Dowonload ppt - Hare Krishna Japa

1. INATTENTIVE CHANTING
1.PROBLEM
2.CAUSE
3.SYMPTOMS
4.EFFECTS
5.SOLUTION
6.APPLICATION
2. PROBLEM
HOW BRAINWAVES
CONTROL US
3. TYPES OF BRAINWAVES
1.BETA
2.SMR (Sensory Motor Rhythm)
3.ALPHA
4.THETA
5.DELTA
4. RANGE (Megahertz)
0 DELTA
4 THETA
8 ALPHA 12 SMR
16 BETA
25
5. BRAINWAVES
1.PRINCIPLES OF
REINFORCEMENT
2.CONSEQUENCES OF
REINFORCEMENT
a) IMBALANCE
b) ESCAPISM
c) PERVERTED VISION
d) FUTURE DECIDED
BRAINWAVE
PROFESSION
ASSOCIATION
& FRIENDSHIP
PRESENT
LIFE
FUTURE
LIFE
CONCLUSION : JIVA IS BOUND
4. BETA
RANGE : 16-25 MHZ
JOBS: SECY. OR OFFICE
WORKERS- ATTENTIVE /
DETAILS / THOROUGH / LESS
MISTAKE
FUNCTION:
1. FOCUSING ABILITY
2. ATTENTIVENESS
CAUSE OF INATTENTION
1. PRODUCTION OF LOW BETA
2. SMR LACKING
5. SMR
RANGE : 12-16 MHZ
JOBS: SPORTSMAN
FUNCTION:
HELP PEOPLE BE ACTIVE,
OUTGOING, LIVELY
LOW AMPLITUDE SMR INDICATES
HIGH CHANCE FOR DEPRESSION
HIGH AMPLITUDE SMR
INDICATES HIGH CHANCE FOR
ACTIVITY & MOVEMENT
6. ALPHA
RANGE : 8-12 MHZ
JOBS: GARDENING, PROF. WITH
LESS CHALLENGING PARA.
FUNCTION:
RELAXED, HAPPY, PEACEFUL
MINI REJUVENATION – HARMONY
WITH FQRS. OF MOTHER EARTH
•MYTH OF MODERN SCIENCE
- ALPHA IS CAUSE OF RELAXATION
• REALITY
– ALPHA IS SYMPTOM OF
RELAXATION
• WARNING
– NOT BECOME OFFICIAL MEDITATORS
– ALPHA IS NOT OUR GOAL
– ATTAIN BALANCED LIFESTYLE TO HELP
US IN OVERALL ENDEAVOR TO BECOME
SERVANTS OF GOD
5. THETA
RANGE : 4-8 MHZ
JOBS: CREATIVE, ARTISTIC WORKS
FUNCTION:
1. STORING LEARNT ACTIVITIES / DATA
2. FASTER IN THINKING THAN BETA AS PROCESS
CHUNKS OF INFO AT TIME. MAKE MORE MISTAKES
AS JUMP TO CONCLUSIONS & MISS DETAILS IN
HASTE.
EX.
64
vs.
