Eligible for Liberation

The person who is not disturbed by happiness and distress and is steady in both is certainly eligible for liberation. Anyone who is steady in his determination for the advanced stage of spiritual realization and can equally tolerate the onslaughts of distress and happiness is certainly a person eligible for liberation. In the varṇāśrama institution, the fourth … Continue reading Eligible for Liberation

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Appearance of the happiness and distress

The nonpermanent appearance of happiness and distress, and their disappearance in due course, are like the appearance and disappearance of winter and summer seasons. They arise from sense perception, and one must learn to tolerate them without being disturbed. In the proper discharge of duty, one has to learn to tolerate nonpermanent appearances and disappearances … Continue reading Appearance of the happiness and distress

Fundamental of the Yoga system

The Yoga System is an impersonal approach of a psychological character. It may be said to be nothing but psychology applied to practical life, or one may say, it is applied psychology going deep into the roots of the human nature, not exhausting its researches on the conscious level merely, as Western psychologists are prone … Continue reading Fundamental of the Yoga system

The simple path to the God is love

There is a way of knowledge (Jnana Yoga) by which He can be known: the path of analytical discrimination, eliminating all that is not God—"Neti, neti," not this; not that. Another way is to purify oneself by performing nothing but good actions and renouncing the fruits thereof (Karma Yoga). And then there is the path … Continue reading The simple path to the God is love