Tag Archives: metaphysics

Principle of minimal structure

I delayed this post for six months. I decided to release it today because holding it longer would mean that I am becoming timid and self-conscious with my physics speculations. Here it goes. I stayed in a hotel in Antalya … Continue reading

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Meta-theory

Image credit I have watched the film “Particle Fever” for the second time last night. There is a nice PBS article about this film. “Particle Fever” was produced by David Kaplan who is a theoretical physicist at Johns Hopkins University. … Continue reading

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Why 3? (area related argument)

In the first installment I reminded the fact that there are exactly 3 generations (flavors) of fermions. This fact was established by the CERN LEP experiments (Aleph, Delphi, L3, and Opal). There is an independent confirmation of this fact by the … Continue reading

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On multiple perspectives

I keep saying that science will provide infinite number of perspectives on Reality and there will never be a single unified theory of the universe. Why? Why multiple perspectives? Because science limits itself to the physical realm. It is impossible to … Continue reading

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Complementarity Principle of Quantum Mechanics

Niels Bohr regarded the “complementarity principle” as the most fundamental principle of Quantum Mechanics, He introduced the concept of “complementarity” in his Como Lecture in 1927. The formal presentation [1] was given in his book “Atomic theory and the description … Continue reading

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Inference and Propensity

Dictionary definitions: Propensity: an inclination or natural tendency to behave in a particular way. Inference: a conclusion reached on the basis of evidence and reasoning. In the context of spiritual philosophy: propensity: a causal factor influencing an individual entity inference: … Continue reading

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David R. Hawkins on Causality

This is my fourth post in the “causality” series. The first three were: Difference between correlation and causation Phillip Gibbs on Temporal and Ontological Causality Kant, Hume, Reichenbach, Meister Eckhart and others on Causality I think that the following question … Continue reading

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Kant, Hume, Reichenbach, Meister Eckhart and others on Causality

This is my third post in the “causality” series. The first two were: Difference between correlation and causation Phillip Gibbs on Temporal and Ontological Causality Here’s some heavy articles weighing on the concept of causality Kant and Hume on Causality … Continue reading

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Difference between pseudoscience, metaphysics, spiritual philosophy and science

Science is good, metaphysics is good, spiritual philosophy is great but pseudoscience is bad. This is my position. If you ask scientists they would say “science is good, metaphysics is bad, and pseudoscience is very bad.” Scientists would not differentiate … Continue reading

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Narcissistic Mystic against Scientific Materialism

Popular media is under the impression that physicists are becoming more open-minded about the mysteries of the universe and the dominance of the “scientific materialism” – most dogmatic form of materialism – is waning. My observation is quite the opposite. … Continue reading

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Mystery

The most powerful force in the universe is the attraction of a mystery. We fear the unknown but we are attracted to it.  The powerful attraction of the hidden truth is irresistible. We cannot accept the possibility of a random … Continue reading

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No Thermal Death for the Universe

In 2011 the Nobel Prize in physics was shared by Saul Perlmutter, Brian P. Schmidt and Adam G. Riess “for the discovery of the accelerating expansion of the universe through observations of distant supernovae.” Prior to their research we knew … Continue reading

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Metaphysics

Layers of the Mind (Kosha and Loka) Citta Conservation Law of Three Gunas Aspects of Rajoguna, Tamoguna, Sattvaguna A Fundamental Principle Origin of Life Number Symbolism Duality and Interaction A Commentary on “Vibration, Form and Colour” The Five Fundamental Factors (Bhutas)

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Inspiring Metaphors (3): Triangle

Triangle and the 3 Gunas In spiritual philosophy, in some religions, in most esoteric philosophies and in various metaphysical creation theories the triangle and the essence of triangle the number 3 is used as a metaphorical device to refer to … Continue reading

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Spiritual Teachings of Tehuti

Introduction Philosophical, spiritual, religious, metaphysical and scientific influence of the mythical personality Tehuti on the world culture is immense. Tehuti was deified by ancient Egyptians and he was accepted and respected by all societies in the Near East. He is … Continue reading

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The Five Fundamental Factors (Bhutas)

The cosmology of Ananda Marga philosophy is known as Brahmacakra or the Cycle of Creation. The 5 fundamental (rudimental) factors mentioned in Brahmacakra refer to the stages of creation where the physical universe emerges from the Cosmic Citta (primordial fabric). In … Continue reading

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A Commentary on “Vibration, Form and Colour”

In his discourse titled “Vibration, Form and Colour” [1], Shrii Shrii Anandamurti reminded us the following facts: Each “vibration” has “form” Each “form” has “colour” Therefore, each “vibration” must have “colour” as well. What is vibration? Shrii Shrii Anandamurti tells … Continue reading

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Intuitional Science (1) – Definition

This is the first piece of a series. I wanted to classify these writings under the “Intuitional Science” category. My understanding of the term is a little different from the traditional meaning. In the past the term “Intuitional Science” was … Continue reading

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My Favorite Books

I excluded fiction from this list. I also excluded many scientific and technical books which are truly my favorites but they would not be appropriate here. Another excluded category is the esoteric books. The following are the books that I … Continue reading

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Unity of Being (Absolute Monism)

Introduction Unity of Being and Absolute Monism refer to the same concept. There is only ONE Absolute Being in existence. Cosmos including all the physical universes and the infinite number of souls are transformations or internal reflections of this Absolute Being … Continue reading

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Duality and Interaction

Duality is the outcome of an interaction. The fundamental interaction that is sometimes symbolized by the yin/yang symbol is the binding action of Prakrti (Cosmic Operative Principle) on Puruśa (Cosmic Cognitive Principle). This binding action is the fundamental interaction. The binding … Continue reading

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Number Symbolism

Zero : Dimensionless Infinity of Consciousness Geometric representation of zero is a dot (point) because a point is zero-dimensional. The Absolute Unqualified Consciousness (Nirguna Brahma) is symbolized by a point because Nirguna Brahma is beyond this creation, it is beyond … Continue reading

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A Fundamental Principle

Introduction Absolute Unqualified Consciousness (Godhead, Nirguna Brahma, Absolute Being, Ein Sof, Alam-i Hahut), or whatever name you invent to describe the indescribable infinity of love and bliss, is totally beyond mind and comprehension. It is an undivided whole. Creation is … Continue reading

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Aspects of Rajoguna, Tamoguna, Sattvaguna

The 3 gunas constitute the foundation of the Brahmacakra theory which was modernized and reformulated by Shrii Shrii Anandamurti [1] [2] . The 3 gunas explain not only the multiplicity and variation seen in the physical universe but the aspects … Continue reading

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Conservation Law of Three Gunas

The 3 gunas constitute the foundation of the Brahmachakra theory which was modernized and reformulated by Shrii Shrii Anandamurti [1] [2] . The 3 gunas explain not only the multiplicity and variation seen in the physical universe but the aspects … Continue reading

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