Happy Ganesha Chaturthi Part 1 | Ayurveda and Vedic Philosophy

Paleo Ayurveda and Spartan Yoga

Sep 8 2021 • 13 mins

Episode Topics Om Gum Ganapataye Namaha Happy Ganesha Chaturthi! Ganesha was not mentioned in the Vedas in his current form What are the Puranas in relation to the Vedas and the Upanishads The importance of the Puranas ayurvedically Ganesha is about giving power to the people The Shiva Puranam, one of the 18 most important Puranas Ganesha in Nepal How Ganesha got his elephant head according to the Shiva Puranam Shiva and the ganas Parvati and the shaktis Stratagem is the most clever part of strategy The one tusked elephant Ganesha aka Ekadanta Ganesha loves coconuts and jaggery Ganesha, the Lord of the gods https://archive.org/details/the-origins-of-ganesa (The Indian Scholar Vie is referring to, Y. Krishan) Find us on YouTube at: https://www.youtube.com/c/AskTimAndVie (https://www.youtube.com/c/AskTimAndVie) Email us your feedback and any questions you may have at: ask.tim.and.vie@gmail.com We will surprise you with a gift for https://tim-and-vie.aweb.page/p/9cb53a21-8265-448d-8ec5-aa73728de142 (supporting your friendly neighborhood podcast ) May we all be well, adapt and thrive! - Tim and Vie Other Resources This series is brought to you by Yoga Energy School. It can be found at http://YogaEnergy.com (http://YogaEnergy.com ) Yoga Energy School is offering Private Online Yoga Alliance registered 200-hr and 300-hr teacher trainings and continuing education. They can be found at http://YogaEnergy.com (http://YogaEnergy.com) Find us on YouTube at: https://www.youtube.com/c/AskTimAndVie (https://www.youtube.com/c/AskTimAndVie) Did you subscribe to the podcast? Did you share this episode with all your friends? Email us your feedback at: ask.tim.and.vie@gmail.com May we all be well, adapt and thrive! - Tim and Vie For Yoga Alliance Registered Instructors Earn CEUs here: http://YogaEnergy.com (http://YogaEnergy.com) Disclaimer All information provided here is for informational and educational purposes only, and is not to be construed as medical advice or instruction. No action should be taken solely on the contents of this Podcast. Please consult your physician or a qualified health professional on any matters regarding your health and well being or on any opinions expressed within this Podcast. You assume all responsibilities and obligations with respect to any decisions, advice, conclusions or recommendations made or given as a result of the use of this Podcast. Audio Transcript Hello, this is Tim and this is Vie and we welcome you to another episode of the spartan mind strength podcast. Today’s episode is about Ganesha. Yes, it’s in honor of Ganesha Chaturthi. That’s a fancy word. Yes, it is. Stay tuned, we’ll be right back And we’re back.  Om Gum Ganapataye Namaha. Yes.  Om Gum Ganapataye Namaha. That’s right. You always ask Ganesha for help before you do anything major.  And Ganesha is considered the god or the deity of the people.  Yes. Ganesha is all about power to the people.  Sweet.  Yeah. I love Ganesha.  Ganesha is the most beloved god, deity, archetype - Whatever you wanna call it.  - In the Hindu tradition. And when we say Hindu tradition, we don’t mean the religion. We mean the tradition, the tradition includes many philosophies, everything. And I love how every story is changed a little bit, depending on where it was actually told.  Exactly.  Yes, every area has its own version of Ganesha and how Ganesha was created. So there is, in the Vedic philosophy, is that the right term? Yes. There is stories of Ganesha. Yes. All sorts of stories of Ganesha. Can you tell me where Ganesha was first brought up that you’ve been able to find? Yes, Ganesha was officially brought up in the Puranas.  Some people will say that Ganesha was brought up in the original Vedas, like in the Rig Veda, but quite a few scholars will argue that the name Ganapati that the Rig Veda talks about refers to God as the creator... Support this podcast