Our present culture lacks many things, but above all, lacks the capacity to communicate with the Supreme Consciousness, our Inner-Self, and thus ignore the cosmic vibrations.
Cosmic vibrations also refers to localised aspects or representatives of the Supreme on this physical planet of Earth, with the Divine Mother in the form of Mother Earth, represented in the sacred Cow, the Rivers (as in India all Rivers are lauded as Goddesses), in Trees (as Tulsi) or Forests (Yakshas), Mountains (like Kailasha or Arunachala), Oceans (as Varuna), Light or Sun (as Surya) etc.
Brahman or the Supreme Reality was personified into many forms or Gods, and he can hence be seen in nature easily in such ways, by the elementals or celestial ethereal beings that govern such aspects in nature and are the “limbs” of Brahman, as examples below:
Trees – Tulsi, Soma, Rudraksha
Rivers – Sarasvati, Ganga, Yamuna
Nations – Bharata, Ila
Earth – Prithvi
Elements – Vasus
Sky – Dyaus
Storms, Natural Catastrophes, Lightening – Indra
Lust – Kama
Goodness – Vishnu
Passion and Ego – Prajapati
Darkness – Shiva
Decay and inauspiciousness, ugliness and poverty – Nirriti
Health, wealth, auspiciousness and beauty – Lakshmi
Sun and Light – Surya
Morning, Awakening – Ushas
Night – Ratri or Kali
Time – Kala
Death – Yama
Anger – Manyu
Fire and Warfare – Agni
Asceticism, Sacrifice, Worship – Rudra
Wind – Vayu
Waters and Oceans – Varuna
Birds – Garuda
Snakes – Ahirbudhnya
Fish – Matsya
Pigs – Varaha
Cattle – Nandini, Kamadhenu
Mountains – Mt. Meru, Parvata, Parvati
Jupiter and Wisdom – Brihaspati
Eclipse and Ignorance – Vritra, Svarbhanu, Kali
Night Sky - Prishni
Stars and Warriors – Rishis, Maruts
Moon and Bliss – Soma
Art, Construction and Technology – Vishwakarma, Ribhus
Texts, learning, fine arts, writing – Saraswati and Brahma
Sound, Language, Speech, Mantra – Vak, Gayatri
Power and strength – Shachi, Indrani
Thus, the subtle vibrations are beyond language and emit from these organic creations that are all apart of Mother Earth, as children like ourselves. These are things we need to be more finely attuned to.
For example, weather we are in Europe or America or India makes no difference, for we can see divinity and these cosmic vibrations within our own localised regions. We have our own forms of Kailasha and Mother Saraswati and Gangas in our own cultures – such is how Vedic culture takes upon the forms and names of many deities in ancient Sumeria, Egypt, Europe and the Americas, but still the same central theme pervaded these, with their harmony with nature, and being culturally attuned to these Cosmic Vibrations.
The ancients, speaking this cosmic language, thus saw the Divine in all aspects of creation, from lust (kama) to a bull (vrisha), to the oceans (god Varuna), fire (god Agni), the Sun, Moon and Stars, Sky, Earth, Elements (personified in India by the Vasu deities) etc. Nothing was not the divine. Even Sattva (Truth or nature of goodness) and Tamas (darkness and quality of ignorance) personified as Vishnu and Shiva respectively, were also lauded as Divine, and merely two aspects of the same coin.
Primitive faiths, such as Zoroastrianism, Islam and Christianity, have denied these higher and subtler connections with nature, and hence stopped speaking the language of the cosmos, and became deaf to the cosmic vibrations. As a result, they began to destroy and pollute the Earth and her inhabitants and environment, without any care, not hearing her cry for help.
Practices of ancient Hindus such as cremation themselves destroy any impurities of the decaying body and reduced to ashes, do not pollute the atmosphere and earth as other cultures. It also enabled the soul to transcend the body – unlike asuric (negative) cultures in Egypt for example, which revered the body of the Pharaoh and thus kept his consciousness within the physical body.
By such dualistic or physical practices, they hence lost the elemental harmony and contact with these higher forces within nature.
However, the Great Rishis or Seers of ancient India as seen in the Vedas, and the Natha Yogis (Maruts of Vedas) were highly attuned to these vibrations, and thus represented a higher state of consciousness and awareness, living closely with nature in thatched-rooved huts made of organic materials such as mud-brick and clay or in caves. Some went naked, having only the sky as their garb, whilst others wore natural materials ranging from flax to wool to cotton and silk – unlike our synthetic and artificial culture today.
