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One American White Chick's Struggles With Her Vasanas: Part Three

Part 3: Beware Of Darkness (To read parts 1 and 2, scroll down)

(Before proceeding, please note, this is all written from the point of view of a student of Sanatana Dharma who is still struggling to understand the specifics of these concepts. 2,689 more words

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One American White Chick's Struggles With Her Vasanas: Part Two

Part 2: It’s All Too Much

(Before proceeding, please note, this is all written from the point of view of a student of Sanatana Dharma who is still struggling to understand the specifics of these concepts. 2,501 more words

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One American White Chick's Struggles With Her Vasanas: Part One

Part 1: Living In The Material World

(Before proceeding, please note, this is all written from the point of view of a student of Sanatana Dharma who is still struggling to understand the specifics of these concepts. 2,576 more words

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Go to the depths of right understanding about pain and pleasure

Today I will start with the 14th verse 2nd chapter of Bhagavad Gita.

maatraa-sparshaastu kounteya sheetoshna-sukha-duhkhadaah |
aagamaa-paayino’nityaah tans-titikshasva bhaaratha II 

‘Oh son of Kunti through the contact of the senses with the objects there results heat and cold which in turn give rise to pleasure and pain and these have a beginning and an end.

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The Cycle Of Samsara-Subtle Body

Sariram yad avapnoti yac capy utkramatisvarah
Grhitvaitani samyati vayur gandhan ivasayat
Srotram caksuh sparsanam ca rasanam ghranam eva ca
Adhisthaya manas cayam visayan upasevate
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Dispassion connects you to the present moment.. How?

Question:

In spite of my readings and video watching, I am still trying to understand the concept of dispassion.  My friends tell me that when I talk about certain things, they can see how passionate I am. 454 more words

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Godaan Setan atau Gelora Sifat Bawaan?

Renungan Yoga Sutra Patanjali

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Kita sering mengeluh atau mencari pembenaran atas kelemahan diri dengan berdalih, “Sepertinya ada yang mendorong saya, ada kekuatan lain.” Benarkah pemicu nafsu di luar menjadi penyebab dorongan setan kepada kita untuk berbuat jahat? 563 more words

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