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Shloka 24

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brahmārpaṇaṁ brahma havir
brahmāgnau brahmaṇā hutam
brahmaiva tena gantavyaṁ
brahma-karma-samādhinā

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(In the yajna)whatever offered is Brahman, butter offered is Brahman, the fire that is a form of Brahman is being offered to by Brahman. 80 more words

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Shloka 23

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gata-saṅgasya muktasya
jñānāvasthita-cetasaḥ
yajñāyācarataḥ karma
samagraṁ pravilīyate

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Unattached to the modes of material nature(gata-sangha), whose mind is situated in jnana(transcendental knowledge), acting only for the sake of yajna(done for the Lord), his karma will totally melt away(merges into the transcendence). 82 more words

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Shloka 22

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yadṛcchā-lābha-santuṣṭo
dvandvātīto vimatsaraḥ
samaḥ siddhāv asiddhau ca
kṛtvāpi na nibadhyate

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He who is satisfied(santushtah) with gains(labha) which comes out of its own accord(yadrccha), surpassed the duality of likes and dislikes(dvandvatitah), free from envy(vimatsarah), steady(samah) in success(siddhau) and failure(asiddhau), is never affected although he is doing. 143 more words

Jnana Yoga: Maya and the Evolution of the Conception of God. Maya und die Evolution der Gottesvorstellungen.

The fourth chapter of Swami Vivekananda’s book Jnana Yoga deals with the evolution of the conception of god over time. It relates to the development of modern man and the whole framework of Maya. 1,511 more words

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Shloka 21

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nirāśīr yata-cittātmā
tyakta-sarva-parigrahaḥ
śārīraṁ kevalaṁ karma
kurvan nāpnoti kilbiṣam

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Without desire, controlling mind and body, giving up all possessions, doing karma only to keep your body running, he will never acquire any sinful reactions. 111 more words

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tyaktvā karma-phalāsaṅgaṁ
nitya-tṛpto nirāśrayaḥ
karmaṇy abhipravṛtto ‘pi
naiva kiñcit karoti saḥ

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Shloka 19

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yasya sarve samārambhāḥ
kāma-saṅkalpa-varjitāḥ
jñānāgni-dagdha-karmāṇaṁ
tam āhuḥ paṇḍitaṁ budhāḥ

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One whose all sorts of activities are devoid of desire(for the karma phala), one whose actions are burnt by the fire of knowledge, him the learned men declare as a pandita(jnani). 136 more words