Monthly Archives: September 2013

POOJA STEPS (HINDU WAY TO WORSHIP):-

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POOJA STEPS  (OUR WAY TO WORSHIP):-

 

Our aims in life are four fold-Dharma, Artha, Kaama and Moksha.

Dharma or good conduct consists of 10 attributes.

Firmness, Forgiveness, Control on senses, Rejection of others wealth, Cleanliness, Education, Truthfulness, Hatred to none, Courage and Development of personality.

Desire under limits is good.

Liberation from the cycle of births and deaths is related to sanyasins.

Householders need samskaras and worship.

Concentrating on a shape representing God helps in controlling the unstable mind.

We do not worship idols as god.

The idol is akin to the photograph which brings to our mind the person thereof.

We invoke God into the idol and invite Him with zeal and enthusiasm as we do to our friend or relative.

After welcoming him, we offer a seat, water to wash his hands and feet, bathe him,

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MEDITATION – OSHO

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Ultimate stage of all meditations and talks of Osho is Witnessing.
Here are collected detailed quotes of Osho explaining how to be a witness.
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Meditation is not an effort against the mind. It is a way of understanding the mind. It is a very loving way of witnessing the mind — but, of course, one has to be very patient. This mind that you are carrying in your head has arisen over centuries, millennia. Your small mind carries the whole experience of humanity — and not only of humanity: of animals, of birds, of plants, of rocks. You have passed through all those experiences. All that has happened up to now has happened in you also. In a very small nutshell, you carry the whole experience of existence. That’s what your mind is. In fact, to say it is

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SETU BANDHASANA – THE BRIDGE POSTURE

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Description :

In sanskrit, ‘Sethu’  means bridge, and ‘Bandha’ means lock. It literally means ‘constructing a bridge’ and mainly comprises of building a sort-of ‘bridge’ with the body, mostly making use of hips and legs. Setu Bandhasana is effective in promoting relaxation and reducing stress. The legs and the hips do most of the work which helps in rejuvenating tired feet.

Health Benefits :

  • Stretches the chest, neck, spine, and hips
  • Strengthens the back, buttocks, and hamstrings
  • Improves circulation of blood
  • Helps alleviate stress and mild depression
  • Calms the brain and central nervous system
  • Stimulates the lungs, thyroid glands, and abdominal organs
  • Improves digestion
  • Helps relieve symptoms of menopause
  • Reduces backache and headache
  • Reduces fatigue, anxiety, and insomnia
  • Rejuvenates tired legs
  • Relieves symptoms of asthma and high blood pressure
  • Therapeutic for hypertension, osteoporosis, and sinusitis

Step 1:

Lie on

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