They had no weapons, and no written language, and hence no books. Their mantras or sacred chants could be used as great weapons, having effects greater than atomic bombs, and could destroy cities or even entire planets with these, and could also create galaxies by their mere will. They could easily bring about natural calamities or could stop them, by communicating and controlling the respective deities. Their minds were also their books, and hence they could memorize many teachings, words and create languages at ease – and such texts as the Vedas and Puranas today, have come down from these immortal and untainted teachings, in oral form.
When they did write, they used symbols. The Svastika was the symbol of the Sun and it’s rays and represented the Self. The chariot was the subtle body, and it’s wheels the chakras. The horses were pranas, and all different animals personified the sense-organs in man. These symbols become apparent in Rig Veda.
When they or more material sides did build cities, these were greatly destroyed so not to ruin the Earth as in negative materialistic cultures that left ruins (Egypt, Sumeria and Southern India), and also used more simplistic and practical forms of architecture – such as the Vedic-Sarasvati (Indus) cities and their Priest-cities, simple houses etc. which made these almost “City-like Ashrams-cultures” devoted to worship and harmony with nature and the Self.
The Rishi has no need for systems such as Ayurveda (medicine) or Jyotish (astrology and astronomy), nor Dhanurveda (martial arts), nor procreation. Yet even these physical systems or sciences were natural and organic, as opposed to today’s crude artificial methods.
Just as he fights and creates storms using astramantras (weapon-chants), he heals by his mere gaze or touch or blessing. He knows the future, past and present of the individual through the Divine Eye, as well as the forecasting of History of the Cosmos itself and needs no Jyotish.
As noted, the Rishi needs no Stapathyaveda (architectural science), as he can create entires Galaxies and Cities with his mere manasashakti, all made to perfection through the inner Reflection. Many have indeed created many grand palaces with their mind alone – without the aid of any plans, construction etc. of the manual type. Thoughts become instant manifestations.
Indeed, what need has the Rishi for anything material, since he can create generations through his mind, and destroy and create universes by his gaze or mantra? By his staff he can issue forth cosmic torrents of power that even the Devas (gods) and Asuras (demons) bow in fear to!
Even in lower times in later yugas or eras such as the second cycle of Treta-Yuga, people built temples in which they summoned the divine within, or worshipped the Divine Fire and summoned the astral forms of deities to manifest. These later became sacred sites in Dvarpara Yuga, where temples became more materialistic and images of gold, crystal, wood etc. were created and in this present age of Kali Yuga (starting 3102BCE), temples became ornate, colourful and images also, made of artificial materials. These are true primitive stages!
This is why in ancient times, there is an absence of ornate Hindu temples. Images were also reused, since Indians as noted did not pollute the Earth like other nations, and as they cremate their dead,either annihilated cities into dust, reused materials or rebuilt them.
These are all examples of the great benefits of listening and tuning into the Cosmic Vibrations, and being able to see harmony within in, and the thread of consciousness, that connects all together.
A crystal is not just merely an aide for healing, or a pretty object, but also a gateway to the subtler worlds, and a representation of shakti (power) as the Goddess and the vidyut (lightening) that comes from the Vajra (thunderbolt) of the Gods. Such a transparent object is also the symbol for the formless Self (atman).
As a gateway to the subtle worlds, the crystal acts as a Third-Eye, and thus is the vessel through which we can see past, present and future. It can also grant us wisdom as the median between the higher celestial and physical world.
These are examples of how such simple objects, creations of nature, can be utilized, and are by ancient cultures such as that of Hindus, Native Americans, Africans, Australian Aborigine etc. and how such higher “elemental technology” exists with cultures attuned to the Cosmic Vibrations.
As an example, in the 2004 tsunami that devastated much of South-East ad South-Asia, the small aboriginal Andaman Island tribe was attuned to these vibrations, saw the signs and was able to escape it with these subtle warnings. Such is an example of the benefit of listening to these cosmic vibrations, which come through the Universal Controllers of the elements and forces in nature (known as Vishvadevas or Cosmic Illuminaries in Vedic texts).
The Pyramid is also connected to many symbols. It is the Divine Fire or Flame (Agni), which is also the Shivalingam, and also Mt. Meru or Kailash, the “Heavenly Abode” on Earth and origin of mankind. It is also the Yogi in Padmasana (lotus position) or Siddhasana (seer-pose), where the body forms the triangular shape, again representing the Cosmos as Mt. Meru, the Linga (sacred symbol of Shiva) or Divine Fire. In short, the Pyramid is the symbol for the Atman or Self, and represents Divine Awareness and Consciousness.
