Category: Jnana Yog (Knowledge of Self)

Something New – 2

The Lord also declares that He too neither has the sense of doer-ship, nor craving for the fruit of actions (Gītā  4/13-14) cātur-varṇyaṁ mayā sṛṣṭaṁ, guṇa-karma-vibhāgaśaḥ | tasya kartāram api māṁ, viddhy akartāram avyayam  || na māṁ karmāṇi limpanti, na me karma-phale spṛhā  | iti māṁ yo ’bhijānāti, karmabhir na sa badhyate   || “The fourfold order was created by Me according to the modes […]

Self is Free from I-ness and Mineness

Self is free from egoism (I-ness) and mine-ness, but only appears one (together) due to a presumed relationship. Identification with “I” and “mine-ness” brings about worldliness, whereas identification with “am” “Is-ness” or “Existence,” brings about desire for salvation or God. Be Free from Egoism and Mine-ness For every aspirant, it is very essential to become free from […]

||ShriHari|| Question: “What is the mark of a man of steady wisdom, one who is stable of mind and established in equanimity?” The Lord spoke: When a man abandons all cravings of the mind is satisfied in the self by the Self, then He is called a man of steady wisdom (sthithprajya). (Gita 2:54-55) Question: […]

DEFECTS HAVE NO EXISTENCE

Defects have no existence and flawlessness (perfection) never ceases to be. Defects (deficiencies) are not permanent, they come and go and the substantial element which conceives their coming and going, stays permanently. Knowledge of defects occurs only to a perfect person, through purity and flawlessness. Each one perceives the coming and going of defects, but no one perceives their own […]

Objects and Actions

||ShriHari|| Nature has two basic elements. Objects and Actions (Padaarth aur Kriya). The objects seem to exist and seem prominent, but in fact all objects are merely a collection of actions. Objects are self destructive. They are getting destroyed every second. You should not give much importance to objects and actions.  The world has manifested […]

Self is Different from the Body

Mar 26, 2018, Monday Chaitra Shukla Dashami, Somvaar, Vikram Samvat 2075 For Spiritual Aspirants – Discourse 8 We usually say mind is mine, intellect is mine, senses are mine, life-force is mine,  but we don’t say, I am mind, I am intellect, I am senses, I am the life-force. This proves that ‘I’-ness is different […]