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58 How darkness dispels the light of illusion

When the senses become withdrawn from their objects, as a tortoise’s limbs are drawn into its shell, one’s wisdom stands firm. — Bhagavad Gita, chapter two, verse 58   925 more words

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57 Distinguishing desires of the mind from other desires

One’s wisdom stands firm by remaining unaffected in all situations, neither rejoicing nor lamenting whether encountering the pleasant or unpleasant. — Bhagavad Gita, chapter two, verse 57  1,199 more words

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56 When you stop chasing happiness you will know joy.

He whose mind is free of the passions of desire, fear and anger is easy of mind in happiness or misfortune, and steady-minded, he is said to be a sage. 750 more words

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55 You are your own best friend.

The Blessed Lord spoke:
Abandoning all desires of the mind, contented in the self by the self, one’s wisdom stands firm. — Bhagavad Gita, chapter two, verse 55  706 more words

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53 When you stop relying on beliefs you can experience God.

Disregarding ritual-centered doctrines (belief-systems), when your intelligence (buddhi) stands unmoving in deep meditation (samadhi), you will attain union (yoga). — Bhagavad Gita, Chapter 2, Vs 53… 786 more words

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52 Dogma will die to you when you come alive to Truth.

When your understanding surpasses the thick forest of illusion, then you will become indifferent to what you hear and what is to be heard (in the Vedas). 820 more words

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51 If you wanna get to heaven let me tell you what to do, you gotta grease your feet in mutton stew, slide right over that slippery sand, and oooooze over to the Promised Land.

This little verse is telling us that all the knowledge in the world is not going to get us to the Promised Land. We’re going to have to ooooze over — something has to happen, some action has to take place. 739 more words

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