The Three Disciplines

||ShriHari|| Something Remarkable Lord Kṛṣṇa has mentioned two disciplines—the Discipline of Sankhya (Knowledge) and The Discipline of Yoga (Action). Corresponding to the two types of Disciplines there are two types of ‘Purushas’, in this world (Gītā  15/16). These are the perishable (mortal world) and the imperishable (immortal self). To remain equanimous in success and failure, […]

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The Gist of All Spiritual Disciplines – 7

continued…. Sri Sukadevaji Maharaja tells Parikshit — ‘0 King! Now give up this animal intelligence that you will die. Just like the body had no existence in the past, it was born later and then it will die, but it is not so with  you (the self), that you were non-existent in the past, you […]

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The Gist of All Spiritual Disciplines – 6

continued…. One vice or virtue reveals itself in different forms according to the situation. To attach more importance to the body than the self i.e., to assume the body as the self is the main flaw (evil) which gives birth to all evils. To attach more importance to the self (Divinity) is the main virtue […]

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THE GIST OF ALL SPIRITUAL DISCIPLINES – 4

Although the sense of being (of existing) if of the self rather than the body, yet a striver commits a mistake that first he perceives the body and then perceives the self in the body; first he perceives the appearance and then perceives the real (existent element). How long will this applied polish last? A […]

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The Gist of All Spiritual Disciplines – 3

So far we have acquired innumerable bodies and they have been left but we remain the same. At the time of death the body will be left here but we’ll go to other wombs, to other worlds such as heaven and hell etc., or we’ll attain salvation and go to the Abode of God. It […]

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The Gist of All Spiritual Disciplines – 2

Let us say for example that after sweeping and removing the dust and dirt with a broom, the broom is also discarded and what remains is the clean house. It means that when we think with our mind and decide with our intellect that ‘I am the soul’, we stay connected with nature (our constitution). […]

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