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Unveiling the Essence of Ancient Indian Spiritual Science

World Renowned Healer Guru Yogi Mohan Offers a Foundational Understanding of the Evolution of Ancient Indian (Hindu) Mystic Traditions

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Guru Yogi Mohan

Guru Yogi Mohan is a globally acclaimed healer who studies and practices the philosophies of invisible energy, separation of energy, mass, dark energies, invisible particles, and a plethora of other modalities. People travel hundreds of thousands of miles to his center in India, where his healing has been said to bring cure to many difficult diseases and illnesses. Through his spiritual approach, physics, and Ayurvedic processes and unique technologies, Guru Yogi Mohan claims to reverse, heal, and activate the body’s innate ability to cleanse and renew the system. Guru Yogi Mohan is the author of the book ‘ Teachings of the Masters’. In this interview, Guru Yogi Mohan presents his insights to help us boost our understanding about ancient studies and the influence of Hindu Science on modern understanding of science and religion.

Are ancient health practices tied to religion? Can you throw some light on their evolution?

Just as the basics of language and meaning evolved over time, philosophies and the understanding of health, healing, and the human body have developed as well. This knowledge has not developed overnight. The development of languages, in its many forms, took thousands of years to communicate one technique to a subsequent generation—and even for that it has involved teaching aids to include religious rituals and devotion, instead of sayings. Without the visual experience, it is difficult to understand and imagine the richness of the secret and sacred knowledge and the rich mythological stories embedded in ancient Hindu spiritual traditions. The religious foundation has been developed based on human narrations and trade. Especially, ancient Hindu traditions followed a well-entrenched Guru-disciple tradition where secret and powerful mantras and literally, divine knowledge was passed down from the Guru to his chosen few disciples through both verbal narration and telepathic techniques. So, the interactions and involvement of religion, especially Hinduism has been a considerable factor in education and development of human narrations.

How did the basic building blocks of spirituality emerge?

India has been the motherland of centuries-old temples, intricately carved out of marble or solid rock faces, either perched on steep hilltops, in wild forests, upon seashores and even in the middle of rivers. This temple architecture, the vast storehouse of texts that were written by the priests and scholars of these temple traditions and the stone carvings—imitative presentations that depict ancient sacred legends—are the main source of information that the current generations have learnt from and developed literature that has guided our understanding of past spiritual sciences. Religious practices and worship today among Hindu communities are derived from these ancient practices.

Major rituals are developed based on nature, season, sound, light, spirituality, mind, thought, fear, body, and gender. Modern science and technology is restrictive in our life calendar measuring only our journey from birth to death. This all-scientific approach has attempted to replace thousands of ancient alchemic practices of as early as 4000 BC, tantra based techniques and medicines prepared by the eminent Enlightened Masters of the ancient Indian siddha traditions that could cure medically impossible diseases, reverse aging (or kaya-kalpa in vernacular language) and increase longevity of human life to fantastic levels. Even today, though rare, followers of the Himalayan masters of India are able to learn the subtle yogic and soul revival practices that teach how to create your own destiny while in this world and illuminate the pathway towards inner knowledge of Divinity.

What are the most important teaching tools that best convey spiritual lessons in a symbolic way?

A small and colorful pompom helps to demonstrate a wide-range of information about the social setup and governance of the world, according to Hindu mythology. A pompom is a small cotton ball for ornamental decorations and frills, but we can see it from a different perspective. 

There are many ways to communicate and teach. In ancient days, the teachings of the masters were supported by practical aids in different forms, oftentimes based on rituals, devotional chants – the mantras, and through sacred geometry – the yantras. Teaching aids help us to better understand ancient Indian spiritual terminology and teachings, known to the mainstream as ‘Vedic knowledge’.

A pompom is a teaching aid that can be used as an example here. It is a colorful cotton ball and was used to decorate a traditional musical instrument in ancient days, connected with the Hindu God Shiva. For decorating this instrument, there are 64 pompoms used with different colors. The name of this instrument is known as IDAKKA. It is traditionally used for ritual performance associated with Shiva’s worship. This instrument is a demonstration of the deep spiritual essence of the ancient Hindu Texts of Eternal Truth known as – the Vedas.

