Wholeness of the lecture
The many therapeutic modalities of Maharishi Ayur Veda cover all aspects of individual mind, body and environment, including cosmic influences.
Hierarchy of Maharishi Ayurveda therapies
PURE CONSCIOUSNESS – experienced through Transcendental Meditation
FEELING – enlivening the subtle level of feeling with Vedic sounds.
SENSES – colour/aroma therapy, light therapy with gems, Gandharva Veda
BODY – Diet, phytotherapy, rasayanas, yoga asanas and pranayama, panchakarma, marma
ENVIRONMENT – Sthapatya Veda (Vastu). House is like a second skin.
ECOLOGY – Vedic organic agriculture
COSMOS – Vedic astrology (jyotish and yagya), dinacharya, rtucharya, collective health (Group yogic flying).
- The technique of Transcendental Meditation: outstanding features of TM for prevention and cure? (we don`t make claims for cure).
- It is extensively researched, scientifically evaluated as most effective meditation – and relaxation technique worldwide.
- Standardised, thorough training of TM teachers
- Easy to learn and practice, effective right from the beginning, since it is simple, natural and effortless
- No change of lifestyle, in belief system nor religion
- Continuous improvement in daily life.
- Research: increased brainwave coherence showing chart with increased frequencies of brainwaves before, during and after practice of TM.
- Chart showing the 40 aspects – grape chart.
- Chart showing Maharishi Vedic Vibration Technology – improvements in respiratory, gynaecological, cardiovascular, mental, skin, gastrointestinal, muscular and bone, dental, pain, wounds, eyes, immunological, weakness, tiredness, vertigo, anaesthesia, endocrine, prostate, anorectal, paralysis, vision, tinnitus, auditory. Percentage improvement experienced by all individuals. 24 million dollars spent on research on cardiovascular disease.
CHART SHOWING PLANETS WITH RELATION TO PARTS OF THE BRAIN
SAMA VEDA AND GANDHARVA VEDA – one should use Sama-Veda and Gandharva Veda in unconsciousness. Charaka Siddhistana V1, 85. Listening to Sama Veda helps re-set sequence within the body.
CHART SHOWING GANDHARVA VEDA and the Eight Praharas – eight three-hour subdivisions of the day. Changes in biochemistry of the body.
MAIN POINT 1.1
Maharishi Ayurveda offers a variety of programmes, techniques, and treatment modalities to reset physiological rhythms according to Natural Law and bring balance to mind, feelings, thinking, senses, physiology, environment, ecology and cosmos.
MAIN POINT 1.2
Because all the aspects of life, from individual to cosmos, have their source in the field of consciousness, we can handle every aspect by handling the field of all pervading consciousness. All of the treatment modalities of Maharishi Ayurveda help us live a more problem free, mistake free, disease free life.
THE INFLUENCE OF COLOURS on the three doshas:
Colour chart giving V, P & K combinations of colours. Blue soothing for vata and reducing pitta. Kapha green which is warm, hot and stimulating.
THREE PHASES OF YOGA ASANAS (postures, seat)
- Adopting > VATA > Moving
- Holding > PITTA > Purifying
- Resting > KAPHA > Integrating
PRANAYAMA – Balancing and enhancing the life energy by regulating the flow of breath. Vata subtle and slow, Pitta a little stronger and Kapha strong and forceful.
QUALITY SEAL FOR MAHARISHI AYURVEDA PRODUCTS:
- Official recognition from the `All India Ayurvedic Congress` as a complete and original form of Ayurveda.
- Maharishi Ayurveda production centres in India are certified according to the International WHO-GMP standard
- Production centres in India, certified according to the International HACCI` standard.
- The GlP certificate for a registered laboratory management system for all important laboratory ….
- Maharishi Ayurveda production centres certified with International ISO 9001 2000 standard
- Laboratory tests by independent institutes for heavy metals, microbiology and pesticides with most modern standards
- Natural cosmetic series, certified with the strict BDIH guidelines for `Controlled Natural Cosmetics`.
- Ingredients for many teas, beverages and mixtures of spices from controlled organic agriculture.
IMPROVEMENT OF CHRONIC DISEASES by Maharishi Ayurveda Phytotherapeutics – bar chart.
Improvement after three months:
- Diabetes Mellitus
- Chronic sinusitis
- Chronic headaches
- Chronic constipation
- Chronic bronchitis
- Bronchial asthma
- Rheumatoid arthritis
IMPROVEMENT OF CHRONIC DISEASES – chart – through Maharishi Ayurveda herbal compounds.
Important point is that the doctor should be balanced in order for the patient to gain maximum from pulse diagnosis.
LIVING IN ACCORD WITH NATURAL LAW – orientation according to cardinal directions.
- Quicker healing in rooms with East facing windows.
A study published in the Journal of Affective Disorders reports that in a comparison of in patients assigned to rooms with eastern or western windows , those exposed to the eastern light had a mean of 3.67-day shorter hospital stay than those in the western rooms.
- Heart disease – burglaries
A research project conducted by a cardiologist in California revealed that 50% of his heart patients lived in homes with Southern entrances.
A study published in the Journal of Social Behaviour and Personality regarding the effects of orientation of houses found that there were 75% more burglaries in homes with southern entrances, compared to homes with north, east or west entrances.
With proper orientation the thalamus and hippocampus the areas of the brain are reset.
STRENGTHENING OF PEACEFUL TENDENCIES IN LEBANON
With group practice of the TM-Sidhi programme:
- 71% criminality
- 68% war injured people
- 66% peaceful approaches
Seven group assemblies with TM-sidhi practitioners in Israel, Fairfield, Lebanon, Yugoslavia, The Hague, and Washington DC
Quotes: Activity not in accord with Natural Law is at the basis of the destruction of a country through arms. Charaka Vi III,21.
In the vicinity of Yoga (coherent atmosphere) hostile tendencies are eliminated. Patanjali Yoga Sutras.
`The World is my Family` – Vasudeva Katumbakam.
MAIN POINT 2.1
Maharishi Ayurveda includes therapies that increase coherence in the brain, in our environment, our world, and our relationship with the cosmos. Scientific research shows that increasing coherence in society reduces crime and war, contributing towards a more ideal society.
MAIN POINT 2.2
By taking advantage of all these modalities we can systematically and safely unfold our full potential and develop higher states of consciousness. The most effective way for us to contribute to our own development and to the welfare of the world is through the collective practice of the TM-sidhi programme in groups.
SUMMARY OF THE LECTURE
Maharishi Ayurveda offers many Vedic technologies to create health in the individual, the society and the world.