Bhagwad Geeta Blog

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Para and Apara vidya: Chandogya Upanishad

Narada once approached the sage Sanatkumara and requested him to show the path of knowledge. Sanatkumara said, “Let me first know what you have already learnt. I shall then teach you something further than...

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The Meaning and concept of Word Arya

The word “arya” is probably one of most miscued, misunderstood and misinterpreted words in recent times. No one is sure how the word came into existence but after Hitler adapted the word to denote...

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STUDY OF DREAM-STATE

Once a disciple approached his Guru, prostrated at His Lotus Feet and with folded hands put the question: Disciple: O My Revered Guru! Please tell me the way to cross this cycle of births...

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Namaskar – Namaskaram literally means a salute

traditionally it is practiced from the childhood days, to train the children to respect the elders and also to pay obeisance to the Lord God in temples. It is a gesture of action used...

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Karma Yoga – The yoga of Action

Karma Yoga is the Yoga of Action. It is the path chosen primarily by those of an outgoing nature. It purifies the heart by teaching you to act selflessly, without thought of gain or...

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Bhakti Yoga – The Path of Devotion or Divine Love

This path appeals particularly to those of an emotional nature. The Bhakti Yogi is motivated chiefly by the power of love and sees God as the embodiment of love. Through prayer, worship and ritual...

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The concept of Brahman?

The word ‘brahman’ is a noun in Sanskrit, in the neuter gender, not to be confused with the masculine noun ‘brahmA’ which is the name of the first of the triad of personal Gods:...

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The Guru

The word guru, a noun, means “teacher” in Sanskrit As a noun the word means the imparter of knowledge (jñāna; Also Persian: Dāna). As an adjective, it means ‘heavy,’ or ‘weighty,’ in the sense...