Some Issues

Jaldhar H. Vyas jaldhar at BRAINCELLS.COM
Wed Oct 1 00:44:12 CDT 1997

On Mon, 29 Sep 1997, Jonathan Bricklin wrote:

> I understand.  My point is that practices like Vipassana and Hatha Yoga are
> something of a bridge between science and religion.  One guru, in fact, has
> gone as far as to claim that the Patanjali of the Yoga sutras made
> religion a science of bare laws.  I don't know if I would go that far (my
> sister, incidentally, teaches Hatha Yoga at Satchidananda's Integral Yoga
> Institute in New York) but it's worth noting that the reason the practice
> of Vipassana and Hatha Yoga have become the spiritual practice of many
> Westerners precisely because their protocols are similar to science.  And
> these protocols are, as well, an aid to understanding Advaita.
> Jonathan Bricklin

I guess people will always try and do this because in a sense this a very
natural connection to make.  I'd be wary that's all as most examples of
this I've seen have turned out to be bad science or bad religion.

Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at>
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