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The Science in Hinduism

Debunking idol worship

A modern scientific view of our universe

Within what people refer to as Hinduism there is a fundamental desire to know or understand the nature of reality and our place in the universe, and to be free of all suffering.

Within the subcontinent of India and its surrounds, people became seekers of knowledge and not believers and any particular thing. For something to be

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Belief or Knowledge?

A choice to make you or break you

When you know something, it is completely verifiable through direct experience or scientific method. Yet most of us believe in things that may not necessarily be true or real. There was a time when people believed that the Earth was flat, there was a time when people believed that this earth was the centre of the universe and that the sun rotated

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Philosophy - East and West

Words to shape our attitudes

Philosophy is something that we all invent and use to explain our lives and to justify our actions. It is putting together words to help us make sense of our lives and with those words, to explain and justify our existence thereby shaping our future.

Western philosophy is about outward looking based on the idea that the world we see around us is real and

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The Potential of Hinduism

The Science of Living and Attaining World Peace

Most people associate the idea of Hinduism with India and the pantheon of gods and goddesses as depicted in this image to the right. But this is only part of the story that stretches back for tens of thousands of years.

There is no quick or five-minute description that can convey much of this subject, but what is referred to as

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Bharatanatyam Dance

‪Meditation in Movement

Image courtesy of Sheela Unnikrishnan http://www.sridevinrithyalaya.com/

Originating in the temples of Tamil Nadu, South India, Bharatha Natiyam Dance (more commonly written as Bharatanatyam), has been an important aspect of Hindu tradition for over 2000 years.

Bhartanatyam is considered as one of the classical dance forms of ancient India that signifies the elements of the Earth and human body, the others being Odissi, Kuchipudi,

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Gayatri Mantra

The power of now

The Gayatri mantra is fast becoming one of the most popular mantras in use today as it seems that never before has the world seen such desperate times. Like so many before us, people today are looking to Eastern Wisdom to help resolve life’s problems.

The Gayatri Devi is known as the Mother of the Vedas, the source of Divine Wisdom. As well as having a

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Dharma

Action for harmonious life and living

Shiva blessing Arjuna with the Pashupatastra, Pushpagiri via Arjuna-Vallabha

What is referred to simply as Dharma or as Sanatana Dharma is a concept central to Hinduism and Buddhism that was once known over most of the world. It came from the sharing of knowledge as to our creation and the reasons why we are here wherever that may be.

From

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Samadhi

The goal of yoga

In the Western world including New Zealand, the nature of life is unknown and only ever subject of discussion. Our scientists have dissected the atom and yet they cannot understand the nature of the different parts of an atom just like they cannot understand life.

Life is not to be understood in this way, but yet we continue to manipulate and each other for short-term profits.

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Custom Yoga Classes

Personal training, therapy and seminars

Adjusting a student

Not everyone can make the time to attend scheduled classes, or some may have specific health problems that cannot be dealt with in a class situation. One to one training is available to improve your health, boost your productivity and sense of self worth.

Personal training for asana, pranayama and meditation can be arranged anytime. I can accommodate people

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Why Do We Shout?

Communicating in anger

A Hindu saint who was visiting river Ganges to take a bath found a group of family members on the banks, shouting in anger at each other. He turned to his disciples, smiled and asked.

“Why do people shout in anger shout at each other?”

Disciples thought for a while, one of them said, “Because we lose our calm, we shout.”

“But, why should you shout when

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