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The Field of Action of the Embodied Spirit

The Gita begins its detailed review of the relation of Purusha, the witness consciousness and Prakriti, the active Nature, by defining and describing the field of action within which the Purusha exists, perceives, supports and causes action to occur. 380 more words

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The Remedy For The Jiva's Distress

“There are 8,400,000 different species of life, and these varieties are the creation of the material nature. They arise from the different sensual pleasures of the living entity, who thus desires to live in this body or that. 1,132 more words


Thoughtful Thursday

“Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self, to the self.” – Bhagavad Gita


What is happiness ?

Gurudev, in the Bhagavad Gita, Lord Krishna says ‘Anityam asukham lokam imam prapya bhajasva mam‘. We can understand the anityam (temporary) aspect of this world, but why is it called as… 512 more words


Bhagavad Gītā 4:27

Bhagavad-gītā kiñcitadhītā” One śloka a day – 4.27

सर्वाणीन्द्रियकर्माणि प्राणकर्माणि चापरे |

आत्मसंयमयोगाग्नौ जुह्वति ज्ञानदीपिते || २७ ||

sarvāṇīndriyakarmāṇi prāṇakarmāṇi cāpare |

ātmasaṁyamayogāgnau juhvati jñānadīpite || 27 || 788 more words

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Depending on which scholar you’re talking to, the word yoga comes from the Sanskrit root yujir (yoke, bind together or union) or yuj samādhau (concentration). 554 more words


The Gita's Provides a Practical Guidebook For Action In the World

The final six chapters of the Bhagavad Gita are primarily focused on taking the “big picture” view that we have been offered in the earlier chapters, and addressing the application of the principles into the details of life and action. 318 more words

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