A Science of Consciousness

Spirit or Soul is often defined as a vital, animating principle found in all living things. Professor Sir Roger Penrose, English mathematical physicist, and Dr. Stuart Hameroff, Professor of Anesthesiology, Director of Center of Consciousness Studies at the University of Arizona shared a view claiming that Spirit or Soul lives in cellular structures called microtubules …

THE THEORY OF CONSCIOUSNESS

THE THEORY OF CONSCIOUSNESS :  What is Man? The motivation for asking this question comes from a statement expressed in Sanskrit language: “Sarvesham Swastir Bhavatu”, a statement which seeks the well-being of all humans, of all races, of all cultures, of all religions, and of all nations. The meaning and purpose of human life are …

The Function of Consciousness

To make the fundamental distinction between the animate or living, and inanimate or non-living things, we may have to describe the nature of functions that can be observed in the actions performed by things. There is a difference between mechanical performance and intelligent performance. In the actions performed by the living things, the agent is …

TRUTH AND REALITY – “I AM CONSCIOUSNESS”

WHAT IS TRUTH? The term Truth suggests confirmity with facts, experience, or with Reality, either as an idealized abstraction or in actual application to statements, ideas, acts, etc., Truth signifies an established or verified fact, or principle. Truth is related to the validity of what we mean. Plato defined the nature of Truth as correspondence between …

WHAT IS CONSCIOUSNESS?

WHAT IS CONSCIOUSNESS? Consciousness is described as a state of knowing, or awareness, or recognizing the existence, truth, or fact of ‘something’. What is that ‘something’ that is known or recognized by Consciousness ? I propose to explore the contents of Consciousness to answer the question of what is Consciousness ? CONSCIOUSNESS IS A SENSE EXPERIENCE: …

“I AM CONSCIOUSNESS, THEREFORE I AM”

“I AM CONSCIOUSNESS, THEREFORE I AM” SPIRITUALITY SCIENCE: MY SPIRITUAL JOURNEY – THE INQUIRY ABOUT SELF, SPIRIT, AND SOUL: I would submit that we have to arrive at an understanding of ‘self’, spirit, and soul by knowing the structure and functional organization of the Living Thing or Being that exists.    THE IDENTITY OF MULTICELLULAR HUMAN ORGANISM: …

THE ART OF SELF-DISCIPLINE

THE ART OF SELF-DISCIPLINE: “KRAMA SHIKSHA”,  the instruction to impart physical and mental Discipline has a physiological basis. A part of human brain called the ‘Reticular Formation’ functions like Spirit or Soul to control, to guide, and to regulate the ‘Intellect'(“BUDDHI”), the Mind (“MANAH”), the Senses (“INDRIYA”), and the Body(“DEHA”). This is a tribute to …

THE ART OF SPIRITUAL LIVING

The Art of Spiritual Living : Spiritual practices involve finding Contentment and Satisfaction to fight the Enemy called Desire.

SPIRITUALISM AND FUNDAMENTAL DUALISM

SPIRITUALISM AND FUNDAMENTAL DUALISM: Madhva of India had glorified difference between things. He traced back his dualistic thought to the Hindu scriptures known as the ‘Upanishads’. His main works are his commentaries on the Upanishads, the Bhagavad Gita, the Vedanta-Sutras, and the Indian epic poem of Mahabharata. Five types of distinctions, or differences are central …