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Vedic Psychology
Questions & Answers Vedic Psychology

Interactions between the Ātmā and the Mind

Question: Who feels pain and pleasure in the conditioned stage? Is it the soul or the mind? Answer: The mind feels it. Question: From where does viveka or the faculty to choose between wrong and right come? Does it come from the buddhi or ātmā? Answer: It comes from buddhi. