Perceptions

CONTENTS

B

PERCEPTIONS (Bl - B48)

The Man, the Mind and Meditation ............................. 26

Creation ...................................................................... 1

Awakening Kundalini .................................................. 27

Om (The Cosmic Sound) .......................................... 2

TM : Science of Creative Intelligence ........................ 28

Pancha Mahaabhuta (Five Elements) ........................ 3

Samudra Manthana (Churning of Ocean) .................. 4

Tapas Shakthi .............................................................. 29

Dashavathaara (Ten Incarnations of Vishnu) ........... 5

Chakras : Energy Circles............................................. 30

Agni (The Primeval Fire) ............................................ 6

Sri Chakra and Its Nine Stages of Worship ................. 31

Surya (Sun — the Source of Life) ............................

7

Ganesha (God of Auspicious Beginning) ................. 32

Soma (Moon — Love and Happiness) .......................

8

Pooja (Worship) ......................................................... 33

Prithvi (Mother Earth) ...............................................

9

Lakshmi (Goddess of Fame and Fortune) .................... 34

Punya Vriksha (Sacred Trees)....................................

10

Saraswati (Goddess of Wisdom) ................................ 34

Mahaa Parvata (Sacred Mountain) ..........................

11

Shakthi (Source of Feminine Energy ........................... 35

Nadi (River -- Stream of Life) ................................

11

Purusha (Cosmic Man) .............................................. 35

Ganga .......................................................................

12

Vivaaha Samyoga (Marriage — Sacred Union)........... 36

Loka ...........................................................................

13

Karma (Duties of Humans).......................................... 38

Kaalachakra (Wheel of Time) .................................

14

Dharma (Cosmic Laws) ............................................ 39

Jyotirvignyana (Astronomy) ...................................

15

Kaama (Sensuality)...................................................... 40

Phalitha Jyotishya (Astrology) ...............................

16

Rituals : Deity and the Devotee ................................ 41

Kaalapurusha : Personification of Time ..................

18

Symbols ....................................................................... 42

Mantras (Chants of Life) ...........................................

19

Symbols of Shiva ......................................................... 43

Manu's Concept of Guru-Shishya ............................. 20

Vairaagya (Renunciation) .......................................... 44

Brahma Vidya - Spiritual Education ........................ 22

Mukti-Moksha (Release of Cosmic Bliss) ................... 45

Nine circles of Bhakti (Navavidha Bhakti) ................ 22

Grace Of Divinity ........................................................ 46

Yagna (Sacrifice) .......................................................

23

Unity of Faiths ............................................................ 47 Satigam — Confluencism................ .-........................... 48

Dhyaana (Meditation -- Union with Godhead) ......... 24

Triads of the Forms.................................................... 25

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