You are on page 1of 16

RAJYOGA

MEDITATION

day 1

“KNOWING
MYSELF”
In this session we shall find the
answer to the following question

Who am I?
Knowing Myself - The Soul

+ =
SOUL – A POINT
OF LIGHT

SKELETON OF HUMAN
BONES AND BEING
FLESH
THE SOUL AND THE BODY

MAN WHEN BOTH MEET THE


COMPUTER COMPUTER CAN BE USED

Just like a computer cannot operate on its own


and needs a programmer, a body too cannot
carry out actions without the soul.
A soul uses the physical body to perform its role.
THE SOUL AND THE BODY

CAR A DRIVER DRIVING


THE CAR

A car cannot move on its own and needs a driver.


The body is equivalent to a car and the soul is
equivalent to the driver.
Knowing Myself - The Soul
Knowing Myself - The Soul
The soul has 3 faculties –
• MIND
• INTELLECT
• RESOLVES
The Mind
THE MIND CREATES THOUGHTS.

EXAM
FOUR TYPES OF THOUGHTS
• POSITIVE- Joy, Peace, Love, Hope, Mercy,
Honesty, Harmony, Tolerance, Enthusiasm,
Cooperation, Understanding
• NEGATIVE- Anger, Stress, Ego, Laziness, Lust
Revenge, Carelessness, Criticism, Jealousy,
Attachment, Greed
• NECESSARY- Work, career, routine,
profession, studies
• WASTE- Past, Future
• A Human Mind creates as many as 35-48
thoughts every minute.
• Scientific research shows that 95% of
these thoughts are negative and/or
waste
The Intellect
• Through the intellect the soul decides whether
the thought created by the mind should be
brought into action or not.

It’s just
Don’t
one
smoke
cigarette
Sanskaars/Habits
• Each action when performed repeatedly
becomes a habit/sanskaar.
• Each soul has 5 means of acquiring sanskaars.
1. Original sanskaars of the soul (purity, peace,
love, bliss, happiness, knowledge, power)
2. Sanskaars from past births
3. Inherited from parents
4. Influence of company
5. Will Power
WILL POWER

INHERITED
FROM FAMILY ORIGINAL SANSKAARS
OF THE SOUL

SANSKAARS
INFLUENCE BY PAST LIFE
PEERS SANSKAARS
TODAY’S HOMEWORK
“Practice visualizing yourself
as a point of light in the
centre of your forehead”
LET US MEDITATE FOR A
FEW MINUTES
OM SHANTI

HAVE A
BEAUTIFUL DAY !

HAVE A BEAUTIFUL DAY…