henceforth also is a factor of appropriate timing in ones life. Sounds karmic, thebasis of Hindu philosophy!Hindus undertake committed (to God, of course, by way of prayers) pilgrimage tovarious temples in India, though not bound by the scriptures to do so. Whileplans would be afoot to reach a temple shrine, mostly preceded by 40 days’structured life style, denouncing sex, meat, smoke, liquour, comforts (even softbeds, hot water and three meals – only two are allowed, not to forget the non-usage of footwear!) and a daily congregational prayers in the evenings, few maynot make it to the pilgrimage, owing to many unavoidable reasons. “The time tomake the pilgrimage and be THERE to receive His blessings has not yet come”,would be the consoling words given by elders.Receiving good wisdom, good company and mental peace and satisfaction,usually are seen connected to an appropriate divine timing, usually out of boundsfor human beings.
Comparing Hindu Philosophical Components to The Kybalion
Samkhya, the oldest of many philosophical systems of Hinduism, is a dualisticphilosophy between the soul and matter, as against the Kybalion, whichadvocates the dualism between mind and the body. Atman, the soul is differentfrom mind, by its characteristics which state that atman is absolute reality, all-pervasive, eternal, indivisible, attributeless, pure consciousness. It is non-matterand is beyond intellect.Hindu philosophical tenets are founded on the acceptance of atman’s existence – jeevaatma, which is indestructible, as against Kybalion’s defining the duality withwhat its calls, ‘The principle of Mentality’, first of its seven principles. ‘All that is’,is mentality, the Kybalion states.
Four Mahavakyas (Great Statements) of Hinduism and the seven Principlesof The KybalionPrinciple of Mentalism
“All that is Mind” is the principle of mentalism by Kybalion. This connotes that thepower of one’s mind is limitless. If one could master his own mind, he ismastering himself and hence could master the universe.‘Looking into thyself’, is how Hindu philosophy states. Looking into oneself is themost excruciating task in the Hindu spirituality. This has led to thousands andthousands of yogis’ penances. Great treatises have been written on that onestatement. The great sage Ramana Maharishi from the south of India states that‘while trying to look into oneself, appreciate that the mind keeps wavering fromone point to the other. One should not try to hard to stop it at one point, initially