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Meditation -> Happiness

Rich Andrews nOspam at yahoo.com
Wed May 21 23:47:17 EST 2003

Tsu Dho Nimh <tsudhonimh at lumbercartel.com> wrote in 
news:maeocvg6g8nqhbhkfmjih5p5ojv8pc1vog at 4ax.com:

> "Kartik Vashishta" <kvashisht at attbi.com> wrote:
>>Yoga and Meditation predate Buddhism by several centuries. Yoga is the
>>correct, efficient and effective method to inner - and outer happiness.
> So are you saying that Buddhists are meditating incorrectly?  
>>"Buddhist Meditation" is a misnomer, it is really yoga - under the name
>>"Buddhist meditation". 
> No.  There are points of Buddhist meditation that developed out
> of the zone of influence of Yoga.  Zen, for one.  
>>This research is just that re-search, the Indian
>>texts, specially Ayurveda recommend yoga and meditation for
>>calmness/happiness etc....
>>Control of the vital energy, - prana means vital. Controlling the vital
>>energy - by controlling the the breath - pranayama aims at happinness - a
>>state of inner joy - reflected not only outside, but to others as well.
>>This science of Yoga is FREE.
> As if Buddhism. 

The science of Yoga?  Isn't that like the science of Bertha Verroneau or the 
science of Cell Salts?


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