Conclusion – The Perfection of Renunciation Part II

The crux of knowledge is explained as follows “O son of Prtha, that understanding by which one knows what ought to be done and what ought not to be done, what is to be feared and what is not to be feared, what is binding and what is liberating, is in the mode of goodness.” At times you may understand, you may know it, it […]

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Conclusion – The Perfection of Renunciation Part I

Chapter 18, of the Bhagavad Gita, this chapter summaries the learning, the absolute truth, it is also my commitment coming to fulfillment of sharing of what has been written in the literature, in its format! The learning is a never ending process, however; what is to learn is truly a learning, This chapter gives us inputs with regards to caste system, interestingly the smoke and […]

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The Divisions of Faith

Chapter 17 from the Bhagavad Gita, 1 more to go for this series! This chapter defines goodness, passion and ignorance. The interesting thing is scriptures from eons years ago have the relevance in our lives even today. The question arises what has changed is me or my faith? “Arjuna inquired: O Krishna, what is the situation of those who do not follow the principles of […]

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The Divine and Demoniac Natures

“The Supreme Personality of Godhead said: Fearlessness; purification of one’s existence; cultivation of spiritual knowledge; charity; self-control; performance of sacrifice; study of the Vedas; austerity; simplicity; nonviolence; truthfulness; freedom from anger; renunciation; tranquility; aversion to faultfinding; compassion for all living entities; freedom from covetousness; gentleness; modesty; steady determination; vigor; forgiveness; fortitude; cleanliness; and freedom from envy and from the passion for honor – these transcendental […]

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The Yoga of the Supreme Person

Chapter 15, 3 chapters more to go from the Bhagavad Gita. This chapter is interesting in the sense of real, philosophical aspects of living, aims and motives of the living, the take for perishable and imperishable. “The Supreme Personality of Godhead said: It is said that there is an imperishable banyan tree that has its roots upward and its branches down and whose leaves are […]

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The Three Modes of Material Nature

Goodness, Passion and Ignorance the modes of material nature, discussed in the Chapter fourteen from the Bhagavad Gita. What is goodness? What is passion? What is ignorance? Are we actually stuck with either of them, or can we get away from the each of them. The modes are for the good / for the bad, how does it affect the Life cycle of the soul. […]

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