The excerpts of the lecture delivered by Kapila Muni to his mother is seen in Canto 3 of the Srimad Bhagvatham. It says: ‘To assimilate the knowledge of the soul it is necessary that one abandons body-consciousness and attachment to worldly activities, by realizing that the body is a conglomeration of blood, bones, flesh and other waste materials.
Marriage mantras are significant. They sanctifying thought, word, deeds and body of the couple. There are several rituals that deal at various platforms, on the gross physical body as well as on the subtle and aatmic levels.
Shri Sudarshan Singhji Chakra, has contributed immensely to the Bhakti Literature of Bharata. He was a sage who was immersed in spontaneous devotion to the Lord, in Raganuga Bhakti (रागानुगा-भक्ति). He was born on 14th November, 1911 on Kartika, Shukla Ashtami day, which fell on Gopa-Ashtami that year.
Many times spiritual aspirants feel that god realization requires special qualifications. If we lack a special virtue, we are ineligible for spiritual pursuits. This thought process is negated when you study the lives of Sugriva and Vibhishana. The lives of Sugriva and Vibhishana are full of differences. Yet they attain Bhagavan.
Ribhu Maharishi was one of the heart-born sons of Brahma. He was a self-realized master who was glorified for his ever-forgiving nature. He had a disciple named Nidagh who was blessed to have Ribhu Maharishi as his Guru
Benefits of Pure devotional Service | What is Achintya-Bheda-Abheda Philosophy? | Shandilya Bhakti Sutra-12
Achintya bheda abheda is an amalgamation of pure philosophies propagates by the various schools of thought of Dvaita and Advaita. This are the original teachings of Sriman Chaintanya Mahaprabhu.
If we see the life-sketch of Rama as a mere historical saga, then Rama will remain an outsider for us. But Tulsidaji along with the vision wants us to use a mirror as well. Because it is the mirror alone that can introduce us to our original self.