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Introduction
An educational framework connecting planetary and mind frequencies
Vijay K. Gupta
University of Colorado, Boulder, CO. 80309
International Institute for SKY, Boulder, CO. 80302
Surjalal Sharma
University of Maryland, College Park, MD, 20742
Detection of
of Schumann
Schumannresonances
resonances
Detection
Introduction
Introduction
Sentman, Rad.
Rad. Sci,1987
Sci,1987
Sentman,
What is
is this
this talk
talk about?
about?
•• What
EEG
and
mind
frequencies
using
SKY
EEG
and
mind
frequencies
using
SKY
Brain
frequencies
designated
as Beta,
Alpha,
Theta
• •Brain
frequencies
areare
designated
as Beta,
Alpha,
Theta
and
Delta
[Lipton,
2005]
and
Delta
[Lipton,
2005]
Delta
is the
lowest
of synchronized
rhythm,
3 Hz,
Theta
• •Delta
is the
lowest
of synchronized
rhythm,
1–1
3–
Hz,
Theta
7 Hz,
Alpha
– 13
Beta
Hzthe
is the
highest
4 –47–Hz,
Alpha
8 –813
Hz,Hz,
andand
Beta
>14>14
Hz is
highest
Notice
Theta
is very
close
to the
Schumann
frequency
• •Notice
thatthat
Theta
is very
close
to the
Schumann
frequency
SKY
meditation
practice
lowers
mind
frequencies
• •SKY
meditation
practice
lowers
mind
frequencies
systematically
from
Beta
in day-to-day
activities
systematically
from
Beta
in day-to-day
activities
SKY
meditation
is based
on linking
one’s
mind
the life
• •SKY
meditation
is based
on linking
one’s
mind
withwith
the life
energy,
or the
Kundalini
energy
in the
yoga
literature
energy,
or the
Kundalini
energy
in the
yoga
literature
(Vethathiri,
1999)
(Vethathiri,
1999)
• •WeWe
limit
ourour
discussion
to only
oneone
of the
multiple
stages
of of
limit
discussion
to only
of the
multiple
stages
SKY
meditation,
called
Thuriya,
which
corresponds
to to
SKY
meditation,
called
Thuriya,
which
corresponds
Theta
frequency
Theta
frequency
A mechanistic
mechanistic worldview
worldview of
of the
the modern
modern science
science and
and technology
technology
A
Growing human
human footprint
footprint due
due to
to highly
highly materialistic
materialistic life-styles
life-styles
Growing
st century racing towards a civilizational collapse (Brown, 09)
st
21
21 century racing towards a civilizational collapse (Brown, 09)
Why do
do we
we care?
care?
•• Why
Geophysical scientists-educators
scientists-educators don’t
don’t care,
care, then
then who
who will?
will?
IfIf Geophysical
How to
to reverse
reverse the
the current
current trends?
trends?
•• How
Our proposal:
proposal: Introduce
Introduce aa multi-cultural
multi-cultural educational
educational focus
focus
Our
Schumann
Schumann planetary
planetary frequencies
frequencies
• • Schumann
Schumann(1952)
(1952)made
madeaatheoretical
theoreticalprediction
prediction of
of the
the existence of
resonant
resonantfrequencies
frequenciesininthe
theearth-ionosphere
earth-ionosphere cavity
cavity (the
(the atmosphere)
ELF
ELF(extremely
(extremelylow
lowfrequency
frequencywaves)
waves)propagation
propagation in
in the
the earthionosphere
ionospherecavity
cavityhas
hasmany
manyresonance
resonancefrequencies
frequencies (Schumann
(Schumann
resonances).
resonances).