As a teaching aid, it can be seen as an instrument that depicts the social development and skill-based classifications in society, fundamentally based on human resources management in ancient times. But since this is a musical instrument in the hands of Shiva – a Divine Drum – whose resonance is said to spread auspiciousness in all corners of the Multiverse – it is also used as an offering to God by performing it – the raw, primal beats spreading a state of devotional ecstasy in Shiva temples.

The name Idakka (itakka or edaykka or damru in local vernacular languages) itself means hanging in the middle. In structure it is an hourglass-shaped double membrane drum. The outer shell and hoops securing the skins are made from jack wood. The skins (leather part) of calf-hide are lapped and glued onto the hoops. They are tightened with cotton ropes laced between the two heads through holes in the hoops. Beneath the heads are snares made of thin nylon string. They are with four numbers of six inches long, semi-circle ended mini wooden logs.

Understanding the logical deployment of the pompom used in this instrument, this Divine Drum, as a teaching aid is a wonderful source of knowledge.

What is Hindu Science? How does it compare to Modern Science?

The Hindu system is a science explaining from birth to maturity to death. Life and life span are divided and taught through the 64 stages/branches from birth. Each branch of science in a human life is to be considered a pompom, and every pompom represents one science and corresponding arts.

There are 64 ancient art and science forms with one-to-one relation from the beginning to end, and vice-versa. The ancient methodology of teachings is based on education through these practical tools as well as learning from the real experience of ancient Indian masters. These techniques and forms of educational communication evolved into tradition. Traditional knowledge is sometimes ignored as non-scientific—but it is in fact very scientific! All these sciences are true to the scientific approach, and their principles can be logically proven. This true knowledge continues to guide subsequent generations with a better understanding of life overall. The classification of 64 sciences are endless topics that are in fact the Theory of Existence.

What is the most important ‘pompom’ from the 64 that you mention?

I choose the 17th pompom that is beautiful to see and feel. We can see the pompom through a magnifying glass for detailed analysis. It has been developed from a cotton plant and is in fact the matured produce from a cotton plant seed. The story of the pompom goes to the farming arts. Farming arts is actually science that consists of plant psychology and anatomy, and the understanding of fertility of the land that enables the forming of such a wonderful plant species. 

Through metamorphosis – by the various processes of spinning and weaving, the cotton became thread, which can then take the form of a pompom. This science is the 17th science that is part of ancient Indian agrarian knowledge. Similarly if the soul and five bodies of a human being are taken through a similar metamorphosis, through the ‘processes’ of deep meditation and purification, release of past lives sanskaras – or karmic factors, then surely, the ‘pompom’ of self-realization will take shape one day.

So, this story of a pompom, represents the symbolic connection of fabrics with rituals and festivals. Ritually, the colors of the fabrics represent the many situations in human life. The 64 classifications of pompom can be considered as representations of the 64 branches of alchemy, spiritual sciences and arts that since ancient times have been considered essential to develop and maintain an ideal society – and for a person to rise above animalistic tendencies and truly develop the spiritual traits of humanity.

And just as the ‘Idakka’ is a teaching aid for the tenets of spirituality – there are more than five thousand teaching aids similar to this, to enable easy comprehension of complex spiritual principles.

How can we learn more about your teachings?

My book ‘Teachings of the Masters’ offers a wide range of information, techniques, and wisdom dating back to ancient ages by which learned Masters used to transform the human body and mind Readers of my book will acquire actual, practical knowledge for survival from various disease and disorders –that they can implement in their lives.

If available science and technologies are error-free, why are modern medical techniques, drugs and innovations not able to fully cure and care for all kind of challenging health problems?

This book describes how individuals can keep their body and mind in a perfect condition and live to a ripe old age. One can decide about his/her life span according to their own wish and can live for a long time by reducing age related degeneration. Hundreds of explanations and case studies are discussed throughout this book—they are collections of rare knowledge that never appear in mainstream studies and research among the modern world. A reader will get all this knowledge unconditionally and this treasure of wisdom is practically tested and verified. Other topics explored in this book include: the power of thinking and thought control, amplification of mind power, the intimate relationship between body and mind and how to manage the synergy between them, seamlessly. This book also demonstrates how energy can be regulated by the prowess of thought. Further, I describe many methodologies to solve all human problems effectively and ancient formulas necessary for the well-being of mankind.

How can people get in touch with you? 

Anyone can schedule or request an appointment through the websites or email.

My websites:  www.heritagecampus.com  and www.heritageayurvedics.com 

My email is: [email protected]

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