Monthly Archives: December 2013

The Muni

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2.54 Arjuna addressed the Blessed One, “O’ Lord, what is the transcendent sign that we may recognize someone who is always in deep-samādhis? What would be the signs in his speech, his silent gaze, and in his movements that would … Continue reading

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Right Action knows no Glory

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2.47 As for you, Arjuna, act on what is necessary and never become attached to the fruit of your actions; in the same manner, never become attached to non-action. Most wise. Never rest on your past laurels and never permit … Continue reading

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The Scrooge Phenomenon

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A Christmas Carol, perhaps the best-loved tale of Charles Dickens told and retold in endless fashion on the golden screen and in storybook adaptations based on the same theme throughout the years. My favorite version is the cartoon ,“Mr. Magoo’s … Continue reading

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Christmas joke and a Happy New Year

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How do you know when Mara got you in one of his 50 false enlightenments? As your body dies, he pops up before you and goes; Hey, congratulations you are free – NOT! (Laughs) Merry Christmas and Happy New Year … Continue reading

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Yoga is the remedy for transcending the Kharmadhatu

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2.39 The foundation for your Self-realization has been laid. Now put on the Mantle of the Yogic Enterprise that can free your mind from its karmic-prison. Up to this point Arjuna has been taught the key to Self-realization. Now the … Continue reading

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The Ariyan Spirit

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2.31 You need to remember your own noble spiritual function. To consider wavering, if even for one brief moment, from your recollective fervor in upholding and defending the dharma would prove your absolute downfall. Paramahansa Yogananda gives a very good … Continue reading

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Riding the head of the Black Dragon

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Zen Buddhism strives, to get you the fastest possible way, to the undivided light of the Unborn Mind. Your own true nature. From there on, the true path of the ariyan Mind begins, and the light of Mahayana, shining with … Continue reading

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Two: The Yoga of Discernment

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The Unborn is Indestructible Arjuna remains crumpled-up in defeated fashion with a long, forlorn frown on his face; Krishna, the Divine Avatar of Immortal Consciousness, addresses him thus: 2.2 Why do you act cowardly, especially in this time of your … Continue reading

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Arjuna’s Despondent Dilemma

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Arjuna see’s before him a forest of familiar faces: uncles, cousins, grandfathers, teachers and counselors, and familiar friends—all arrayed before him who certainly will be slain at his command. So, he grows very despondent as he cries-out to Krishna: 1.28-29 … Continue reading

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Colin Wilson, (1931-2013)

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Just discovered that my favorite author, Colin Wilson, passed-away recently; I’ve made reference to Wilson’s work in the past within some of these blog posts. Became acquainted with his writings as a teen in the 1970’s and his work was … Continue reading

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