) Five Pran Four Anthkarana Mann - Mind Buddhi – Intellectual Chitt - Instinct Ahankar – Ego Mind is Our best friend and Mind is our Enemy
Who is Strong? Physically Strong Lift heavy weight Breaks something easily Move something easily Olden days we use Many people or Animal like Elephant, Horses, Bullock etc. to do heavy work.
Subtle is Stronger Steam is subtle than Physical Electricity subtle then Steam Molecule and Nucleus Created From Material World and has Limitations 1lb material completely convert energy (1 Month Electric City for USA)
Subtle Mind Mind is Extremely Subtle then all Material/Physical Power. –From Lecture of Swami Vivekananda(England) Answer Before Question Reading mind and writing on a Paper (Sanskrit, Arab and Japanese) Bring any things in the room Passing thoughts
Worksheet - 1 Write 3 Miracles that you have noticed or Know (different than a normal person). What is the Important factor in achieving each of above.
Miracles –Living without food or water –Flying in the air –Converting Iron to Gold –Seems Impossible but it was all because of Mental Power
Inventions by Rishis and Scientist Invention for: –Math (Bhaskara and Aryabhata) –Astrology (Sage Parashara) –Medicine (Acharya Charak) –Chemistry –Physical Science and many more… –Without Attending any schools or colleges
Power Of Mind is Unlimited The Power of Mind is unlimited, If we Improve power of our Mind to elevate our self and others then it will be the biggest help for the world.
Control King rules kingdom President rules the country Engine rules the train Mind rules the Body
Thoughts Mind is a Source of Thoughts Thought says let’s read book and hand approaches to the book Thought says let’s watch TV and hand approaches to the remote Angry thought changes the color of eyes Sad thought changes the face Happy thought shines the face Energetic/Powerful thought Shines the face. We are the Shadow/Reflection of Mind (do not let your mind to freely move around)
Mind, Intellect and Body Mind: Source of thoughts. (follow blindly -> Animal) Intellect: Decision on any thought. Mind works with Body to do a action. Mind and Intellect is important in any Action. It is very important to align Mind and Intellect to be success in our goal.
Improve Mental Power Make smaller goals or divide Bigger goals in to a smaller goals. Use your Mental Power to success smaller goals (Example: Sun- Magnifying Glass). Once you success on smaller goals, it will give you more strength and confidence to achieve next goal. Do not make bigger goal and get confuse(high chance of failure).
Improve Mental Power Cont… Initially hard but later it will be easier Situations will be favorable (if we lift up one steps the other one automatically lifts) Works like a Magnet (Examples: Diwali Celebration, Rober/Gambler)
Worksheet - 2 Should we fulfill all thoughts/desires raises in our Mind ? Why ? Justify your answer with respect to Peace and Happiness.
Signs( प्रतीक ) Of Good Mind प्रतीक Hope ( आशा ) आशा Faith ( विश्वास ) विश्वास Attention/Focus ( तन्मयता ) तन्मयता Hard Work ( कर्मठता ) कर्मठता Courage/Patient ( धैर्य ) धैर्य Bear Grin/Trouble/Hardship ( कष्ट सहन करना ) कष्ट सहन करना Unity between Mind, Word and Action ( मन, वचन, कर्म ) मन वचन कर्म
Self Confidence ( मनोबल ना गिराना ) मनोबल ना गिराना Believe in yourself We are the son of God Ability Is Unlimited Equal seed of development( प्रगति के बीज ) प्रगति के बीज Very Important Person I’m Blessed with Culture, Health and Resources Leave Mark on the Earth.
Reason for Failure: Everyone wants to be a Rich, Popular, healthy and wealthy and Happy. Thoughts/Actions are like dream Weak Mind Control
Self Confidence Cont.. Night - Day Light – Shadow Easy – Hard Summer – Winter Sea Tide ( ज्वार - भाटा ) ज्वार - भाटा Favorable Situation: Enjoy with conciosness Non Favorable Situation: Acquire enough courage.
Examples Sanford Bennett – Old Age: Its Cause and Prevention Lokmanya Tilak – Toe Operation without Chloroform Nandor Fodor – Between Two Worlds –Move things without touching –Moving all the items in the room Uri Geller – Positive thinking and Low of Attraction Shakuntala Devi, Ramdas
Desire Raise in Mind Immediate Happiness Fulfillment of senses – Childless of Mind Mind, Intellect and Instinct given to fulfill Spiritual desires Constant Think about ultimate goal Discard non favorable thoughts Doesn’t get any concrete result till we are stuck to fulfill sense desires
Worksheet - 3 Where within us can we find Happiness( सुख ), Satisfaction( संतोष ), Completeness( संपन्नता ) ? सुख संतोष संपन्नता
Spiritual Progress Impossible with lack of Mind control Control on senses through Mind Sense will drive our Actions It will be so materialized and will never let us do a inward journey
Mind - Friend Thoughts ( विचार ) विचार Sanity/Judgment ( विवेक ) विवेक –Death, Health Issue, Death of close one, Natural disasters, Life after death etc. –Good Vs Bad Thoughts –Creative/constructive ( रचनात्मक ) activities रचनात्मक Detachment ( वैराग्य ) वैराग्य प्रखर - वैराग्य - Mind will become Friend प्रखर वैराग्य
Mid Refinement( परिष्कार करना ) परिष्कार करना Mind is like – Donkey and Elephant No matter how much we talk, think, Read (Rmayana, Gita, Purans, see people dying) Mind goes back to the original state Daily self observation and refinement ans should be part of daily activities like taking shower, brush, food and sleep.
The Great People (Strong Mind Control) Example of Teacher and Students Mahatma Gandhi Eklavya Arjun Swami Vivekananda Shankracharya Krishna Ram Chanakya
Peace Prayer 1 ॐ सह नाववतु Om Saha Nau-Avatu | Saha Nau Bhunaktu | Saha Viiryam Karava-Avahai | Tejasvi Nau-Adhii-Tam-Astu Maa Vidviss-Aavahai | Om Shaantih Shaantih Shaantih || Meaning: 1: Om, May God Protect us Both (the Teacher and the Student), 2: May God Nourish us Both, 3: May we Work Together with Energy and Vigor, 4: May our Study be Enlightening, not giving rise to Hostility, 5: Om, Peace, Peace, Peace.
Peace Prayer 2 ॐ असतो मा सद्गमय Om Asato Maa Sad-Gamaya | Tamaso Maa Jyotir-Gamaya | Mrtyor-Maa Amrtam Gamaya | Om Shaantih Shaantih Shaantih || Meaning: 1: Om, Lead us from Unreality (of Transitory Existence) to the Reality (of Self), 2: Lead us from the Darkness (of Ignorance) to the Light (of Spiritual Knowledge), 3: Lead us from the Fear of Death to the Knowledge of Immortality. 4: Om Peace, Peace, Peace.
Peace Prayer 3 ॐ सर्वे भवन्तु सुखिनः Om Sarve Bhavantu Sukhinah Sarve Shantu Nir-Aamayaah | Sarve Bhadraanni Pashyantu Maa Kashcid-Duhkha-Bhaag-Bhavet | Om Shaantih Shaantih Shaantih || Meaning: Om, May All become Happy, May All become free from Illness. May All see what is Auspicious, Let no one Suffer. Om Peace, Peace, Peace.