1664
SYMPTOMS
1. INTERNAL THINKING
2. INATTENTION & DAY DREAMING
3. PROBLEM INTEGRATING WITH SOCIETY, QUITE & WITHDRAWN
4. THINK WITH RIGHT BRAIN
BETA :
LATERAL PROCESSING
THETA :
PARALLEL PROCESSING
CONCLUSION
a) CAUSE OF EXPERTISE:
PRODUCTION OF
PARTICULAR FREQUENCY
BRAINWAVE
b) PRINCIPLES OF COUNTER
PARTS
FOCUS EXTERNALLY
- BETA
THETA - INTERNALLY
MOVEMENTS
- SMR
ALPHA - RELAX & STILL
THINK & ACT QUICKLY - HIGH BETA
DELTA - DEEP SLEEP
HIGH
AMPLITUDE
STIMULATES
MORE OF SAME
FREQUENCY
LOCK IN
CYCLE
COUNTER
ART
SUPPRESSED
PHYSICAL
DEFECT
APPEARS
PRINCIPLE OF BALANCE
VS. IMBALANCE (O VS. B)
• DO THINGS YOU DO NOT
LIKE TO DO TILL YOU DO
NOT MIND DOING THINGS
• BALANCE – RISE TO
GOODNESS
HOW IMBALANCE OF
BRAINWAVES MANIFEST IN
OUR RELATIONS
INTERNAL
IMBALANCE
UNHAPPINESS
SEARCH
FOR
BALANCE
TAPASYA
HOLYNAME
EXTERNAL
NO LONGER
ATTRACTIVE
CHANGE EACH
OTHER TO
BECOME LIKE
THEMSELVES
PARTNER WITH
OPPOSITE QUALITIES
CONCLUSION
MEANING OF REAL
RELATIONSHIP : ASSIST IN KC
CAUSE
1. PRINCIPLES OF INFORMATION
PROCESSING
INFORMATION
PROCESS
STORE
INTRICATE
FILING
SYSTEM
RETRIEVE
ACCESS
2. HOW THE BRAIN WAVES
AFFECT INFORMATION
PROCESSING ?
SEARCHING THRU SUBCONSCIOUS – THETA
RELAXING
- ALPHA
ATTENTIVE APPLICATION
- SMR
INFORMATION IN CONTEXT
- BETA
3. WHAT IS SLEEP ?
WHEN INFORMATION
PROCESSING SHUTS DOWN
ACTIVE
BETA
DEEP
CYCLE
SLEEP
CYCLE
SMR
ALPHA
(Relax)
THETA
(Dream)
WAKENING UP CYCLE
DELTA
(Rejuven.)
4. WHAT IS CONNECTION BETWEEN
BRAINWAVES & INATTENTIVE
CHANTING
EYES
CLOSED
NATURAL SYSTEM
LEAVE WAKING
CON. & ENTER
SLEEP STATE
ALPHA &
THETA
PRODUCED
RELAX,
PEACEFUL,
SLEEPY
FREQUENT
ENTRY INTO
SUCH A STATE
NORMAL
4. WHAT IS CONNECTION BETWEEN
BRAINWAVES & INATTENTIVE
CHANTING
EYES
OPEN
INATTENTIVE
CHANTING
INFO. FROM
EXTERNAL
CON. REALITY
OVER
PRODUCTION
OF
EXCITEMENT
DUE TO OVER
PROD OF
BETA
ALPHA,
THETA
(TAMO)
BETA, SMR
(RAJO
GUNA)
ATTENTIVE CHANTING PRODUCES
BALANCE & HARMONY
WARNING:
Take responsibility
for offences, Do not
blame God or Holy
name for reaction of
offence.
SYMPTOMS
1) Viksepa
or Distraction
2) Audasinya
3) Jadya
or Apathy
or Laziness
A
INATTENTION =
NEGLIGENCE =
FIRED FROM JOB
Viksepa or Distraction
•
•
SYMPTOM
–
MORNING
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
Negligence
Looking around
Gazing at pictures
Walking around
Window shopping
Contemplates sense objects
Discusses Prajalpa
DAY
1.
2.
3.
Unfinished rounds
Hand in bead bag & driving, calling, typing, working
Mind roams free and Krishna leaves meditation …..
CAUSE
• OVERPRODUCTION OF BETA
MAKES ONE ATTRACTED TO
MATERIAL OBJECTS
• BETA CAUSES OVERACTIVE
MIND
• ATTRACTION FOR WEALTH,
WOMEN, POSITION &
SUCCESS
REMEDY
1. DRIVE OUT UNWANTED DESIRES
2. FOLLOW RULES OF VAISHNAVA
ETIQUETTE
3. STUDY 26 QUALITIES OF
VAISHNAVA
4. BENEFIT FROM INSIGHT INTO
DEVOTEE RELATIONS….
