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Nagas: Ancient Beings, Our Body Devatas

Ancient Vedic stone sculpture represnting Nagas--ancient beings, our body devatas

Nagas are ancient beings that live in all parts of the Universe. Like bacteria in our bodies, we live in a symbiotic relationship with them. The Nagas are our body Devatas. They are much, much older than the body itself, yet they are not at all isolated to exist only within the physical form. Nagas … Read more

Narasimha: the Fourth Avatar of Vishnu, the Protector God

Narasimha—the Protector God who defends mankind when no other solutions can be found Lord Narasimha is one of nearly an infinite number of personified aspects of the Causal field of the body. This form of self is a protector, responsible for solving problems, destroying evil and restoring Dharma. Lord Narasimha’s special skill is to find … Read more

Narayana: Vishnu—the Sustainer of the Universe

Narayana is another name for Vishnu (the sustainer of the Universe) in Vedic terminology. Classical renditions of Narayana often depict Brahma, the creator, extending from his navel. (Creation emerges from pure Source, the supreme essence of all.) Unexpressed Brahma is known as Unified Totality. Expressed Brahma is said simply to be Totality. This whole expressed Universe, … Read more

Neurochemicals: Pathways to Self-Healing

What are neurochemicals? Neurochemicals are chemicals involved in our nervous system’s functioning. Accordingly, they transmit signals from neurons1, regulate thoughts, adjust emotions, promote growth, manage nervous system cell repair and play an important role in the cognitive process. Examples of neurochemicals: One major type of neurochemical is the neurotransmitter. It transmits signals by crossing the … Read more

Nucleus Accumbens: Key motivational player

Nucleus Accumbens

The Role of our Nucleus Accumbens Scientists initially considered the Nucleus Accumbens, located in our forebrain, as simply “the reward center” of our brain. This organ is now known to have wider implications. It plays a key role in both pleasurable and adverse experiences, and serves as the neural interface between motivation and action. And it’s involved in several … Read more