The Sage and the Lotus: Mind, Body and the Five Worlds
by Jeremy J Bowler
A discussion of the Mind-Body problem leads into Maharishi Vedic Science as an holistic science linking consciousness and matter. The problem is resolved and a Five Worlds Framework for experience is proposed, to include enlightened living. The symbol of the Lotus is explained. The theory is applied to spiritual development, education and medicine. The seven states of consciousness are described.