Monthly Archives: December 2013

Sannyasa Darshan-A Treatise on Traditional and Contemporary Sannyasa

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Look’s like a good read… The sannyasa tradition should not be confused with any from of organized religion. The concept and aim of sannyasa predates every kind of religion in existence in the world today. Sannyasa is not just an … Continue reading

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A short discourse on the primordial light of the Unborn

Bodhisattva of compassion (Thailand)

The primordial light of your true nature cannot abide or be found in a ‘thing’ ,or a ‘no-thing’ [1]. That doesn’t exclude though it´s most dynamic ability, which is to create and destroy all things and no-things by any pre-set … Continue reading

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The Arcanum of the Chariot

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Arjuna next instructs Krishna (his Divine Charioteer) to drive their chariot directly between the two opposing armies. The very symbol of the chariot plays a dominant role in the Gita. It is an Ancient Arcanum and holds a particularly high … Continue reading

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Prelude: The Call to Arms

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Our epic opens on the Kurukshetra (field of Kuru) Battlefield; arrayed are the vast armies of the opposing families, the Pāndavas and Kurus. This action taking place is the supreme dharma-kshetre, (on the field of dharma). Hence we are on … Continue reading

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The Bhagavad Gita: Preliminary Sketches

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The Family Feud The Bhagavad Gita is a majestic poem within the larger Mahabharata, an epic whose length defies any present-day imagination. It is a comprisal of a narrative set within the larger framework of Philosophical Mysticism. Its tone is … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: The Bhagavad Gita

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Why begin a series on a Hindu Scripture in Unborn Mind Zen? Firstly, the inspiration presented itself to me while reading a dialog between Methexis and N. Yeti sparked by their mention of the Gita on the Zennist’s blog. Secondly, … Continue reading

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The Yoga Sutras: Epilogue

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iv. 31-34 Final Release from all Obstructions 4.31 All Mind Obstructions now cessated, Total-Gnosis is conferred as the yogin need not do anything more—fait accompli. When in Dharmamegha Samādhi, all former impurities are dissolved-away in the Light of Pure Gnosis—no-thing … Continue reading

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Recurring Impressions; Dharmamegha Samādhi

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iv. 27-30 Recurring Impressions/Dharmamegha Samādhi 4.27 The subliminal impressions stored in the Alaya-receptacle can rise again due to lapses in the Recollective Resolve. When the yogin neglects to maintain the Recollective Resolve, habitual triggers will set into motion again the … Continue reading

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The Mind of the Perceiver

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iv. 23-26 Gradations of  Perception 4.23 The Observer, the field of knowledge, and knowledge itself are conjoined in the mind of the perceiver. This is an advanced stage along the way to direct illumination. The perceiving mind becomes aware of … Continue reading

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Thought vs. Self

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iv. 18-22 The Self is the Master over all thought-constructions. 4.18 The changeless Selfhood of spirit is Master over the churning of incessant thoughts. Thought being constructed out of the phenomenal mind-stuff is inferior to the Self that is Self-Luminous … Continue reading

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