5. FOLLOW EKADASHI VRATA WITH
SPIRITUAL FERVOR
6. GIVE UP DESIRES TO INCREASE
NUMBER OF ROUNDS FOR
RESPECT
7. PRAYER
Audasinya or Apathy
•
SYMPTOM
1. Speculates internally
2. Plotting & Scheming
(Good Old Days – Future)
3. 30 Minutes pass & Notices
4. Mind strong, I am weak
5. Gives up fight
6. Resigns to chant irrespective of what
mind doing
7. Somehow finishes rounds
8. Resigns to chanting in compromised
position.
CAUSE
• BRAIN PRODUCES ALPHA IN
LARGE QUANTITIES
REMEDY
1. CHANT IN ASSOCIATION OF
DEVOTEES – INSPIRATION –
DETACHMENT
2. VISIT TO HOLY DHAMA
3. CHANTING IN SOLITUDE –
BHAKTI VINOD THAKUR
Jadya or Laziness
• SYMPTOM
1. Stop chanting
2. Chant with Murky Mind
3. Sleeping during chanting
4. Stop chanting for sleeping
CAUSE
1. DECREASE IN BETA AND
INCREASE IN ALPHA &
THETA
2. EYES
WINDOW
PEACEFUL
ALPHA
CLOSED
RELAX
REPEAT OF
SAME
CYCLE
OVERPRODUCTION
OF THETA
CYCLE
THETA
NEXT DAY
CLOSES EYE &
BODY
REMEMBERS
PREV. DAY
IMAGES CL.
SWOON
CAUSE
3. BODY TRAINED
INCORRECTLY & BODY
REMEMBERS ACT OF EYES
CLOSE
4. VICTIM OF COVERING
POWER INHERENT IN
THETA
5. LACK OF TRAINING,
DETERMINATION,
SINCERITY AND STRENGTH
REMEDY
1. CHANTING WITH
DEVOTEES WHO ARE
ENTHUSIASTIC IN
CHANTING
2. DETERMINATION NOT TO
SLEEP – OPEN EYES IN
DANGER
3. COLD AIR, COLD WATER
CONCLUSION
• 2 MAIN CAUSES OF
PROGRESS
1.ATTENTIVE CHANTING
2.ATTENTIVE DEALINGS
EFFECTS OF
INATTENTIVE
CHANTING
Viksepa : Distraction
1.Gross Sex
2.Subtle Sex
3.Ignores Lord
4.Ignores Devotees
warning
Audasinya : Apathy
1. Illusion – My chanting is alright.
2. Self Righteous – No one has right to
point out my chanting, seva, sadhana.
3. Superiority complex – Other devotees
lower than me.
4. Indifference – To service & chanting.
5. Rebellious – My view of reality is correct
& disregard for hierarchical structure as
he has seen power of authority
misused.
6. COVERED DISCRIMINATION – Can’t
define right from wrong
CONCLUSION
1.Symptoms slower to be
seen thru the
passionate man who
leaves Krishna for Maya
2.Peaceful cool devotee
apathetic to holy name
is mad for Leaving
Krishna.
Jadya : Laziness
1. INERTIA – Closes eyes & mind
wanders & produces alpha & theta.
2. Oblivious – To others as watch him
sleep in Japa & SB Class
3. LAZINESS - In devotional attitude
4. IMPERVIOUS – To people’s advice
– service levels bare minimum
5. JUSTIFICATION – Of his actions
and comfortable about his situation.
DETRIMENTAL EFFECTS OF
EXCESS THETA PRODUCTION
• ATTENTION
DEFICIT
DISORDER
• FORGETFUL
NESS
• SHORT
TEMPER
• INTROVERSION
• REJECTION OF
AUTHORITY
• DYSFUNCTIONAL,
MADNESS,
SCHIZOPHRENIC
BEHAVIOR
PROBLEM OF SPACED OUT
• ABSENT MINDED NESS –
LACK OF BETA – EXCESS OF
THETA BECAUSE OF
INATTENTIVE JAPA
• AFTER LIFE OF THETA
AFFECTS DAYTIME ACTIONS
• CRASHED CARS,
UNMANAGEABLE & CRAZY
DEVOTEES….
