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  1. The opposite of Avatar? (amateur sanskrit fun)

    Hello. I'm trying to find out the opposite of avatar. Good old wikipedia tells me that avatar "is derived from the Sanskrit roots ava (down) and tแน› (to cross over)."

    So what would be the opposite...
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    Re: "tat tvam asi" tattoo

    EM, it was a nice lesson in basic sanskrit spelling, learning about the vowels, virama, ligatures. I hope I didn't trick myself, :).
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    "tat tvam asi" tattoo

    http://i.imgur.com/Yc7fFtp.jpg

    Got it done last month...

    Sahasranama and Vimoh (from this forum) helped me in getting the spelling right since I used a custom font for this and had to re-write...
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    Re: Humour in the Tirukural

    Has a taoist touch to it... Humour is definitely needed in every aspect of life. Shame religion usually miss out on this point.
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    Re: Importance of Dasavataar

    You're missing the point, it's not about Darwin being inspired by it. It's about archetypal truths being manifested in the form of religious narrative.
  6. Re: An apology is in order...

    I'm not the same person who wrote this thread.

    We're all changed by the course of our lives, we either persist in same-ness or in our mistakes or we learn and move on.

    What ticked me was really...
  7. Re: Believing consciousness is inside the brain is like believing light is inside the

    How can we determine that the source of light is not within the eye without using an eye to judge it?
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    Re: Is Brahman a Person?

    Saying that pure space (akasha as a representative of nirguna brahman) is more important than (particular or wave) matter is a judgement based on personal values that has no basis in the experiential...
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    Re: Is Brahman a Person?

    I really don't get why God needs to be a person so badly. I mean, being a person is something incredibly limited. The phenomenal world manifests constructs of consciousness much more well developed...
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    Re: Is Brahman a Person?

    So you think universal potentiality can be summed to a manifestation of a personality?

    I mean, we can think in reverse, universal potentiality manifests personalities, that's an experiential fact....
  11. Re: Looking stupid trying to justify pseudo-science

    Sahasra, in modern times scientists (also from the west) several times solved their puzzles through dreams or visions.

    Modern western scientists are also mystics because trying to penetrate the...
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    Re: Is Brahman a Person?

    Of course Brahman is a person (as in being, as conceptualized by yajvan), but also every type of being one can and cannot imagine. And it's manifesting its will everywhere, in every possible way as...
  13. Re: Believing consciousness is inside the brain is like believing light is inside the

    Well, actually, if the brain is a consciousness receptacle, consciousness is everywhere, in the field.

    Of course that leads us to a Brahman-like realization but we also can fall back easily into a...
  14. Re: Looking stupid trying to justify pseudo-science

    Swampy subject this one.

    I agree with Sahasra on this one, in lots of fields Hindus displayed great knowledge since ancient times.

    But there's also a lot of dishonest religious justification...
  15. Believing consciousness is inside the brain is like believing light is inside the eye

    Does that line of thought hold its ground against a materialistic worldview and philosophical stance?

    I'd like arguments from members who also entertain a materialistic worldview and take the...
  16. Thread: Eggs?

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    Re: Eggs?

    I'm improving my diet right now. I even considered start eating egg whites, but ricotta cheese and whey protein supplement is doing the trick.
  17. Re: Wealth Making Ability of Jupiter in 2nd + Rahu in 6th?

    I'm a beginner in jyotisha, so I have a simple question, I still, to this day, don't know how to determine the sign of each house in a reading.

    How do I do this? I try googling about it but I...
  18. Wealth Making Ability of Jupiter in 2nd + Rahu in 6th?

    What do you think of this combination?

    Is this good for good financial success?
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    Re: Importance of Dasavataar

    And Dashavatar teaches Darwin's theory of evolution.
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    Re: Schrodinger's Cat

    http://adbhutam.wordpress.com/2010/01/09/advaita-and-science-ix-schrodinger-and-vedanta/
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    Re: For those that look up...

    Yajvan, I see ancient astrologers used the comets to make predictions on the events of the Mahabharata.

    Does Jyotisha understand all comets to be omens or it depends on how they manifest...
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    Re: Prash Trivedi - The Rahu Ketu Experience

    Yajvan, this is not a paper, it's a book. The author even offer nice insights regarding relatively new prejudices regarding the interpretation of the nodes.

    Look at the summary that you can see...
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    Prash Trivedi - The Rahu Ketu Experience

    Just a recommendation of reading on this matter that is usually not very clear: http://www.scribd.com/doc/46052089/Rahu-Ketu-Experience-by-P-Trivedi

    ;)
  24. Re: Astrology and the Visible Stars — A Look Back in Time?

