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Let us THINK : By Dr.King (Author of books on Yoga,Spirituality,Gardening...)

Summary: This is a regular weekly podcast on topics relating to Yoga, Meditation,Spirituality and many stimulating thoughts.

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 Climax of meditation | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Mute/Play “Prolonged meditation greatly calms down the mind. The mind stops wavering and being unstable.

 You can now listen to my blog posts! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Mute/Play Starting today, you can listen to my blog posts instead of just reading.

  How does one meditate? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Mute/Play Having seated in the way as described in the previous post, one goes ahead with meditation or Dhyana – the most important step of Yoga.

 Asana – the most misunderstood word | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Mute/Play Today, asana or body postures is projected as synonymous to Yoga. If one studies the history of Yoga, it is easy to see that it is a more recent phenomenon – hardly a couple of centuries old - as compared to thousands of year long history of Yoga.

 How to subscribe to my blogcast? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Mute/Play You can subscribe to my blogcast feed “http://feeds.feedburner.com/LetusThink”

 Preparatory steps to Yoga of Krishna | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Mute/Play Patanjali’s Yoga has in all 8 steps – Yama, Niyama, Asana, Pranayama, Pratyahara, Dharana, Dhyana and Samadhi. Among these, the first 5 can be looked at as preparatory steps. Does Bhagavadgeetha also talk about these steps?

 Yoga as it was | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Mute/Play Today, various things are projected as Yoga. For majority of people, Yoga stands for various body postures and breathing exercises. For some, it is a technique to awaken the dormant power Kundalini within one’s body to attain mystic experiences or powers.

 Meditation is the way to remain blissful | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

In the previous post we saw how a person can be in an ever blissful state by attaining the ultimate realization. But how does one attain this realization?

 How should one act? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

In the previous post we saw that the root cause of problems created by action is not the action itself but wrong association - wrong association with the agent (i.e. the body) that actually performs the actions.

 Action or Inaction – which is better? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Actions produce results – good or bad. Though on the face of it, it may appear that actions that result in good are good, it is not so.

 The best ritual | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

An action oriented person has a fancy for rituals. The Vedas describe several fire rituals called Yajnyas. These rituals are meant to provide a person with all material comforts as well as guarantee heavenly abode after death.

 Four types of people | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

One of the darkest blots on Hinduism is the caste system. This system has been thoroughly misused and has been a cause of lot of suffering during the long history of Hinduism.

 Why do people tread wrong path? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Probably everyone knows that our wrong actions ultimately lead us astray. And eventually we land ourselves in trouble. But why do we still indulge in wrong action – as if compelled by some force?

 What happens when one leads a prudent life? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

While warning about perils of leading a promiscuous life, Krishna understands that complete abstinence from pleasures is not possible. Krishna has a sane and practical advice.

 How does one steady one’s mind? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

"The desires for sense pleasures are so strong that they even derail a wise person who is striving to move on a righteous path. Giving in to these pleasures eventually creates mental unrest.

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