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As a boy of sixteen in 1896, he challenged death by a penetrating enquiry into the source of his being. Later hailed as Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi he revealed the direct path of practice of Self-enquiry and awakened mankind to the immense spiritual power of the holy Arunachala Hill, the spiritual heart of the world.
 
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Welcome to Actualization Station!A Podcast on Self-Transcendence and Self-Actualization. From Deep Dives into Life's Greatest Mysteries, to Inquiring Conversations, to Poetry Nights and Guided Meditations,Actualization Station is here to provide you with regularstreams of insights to help you get the most out of life.Together, We Realize Our Highest Visions of Life!Join the Movement on Instagram, Facebook, & Twitter! Like, Subscribe & We Will Rise Together! Become a supporter of this podcast ...
 
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Krishnadevaraya (Kṛṣṇa Deva Rāya) was an emperor of the Vijayanagara Empire who reigned from 1509–1529. He is the third ruler of the Tuluva Dynasty. Presiding over the empire at its zenith, he is regarded as an icon by many Indians. Krishna Deva Raya earned the titles Kannada Rajya Rama Ramana (lit, “Lord of the Kannada empire”), Andhra Bhoja and Mooru Rayara Ganda (lit, “King of three Kings”). He became the dominant ruler of the peninsula of India by defeating the Sultans of Bijapur, Golcon ...
 
Listen to weekly Satsang talks and guided meditations from Swami Shankarananda, including the CD tracks from his best-selling books, Happy For No Good Reason, and Self-inquiry: Using Your Awareness To Unblock Your Life.
 
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Talks in Sanskrit by various leaders of Samskrita Bharati USA. To reach out to us please email us at podcast.bharati@gmail.com. https://sbusatalks.wordpress.com/ http://www.samskritabharatiusa.org/ .
 
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This week at satsang, Swami Shankarananda reflects on his time spent with his beloved guru, Baba Muktananda by reading from Baba's Ganeshpuri Q&A's. Listen as Guruji discusses Baba's teachings on cultivating love and faith, differentiating between ego and true devotion, the guru's impact on sadhana and the 'right way' to meditate. To learn more ...…
 
The Great Wall of China is a 13,000-mile dragon of earth and stone that winds its way through the countryside of China. As it turns out, the wall’s history is almost as long and serpentine as its structure. Megan Campisi and Pen-Pen Chen detail the building and subsequent decay of this massive, impressive wall.…
 
Stress isn’t always a bad thing; it can be handy for a burst of extra energy and focus, like when you’re playing a competitive sport or have to speak in public. But when it’s continuous, it actually begins to change your brain. Madhumita Murgia shows how chronic stress can affect brain size, its structure, and how it functions, right down to th ...…
 
In a bonus third instalment of his Yoga Vasistha satsang series, Swami Shankarananda expands on the four 'gatekeepers of liberation' - self-control, inquiry, the practice of contentment and keeping good company. Listen as Guruji explains the importance of cultivating the friendship of these four major aspects of our sadhana (spiritual journey), ...…
 
Welcome back for another episode of Poetry Night! In this episode, we hear a couple of Robert Frost's poems read by the poet himself, specifically: "Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening", and "Birch". I also read a couple poems of my own "Tree's Song", and "River's Song". You are invited to share poems you enjoy as well, by yourself or anyone e ...…
 
David Carbines Co-Founder of Red Hat Impact Ian oversees all programs and services delivered by Schools Industry Partnership by a team of 23 personnel. He has held this position since 2005. He is widely known and respected by government, business and community leaders for his innovations and passion for inspiring young people to reach their ful ...…
 
In the second instalment of his Yoga Vasistha satsang talk, Swami Shankarananda continues to discuss the fundamental teachings of the inspiring wisdom text. Discover the meaning of the cosmic Guru principle as Swamiji unpacks the yogic issues of overcoming suffering, negative tendencies and how we can learn to cultivate love, bliss and connecte ...…
 
We’ve harnessed electricity, sequenced the human genome, and eradicated smallpox. But after billions of dollars in research, we haven’t found a solution for a disease that affects more than 14 million people and their families at any given time. Why is it so difficult to cure cancer? Kyuson Yun explains the challenges. Lesson by Kyuson Yun, dir ...…
 
On July 26, 1943, Los Angeles was blanketed by a thick gas that stung people’s eyes and blocked out the Sun. Panicked residents believed their city had been attacked using chemical warfare. But the cloud wasn’t an act of war. It was smog. So what is this thick gray haze actually made of? And why does it affect some cities and not others? Kim Pr ...…
 
Who will Win in Greater Hyderabad in 2018 Elections _ Cong _ TRS _ TDP _ Special Focus.mp3
 
