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The Creation of the Five Great Elements

This is an attempt to find a simplified understanding and explanation for the creation of the 5 Great Elements. It is a vast and very complicated subject and I can only explain it imperfectly and incompletely. The Building Blocks - Tanmatra The Veda states that from the union of the eternal Creative Force ‘Purusha’ and… Continue reading The Creation of the Five Great Elements

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Ojas – The Vital Energies, Part I

Three vital energies determine our life and body. Ojas relates to Kapha, to Earth and Water, stabilizes us and keeps us in the flow. Teja is Pitta, Agni, the fire in our body to digest. Further, it is the intelligence of our body. Prana is the air we breathe and relates to Vata. It resides in the… Continue reading Ojas – The Vital Energies, Part I

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Tejas – The Vital Energies, Part II

Teja relates to Pitta, to Agni. It is the fire of our digestion and the intelligence of our body. While Ojas contains the element Kapha with the elements earth and water to stabilize us and keep us in the flow, Prana is the air we breathe and contains the element Vata. Tejas is the intelligence of our body and… Continue reading Tejas – The Vital Energies, Part II