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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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SANSKRIT : THE POWER OF MANTRA
The Form of Sanskrit Language 

Sanskrit derives from five primal sounds. These are the vowels 'a' 'i' 'u' and the semi-vowels 'r' and 'l'. Each has its characteristic meaning and energetic effect. 

A (pronounced like our word as in the article 'a') is the sound of pure being, existence. It is the infinite, the absolute beyond and behind creation. Its nature is open, expansive, relaxing, affirming. 

I (pronounced like the 'i' in 'it') is the sound of will and consciousness. It is the infinitesimal, the atom, the bindu, the point of pure concentration from which the creation expands. Its action is contracting, directing, desiring, guiding. 

U (pronounced like the 'u' in 'put') is the sound of energy and power. It gives intensity and force, often violence. It is the matrix, the force-field, the vibratory structure behind creation. It gives strength, protection, both gathering things in and warding things away. 

R (a soft or vowel sound 'r', as in 'true') is the sound of order and structure. It gives law, stability and right movement to things. It is the basis of cosmic law and intelligence.

 

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