Month: December 2020

DEFINITE MEANS FOR SALVATION- PART 2

When nothing at all is mine, then what thing should I need? Therefore “I need nothing” – by accepting this, man immediately attains a state of desirelessness in his life. When man becomes free from all desires, man becomes a yogi. In other words, he attains yog in the form of equanimity in all aspects […]

Definite Means for Salvation- Part 1

God out of His grace has bestowed upon us this human body so that we may attain salvation. Besides attaining salvation, this human birth has no need, purpose, object, use or concern whatsoever. This body, wealth-possessions, property-house, wife-son etc. whatever worldly things that are there, they all-in-all are acquired and will go away. A man […]

Inspiration to Gain the State of Supreme Bliss that the Yogi is Established in

यं लब्ध्वा चापरं लाभं मन्यते नाधिकं ततः । यस्मिन्स्थितो न दुःखेन गुरुणापि विचाल्यते ॥२२॥ yaṁ labdhvā cāparaṁ lābhaṁ manyate nādhikaṁ tataḥ yasmin sthito na duḥkhena guruṇāpi vicālyate And having attained that state, he does not reckon any other gain greater than that, established therein he is not shaken even by the heaviest affliction.   22 Comment […]

GITA ON EQUANIMITY–PART 12 (EVENNESS OF MIND)

एषा ब्राह्मी स्थितिः पार्थ नैनां प्राप्य विमुह्यति । स्थित्वास्यामन्तकालेऽपि ब्रह्मनिर्वाणमृच्छति ॥७२॥ eṣā brāhmī sthitiḥ pārtha, naināṁ prāpya vimuhyati sthitvāsyām anta-kāle ’pi, brahma-nirvāṇam ṛcchati O Partha (Arjuna), such is the state of a God realized soul.  Attaining to this state no one gets deluded. Being established in this state even at the hour of death, one […]

GITA ON EQUANIMITY–PART 10 (EVENNESS OF MIND)

या निशा सर्वभूतानां तस्यां जागर्ति संयमी । यस्यां जाग्रति भूतानि सा निशा पश्यतो मुनेः ॥६९॥ yā niśā sarva-bhūtānāṁ, tasyāṁ jāgarti saṁyamī yasyāṁ jāgrati bhūtāni, sā niśā paśyato muneḥ That, which is night to all beings (who are turned away from God), in that state, the disciplined Yogī keeps awake. And that in which all beings […]

GITA ON EQUANIMITY–PART 8 (EVENNESS OF MIND)

रागद्वेषवियुक्तैस्तु विषयानिन्द्रियैश्चरन् । आत्मवश्यैर्विधेयात्मा प्रसादमधिगच्छति ॥६४॥ प्रसादे सर्वदुःखानां हानिरस्योपजायते । प्रसन्नचेतसो ह्याशु बुद्धिः पर्यवतिष्ठते ॥६५॥ rāga-dveṣa-vimuktais tu, viṣayān indriyaiś caran ātma-vaśyair vidheyātmā, prasādam adhigacchati prasāde sarva-duḥkhānāṁ, hānir asyopajāyate prasanna-cetaso hy āśu, buddhiḥ paryavatiṣṭhate But a self-controlled yogi (Karmayoga aspirant), freed from attraction and aversion (Rāga-Dveṣau), with his senses under control though moving about amongst the […]