Monthly Archives: September 2012

Five Koshas of Human Existence in Yoga Psychology

From the yogic point of view, the body/energy/mind complex is divided into five parts, the grossest being the physical body, the next being the energy body, the next the mental body, then the wisdom body and finally at the finest … Continue reading

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Philosophy of Life in Hindu Shastras and Smritis

The basics of the Hindu way of life have been stated in the Vedas, but its details have been worked out in the Smritis. The works like the Ramayana, the Mahabharata, the Puranas and the Dharma Shastras all are Smritis. … Continue reading

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