Inquiring into the Self




"The life of a human being is growth in self-knowledge until he realizes he is Asmasari or the Ananda nature of the self."




Significance and Means of Self-Knowledge

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Significance and Means of Self-Knowledge

"The life of a human being is growth in self-knowledge until he realizes he is Asmasari or the Ananda nature of the self."

BHAKTA AND EVER-CONNECTEDNESS




"Just like a wave in the ocean is an integral part of the ocean, Bhakta considers the world the lap of Ishvara, his mother, on which he plays and is intimately ever connected to."




Significance and Means of Self-Knowledge

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Significance and Means of Self-Knowledge

"Just like a wave in the ocean is an integral part of the ocean, Bhakta considers the world the lap of Ishvara, his mother, on which he plays and is intimately ever connected to."

Meditation




"Mind is an expression of the self-evident self. Not knowing the self, the mind behaves as bondage. While knowing the self, the mind becomes an expression of the freedom of self. Not understanding the identity of the mind creates suffering for a human being."




Significance and Means of Self-Knowledge

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2020-05-07T13:57:34-07:00

Significance and Means of Self-Knowledge

"Mind is an expression of the self-evident self. Not knowing the self, the mind behaves as bondage. While knowing the self, the mind becomes an expression of the freedom of self. Not understanding the identity of the mind creates suffering for a human being."

Recognition of the Same Self




"The recognition of the same self in all beings turns a human being into a sage or seer. A person is a sage or seer not due to having a beard, degree, particular skin color, nationality, or gender, but because he beholds this profound vision of equality in all beings and lives according to that vision."




Significance and Means of Self-Knowledge

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2020-05-06T14:49:28-07:00

Significance and Means of Self-Knowledge

"The recognition of the same self in all beings turns a human being into a sage or seer. A person is a sage or seer not due to having a beard, degree, particular skin color, nationality, or gender, but because he beholds this profound vision of equality in all beings and lives according to that vision."

Dharma




"Ishvara, in the form of Cosmic law or Antaryamin, rules the universe from within. Humanness means adoring universal and eternal moral values and adhering to the right conduct throughout life. Moral values bring order into a human being's emotions, thoughts, and actions. Hence the life of a human being becomes a melody or music of Ishvara."




Significance and Means of Self-Knowledge

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2020-05-07T13:32:42-07:00

Significance and Means of Self-Knowledge

"Ishvara, in the form of Cosmic law or Antaryamin, rules the universe from within. Humanness means adoring universal and eternal moral values and adhering to the right conduct throughout life. Moral values bring order into a human being's emotions, thoughts, and actions. Hence the life of a human being becomes a melody or music of Ishvara."
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