Hinduism

Vishnu Ananthasayanam Cosmic Hibernation


Rene Descartes ,the Rationalist Philosopher’s observation on Sleep and Wakefulness is interesting.

He developed the system of doubt to arrive at certainty.

 

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Narayana In Anantha sayanam,Sriranagam

He starts disbelieving everything, the senses, the external world,scriptures,opinions and everything one can conceive of.

I recommend reading his Books for explaining his thoughts, though interesting, will not come under the topic we are discussing.

One sleeps and wakes up.

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Padmanabha in ananthasayanam,Thiruvanathapuram temple

Descartes asks as to what determines the state of sleep and wakefulness.

In sleep one dreams and on waking up finds that it is not true.

What if what one perceives to be Sleep is wakefulness and what wakefulness is really a sleeping state?

In sleep we find everything to be true at the time of dreaming and only on waking up we say we have dreamt.

What if this is the other way round?

Sometimes I dream that I write and on waking up I find it is untrue and that I have been dreaming.

Now I am writing this post.

How can I be certain now that this activity is not being done while asleep?

This action of writing now may be a dream and I may wake up.

This is a problem not solved by Philosophy.

Hinduism describes four states of Being.

Jagrat, the waking state.

Swapna, the dreaming state,

Sushupti, the deep dreamless state and

Turiya, Pure Consciousness.

In the last state everything is Pure consciousness and the dreamer or The Experiencer, one who experiences and The Experienced are One.

One becomes the other.

And Consciousness is not limited by Space and Time.

Only when Space and Time are present, is the Consciousness becomes limited.

The Universal Consciousness one of the Attributes of Reality in unbounded.

Only when it is bound by Space and time, does it manifest as the world of names and Forms.

In essence the world and the beings, both animate and inanimate are One.

The differentiation occurs because of Space and Time.

This is called by Henri Bergson as Elan Vital.

Our Indian Philosophers call it Chit, one of the attributes of Brahman,Reality, the others being Sat(Being) and Ananda(Bliss)

Purusha Sukta describes the evolution of the Cosmos.

It describes the Universe in its evolution.

It talks about movement and stillness.

Motion and immobility are two things that are relative to each other.

Purusha is the Universal primordial Principle while Narayana is the specific applied principle in action.

He evolves into the world.

NaarayanamMahaegyam viswaathmaanam Prayaanam..

Naarayna paro Jyotiraathma naarayana para’

He is the mover but He is Immobile.

He evolves into the Universe , remains Himself.

He evolves Consciousness into beings, making them aware, not what they are but what Narayana wants them to be, by His Maya, Illusion.

In this sense he makes things ,people though Conscious yet not Really Conscious.

He poses to be asleep, but not really sleeping.

Narayana does not sleep.

His sleep is Yoga Nidra, a state of Yoga when one is awake yet asleep.

In our limited capacity all of us would have experienced this at some point of time.

And this sleep wakefulness is not bound by either Space or Time as Pure Consciousness can not be bound by Time or Space for Brahman;it is Its attribute.

Brahman, as Narayana represents this principle in His Ananthasayanam(Cosmic hibernation)

One may note that we call Anantha Narayana and not Anantha Vishnu for Narayana and Vishnu are different aspects of Reality Brahman.

 

 

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Astrophysics, Hinduism

Parallel Multi Universe In Hinduism Astronomy


Hinduism is the first religion o have formed  a Cyclic Theroy of Time, that is Time runs in cycles,

 

The Four Yugas, Aeons, Krutha, Tretha,Dwapara and Kali repeat themselves without end.

 

One approach to establishing the Multi verses is from the angle of the Atomic structure.

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Vishnu with Multi Verse.

 

Please refer my posts under Multiverses.

 

The other is to find it at the Macro level.

 

The description of the Universe in the Hindu Puranas are quite detailed and they explain that there are many worlds with beings, that they intermingled, fought with each other.

 

Please refer my post Aliens in Ramayana, Mahabharata,Hinduism.

 

The description of the Constellations and their shifting movements  as explained in the Hindu system is validated by modern Astronomy.

 

Our Pole Star shifts and so all the other stars with respect to our Sun.

 

The Universe contains billions of Stars and they their Planetary Systems.

 

Just as our Stars shift position in relation to our Sun, the billion Stars of the Universe shift.

 

The term Adhitya refers to Sun in Hinduism.

 

There are twelve Adhityas and Vishnu one among them.

 

He , as I explained in my post ‘Vishnu once in 6480 years, Astronomy Precession  Equinox,’ emerges once in 6480 years with the changing Great Year, Yuga.

 

The Devi Mahatmiya describes that the Devi takes the Trinity of Brahma, Vishnu and Rudra around the Universe and shows them numerous Brahmas, Visnus and Shivas at work, before reaching Chintamani Gruha of the Devi.

