Advaita Balinese Dance | Life Sloka

Advaita of Purusha and Prakriti

Brahman is not an object, as It is Adrisya, beyond the reach of the eyes. Hence the Upanishads declare: “Neti Neti not this, not this, not that.” This does not mean that Brahman is a negative concept, or a metaphysical abstraction, or a nonentity, or avoid. It is not another. It is all-full, infinite, changeless,… Detail

Life Giver | Life Sloka

Soul Reality and Essence

The soul is one as well as a totality. In one there is always the delusion of many, and the totality does signify the existence therein of so many parts, as well as the whole are characterized by the similarity of the essential nature in them. The essence of a thing has its own attributive… Detail

Living Layers | Life Sloka

Body, Mind and Soul

Generally, we live in two bodies, the first is the physical body, which is expressed by the senses, and the other is the subtle energy body, or astral body, expressed by intuitive perception. We might think that science can give no support to the reality of such concepts, but string theory, especially the branch of… Detail

Pranawa OM | Life Sloka

Cosmic Sound of AUM Nada

The cosmic sound is associated with the creation of the universe. It is believed that before creation, the humming of energy existed. That energy became the vibration of creation and so the universe was created out of the ever-present sound of Om. This cosmic sound and its vibration still exist around and inside everyone. Cosmic… Detail

The Cosmic Dance | Life Sloka

Life is Cosmic Dance

According to the latest theories in physics, there are four fundamental forces in nature gravity, electromagnetism, strong nuclear force and weak nuclear force. So, what is a force? A force is the interaction between particles. It is how particles interact or relate to one another. Positively charged particles (protons) attract negatively charged particles (electrons), but… Detail

Rwa Bhineda Bali | Life Sloka

Duality of universe balance

Much like Newton postulated centuries ago; every action, there is an equal opposite reaction; the Balinese believe that there are two opposing forces that are required to maintain universal balance. That is the concept of rwa bhineda. Rwa bhineda literally means “two opposites”. The Balinese believe that everything that exists as a duality. The existence… Detail

Hindu Philosophy

Hindu philosophy is the longest surviving philosophical tradition in India. We can recognize several historical stages. The earliest, from around 700 bc, was the proto-philosophical period when karma and liberation theories arose, and the proto-scientific ontological lists in the Upaniṣads were compiled. Next came the classical period, spanning the first-millennium ad, in which there was… Detail