The Latin root of Ether is aether, which means, “the upper, pure, bright air.” Ether was described as a substance that was said to fill all space and make up all bodies. Ether is the fifth and highest element after air, fire, water and earth. It is believed to be the substance composing all heavenly bodies. Continue reading
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579 – Purify the elements
And save the Cosmos.
Our cosmos is comprised of ether, air, fire, water and earth. I have written about each one of the elements and how each on of us and all living creatures and plants are composed of these elements. Continue reading
578 – Ether, Aakash
Om Akashaay cha Vidhmahe
Nabho Devaay Dheemahi!
Thanno Gaganam Prachodayaat Om! Continue reading
577 – Air, Vayu, Prana
Om Sarvapranaya Vidhmahe
Thanno Vayuh Prachodayat. – Vayu Gayatri Mantra
576 – Fire
In the Jataveda form, fire is defined as he who knows all creatures. Agni acts as the divine model for the priest. He is the messenger who carries the oblation from humans to the gods, bringing the Gods to sacrifice and intercedes between gods and humans. (Rig Veda. 26.3) Continue reading
575 – Water, elixir of life
You find this in the Rig Veda, the oldest known Vedic Sanskrit text, about water, one of the very important elements.
Aapo Hi Sthaa Mayo
Bhuvasthaa. – Mandala 10, Sukta 9
574 – Mother Earth
What is the idea behind prayers to Mother Earth?
Samudra – Vasane Devi Parvata – Stana – Manndale I
Vissnu – Patni namas – Tubhyam Paada – Sparsham Kssamasva – Me II Continue reading
516 – Restoring the universe to its pristine self
The universe is composed of five tattvas (elements): Prithvi (earth), Jala (water), Agni (fire), Vayu (air) and Aakash (ether). We are also composed of these five elements. However, what is happening is that there is corruption which is entering humanity. Continue reading
141 – We are created from the Tattwas
The universe originated from the Tattwas (elements) Space, Air, Fire, Water and Earth. And we are created from the elements. The elements within us influence our auditory, tactile, visual, gustatory, and olfactory senses. When we take to the practice of Yoga, we are looking at how to remain okay. Literally most of us who start our practice have this as our objective. Continue reading
131 – Remember and learn from your Gurus
We should try to remember our main Guru every day. Yesterday I wrote about the 24 gurus who gave Dattatreya, the son of the Holy Trinity, wisdom. The point this sage who lived thousands of years ago was making that we can learn discernment from anybody, be they humans or animals. He spoke about the elements which compose our mind, body and the universe. When we seek insight we have to purify ourselves. Continue reading