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Three Modes Of Material Nature | Sattva, Rajas, Tamas In The Gita

An understanding of the modes of material nature is important for understanding the levels of consciousness in which humans have existed and shall continue to exist. When the modes of material nature such as Sattva, Rajas and Tamas are clearly understood, it shall open up a contemplative mindset, which will help us in our own standing ,providing us useful tools as we go along, on the path towards the Self.

Maya And Her journey Back to Brahman | The Creation and Dissolution of the Material World

The world that we see around is not really the way it appears to our senses. There is more to it than meets the eye. The reality of the world is covered by the power of Maya. This Maya makes the world appear and disappear. We as jeevas or living entities view creation which in itself is a setup of Maya and hence, there is a clout that covers the real picture present behind Maya. Our understanding is clouded by Maya. It will be interesting to understand how Maya creates the imagery that we are all used to which forces us into coming to the conclusion that what we see, hear, touch, smell and taste is real. The reality cannot be further than this.

Witnessing the Lord behind the trees of Karma

It is needed to look deeply into the stories from the Puranas, the Ramayana and the Mahabharata. there is more to it than meets the eye. Lord Krishna represents Bhakti. However the character of Sri Rama is dualistic. It stands for the equal-eyed Jnana and also to the partial Bhakti aspect. If we do not see the deep philosophy of the stories of our Puranas, we shall miss out the greatest lessons of life. Looking deeper at these stories can trigger our intelligence and prevent us from committing great mistakes as we continue to live in this mortal world.

Claims Of Advaita Vedanta

Advaita Vedanta is direct perception. If we apply intelligence through the process of directed investigation, Advaita Vedanta points directly to our Nature, our Reality, shredding to pieces the many veils of ignorance that presents itself before us as the World.

Praise And Insult In Spirituality

Certain small areas are not looked into as we try to fine tune our spiritual practice. We often meet roadblocks and although we try to progress in our spiritual journey it is surprising to see that we have not moved an inch. Looking at praises and insults from a spiritual angle becomes very essential to take that giant leap towards perfection.

Root Of Sin

The word sin, is most often abused as a word of convenience. If I do not like someone doing a certain thing, I would end up saying that, a particular person is sinning. He is going against the commandment of God. Its high time that we as a civilization mature and understand the real significance of the word "Sin"

What is Maya, Jeev And Bhagawan? | Brahm Jeev Maya | What is Jiva Ishwar Maya?

The principles of Bhagawan, Jeev and Maya are the only three principles that are behind the creation, maintenance and dissolution of the universe. Other than these three principles there is no fourth principle. If one toils enough to absorb the philosophy of these three principles, spirituality becomes easy. Understanding these three principles, one would have understood the building blocks of all spiritual life.

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