 

Please read my post on Chintamani Gruha.

 

Now these countless Suns, having their own planets follow their own Laws, some  physical laws are the same as ours,

 

People existing there travel among them, including the Earth.

 

As the Physical laws there are different so is the definition of Life.

 

The composition of Life there may be different from ours, they mayor need not have the basis Hydrogen,helium or Carbon as the building block of Life.

 

May be they might not need Amino Acids.

 

I am providing an excerpt.

 

The idea of a physical multiverse came later to physics than it did to religion and philosophy. The Hindu religion has ancient concepts that are similar. The term itself was, apparently, first applied by a psychologist, rather than a physicist.

Concepts of a multiverse are evident in the cyclical infinite worlds of ancient Hindu cosmology. In this viewpoint, our world is one of an infinite number of distinct worlds, each governed by its own gods on their own cycles of creation and destruction.

The word multiverse was originated by American psychologist William James in 1895 (the word “moral” is excluded from some citations of this passage):

“Visible nature is all plasticity and indifference, a [moral] multiverse, as one might call it, and not a [moral] universe.”

The phrase rose in prominence throughout the 20th century, when it was used regularly in science fiction and fantasy, notably in the work of author Michael Moorcock (though some sources attribute the word to the earlier work of author and philosopher John Cowper Powys in the 1950s). It is now a common phrase within these genres.

According to MIT cosmologist Max Tegmark, there are four levels of parallel universes:

  • Level 1: An infinite universe that, by the laws of probability, must contain another copy of Earth somewhere

  • Level 2: Other distant regions of space with different physical parameters, but the same basic laws

  • Level 3: Other universes where each possibility that can exist does exist, as described by the many worlds interpretation (MWI) of quantum physics

  • Level 4: Entirely distinct universes that may not even be connected to ours in any meaningful way and very likely have entirely different fundamental physical laws

Tegmark’s approach is one of the few attempts to comprehensively categorize the concepts of parallel universes in a scientific (or, as some see it, pseudoscientific) context. The full text of Tegmark’s 2003 paper on this topic is available at his MIT website, for those who don’t believe that these concepts are scientific. (They may not be scientific, but at least they’re unscientific musings by a scientist.)

 

Citation.

 

http://www.dummies.com/how-to/content/string-theory-parallel-universes-and-the-multivers.html

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Hinduism

Vishnu With Four Heads


Lord Vishnu ,from the Vedic stand point, is a form of Narayana,who is a manifestation of Purusha.

 

Vishnu is the Protector, the word Vishnu is from the Sanskrit word ‘Jishnu’, that which sustains.

 

His forms are many ,so are His Avatars, numbering 10/12.

 

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Chaturmurthi.

The Vishnu Sahasranama calls Him as,

 

 

 

 

‘Chaturmurthi,Chatur  Bahu’, Chatur Vyuha, Chatur Gathi ‘four headed, with four arms, four manifestations, and four Goals.

 

I was curious to find out the reference as one normally sees Vishnu with One head and Four arms.

 

The first reference of  Vishnu with Head appears in the Mahabharata.

 

Though I am unable to locate any temple associated with this form., there are Temples in Kashmir with this Icon.

 

If there is any temple or the Icon is known to some people, please send in the information.

 

The Four Heads represent ,

 

Vaikuntanatha,Center,

 

Narasimha,

 

Varaha, the Boar Avatar,

 

and Kapila ,representing Ferociousness or Asura Bhava.

 

This is one interpretation.

 

My view is that as Sage Kapila, the Founder of Samkhya System of Indian Philosophy, is an Avatar of Vishnu, the fourth face may represent him.

 

Pancharatra system explains thus,

 

Vasudeva (Krishna), Samkarshana (Balarama), Pradyumna and Aniruddha – four vyuhas (manifestations) of Vishnu.

 

Citation.

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vaikuntha_Chaturmurti

 

 

 

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Hinduism

The Three Vishnus


Vishnu, from the Vedic angle, is different from Purusha and Narayana.

 

While Purusha is the Cosmic form of Reality as explained in the Purusha Suktha,Narayana is he principle that governs the Universe setting the principles,

 

Nara Ayana, Path to be Followed by Humans.

 

 

There is another explanation that one who sleeps in the Water, Nara meaning Water.

 

Vishnu is different from Purusha and Narayana.

 

The term Vishnu is from Jishnu in Sanskrit,meaning one that suppots.

 

Vishnu is the Protector and His wife is Bhuma Devi, the Earth.

 

Vishnu was the One who has allowed King Bruthu to plough the Eart,.

 

Hence the name Prihvi for Earth.

 

Gaudiya Vaishnavam, there is a view that there are three aspects of Vishnus, or three Vishnus.

 

The Supreme God is Maha Vishnu.

 

This is represented by the Mahat Tatva of Sankhya.