David Carbines Co-Founder of Red Hat Impact With a diverse background spanning emergency disaster management (World Vision International), operational management (Aldi Stores) strategic consulting (Deloitte), startup incubation (The Difference Incubator) and enterprise digital transformation (Arup), David co-founded Red Hat Impact to help socia ...…
 
Jeremy Biggs Founder of YTAO Global Jeremy is the Founder and CEO of YTao Global, a technology platform that enables provenance and transparency for the $3Trillion global Fashion Apparel supply chain. His experience as an entrepreneur has seen him working within the retail technology industry for 15 years and has worked across local and interna ...…
 
At satsang this week, Swami Shankarananda began his two part talk on the philosophical text, The Yoga Vasistha. The text is a dialogue between Prince Ram and his guru Visistha and is rich with Shaivite, Buddhist and Vedantic teachings. It explores many questions and ideas on being a yogi in the world, attachment and aversion and the importance ...…
 
Special Focus on PM Modi 4 Years Governance _ Why PM Modi Avoids Press Conferences.mp3
 
Over 100,000 metric tons of caffeine are consumed around the world every year. That’s equivalent to the weight of 14 Eiffel Towers! Caffeine helps us feel alert, focused, and energetic, even if we haven’t had enough sleep — but it can also raise our blood pressure and make us feel anxious. So how does it keep us awake? Hanan Qasim shares the sc ...…
 
As the cargo director on the maiden voyage of the S.S. Buoyant, you’ve agreed to transport several tanks containing the last specimens of an endangered fish species to their new aquarium. Unfortunately, the boat is battered by a fierce storm, throwing your precious cargo overboard. Can you get the fish to safety and save the day? Steve Wyborney ...…
 
Swami Shankarananda guides us through the fifth contemplation from the book Self-inquiry, called 'becoming present'. In this track Swami Shankarananda guides us through the many different sensations of our experience, physical, mental, emotional, all the way to the core, the sense of 'I am'. To purchase the physical copy of Self-inquiry, click ...…
 
In this weeks satsang talk, Swami Shankarananda discusses the great sage, Sri Ramana Maharshi of Arunachula. Listen as Guruji reads question and answers between Sri Ramana and his devotees and unpacks his fundamental teaching of 'Who Am I?' We also hear Ramana's teachings on the relationship between personhood, the mind and the Self. To learn m ...…
 
For the microscopic lab worm C. elegans, life equates to just a few short weeks on Earth. The bowhead whale, on the other hand, can live over two hundred years. Why are these lifespans so different? And what does it really mean to ‘age' anyway? Joao Pedro de Magalhaes explains why the pace of aging varies greatly across animals.…
 
Imagine a group of people. How big do you think the group would have to be before there’s more than a 50% chance that two people in the group have the same birthday? The answer is … probably lower than you think. David Knuffke explains how the birthday problem exposes our often-poor intuition when it comes to probability. Lesson by David Knuffk ...…
 
In this satsang with Swami Shankarananda podcast, Guruji's talk is about his own Guru, Baba Muktananda. It is tradition that before a Kundalini Awakening meditation intensive at the ashram, Guruji will read from some unpublished question and answers with Baba from one of his world tours. In this satsang talk, we hear questions and answers about ...…
 
Ancient Egyptians believed that in order to become immortal after death, a spirit must first pass through the underworld — a realm of vast caverns, lakes of fire, and magical gates. Needless to say, one needed to come prepared. But how? Tejal Gala describes an Egyptian "Book of the Dead" -- a customized magic scroll written by the living to p ...…
 
Mastering any physical skill takes practice. Practice is the repetition of an action with the goal of improvement, and it helps us perform with more ease, speed, and confidence. But what does practice actually do to make us better at things? Annie Bosler and Don Greene explain how practice affects the inner workings of our brains.…
 
This week at satsang with Swami Shankarananda we celebrated the 100th year anniversay of the mahasamadhi of Sai Baba of Shirdi. In this talk we hear about the life and teachings of this famous Indian saint, as well as feel some of the profound wisdom and love that he emanated. To learn more about Swami Shankarananda and his Ashram in Mount Eliz ...…
 
Some perfumers can distinguish individual odors in a fragrance made of hundreds of scents; tea-experts have been known to sniff out the exact location of a particular tea; and the NYC Transit Authority once had a employee responsible only for sniffing out gas leaks. But can anyone learn to smell with the sensitivity of those experts? Alexandra ...…
 
Your research team has found a prehistoric virus preserved in the permafrost and isolated it for study. After a late night working, you’re just closing up the lab when a sudden earthquake hits and breaks all the sample vials. Will you be able to destroy the virus before the vents open and unleash a deadly airborne plague? Lisa Winer shows how. ...…
 
This satsang with Swami Shankarananda, we celebrated the annual Hindu festival of the Goddess, Navaratri. In honour of this, Guruji speaks about some familiar goddessess, Durga, Lakshmi, Saraswati and Kali, and what they represent, as well as their parallels to the Gurdjiffean typology of vital, peculiar and solid. Guruji also speaks about two ...…
 
