Solar winds luminously bluster as a distant star explodes into the energy of life. Saffron-fuchsia whispers, like conscious infinite fire flowers, form and shine and speak and sing. Rhapsodic radiance, vibrating at the frequency of truth, awaits the focus of belief to form its dream. Intelligence awakens to this sweet and sacred light, revealing truth and non-truth clearly in its beam.
When we base our happiness on a myopic classification of beliefs, limiting our perception of its attainment to the opinion of an individual, book, or system; then the ability of our consciousness to discover its truth becomes distorted. What we believe in enters the deeper levels of our consciousness and shapes its realizations. If we believe that happiness comes from being wealthy, in a relationship, liked by others, a parent, or educated; based on the premises of family, church, or the media; then we will seek happiness through these avenues, and likely wind up on the dead end street of a studio set; forcing a Hollywood smile, pretending to be happy, and wondering what went wrong. If we do this long enough, we may even believe that this is real happiness, because this is what we were told, and this is what we want to believe.
The primary function of intelligence is to help us distinguish the true and real from the untrue and unreal. It allows us to differentiate the true nature of things from illusion or speculation. Through it we develop our core awareness of truth, from which we can create real and enduring happiness.
Since conscious infinite light vibrating at the frequencies of truth comprise both the form and the formless, the substance of both energy and matter, and the life force giving subatomic birth to our beliefs; in order to realize happiness we must better understand the human energy system. The following excerpt is taken from “Seven Colors of Happiness,” as published in the Jan-Feb 2014 Issue of Alternative Medicine magazine.
Ayurveda and the Human Energy System
According to Ayurveda we are composed of three bodies containing five sheaths: physical body (food sheath); astral body (pranic, mental, and intellectual sheaths), and causal body (seed sheath). The astral body is connected to the physical body at several points called chakras. We are alive because of the life force, or prana, flowing through us. Prana circulates within the astral body through channels called nadis, enters the physical body through the chakras, and circulates within the physical body through pathways called meridians. Many forms of illness exist first in the astral body, and may exist there for years before reaching the physical body. A blockage or imbalance in the energy flow within the astral body may lead to physical, emotional, or mental illness. Chakras send energy outward from the core of the physical body to the astral body, and receive prana from the astral body which enters the core. Chakras can be open or closed, excessive or deficient, or can exist at various stages in between. The chakras must be in balance with each other, and there should be an even flow of energy through all of them. After entering through the chakras, prana circulates within the physical body through meridians. These meridians govern the functioning of the major organ systems of the body. For each organ system to remain healthy and balanced, prana must flow freely along the meridians.
Seven Colors of Happiness
If you would like happiness to be one of your guides to higher consciousness, then please choose one of the following prescriptions based on your current life circumstances, practice it daily, and realize its benefits. When things change, you may want to switch to the color that best fits your new situation. These prescriptions will help make you happier in the absence of unresolved core personality issues and their accompanying defenses. For those with such issues and defenses, therapy or spiritual teaching may be indicated. Remember, emotions, thoughts, and sense perceptions can distract from the awareness needed for sustainable happiness.
The practices within this method will help you learn to be happier in the wake of a crisis. Critical incident stress debriefing, additional sleep, earthing, weight training, cardio, relationship support, meditation, and hatha yoga will help restore balance, grounding, and resilience. Increased protein consumption, cedar incense, ruby, garnet, or hematite gemstones; and balancing yoga poses such as Tree, Eagle, and Dancer will also help restore health and happiness following a real or perceived threat to survival.
This recipe will help you learn to become happier when faced with anxiety, depression, or mood instability. Cognitive therapy, helping others, daily gratitude lists, hobbies, cardio, weight training, tantra yoga, and meditation will help restore sweetness and stability to your mood. Increased fluid consumption; orris root, gardenia, and damiana incense; pearl, carnelian, moonstone, and coral gemstones; and yoga poses of Triangle, Forward Bends, Shoulder Stands, Plough, and Butterfly will also help you feel better during difficult emotional moments.
This prescription will increase your happiness quotient if you are lacking confidence or self esteem. Public speaking, spending time with positive friends or family, hobbies, giving, gratitude lists, helping others, weight training, cardio, meditation, and Kundalini yoga will increase your personal power and improve your mood. Eating more carbs; dragons blood, sandalwood, saffron, musk, cinnamon, and ginger incense; red coral, amber, topaz, yellow citrine, and rutilated quartz gemstones; and yoga poses of Cobra, Bow, Abs Strengthener, Leg Lifts, and Crocodile Variation will also make you a happier, more assertive you.
When you are unhappy in love, these recommendations will jumpstart the joy in your heart. Giving, planning a trip, going outside for 20 minutes each day, practicing genuine smiling, throwing negative thoughts in the trash, spending time with positive friends and family, helping others, hobbies, cardio, weight training, meditation, and Bhatia yoga will return the life to your love. Eating more green fruits and vegetables; lavender, jasmine, orris root, yarrow, marjoram, and meadow sweet incense; emerald, tourmaline, jade, and rose quartz gemstones; and yoga poses of Locust, Camel, Cobra, Fish and Pranayama will also help you become more loving, compassionate, and happy.
When poor communication is bringing you down, then this formula will give you the needed lift. Therapy or classes for communication, brain training, hobbies, daily writing about positive things, helping others, unencumbered giving, going outside for 20 minutes each day, burning negative thoughts written on paper, cardio, weight training, meditation, and mantra yoga will help you feel better when your words have let you down. Increased fruit consumption; frankincense, benzoin and mace incense; turquoise, aquamarine, and celestite gemstones; and yoga poses of Lion, Shoulder Stand, Plough, Headstand, Camel and Fish will also improve your communicational clarity, expression, and happiness.
When illusion is inhibiting your happiness, then these practices will bliss out your blues. Sensitivity training, planning a trip, weight training, cardio, meditation, and yantra yoga will help you see the bigger picture. Increased silver intake; mugwort, star anise, acacia, and saffron incense; lapis lazuli, quartz, and star sapphire gemstones; and yoga poses of fish, sealing posture, and shoulder stand will also increase the scope and clarity of your inner vision.
When you lack awareness of higher consciousness, and when this distracts you from your dream; then this approach will help you find the way. Meditation and Jnana yoga will turn on the light of awakened consciousness. Fasting; lotus and gotu kola incense; diamond and amethyst gemstones; and yoga poses of The Headstand, The Lotus, and all Meditation Poses will also lead to enlightened, happy living.
So choose the most applicable color prescription, practice it daily, and enjoy the improvement in your health, happiness, and overall effectiveness.
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