Schumannresonance
resonancefrequencies
frequenciesare
areexcited
excited by
by lightning
lightning during
Schumann
thunderstormsaround
aroundthe
theglobe
globe
thunderstorms
-1) for the velocity of light to
-1
•
Theoretically,
the
reciprocal
of
time
(T
• Theoretically, the reciprocal of time (T ) for the velocity
aroundthe
theearth's
earth'scircumference
circumferencegives
gives aa frequency
frequency of 7.5 Hz
gogoaround
Modernobservations
observationsshow
showthat
thatthe
thelowest
lowest Schumann
Schumann frequency lies
• • Modern
therange
range77and
and88Hz
Hz(Sentman,
(Sentman,1987)
1987)
ininthe
Abovefindings
findingsininspace
spacegeophysics
geophysicsestablish
establish the
the nature
nature of
of the
the
• • Above
planetaryoscillator
oscillator
planetary
Fall AGU Meeting, 2015 (Invited talk)
••
•
•
•
•
•
The mind
mind frequencies
frequenciesaccording
accordingtotothe
the
The
ancient science
scienceof
ofYoga
Yoga
ancient
EEG
experiment
with
SKY
EEG
experiment
with
SKY
Dhamodhran
(2015)
a senior
professor
of the
system
• •Dhamodhran
(2015)
is aissenior
professor
of the
SKYSKY
system
and
conducted
EEG
experiment
on him-self
in India
and
conducted
thethe
EEG
experiment
on him-self
in India
Inquiry into
into the
the mind
mindhas
hasaalong
longtradition
traditionininthe
theancient
ancientscience
science • •HeHe
placed
electrodes
on different
parts
of the
head,
fingers,
Inquiry
placed
20 20
electrodes
on different
parts
of the
head,
fingers,
of Yoga
Yoga and
and Indian
Indianphilosophy
philosophy
and
ears,
3’ high
wooden
of
and
ears,
andand
satsat
on on
a 3’ahigh
wooden
boxbox
The modern
modern science
scienceaccepts
acceptsthe
thephysiological
physiologicaland
andthe
the
The
third
stage
of SKY
meditation
is Thuriya,
where
the life
• •The
third
stage
of SKY
meditation
is Thuriya,
where
the life
electrical nature
nature of
of brain
brain(Lipton,
(Lipton,2005)
2005)
electrical
energy
is experienced
on top
of the
head
energy
is experienced
on top
of the
head
Electroencephalogram(EEG)
(EEG)places
placeselectrodes
electrodeson
onhuman
human
Electroencephalogram
The
researcher
concentrated
for five
minutes
on of
tophis
of his
• •The
researcher
concentrated
for five
minutes
on top
head and
and measures
measuresthe
theelectromagnetic
electromagnetic(EM)
(EM)activity
activityofofbrain
brain
head,
EEG
recorded
Theta
frequency
shown
below
head,
andand
thethe
EEG
recorded
Theta
frequency
shown
below
frequencies
as frequencies
How are
are the
the brain
brain and
andmind
mindfrequencies
frequenciesrelated?
related?It Itisisa abig
big
question,
question, because
because brain
brainisismaterial
materialbut
butmind
mindisisnot
not
Dhamodhran
Dhamodhran (2015)
(2015)tested
testedthe
thehypothesis
hypothesisthat
that“it“itisisimpossible
impossible
Fig.-1
EEG
pattern
of Theta
Frequency
Fig.-1
EEG
pattern
of
Theta
Frequency
to separate
separate the
the frequencies
frequenciesofofthe
themind
mindand
andthe
thebrain”
brain”
Dhamodharan
Dhamodharan conducted
conductedan
anEEG
EEGexperiment
experimenton
onhimself
himselfusing
using
different
stages
of SKY
meditation
system
threethree
different
stages
of SKY
meditation
system
References
References
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L. (2009).
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B.4. Earth
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Wash. D.C.
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M.K. (2015).
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Kundalini Yoga
Yoga and
and EEG
EEG
Dhamodharan,
Frequencies, Ancient
Ancient Science,
Science, 2(1),
2(1), 1-6.
1-6.DOI:
DOI:
Frequencies,
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B. (2005).
