All posts tagged: Physics

Peace and Power of a Yogic Mind

Prologue That moment of Epiphany had dawned upon the purest and subtlest semblance of ethereal sheaths of bodily nature of Sapiens collapsing the individuality of being, to a fathom of existence in their inner firmament, as a Bandhu. Along the planes of knowing defying the linear intellectual hierarchy, amidst the layers of reality decreeing the quotient of understanding, towards the path of solitude, a mind that conquered the clouds of thyself defines the peace of an evolved kind: that of a Yogic mind, resulting after a Sadhana, based on the ethical preparedness of the seeking individual. Like the Dance of Shiva that destroys and creates the Self for a number of times only to nullify the human ego as in Apasmāra and imbibe himself through evolved embodied media, the path of Yoga strikes the humble soul as an elixir with kindest enquiries and mildest expressions, forming a communion with the self as linguistically represented by Brahman—the fons et origo of the lumps of creation. The Journey This fundamental nature of contemplative knowing, or rather embodied …

The Nature of Physical Reality

The Nature of Physical Reality by Subhash Kak

What did the ancient Greek philosophers and Hindu Rishis postulate about the Universe, Nature and consciousness? Philosophically, how do the six darshanas of the Hindu system differ from the logic of modern science? How important is the observer in the scheme of things, and how does consciousness affect our knowledge of the world? What are the similarities and differences between Indian and Western epistemology? Professor Subhash Kak, renowned Indologist, computer scientist, scholar and philosopher, explores these and various other paradoxes of philosophy and science which challenge, expand and modify our understanding of the natural world and reality. The book, “The Nature of Physical Reality“, takes us through the rich history of the development of scientific thought, right up to the latest ideas in physics, mathematics, biology and compares them with the understanding and explorations of the Upanishads and Indian Rishis. Paradoxes of Science Does an entirely mechanistic view of life explain perfectly all that we see and experience? Well, maybe not. To explain the nature of these conflicts at the edges of knowledge and logic, the …