SOLUTION
1)
Srila Prabhupada on
Holyname
2)
Meaning of Holyname
3)
Effects of Holyname
4)
Holyname is Yugadharma
SOLUTION
&
APPLICATION
JAPA MEDITATION
TECHNIQUES
1. SHELTER & SURRENDER
kåñëa-näma-sudhä koriyä pän,
juräo bhakativinoda-präë,
näma binä kichu nähiko äro,
caudda-bhuvana-mäjhe
änukülyasya saìkalpaù ……..
TAKE A VOW
“ I WILL ACCEPT THOSE PEOPLE, PLACES,
ACTIONS, THOUGHTS, DESIRES AND
FEELINGS THAT ARE CONDUCIVE TO
CHANTING Çuddha-näma
AND I WILL REJECT EVERYTHING OPPOSED
TO IT.”
2. ATTITUDE TO ATTRACT
THE ALL ATTRACTIVE
golokera prema-dhana, hari-nämasaìkértana, rati nä janmila kene täya
ATTITUDE CONSISTS OF
i. MOOD
: HUMILITY
ii. MENTALITY
: SELFLESS SERVICE
iii. APPROACH
: SURRENDER, SUBMISSIVE
iv. MINDSET
: BEGGAR
A GUN & BLANKS
3. EIGHT RULES FOR BETTER JAPA
1) INITIAL PREPARATION – Vow,
Waking up, Bathing, Kirtana etc.
2) TIME, PLACE, MIND – Early,
Temple, Prayerful
3) CHANTING TECHNIQUES
a) Posture
b) Pace
c) Pronunciation
4) CONCENTRATION – Listen to
mantra
5) CONTROL MIND
a) Stay awake, shout, walk, splash, exercise
b) Power of Now
c) No “Things to Do” List
6) ABSORB 4 QUALITIES
a)
b)
c)
d)
Humility
Pridelessness
Tolerance
Respect for all
7) MEDITATION – On meaning of
Holyname
8) MOOD – Cry for Krishna with
repentant heart
4. CHANT IN ASSOCIATION
OF DEVOTEES
5. INCREASING DETERMINATION :
VOW OF 1-4-16-64
• TENDENCY OF KALIYUGA MIND
1. Lazy
2. Want to quite without even trying
3. No immediate success, Mind will, Back
stammer and whimper
4. I can’t do it, I Quit
•
CHALLENGES IN KALIYUGA
1.
2.
3.
4.
Steady Job
Maintaining Relationship
Fasting on Ekadashi
Finishing Rounds
STEPS TO INCREASE
DETERMINATION
1)
2)
CONSTANT PRACTICE AND DETACHMENT
DETERMINATION TO COMPLETE A TASK
REQUIRES
a)
b)
c)
d)
3)
4)
5)
Mental Concentration
Endeavor
Surrender
Mercy of Lord
ACHIEVING SUCCESS IN DETERMINED
ACTS NOURISHES DETERMINATION AND
ENTHUSES ONE TO UNDERTAKE MORE
DIFFICULT DUTIES.
DETERMINATION, BEING MENTAL POWER,
BECOMES STRONGER BY PRACTICE
VOW OF 1-4-16-64
6. JAPA VARIETY
1) Mänasic
2) Upäàçu
3) Väcika
7. FIVE A’ s IN CHANTING
1) ATTRACTION
2) ATTENTION
1) One thing at time
2) Depends on attraction
3) ABSORPTION
1) Obsess
2) Fully occupy
3) Saturate mind in something
4) ATTACHMENT – To hear & chant
5) AFFECTION - Fond feelings, devotion & love
kabe ha'be bolo se-dina ämär
aparädha ghuci', çuddha näme ruci,
kåpä-bale ha'be hådoye saïcär
8. THREE M’s
1)
METHOD
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
2)
MOOD
1)
2)
3)
Posture
Time
Place
Pronunciation
Avoiding offences
Combines thinking and feeling
Cry out for Krishna in mood separation
MELLOW
1)
2)
3)
Advanced stage
Holyname combines with mellow
Manasi Seva
Thank You Very Much !!!