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leilenden Kugel,
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die von
von einer
einer Liftschicht
Liftschicht und
und einer
einer
einer
Ionospharenhulle ungeben
ungeben ist,
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Acknowledgement
Acknowledgement:
We acknowledge Indira Bhatt Gupta
and
her
unparalleled
passion
to
bring
consciousness
in
modern
Geophysical
The first author gratefully acknowledges
Sciences through mind and meditation. She noted and pointed out Itzhak Bentov’s pioneering work on a
the support for this research from the International Institute
coupling between mind and Schumann frequencies in meditators, which served as the foundation for our
for Simplified Kundalini Yoga.
work. It enabled us to build on this innovative idea through modern observations in Schumann frequencies as
well as in mind frequencies. We are grateful to Indira for this lead, and her support for our research through
the International Institute for Simplified Kundalini Yoga.
Spatial map
mapof
ofEEG
EEGdata
data
Spatial
A voltage
voltage map
map of
of the
theEEG
EEGmeasurement
measurementofofelectrical
electricalpatterns
patterns
•• A
at the
the surface
surface of
of the
thescalp
scalpgives
givesaaspatial
spatialrepresentation
representation
at
It reflects
reflects the
the cortical
corticalactivity
activitythat
thatisiscommonly
commonlyreferred
referredtotoasas
•• It
“brain waves”.
waves”.
“brain
• The map
map below
below presents
presentsfrequencies
frequenciesininterms
termsofofdifferent
different
colors. Pink
Pink and
and yellow
yellowrepresent
representneutral
neutralvoltage
voltage
colors.
• In Thuriya,
Thuriya, the
the central
centralpart
partofofbrain
brainbecomes
becomespink
pink&&yellow,
yellow,
while
while the
the periphery
periphery(blue)
(blue)shows
showshigher
higherfrequencies
frequencies
Entrainment of coupled oscillators and implication
Entrainment of coupled oscillators and implication
• We have illustrated that the lowest Schumann (7-8 Hz) is
• slightly
We have
illustrated
thatin
the
lowest(4-7
Schumann
(7-8 Hz) is
above
meditation
Thuriya
Hz)
slightly
above
meditation
in
Thuriya
(4-7
Hz)
• Two oscillators vibrating at frequencies close to each other
• can
Two
oscillators
vibratingoratphase
frequencies
result
in entrainment
lockingclose to each other
can result
in entrainment
ormind
phase
• Bentov
(1977)
observed that
in locking
meditation at 7 Hz can
• phase
Bentov
(1977)
observed
mind infrequency
meditation at 7 Hz can
lock
with the
lowest that
Schumann
phase lock with
theislowest
Schumann
• Subconscious
mind
programmed
in thefrequency
Delta frequency in
• the
Subconscious
programmed
in theafter
Deltabirth
frequency in
womb and inmind
Thetaisin
the first six years
the womb
and
in Theta
in the
years
after birth
• 95%
of one’s
behavior
after
the first
age six
of six
is dictated
by the
• subconscious
95% of one’smind
behavior
after
the age of six is dictated by the
(Lipton,
2005)
subconsciousmind
mindmust
(Lipton,
2005)
• Subconscious
be reprogramed
in Theta
to reduce
consumptioninand
simplify a
• frequency
Subconscious
mindunchecked
must be reprogramed
Theta
highly
materialistic
life unchecked
style
frequency
to reduce
consumption and simplify a
highly materialistic life style
A framework for transforming current education
A framework for transforming current education
• A systematic practice of Thuriya meditation offers a simple
•method
A systematic
practice
of
Thuriya
meditation
offers
a
simple
to experience that human existence is connected
method
to
experience
that
human
existence
is
connected
with the whole planet
with the whole planet
• The ancient and indigenous cultures believed and practiced
•planetary
The ancient
and
indigenous
cultures
believed
and
practiced
interconnectedness
planetary interconnectedness
• Students can use meditation to balance their academic,
•personal,
Studentsfamily
can use
to balance their academic,
andmeditation
social lives
personal, family and social lives
• Meditation is a cost effective tool to maintain personal health
• Meditation is a cost effective tool to maintain personal health
• Universities need to introduce meditation in their
•sustainability
Universities curricula
need to introduce meditation in their
sustainability curricula
• A transformation of education is urgently needed for
•reversing
A transformation
of
education
is
urgently
needed
for
the current unchecked consumption and a highly
reversing
the
current
unchecked
consumption
and
a
highly
materialistic life style
materialistic life style
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