VEDIC PSYCHOLOGY – DYING

VEDIC PSYCHOLOGY – DYING

QUESTION My grandfather has lived a long life but is having problems letting go of the body. He is filled with fear and I try to ease him by talking to him and reading to him. I have shared my thoughts with him on ego, purusha and prakruti. He’s approaching the end and is in great […]

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Varnashrama Dharma in Modern Context

Varnashrama Dharma in Modern Context

Question: I would like to ask you about particular question about Varnashrama Dharma. I found myself this topic is struggling in some parts, so please Babaji give me some light on this. As far as I know, civilized humans have four primarily natures, and they are attributed by certain qualities each ...

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My Visit to Jiva Institute

My Visit to Jiva Institute

My name is Hemal P. Trivedi and I am a graduate student at Rutgers University finishing a Masters in Religious Studies with a specialization in Indian philosophy. From September 2016 to January 2017, I had the honor of living at Jīva Institute while completing my third semester and applying to Ph.D ...

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VEDIC PSYCHOLOGY – INJUSTICE

VEDIC PSYCHOLOGY – INJUSTICE

QUESTION I am feeling overwhelmed regarding the current political situation in the United States.  While I have been trying to cultivate equanimity and compassion through my various yoga practices, I find myself getting quite agitated and indeed, at times angry at the millions of people who voted f ...

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Love Beyond Love – Part 4

Love Beyond Love – Part 4

If one performs yajña without material motive, the result is subduing of rajas and tamas and predominance of sattva. In turn, this grants clear knowledge of the self, jñāna. Kṛṣṇa confirms this in the (Gīta 4.33), sarva karmākhilaṁ pārtha jñāne parisamāpyate, “O Arjuna all endeavo ...

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