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Tag: Bhagavad Gita

Something New

That which conduces an action to accomplishment, that which gives birth to an action is called a “kaarak”  (Doership).  In “Doerships” (kaarakas), the “Doer”  (kartaa), the nominative is important; because all actions depend on the doer (kartaa).  Acts of doing (kaarakas) are only aids (supporters) in the accomplishment of actions, but the “Doer” is independent.  In the “Doer” the consciousness […]

Two principle Aphorisms for Spiritual Achievement – 3

(continued) ‘Abinaashi’  –   God is imperishable;   therefore ‘ansha’ (fraction/inseparable part) of God is also imperishable –  ‘avinashi tu tadviddhi’  (Gita 2/17).  Though being imperishable,  it develops affinity for the perishable body and the world – ‘Mamaivaansho jeeva loke jeevabhootah sanaatanah |  Manahshashthaani indriyaani prakrutisthaani karshati ||  (Gita 15/7)    The Ātmā (self), an eternal […]

On Austerity

Question:  Oh Lord, How many different kinds of austerities are there? Swamiji:  Austerities are of three kinds – of body, speech and mind. Worship of Gods, Brahmanas, teachers and liberated souls; to maintain purity of body by cleansing with water and earth; activities performed by the body must be straightforward and simple, uprightness, continence and […]

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 […]

Gita Jayanti Message

Srimad Bhagavad Gita is the immortal message emanated from the lotus lips of Lord Himself. For centuries Gita has been held in reverence by saints and scholars all over the world. The eternal teachings of Gita are universal and for the welfare of all, embracing humanity. Gita stands as a beacon light for the salvation […]

Way to Everlasting Peace ( Nov 28, 2018)

When person becomes free of desire, longing, sense of ‘mine’ and ‘me’, he experience sustaining state of peace in him. The root cause is the ego or sense of ‘I’. After letting go of all other things, the ego still remains. Once the sense of ego (‘I’) goes then it is possible to let go […]

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Swami Ramsukhdas Ji Blog

Daily Spiritual Insights from Swami Ji's Teachings

Tag: Bhagavad Gita

Something New

That which conduces an action to accomplishment, that which gives birth to an action is called a “kaarak”  (Doership).  In “Doerships” (kaarakas), the “Doer”  (kartaa), the nominative is important; because all actions depend on the doer (kartaa).  Acts of doing (kaarakas) are only aids (supporters) in the accomplishment of actions, but the “Doer” is independent.  In the “Doer” the consciousness […]

Two principle Aphorisms for Spiritual Achievement – 3

(continued) ‘Abinaashi’  –   God is imperishable;   therefore ‘ansha’ (fraction/inseparable part) of God is also imperishable –  ‘avinashi tu tadviddhi’  (Gita 2/17).  Though being imperishable,  it develops affinity for the perishable body and the world – ‘Mamaivaansho jeeva loke jeevabhootah sanaatanah |  Manahshashthaani indriyaani prakrutisthaani karshati ||  (Gita 15/7)    The Ātmā (self), an eternal […]

On Austerity

Question:  Oh Lord, How many different kinds of austerities are there? Swamiji:  Austerities are of three kinds – of body, speech and mind. Worship of Gods, Brahmanas, teachers and liberated souls; to maintain purity of body by cleansing with water and earth; activities performed by the body must be straightforward and simple, uprightness, continence and […]

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 […]

Gita Jayanti Message

Srimad Bhagavad Gita is the immortal message emanated from the lotus lips of Lord Himself. For centuries Gita has been held in reverence by saints and scholars all over the world. The eternal teachings of Gita are universal and for the welfare of all, embracing humanity. Gita stands as a beacon light for the salvation […]

Way to Everlasting Peace ( Nov 28, 2018)

When person becomes free of desire, longing, sense of ‘mine’ and ‘me’, he experience sustaining state of peace in him. The root cause is the ego or sense of ‘I’. After letting go of all other things, the ego still remains. Once the sense of ego (‘I’) goes then it is possible to let go […]