We hence see it in Egypt, the Americas in SE Asia, and in Hindu Temples. It exists in the funeral mounds of Stupas of the Buddhists. It is also the form of the Cosmos, which Shaivism sees as the Vishvalinga (Universal symbol – of Shiva).
The Ankh of ancient Egypt is also a Cross-symbol that denotes the symbol of the Life-force or Ka. Ka is also the great creator and form of Life-force in the ancient Veda texts of India, and the symbol for the letter “Ka” in the ancient Brahmi alphabets of India was a Cross. The Ka was also the Prajapati or Creator-God in the Vedas, of whom was the sacrifice (yajna) of the gods, called Purush!
The ancient symbol of the Cross for Ka in India arose from it being the ancient symbol for the Sun and it’s rays, like the Svastika. It thus also represents the Self as the life-force, and as a form of Svastika or the Sun and it’s rays, became “Ka”.
Thus, as noted earlier, the cave paintings of the ancients, like the latter temple friezes, tell stories (as well as their metaphoric meanings, symbols etc. hidden therein) – such as we see friezes depicting epics like Mahabharata, Ramayana, which themselves have hidden higher symbolic inner tales etc.
These are again all to do with physical manifestations and artistic representations of the Cosmic Vibratory language.
An example is the Vedic Marut warriors of the Rig Veda and the later Pandavas in Mahabharata, both representing Five Pranas (life-breaths), and could have been used to denote Prana (life-force). The Vedic Brahmi script (Indus) symbol for ‘ra’ or ‘ri’ appears like a stick-character, and is thus evolved from the ancient pictographic symbol seen on cave paintings for ‘Rana’ or ‘Raja’(King), as a personified form, since they come from the Sanskrit root ‘ra’, which means ‘to rule’.
Likewise the symbol for ‘da’ in Vedic Brahmi resembles an arrow. In Sanskrit it would be ‘danda’ – which means staff, but also symbolises a sceptre etc. It hence, as danda, represents ‘da’ (‘to cut off’) symbolising lance – the shape of which it is. The Devanagari symbol resembles a crook, which also shows some resemblance here.
’Sha’ is shown like a fish. But it could also represent a flying bird (Shakuna), as ‘sa’ in Sanskrit denotes a bird. Tha is shown as a circle with a hole through the centre, and in Sanskrit, ‘tha’ also means a disc, or the moon’s disc. It is hence shaped as a chakra and thus represents ‘tha’ sound. ‘Na’ is represented by wavy lines, representing a river (nadi), and ‘na’ represents a water-house.
So these alphabetic symbols of Indus can be understood from proper understanding of Sanskrit language and also comparison to later scripts as Brahmi and Devanagari. But as shown, alphabets and writing are only a lower expression of higher symbols.
Hence, such an understanding of ancient languages – such as Sanskrit has itself given us, can help us, through it’s grammar, scripts and ancient texts as Rig Veda, Brahmanas and Upanishads of India – understand the evolution of the Brahmi script from Vedic-Brahmi and from proto-Vedic Brahmi (cave paintings or pictographic writing), itself deriving alphabetic symbols (as shown above), from indigenous means, and from older metaphoric ‘tales’ or stories, characters etc. representing higher means (as Maruts/Prana or Horses as Pranas and senses, Yogis etc.)
As noted, this is how ancient cultures as the Aborigines, Native Americans, Hindus etc. required no written means, since they had great Oratory skills and Mental Libraries – such as Rig Veda has been preserved. Their written forms in form of pictures, paintings etc., as noted, is itself a higher evolved type of language, through metaphors and divine expression – such as we fail to have today.
We thus see how many ancient symbols are interconnected and represented in nature itself, and how such physical implementations and creations of physical aides and symbols such as the alphabet, are really as cumbersome as language and vehicles themselves, which replace higher cosmic levels of elemental technology such as telepathy and astral travel.
Ancient systems such as Yoga and Native traditions of surviving tribes of this planet, that are organic like Mother Earth herself, can hence help us regain and restore these ancient subtle sense of ours, and help us all communicate again through cosmic vibrations.
In coming eras, let our senses and ears be attuned to the vibrations of Mother Earth and her other fellow subtle celestial friends, and awaken to their call!