 

Sankhya elaborates the Principles of Evolution, Starting from Mahat to Purusha, Prakriti,Ahamkaara,Three Gunas,Buddhi,Five Tanmatras, Five Elements,Five Organs of action, Five organs of Knowledge.

 

Ther form of Vishnu is Garbhodakaśāyī Vishnu.

 

This form is in the form of Creation of the Universe.

 

The third, Kṣīrodakaśāyī Vishnu, is diffused as the all-pervading Supersoul in all the universes in heart of every living being and is known as Paramātmā. He is present even within the atoms. Real object of meditation in Yoga is a Paramātmā. Anyone who knows them can be liberated from material entanglement..

 

 

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Hinduism

Language Of Gods Maths And Hinduism


I have read an interesting academic paper on Mathematics involving Higher Mathematics of Numbers and was struck by its findings and the Truths expressed in hinduism Five Thousand years ago intuitively.

 

 

First let me state something about relevant numerical in Indian thought.

 

Ekam-1  Brahman

Dwi-2. Purusha and Prakriti

Thrini-3.Sattva, Rajas,Tamas; Brahma, Vishnu, Rudra.

Shasti-6.Six sense organs, indian Philosophy classifies Mind as an Organ like mouth, eyes ..

Nava-9.Navarasas, Nine expressions of the Living.Navagrahas,Navamsa,Navaveeras( of Shiva, along with Subrahmanya)

 

Here one finds from the subtle Brahman , gradually becoming gross through the others till it reaches the level of the expressions of Humans.

 

Now to Mathematics of Numbers.

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A simple number pattern, known as the Fibonacci Series, sits at the heart of the marvelous architecture and patterns of life and growth. Image source.http://blog.world-mysteries.com/science/the-language-of-god/

 

Marko Rodin and God’s Particle

Marko Rodin has indeed discovered natures secret about 3,6, and 9.
“We have to cast out all 9′s.” What does that mean? It means that any number that isabove the value 9 or one place value is going to be added together to get a single digit.
So this means if we have a number 26, we add 2+6 to get 8, which is its “archetype”. If we do this for all numbers while doubling and halving, we get a pattern.
This. The secret to the Universe is DOUBLING and HALVING.

Let’s double the number 1 and found out what pattern we get.

1  1
2  2
4  4
8  8
16  7 (1+6=7)
32  5 (3+2=5)

64  1 (6+4=10, 1+0=1)
128  2 (1+2+8=11, 1+1=2)
256  4 (2+5+6=13, 1+3=4)
512  8 (5+1+2=8)
1024  7 (1+0+2+4=7)
2048  5 (2+0=4+8=14, 1+4=5)

Actually, every 6 sets repeats into infinity in this way.
You can also do the same by halving, or dividing the 1 into many parts.
Anyway.. there is more, like how 3, 6, and 9 are never present amongst other numbers in the double scheme.

3
6
12 (1+2=3)
24 (2+4=6)
48 (4+8=12, 1+2=3)
96 (9+6=15, 1+5=6)

3 and 6′s are constantly oscillating back and forth between each other in the doubling and halving scheme.

Now let’s double 9.
9
18 (1+8=9)
27 (2+7=9)
36 (3+6=9)
45 (4+5=9)
54 etc. starts over backwards here.
63
72
81
90
99

So 9 is the unchanging, unwavering number that never really loses its true identity, even though it is undergoing a constant state changing.
Watch Marko Rodins videos on YouTube and just try to understand what he’s saying. Basically he’s found the math to the real “God Particle” or particle of Spirit, known as Brahman in the Vedas, and he has shown how it can be observed, but not with physical instruments.

 

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he Fibonacci series has a pattern that repeats every 24 numbers

Numeric reduction is a technique used in analysis of numbers in which all the digits of a number are added together until only one digit remains.  As an example, the numeric reduction of 256 is 4 because 2+5+6=13 and 1+3=4.  Applying numeric reduction to the Fibonacci series produces an infinite series of 24 repeating digits:

1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 4, 3, 7, 1, 8, 9, 8, 8, 7, 6, 4, 1, 5, 6, 2, 8, 1, 9

If you take the first 12 digits and add them to the second twelve digits and apply numeric reduction to the result, you find that they all have a value of 9.

1st 12 numbers:                                              1    1    2    3    5    8    4    3    7    1    8    9
2nd 12 numbers:                                             8    8    7    6    4    1    5    6    2    8    1    9
Numeric reduction – Add rows 1 and 2:             9    9    9    9    9    9    9    9    9    9    9   18
Final numeric reduction – Add digits of result:    9    9    9    9    9    9    9    9    9    9    9    9

This pattern was contributed both by Joseph Turbeville and then again by a mathematician by the name of Jain.

 

 

Citation.
http://blog.world-mysteries.com/science/the-language-of-god/

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