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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
Language and The Word as Spiritual Path 

The Vedic Yoga stresses the power of the Word or the Chant. She is deified as the Goddess Vak, Vani or Saraswati. Vak is the word as the power of command. Saraswati is the Goddess of the endless stream of wisdom. 

Many different forms of the Yoga of sound exist in Sanskrit literature. According to the Yoga and Sankhya system sound is the root of all other sensory potentials. It is the sensory quality which belongs to ether, the original element. Hence through it all the elements can be controlled. The mind itself is composed of sound. It is the reverberation of our words and the ideas they represent which forms the pattern of the mind. Hence a conscious use of sound both purifies and controls the mind. Most important of the Yogas of sound may be the Shabda Brahma Mantra Yoga of Bhartrihari (c. 500 A.D.), which describes the understanding of sound as the highest yoga and the most direct path to the Divine.

 

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