Computers can beat us in board games, transcribe speech, and instantly identify almost any object. But will future robots go further by learning to figure out what we’re feeling? Kostas Karpouzis imagines a future where machines and the people who run them can accurately read our emotional states — and explains how that could allow them to assi ...…
 
Our ability to mine great amounts of energy from uranium nuclei has led some to bill nuclear power as a plentiful, utopian source of electricity. But rather than dominate the global electricity market, nuclear power has declined from a high of 18% in 1996 to 11% today. What happened to the great promise of this technology? M.V. Ramana and Sajan ...…
 
At satsang with Swami Shankarananda this week we celebrated and honoured the mahasamadhi, or death anniversary of Baba Muktananda, Swamiji's guru. At the beginning of the podcast, Devi Ma shares her introductory talk about her last words from Baba. Guruji then gives his talk compiled from direct transcripts of question and answers from Baba's w ...…
 
Perpetual motion machines — devices that can do work indefinitely without any external energy source — have captured many inventors’ imaginations because they could totally transform our relationship with energy. There’s just one problem: they don’t work. Why not? Netta Schramm describes the pitfalls of perpetual motion machines.…
 
Imagine, for a second, a duck teaching a French class. A ping-pong match in orbit around a black hole. A dolphin balancing a pineapple. You probably haven’t actually seen any of these things. But you could imagine them instantly. How does your brain produce an image of something you’ve never seen? Andrey Vyshedskiy details the neuroscience of i ...…
 
KCR Special Focus On Nalgonda Mahasabha _ Huge Expectations On KCR Sabha In Nalgonda _ ABN Telugu.mp3
 
Today, we return to the most essential practice of life: the art of meditation, that we may know the truth of who we are, before descriptions and conceptions are built. With our attention on the spacious awareness that all thoughts arise in, the alive nature of this very moment becomes self-evident. We realize the true freedom and peace is alre ...…
 
In this weeks Satsang, Swami Shankarananda speaks about one of the Great Beings, Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj. He talks about Jnana Yoga, or the path of wisdom and the intellect. We hear discussions on different methods for Self-realisation, including awareness on the feeling of 'I am', witness consciousness, the clear space of good feeling and a c ...…
 
Sloths spend most of their time eating, resting, or sleeping; in fact, they descend from their treetops canopies just once a week, for a bathroom break. How are these creatures so low energy? Kenny Coogan describes the physical and behavioral adaptations that allow sloths to be so slow.By contact@ted.com (TED).
 
The average person experiences dozens of individual itches each day. We’ve all experienced the annoyance of an inconvenient itch — but have you ever pondered why we itch in the first place? Is there actually an evolutionary purpose to the itch, or is it simply there to annoy us? Emma Bryce digs deep into the skin to find out. Lesson by Emma Bry ...…
 
BJP To Skip Karnataka Legislative Council polls _ Special Focus On BJP Politics In Karnataka.mp3
 
This week at Satsang Guruji spoke about Epictetus, a Greek Stoic philosopher from 120-180AD, and Marcus Aurelius, a Roman emperor and philosopher. Guruji speaks about the similarities between Stoicism, yoga and Kashmir Shaivism. We hear thoughts on finding inner happiness and freedom regardless of external situations, learning to accept and let ...…
 
When a team of archeologists recently came across some 15,000-year-old human remains, they made an interesting discovery: the teeth of those ancient humans were riddled with holes. So what causes cavities, and how can we avoid them? Mel Rosenberg takes us inside our teeth to find out. Lesson by Mel Rosenberg, animation by Andrew Foerster.…
 
Light, bright, and cheerful, "The Four Seasons" by Antonio Vivaldi is some of the most familiar of all early 18th century music, featured in numerous films and television commercials. But what is its significance, and why does it sound that way? Betsy Schwarm uncovers the underlying narrative of this musical masterpiece.…
 
This week at Satsang we celebrated our beloved Devi Ma's birthday. Per her birthday request, Guruji read from question and answers with his own Guru, Baba Muktananda from one of his world tours. Guruji speaks about many enlightening topics for the spiritual seeker and meditator, including how to deal with other people's anger, dealing with the ...…
 
Prolonged space travel plays a severe toll on the human body: microgravity impairs muscle and bone growth, and high doses of radiation cause irreversible mutations. As we seriously consider the human species becoming space-faring, a big question stands: even if we do break free from Earth’s orbit, can we adapt to the extreme environments of spa ...…
 
Nostalgia was once considered an illness confined to specific groups of people. Today, people all over the world report experiencing and enjoying nostalgia. But how does nostalgia work? And is it healthy? Clay Routledge details the way our understanding of nostalgia has changed since the term was first coined in the late 17th century.…
 
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