Raja Yoga Discourses & LecturesProf K. Subramanyam 27/01/2010


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Date: 27.01.10
Venue: Mangal Mandir
Chanting: Raja Yoga
Chanted by: Rudranath,PhD
Discourse: Raja Yoga
DiscourseBy: Dr.H.R.Nagendra(Guruji)
Discourse by

Dr.H.R.Nagendra(Guruji),

Vice-chancellor, SVYASA, Bangalore, India

Abstract

1.Raja Yoga is path of will power.
2.Some persons have strong will power.
3.Such persons can see the difficulties and still try to reach the goal.
4.Thus will power helps to reach goal. It is said, ‘arise, awake and stop not until the goal is reached.’
5.In Raj Yoga, there are eight limbs in two major parts; Anta rang Yoga (Direct ways) Bahirang Yoga (indirect ways). Both are used to control mind.
6.Why Yama are set of don’ts? Yama are set of don’ts.
7.Don’t steal, lie or hurt others.
8.Those can be called values like Non-stealing, Truth or non-violence.
9.What is difference between Dharana (focusing) and Dhyana (concentration)?
10.Focusing is having single thought like Om chanting. Concentration is having speed of mind with multiple thoughts with one object. Let’s meditate and spread fragrance of love and smile.
PROF. H R NAGENDRA,ME,PhD
Vice-chancellor of S-VYASA With his PhD in Mechanical Engineering, he was a NASA research assosiate and consultant at Harvard University before his interests turned to full-time involvement in human engineering and the search for ultimate Reality. His life mission is the scientific exploration of the subtle aspects of consciousness through yoga.He has 30 research papers in Engineering and 60 in Yoga.He has written more than 30 books on yoga.