SPIRITUALITY SCIENCE – DEATH PRECEDES LIFE

SPIRITUALITY SCIENCE – DEATH PRECEDES LIFE The Phenomenon of Life demands Operation of Death as a condition that precedes Life. All living things live by consuming Life; consuming other living things or products made by other living things. Science called Ecology describes movement of Matter and Energy in Ecological Systems. Nutrient Cycles are operated by […]

TAT ASMI PRABHU – FIFTH MAHAVAKYA – EXISTENCE PRECEDES ESSENCE

TAT ASMI PRABHU – FIFTH MAHAVAKYA – EXISTENCE PRECEDES ESSENCE The particular entity(“TAT”) claiming ‘Unity'( through attribute named “ASMI” which means always present or ever-lasting) with “Prabhu” or LORD God Creator has to maintain his existence, a precondition for giving expression to his essence. I can describe my essence(What I am) if and only if […]

NEW YEAR GREETINGS – WISDOM TO GUIDE IN 2016

THE WISDOM AND POWER OF GOD – NEW YEAR GREETINGS – WISDOM TO GUIDE IN 2016 I seek wisdom to guide me in 2016 from thoughts shared by Saint Paul in his First Letter to the Church at Corinth. I seek wisdom to guide me in 2016 from 1 Corinthians, Chapter 1, Verse 19: “For […]

TAT ASMI PRABHO – FIFTH MAHAVAKYA – ANIMATE VS INANIMATE DUALISM

TAT ASMI PRABHO – FIFTH MAHAVAKYA – ANIMATE VS INANIMATE DUALISM Indian Schools of Thought, ADVAITA(NONDUALISM), VISISHTADVAITA(QUALIFIED NONDUALISM), and DVAITA(DUALISM) account for man and world by describing three fundamental orders called 1. God, 2. Soul, and 3. Matter. However, they fail to account for Animate vs Inanimate Dualism. This distinction is very important as most […]

TAT ASMI PRABHO – FIFTH MAHAVAKYA – MATERIAL vs SPIRITUAL DUALISM

TAT ASMI PRABHO – FIFTH MAHAVAKYA – MATERIAL vs SPIRITUAL DUALISM In Indian tradition, the phenomenon of universe, world, and everything that exists is divided into three fundamental orders; 1. Matter, 2. Soul, and 3. God. To account for three distinct orders, Indian tradition applies three fundamental divisions or Dualism; 1. Animate – Inanimate, 2. […]

TAT ASMI PRABHO – CONSTITUTIVE AND REGULATIVE PRINCIPLES OF EXISTENCE

TAT ASMI PRABHO – CONSTITUTIVE AND REGULATIVE PRINCIPLES OF EXISTENCE Man has Subjective and Objective Experience of reality called Existence. Man has to account for this Experience using Faculty of Understanding, and Faculty of Reasoning. I recognize ‘TAT ASMI PRABHO’, a statement made by Indian thinker ‘SHANKARA’ as ‘Fifth Mahavakya’ or Fifth Great Aphorism, a […]

WHAT IS INTELLIGENCE? MAN Vs PARASITE

WHAT IS INTELLIGENCE? MAN Vs PARASITE Nobel Medal is awarded to people in recognition of their contributions for the greatest benefit to mankind and Nobel Prize symbolizes human intellectual achievement. What about Viruses, Bacteria, Protozoa, and other simpler forms of life? Do they have Intelligence? Three scientists have shared 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or […]

BIOTIC INTERACTIONS – SPIRITUALISM VS PARASITISM

BIOTIC INTERACTIONS – SPIRITUALISM VS PARASITISM In this conversation, I am using the term ‘Spiritual’ to define it as a biological function that can be understood by observing interactions among members of a biological or biotic community. Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine 2015 is won by three scientists, Dr. William C. Campbell of United […]

SPIRITUALITY SCIENCE – PHOTOPERIODISM – SEPTEMBER EQUINOX

SPIRITUALITY SCIENCE – PHOTOPERIODISM – SEPTEMBER EQUINOX: Photoperiodism is described as the behavioral or physiological reaction of an organism to changes of duration in daily, seasonal, or yearly periods of light and darkness. The changes in activities occur on daily basis as well as with a consistent pattern when the seasons change. For example, the […]

FIFTH MAHAVAKYA – TAT ASMI PRABHO – FUNDAMENTAL DUALISM

FIFTH MAHAVAKYA – TAT ASMI PRABHO – FUNDAMENTAL DUALISM: Aphorism refers to a short, concise statement of principle. The ‘Upanishads’ are commentaries on texts called Rig Veda, Sama Veda, Yajur Veda, and Atharva Veda. The Upanishads include four short, pointed sentences expressing a general truth. These Upanishadic Aphorisms are popularly known as ‘MahaVakya Chatushtaya’ or […]