Many different disciplines have been described in the ancient Hindu scriptures. These include:
- Jyotish Shastra or Astrology
- Yog Shastra or Yoga
Although these disciplines cover topics as varied as medicine and architecture, they are all based on the same well defined principles and rules.
Vedic Disciplines are centred around the five basic elements, known as the 'Panch-Mahabhuts'. It is believed that even Gods take a human form, to acquire these elements, of which the human body consists. These five basic elements are:
- Earth or 'PRITHVI'
- Wind or 'VAYU'
- Fire or 'AGNI'
- Water or 'JAL'
- Ether or 'AKASH'
'Darshan Shastra' >> 'Upangs'
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'Darshanshastra' explains the state of human existence, as a stream of consciousness, it has five sub-branches called the 'Upang(s)'. The upangs make up the five disciplines of, Music, Astrology, Ayurved, Yoga and Vastu. These disciplines have corresponding elements that share similar attributes, as illustrated below:
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