    Whenever we contemplate the universe all we can offer it is our most sincere silence.
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    Re: Returning to Vegetarianism

    I have no idea what you suggested might look or taste like.

    But I like flat bread with hummus. :)
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    Re: Returning to Vegetarianism

    Here's some help:

    http://voices.yahoo.com/top-10-vegetarian-meat-substitutes-678793.html

    http://www.nomeatathlete.com/high-protein-vegetarian-food/
    ...
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    Re: Returning to Vegetarianism

    You can make good meat substitutes for burgers, for example, out of chickpea, I have no idea how, I'm not a good cook. So try some googling or searching for some good vegetarian chefs. It's a lot...
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    Re: Happy new year!

    Happy crossings...
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    Re: The Four (4) Levels of Vak (Speech)

    Understanding vak metaphorically, and understanding all of manifestation of vak, since all is vibration, all is an aspect of paravak, is very important.

    One could also cross these ancient...
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    Re: Death in Dreams - Significance

    Unless it's a strong completely clear experiential clairvoyant sight, actual physical death in dreams is always dealt in a symbolic manner.

    Dreaming someone dies is usually taking you to the...
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    Re: Vegetarian equivalent of non-vegetarian foods

    He's an advice from a bodybuilder who does not even practice vegetarianism for the sake of ahimsa: http://scoobysworkshop.com/vegetarianism/
  32. Thread: Hugging

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    Re: Hugging

    There are several possible ways of looking at this. Hugging someone may be invasive, those of more introverted nature won't like that much. In Brazil, most people are oriented by sensation,...
  33. Re: does anybody here not believe in reincarnation? plus a question about Brahman!

    I'm currently reading this book, written by one of the few scientists who thoroughly researched reincarnation evidences, Ian Stevenson.

    The book is called 'Children Who Remember Previous Lives'. I...
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    Re: Why are people still so shocked?

    I've been a vegetarian for 10 years now. Time sure flies.
  35. Thread: Enlightenment

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    Poll: Re: Enlightenment

    :)...
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    Re: Kalki avatara and Dharma

    Every avatar from each age beared the main characteristics of that particular age. An avatar of the age of Aquarius will be something quite revolutionary, I'm sure. So the holy incarnating in man's...
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    Re: Kalki avatara and Dharma

    I hope Kalki is some kind of a bad-ass cyborg. You know, like the yantra-manava description says (even though I could not confirm the validity of this). ;)
  38. An introduction to Sri Aurobindo and Integral Yoga

    An one hour lecture, I found it very interesting.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xhzui09n8Z0

    ;)
  39. Re: Aspiring actor Gehna Vashisht assaulted for using Indian flag as a bikini

    Are you really blaming her for wearing a bikini? What's the big deal?

    Calling her attention-whore after she was assaulted by a bunch of people is just plain insensitive and evil.



    +1000
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    Re: Varying levels of reality

    Wet dreams produce orgasms. Nightmares make you tremble in terror. Dreams cause chemical changes in your body just like waking life does.

    "But the dream is not permanent, you wake up from it!"
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    Re: How did karma start?

    How karma started... ;)
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    Re: Black Magic. Truth or Myth?

    The unseen tides of mind are connected, they may affect each other, positively or negatively.

    Rites as a form of mental energetic discharge help. Open your house, put a Hanuman mantra. I've even...
  43. Re: Goldman Sachs and the $580 Million Black Hole

    Funny world we live in.
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    Re: Love and Marriage

    Romantic love is a medieval western creation. Romantic love is quite new in the history of the world and of human feelings. It can work quite well and it can be a disaster. I'm sure any type of...
  45. Thread: God particle?

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    Re: God particle?

    Layers upon layers, upon layers, upon layers... But looking outside still does not show us any trace of meaning.

    Good observations, Brahman and Kallol.
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    Re: Chakra systems

    I agree. Thank you.
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    Re: Chakra systems

    Well, semantically speaking, those are the organs per se, but you can't dissociate the postulation of chakras (centers of consciousness) from organs of consciousness/actions/karma.

    But the term...
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    Re: Chakra systems

    The chakras are organs of consciousness they are located in the body just like consciousness is also located in the body: in a paradoxal non-linear manner.
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    Re: Possible defeaters for Hinduism

    Do you have pratyaksha of these lokas or are you speaking of convention?
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    Re: God and natural evil.

    There is no single technocrat God, Gods came after existence sprouted (Nasadiya Sukta) and evil and good is just the balance shifts of existence itself.

    Sounds reasonable to me. But I'm dumb... So...
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