Alternative Interpretation of Bhagwat Geeta – Our Reflections

For the past thousand years, the dominant movement in the Eternal Dharma has been Bhakti Marg. This is a wonderfully spiritual and emotionally satisfying doctrine that provides a high moral dimension to life. It centers upon devotion to a personal God. It is mainly a Vaishnva movement, centered on worship of the many forms on […]

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Reflections on the Bhagwat-Geeta – Chapter II – Section 5

Verse 53, the last verse of Section 4 of Chapter II of the Bhagwat Geeta, ends with the basic linkage between Buddhi and Yog: Verse 53 – ………….When your Buddhi (बुद्धि) becomes absolutely Stable (निश्चला), totally focused (समाधौ अचला), Then You Will Attain Yog (तदा योगम अवाप्स्यसि). Last week, we discussed the central tenet of Yog, the control […]

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Yog – It’s Philosophical Basis and It’s Discussion in The Bhagwat Geeta

Today, the word Yoga is used to refer to the system of physical positions and disciplined breathing that, as the recent Washington Post article writes, “is said to relieve pain and lower blood pressure, boost mental (and spiritual) awareness and reduce stress“. This is the system that was compiled by the Sage Paatanjali from the […]

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