The Human Brain – Apparent Boon of the Omnipotent
Human-body is the most evolved and marvelous creation of nature. Every component-from organs to nerves, muscles, tissues, cells, molecules and subtler functional units of this living system reflects the limitless excellence and absolute perfection of theOmnipotent eternal creator. The crown organ – brain is the sole regulator of this arcaneautomatic system. Because of its wonderful memory unit, nonstop multiple activities of information processing, learning, computing and decision making, etc almost instantly,the human brain is often referred as the supreme computer which is the most remarkable‘product’ of nature’s eternally advanced technology. The intellectual and sentimentaldomains of consciousness pertain to its subtle counterpart – the mind.The present book is complied from the first chapter of volume eighteen of Pt.ShriramSharma Acharya Vangmaya series. It introduces neuro scientific, psychological andspiritual aspects of human brain and mind. Bioelectrical activities of the neuro-synapticconnections between million billions of neurons, information processing through thenervous system and the neuronal network and the mechanism of storage and retrieval of memory are discussed here along with the anatomy of the human brain and psychologicaldepths of human mind. Major sections of this book deal with detailed analysis of theendocrine system and interrelationship of hormonal secretions and physiological,biochemical, mental and emotional variations.Trends and achievements of research in neurosciences are also high lighted here withrelevant reference to the experimental findings. The subtle connections between theendocrine glands and the extrasensory power centers – described as sat chakras andgranthis in the Indian scriptures – are elucidated and guidelines are offered to – wardsspiritual endeavors (sadhanas) of activating these centers.Few people seem to know that the left and right components of the human brain largelywork independently and complementarily. The principal role of the left side brainconsists of motor control and regulations of other bodily activities. The right side brain –also called the “philosophical or religious brain “ , conducts the sensory functions and thesensitive mental processes pertaining to – thinking, imaginations, artistic creativity andthe soft sentiments like compassion and devotion, intrinsic faith and emotional inclinationetc. The author adeptly guides hot the balanced activities and harmonious linkagebetween the two halves of the brain leads to multifaceted development of personality.The book also offers scientifically argued, lucid answers to some of our naturalinquisitiveness concerning – What are the functional centers in the brain, which might beresponsible for exceptional memory? Hope it would inspire us to move deeper in thedepths of the ‘esoteric treasure’ bestowed by the Supreme Consciousness on our brain.
-Dr Pranav Pandya, MD