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Explaining Time through Hiranyagarbha...

Taking a break from Aditya Hrdayam Series, posting this video that explains Time using Hiranyagarbha, the four dimensional spacetime.

This is my son's contribution to Breakthrough Junior Challenge starting today. The challenge is to explain a science concept simplistically in 3 mins.

He has tried to explain the concept of 'time' using Hiranyagarbha, the four dimensional spacetime.

As part of Aditya Hrdayam Series, will be explaining the Hiranyagarbha suktam later.

Please watch, share, feedback on the youtube video.
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Sadhana Panchakam

BackgroundsAdhana panchakam is set of 5 stanzas written by Adi Shankaracharya.  sAdhana means a process or 'means' to do something. It could be interpreted as 'practise' as practise is a process/means to accompish something.
The 5th stanza describes what needs to be accomplished. How to remain situated in that para-brahman, in that evolutionary external observing Atman, in a world full of deeds/karma flowing as a chain of bondage from one to another..? 
Shankara gives five phases to follow one after another for people to move gradually from their current state to the state of remaining situated with Atman, which is the state of being an observer of ourselves and others.
sAdhana panchakam talks about the phases through which mental maturity has to be accomplished in us. It's not related to age or celibacy status or stages of life, in my understanding.
In my understanding, it's more about moving/evolving from our current state where we perform defect free work with k…

Sri Hari Stotram

Universe is filled with an invisible cosmic milky ocean (paar-kadal) which is called the ‘Higgs field’ now.
Higgs field is ‘condensate’ and ‘milky’ because it is dense and when particles ‘couple’ with it, it gives a force to particles that impedes/stops their motion. This impediment acts as ‘nourishment’ (like milk) for particles to have an identity, interact between them, grow/evolve further.
Since Higgs interaction impedes the motion of particles, Science says it is making particles ‘Colder’. This Colder making Higgs interaction shines/smiles in all the particles, becomes foundation of Universe (paramam padam).
This Higgs interaction with particles causes the property of mass, ‘Vishnu’ in all particles. Vishnu gives rise to Lakshmi, the wealth of the Universe, its varied matter forms. The Higgs interaction that causes the property of mass is ‘Hari’.
Hari, the Higgs interaction remains ‘dissolved’ in all particles and matter forms, while giving them mass, winning over weak decays, cr…

Narayani Stuti from Devi Mahatmyam

In Vedic dharma, divinities are based on natural forces of the Universe. 
‘nArAyaNi’ is the total internal energy of any matter form having two parts 
1. Not Interacting, Non-Usable energy that drives the ‘Entropy’ or ‘Information content’ or ‘buddhi’ (that drives Sarasvati) 
2. Interacting, Usable energy that drives interactions which create new matter forms (that drives Lakshmi). 
We invoke this nArAyaNi, the total internal energy in all matter forms and biological beings, which becomes the entropy/information content/buddhi and also the usable energy that drives the physical evolution.
Below is the tamil translation of the sloka. புத்தி வடிவமாயிருந்துபுகுந்துள்ளதில்  வீற்றிருந்து
புலன் கடந்த நிலை தரும் தேவி
நாராயணி வணங்கினேன்

வெறும் வளி எங்கும் பரந்திடவே
பெரும் பரிணாமம் தந்திடவே
அகிலம் உன்னுள் அடங்கும் சக்தி
நாராயணி வணங்கினேன்

நலன்களில்   நன்மை நீயே
நற்சிவமாகி  நிறைந்தவளே
முக்கண்  புகலிடம் கௌரி 
நாராயணி வணங்கினேன்

ஆக்கி காத்து அழிவிக்கும்
அனைத்தனின் நித்யசக்தியே
குண ஆதாரமே, குணமான
நாராயணி வணங்கினேன்


Mahaganesa Pancharatnam

Vinayaga (in matter forms) is 'Work' or 'Action' or 'வினை' in tamil. It is the 'Work' in science parlance as well.In science, the property of Energy (Shiva) added to a system has two effects. It results in 'Work' or 'Heat'. 'Work' is the vinayaka. 'Heat' is the Skanda.Work in matter forms take five different forms. They are1. Work in terms of change in position or motion2. Work in terms of  change in 'Pressure' and 'Volume'3. Work in terms of change in potential due to moving of charge in electric field4. Gravitational Work in terms of change in potential due to moving of object due to gravity5. Quantum work in terms of  change in quantum energies at quantum level.The pancha-ratna deals with this 'Work' or 'Action' or 'வினை' in these five forms.

Ashtalakshmi Stotram

Ashtalakshmi stotram tranlsation in Tamil and essence in English.

Ashta-Lakshmis are the eight attributes of matter forms and biological forms.

In matter forms. the eight attributes are Wave nature, Particle nature, Pressure, Mass, Volume, Velocity, Entropy and Enthalpy.

In biological forms, the eight attributes are Consciousness, Metabolism which is the ability to consume other forms and use them as energy source, Ability to handle pressure/Courage, ability to control/rule over other biological beings (humans/animals etc), Expansion/Pro-creation, Winning over physical and mental spaces, Increasing Knowledge and maintaining Physical/Mental energy which is Health.

Brahma-anda are the matter forms in Universe. Pinda-anda are the biological forms. As the pindAnda follows the same design pattern as the brahmAnda, this stotram invokes the ashta-lakshmis in the Universe, in all the biological beings and in us too, giving us the ability to grow, prosper and evolve.

kAla Bhairava Ashtakam

The forward only moving ‘Arrow of Time’ or ‘kAla’ is the most frightful divinity in our Universe. ‘kAlA’ is synonymous to ‘death’ because arrow of time and death cannot be reversed. This irreversible, fearful perspective of arrow of time is the kAla bhairava. Science recognizes today eight ‘arrows of time’. There are eight (ashta) kAla bhairavas. The eight slokas of kAla bhairava ashtakam point to these eight arrows of time in the way they characterize the kAla bhairava.

Lakshmi nRsimha Karavalambam - Translation

Adi Shankara's Lakshmi nRsimha Karavalambam translated and sung inTamil, essence in English.

Adi Shankara says Lakshmi nRsimha is like the 'Palate'. Our tongue vibrates and strikes against the Palate to make meaningful complex words. Likewise vibrating particles strike against the Higgs field and make meaningful matter forms.