Modern science based on logical reasoning has made human life a wonderful experience. We have almost conquered time and space with almost everything that exists within it. Humans should have been the happiest beings, but that is not the case. Something is missing in our pursuit of happiness. We need to take a deep breath and think over it.
Spiritualists are the happiest persons. They command both respect and reverence from us. Let us not confuse spiritualist with an ascetic or a religious practitioner. It is all about the control of mind where all thoughts originate. Vedic knowledge, the repository for development of human life, states that the mind is all about consciousness. Consciousness is ‘the perception of what passes in the mind’. Modern science looks differently at a mind. Though it considers mind as a repository of all consciousness but it considers the mind as a physical process only. There is nothing spiritual about it. That makes the starting point of our search for connecting science with spirituality.
The Vedic philosophy is developed around these thoughts. Yog Sutra credited to Patanjali, is a repository of yogic practices which recommend developing mental awareness through sense control, while another tradition called tantra says that senses have no role in controlling the mind. It provides alternative practices