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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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THE SOURCE OF TEACHINGS : THE VEDAS, PURANAS AND TANTRAS

Yantra  

Yantra is the use of various energy patterns, or geometrical designs. The Yantra is the energy form of the mantra. It is the subtle form of the deity. Yantras are used not only for visualization and meditation, but also used for good luck, like talismans. They help us redirect our psychic energy in a creative and transformative manner. Many astrologers prescribe them and they are as useful, though less expensive than gems, for warding off negative planetary influences. 

Most important is the Shri Yantra, the main yantra to the Goddess. Other important yantras are Ganesh Yantra for giving good fortune and warding off obstacles, Mahamrityunjaya Yantra for warding off death and difficulties. Special Yantras exist for each of the planets. 

Mandalas are extended yantras. Around various yantras additional forms, usually of Gods and Goddesses, are added. Mandalas are also mainly for meditation and are prominent in the Buddhist tradition.

 

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