The Gayatri (Sanskrit: गायत्री, gāyatrī) is a Vedic hymn personifying Hindu goddess Gayatri. According to I. K. Taimni, the power of the. I. K. Taimni (Iqbal Kishen Taimni, –) was a Professor of Chemistry at the Allahabad Gayatri; Glimpses into the Psychology of Yoga; Man, God and the Universe · Science and Occultism · The Science of Yoga: The Yoga Sutras of . Results 1 – 17 of 17 GAYATRI. La pratique religieuse journalière des hindous by I-K Taimni and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available.
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That is the difference between the true devotee who loves and worships God only for Himself for the privilege of serving Him and the devotee who approaches God 24 GAYATRI for all kinds of things which he can obtain from Him. On the bhakti marga or devotional path we have the practices of navavidha bhakti ninefold devotion.
Gayatri: The Daily Religious Practice of the Hindus
But in reciting the viniyoga mantra gaystri remember the Rishi not merely as gyatri token of our gratitude to him but chiefly to put ourselves in touch with him and draw from him inspiration and force. There is generally a sub-conscious doubt present in the mind of a sadhaka in the efficacy of these practices and this doubt itself acts as a barrier between him and the source of the forces he invokes.
A great many pseudo sadhus religious men and samnyasis those who have renounced the worldly life are going about and preaching the philosophy of complete self-surrender to people who have not yet learnt the A B C of sadhana. E-Gift Couponclick here.
Lists with This Book. This does not mean, of course, that the sddhaka can allow his imagination to run riot and begin to live in a world gaimni make-believe divorced from the hard and exacting realities of spiritual life.
Gayatri : The Daily Religious Practice of the Hindus
It is a call of the individual soul to the Universal Being, the source and goal of his life. Taimni were both vegetarians, and were lifelong members of the Theosophical SocietyAdyar, Chennai.
Now, what Pranava is to tqimni Isvara of our solar system the Mahd Vydhritis are to the Presiding Deities of the lowest three planes in which we live our ordinary life, namely, the physical, astral and mental planes or prithivlaniariksa and svarga as they are taiimni in the Hindu scriptures. In gayarri stage the mantra is being repeated mentally but the words are quite in the background of the mind and serve the same kind of purpose which the notes sounded on a tdnpura serve in the vocal singing of a song.
What is this mind through which we contact both the external world as well as the Reality which lies as the basis of this external world? The most important point for the beginner to remember with regard to japa is that it is not a mere mechanical repetition of a formula or name.
Gayatri: The Daily Religious Practice of the Hindus by I.K. Taimni
Sangeeta Singh rated it it was ok Sep 25, What is the bharga or light of the Savita? Then he will become one with Him as the arrow becomes one with the aim when it has pierced it. When manifestation takes place the 20 gAyatri primary differentiation is into Consciousness and Power or Siva and Sakti. Many commentators have missed completely the real significance of words and phrases used in the Gayatri mantra and an essentially pure and lofty subject has been obscured by lengthy explanations which explain nothing and serve merely to mystify the reader.
So he needs viveka or buddhic illumination from the moment he enters the path until he crosses the threshold of Nirvana. In fact, practically the whole of Mandukyopanisad is a commentary on the nature of Pranava.
The alphabet of the Sanskrit language is mentioned because our Rishis who developed this science worked and experimented with the alphabet of this language. A seed is a symbol of potentiality. On the other hand, the temporary and partial tranquillization and sensitivity which he is able to bring about at the time of his daily practice is bound to raise to some extent the general tone of his mind and character and to contribute towards his progress in a very real manner, provided of course, he is in earnest and does not go through the ceremonies in a routine manner.
The original Gayatri which is the one generally known to the people at large is more elaborate and richer but the general idea behind this mantra also is practically the same as that of the other Gayatris.
Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. As you pass one height after another you get a grander view of the surrounding panorama. This literature is merely the vehicle of the actual truths which they have experienced and reflects those truths as far as this can be done through the crude and imperfect medium of any language.
The three books are, therefore, in a sense, complementary in character and throw light on different aspects of the sadhana or way which leads to Self- realization.
Japa is a repetition of a chosen mantra with the object of bringing about certain changes in our mind, these changes in the long run resulting in the influx of powers and forces from the higher planes and experiences of higher states of consciousness.
We may imagine the highest consciousness of the Jivatma to be affected in an analogous way in passing through the media of different vehicles so that when it emerges ultimately within the human brain it has been greatly modified and obscured by all the intervening vehicles.
Gayatri by Taimni, I K
It is only against the background of such a philosophy that the subject can be properly studied and appreciated. The vague and feeble aspirations of the ordinary sadhaka are like an haimni stretched wire which can give out only a low and dull note.
It would be as absurd to suppose this as it would be to imagine that there could ever come a time when scientific knowledge will become complete and we would ever reach the ultimate boundary of this knowledge. Monday to Saturday 9. For, it is only as this aspiration is intensified that the fusion of the Jivatmd and Paramatma can be progressively brought about.