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From The River Of Heaven
Index

Hindu And Vedic...

The Eternal Teaching Nature's Medicine...
Science Of Light

Social Science...

Sanskrit.. Karma And The Science ..
Universal Forms... Vedic Cosmology..
Dharmic Philosophies The Paths Of Yoga...
The Source Of Teachings

Appendix

Major Sections
Books By David Frawley
Arjuna

Awaken Bharata

From The River Of Heaven How I Became A Hindu
The Myth Of Aryan Invasion Of India

Hinduism : The Eternal Tradition, Sanatana Dharma

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DHARMIC PHILOSOPHIES : THEORIES OF TRUTH
Sattva is the natural quality of the mind, rajas of the life-force and tamas of the physical body. When rajas and tamas occur in the mind they become the factors of ignorance and dullness (tamas) and distraction and desire (rajas). All Yoga consists of reducing rajas and tamas from the mind to bring it to a state of pure sattva. Pure sattva or the mind in its natural state has the power to perceive the truth, to reflect the seer or the Purusha. 

The three gunas give us a system of understanding the quality or spiritual value in things. They are used for classifying all the things of our life; our food, thoughts, emotions, impressions, our beliefs and aspirations. 

Hence the Yogic diet always aims at taking predominately sattvic food, living in a sattvic environment, associating with sattvic people and having a generally sattvic life-style. Sattvic food is vegetarian, fresh, organic and prepared with love. A sattvic environment is natural, pure, quiet and harmonious. Sattvic people are possessed of love, faith, devotion, honesty and truthfulness.

 

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