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Modern Science Meets Vedic and Puranic Thoughts

In an article titled ‘Hinduism: Where Science andSpirituality Intersect’ in the Huffington Post Gadadhara Pandit Dasa, Hindu Chaplain, Columbia University and New York University suggests that some theories of modern science were already detailed in Vedas and Puranas. The important examples that he provides is of multiple existence of the universe, several universes and relativity of time  Some excerpts from the article
In a recent article, in the U.S. News and World Report, physicist Roger Penrose theorized that the Big Bang might be one in a cycle of such events, suggesting that the universe has had multiple existences. This is common knowledge to one familiar with Vedic philosophy and cosmology, which very clearly indicates that the universe has had many births and deaths.
The centuries-old wisdom of the Vedic texts doesn't stop there. They claim that our universe is just one of many universes, a concept entertained by modern science and referred to as "the multiverse theory.…

Sage Patanjali – Pearls of Wisdom

We are to live so that no harm or pain is caused by our thoughts, words, or deeds to any other being.
When you are inspired by some great purpose, some extraordinary project, all your thoughts break their bonds; your mind transcends limitations, your consciousness expands in every direction, and you find yourself in a new, great and wonderful world. Dormant forces, faculties and talents become alive, and you discover yourself to be a greater person by far than you ever dreamed yourself to be.
These obstacles to self-knowledge disrupt and scatter the mind – they are disease, dullness, doubt, negligence, laziness, dissipation resulting from excess craving, delusion, lack of achieving the concentration necessary to achieve higher consciousness and instability. Sage Patanjali
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