Category Archives: Science

Descartes, Einstein, and Signs of the Divine by Navin Doshi (September 17, 2009

Descartes’ contribution to the field of science and philosophy was to distinguish mind and body, making him one of the first in the West responsible for separating the two selves. He was able to define the mind, unlike matter, as non-local (it does not have any location in space), not divisible, and existing independently of […]

Consciousness, Light, and Einstein’s Theory of Relativity by Navin Doshi (September 7, 2009)

The Upanishads describe Brahman as Satchidananda—the true Absolute reality, which not separately but simultaneously is Sat, or Truth, Chit or Consciousness or Light, and Ananda or Bliss. They describe It as non dual That which is One-without-a-second, That from which nothing is separate, That which is limitless, That which is not conditioned by time, space […]