Secret Principles of Immortality, Edition 7

In previous articles I have mentioned how the subject may implicate herbal magic or sexuality, but that the portrayal of a Chinese peasant may be misleading, even if it is the most accurate form of folk legend; Clearly, it seems, herbal magic or sexuality would work for this especial peasant, although it may be the opposite of the desirable thing for a large number of Americans; For example, speaking of potent medicines, marijuana is said to promote paranoia and addictive behaviors, which are unsuitable to the kind of rational pragmatic existence required for immortality; Mushrooms have long been understood to convey health or hallucinations, but kills those who are not knowledgeable of the correct mushroom to pick; Mint leaves may mean wealth to some people, but its more common application is as a very mild kind of tea; Certainly what these initial perspectives suggest is that herbal magic can have no superstitions of miracle; If there is a remedy for immortality that is not rare or happenstantial, it occurs only gradually, during a period in which the person would already have attained what some would call immortality; In other words, herbs must have real properties to have any effect, and as such they are ‘supplements’ not ‘panaceas’; As a side note, it is worth noting that rarely has ambergris been referred to as a panacea; That should be warning enough, if anyone has the opportunity to indulge;

But these pretensions of the weakness of medicine do not mean that health is not a factor in determining long life; But it is clear from the failures of many potent drugs, that health and medicine together are not enough to convey the properties of long life; With an admonition about unhealthy living as doctors used to give to the many that died of unhealthy living, it is sufficient at this point to redirect the dialogue with the thought that avoiding danger is a sufficient initial starting point for adaptation;

However, if the individual person may be sleeping or awake, dreaming or processing, loving or hating, then what can be done about the principles of immortality? What can be done if the individual has not achieved nirvana? What can be done if the individual does not have a secure contract, a safe passage to the consecrated life, the life promised by dreamers and priests? Then we must turn to some natural idiom of the immortal life, some bold information which expresses the principles of life within context;

One way to do this is as I did earlier, looking at opposite concepts which are already present; In doing so, I always combined two things which seemed like opposites;

(1)’Blindness to the wall, Patience with the clock, Sight within the maze, Impatience with immortality’

[the first phrase is justified by the idea that the wall is death, for otherwise time would be death; patience with the clock means that one must be impatient with immortality, and patience with the clock seems demanded by context; sight within the maze is an advantage that is the opposite of blindness to the wall; impatience with immortality may be a high-linguistic relevance of the value of immortal life, ala 'vital nerve']

I will now interpret each term in reverse, double-reversing every two sets of translations; This serves as an extended riddle; The result is the following, which I will record for interest; Ostensibly it solves some of the problems of seeking immortality in my context, if I accept the initial terms; As I learned, these sentences or fragments serve to contextualize specific rules, which bear on the highly specific character of life; This is in keeping with my original agenda; And if my agenda seems ignorant, then so too the mission will be simpler to learn for those who are unfamiliar with the method:

(2) Patience with immortality, Blindness to design, Impatience with time, Sight within the temple

(3) No effect upon architecture, Measurement of life, Created eyes, Game of changelessness

(4) Perfect change, Destroying ignorance, Death to travel, Unraveling game

(5) Capturing life, Immortal temple, Creating innocence, Imperfect time

(6) Flawless laws, Unmaking knowledge, Time’s kingdom, Tree of life

(7) Roots of judgment, Life’s temple, Common wisdom, Beautiful weather

(8) Moments of reckoning, Uncommon knowledge, Questioning death, Epiphanies

(9) Disease, Recklessness, Living, Unrepentant

(10) Permissions and machines, Death machines, Diabolical calculus, Punch cards

(11) Wise words, Simple stories, The immortal way, Objective coherency applications

(12) Incoherent evil, Life-time, Regret, Unimpeachable

(13) Admissions, Glory, Secrets, Geometry

(14) Science, Sentences, Moribund, Mistakes

(15) Eloquence, Vital Nerves, Nominal, Art

(16) Change, Prestige, Emptiness, Ribald

(17) Gusts, Ruined, Vocal, Reeds

(18) Occult, Good poets, Raffle, Ass

(19) Bust, Perihelion, Ass, Priests

At this point it does what I call “degenerating into realism”, in other words my specific context has figured too strongly, not in the choices of words, but in the cosmic judgment which prefigures their context; I suspect, however, that by the laws of America the goddess this isn’t a mistaken use of language, but instead a flagrant appearance of fairness, in someone’s attempt to justify the status quo; Clearly enough it comes down to other things, like the traditional school mandates: (1) knowing Latin, (2) knowing the poets, (3) not being late, (4) accepting one’s punishment; This gives some clue to the level of the folly; For these four school lessons each seem to embody someone’s desire to destroy the child;

