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(38) Vairagya

Three enemies – desire, fear, anger To be vanquished by liberation seeker   Reduce attachments to life worldly Then vairagya will establish truly   But vairagya cannot be acquired It’s a gift from the Divine revered   To only a … Continue reading

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(37) Three gunas   Three gunas make up a being Sattva, Rajas, Tamas ruling   Sattva founded on spirit eternal Disregards body, world physical   Rajas works for ego, body sensual Engaged for happiness ephemeral   Tamas knows not wrong … Continue reading

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(36) Svadharma

Svadharma concept quite distinct From dharma or religion extant   Svadharma way of life for individual Towards liberation from life physical   Religion is collective principle Code for coexistence peaceful   Every individual life predesigned With distinct karmic role coded … Continue reading

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(35) Spiritual Preaching

Self-realised person evolved spiritually Shouldn’t try to preach to people worldly   Ordinary people deeply rooted in world Perform karma with eye on fruit desired   To them, no desire for fruit, not acceptable Why exert to convert the inconvertible? … Continue reading

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(34) Spiritual Practice

A moderate life is the foundation For achieving spiritual liberation   Sleep, food and activity in moderation To keep body, mind in right position   Agitated mind cannot concentrate On spiritual contemplation in earnest   Mind naturally uncontrollable But good … Continue reading

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(33) Spiritual Attitude

We go through life for many years Experiencing wide variety it offers   Makes us feel wise, all-knowing Believing we know everything   But it is knowledge only of physical All that is sensually perceivable   Unknowing what preceded birth … Continue reading

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(32) Soul

Individual being is embodied soul A part of Singular Soul Universal   Mind is created to be judgmental Of all worldly experiences dual   Evaluates experiences of ego, senses Against preprogrammed benchmarks   Judging as desirable, undesirable Mere witness unfeeling … Continue reading

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