If the lessons of schoolchildren are interpreted as the failure of mortality, two things can be interpreted, which may be called “God’s Excuses”: (1) History was not being futuristic, (2) Death is an errand with a beautiful wife;

Clearly to the aspiring immortal, these must not be attractive excuses; In a future article I will attempt to justify the defense for ordinary existence as a form of longevity, realizing that it has justice to respond to the fault of these earlier statements;

I have stated that those are the problems of immortality in a local context;

So concludes The Secret Principles of Immortality, Edition 7

Ayurvedic Medicine – Benefits

Ayurvedic Medicine is an ancient system based medicine, which evolved among the Brahmin sages of ancient India. Ayurveda is from the roots “ayur” meaning life and “veda” meaning knowledge. Ancient Vedic texts indicate the system is the oldest being practiced prior to 4000 B.C. and some believe it is even 8000 years old. Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) are very similar being based on universal natural bi-polar concepts that matter and energy are one. There are several aspects of this system of medicine which distinguish it from other approaches to health care:

o The focus of Ayurveda is to integrate and balance the body, mind, and spirit, rather than focusing on individual symptoms. This is believed to help prevent illness and promote wellness by balancing the three subtle energies known as Doshas – individually they are Vatha, Pitta and Kapha.

o Ayurveda philosophy posits people, their health, and the universe are related. It is believed that health problems can result when these relationships are out of balance.

o Ayurveda, herbs, metals, massage, and other products and techniques are used with the intent of cleansing the body and restoring balance. Some of these products may be harmful when used on their own or when used with conventional medicines.

o Ayurveda recognizes the unique constitutional differences of all individuals and therefore recommends different regimens for different types of people. Although two people may appear to have the same outward symptoms, their energetic constitutions may be very different and therefore call for different remedies.

o Ayurveda is a complete medical system which recognizes that ultimately all intelligence and wisdom flows from one Absolute source (Paramatman). Health manifests by the grace of the Absolute acting through the laws of Nature (Prakriti). Ayurveda assists Nature by promoting harmony between the individual and Nature by living a life of balance according to her laws.

o Ayurveda describes three fundamental universal energies which regulate all natural processes on both the macrocosmic and microcosmic levels. That is, the same energies which produce effects in the various galaxies and star systems are operating at the level of the human physiology–in your own physiology. These three universal energies are known as the Tridosha.

o The ancient Ayurveda physicians realized the need for preserving the alliance of the mind and body and offers mankind tools for remembering and nurturing the subtler aspects of our humanity. Ayurveda seeks to heal the fragmentation and disorder of the mind-body complex and restore wholeness and harmony to all people.

Unlike Traditional Western Medicine, Ayurvedic Medicine is non-invasive and focuses on the individual’s needs and prevention versus treating symptoms as one-size-fits all. Taking OTC and presecription drugs for symptoms that might have a different source than someone else makes as much sense as buying a hat sized for someone else.

o Is your Liver receiving the Nutritional Support it Needs?

o Are you Taking the Right Antioxidants in the Right Quantities?

o Does Your Body Metabolize proteins effectively or poorly?

o Does Your Body Metabolize Fats or Carbohydrates effectively or poorly?

o Are Hidden Food Sensativities or Allergies Making you Ill?

During the last century, Ayurveda Medicine has completed a rebirth and continues to evolve its holistic approach to health in accordance with modern needs and scientific advances of the day.

Established in 1982 by Scott Gerson, M.D., PhD, who is the nation’s only medical doctor to hold degrees in both Ayurveda and allopathic medicine, the National Institute of Ayurvedic Medicine (NIAM) is recognized as the largest and most authentic resource of information on Ayurveda in the United States.

Ayurveda Medicine conceptualizes and practices eight major subspecialties of medicine in addition to numerous adjunctive specialties. The eight major subspecialties continue to be taught today include:

1. Internal Medicine (Kayachikitsa)

2. General Surgery (Shalya Tantra)

3. Otorhinolaryngology (Shalakya)

4. Pediatrics and Obstetric/Gynecology (Kaumarabhrtya)

5. Psychiatry (Bhutavidya)

6. Toxicology (Agada Tantra)

7. Nutrition, Detoxification and Rejuvenation (Rasayana Tantra)

8. Fertility and Virility (Vajikarana)

For every disease, there is information about: definition, etiology, prodrome, clinical symptoms, pathophysiology, prognosis, principles of treatment, medicines, diet, lifestyle recommendations, and even etymology. This approach is similar to modern western medicine and even more comprehensive.


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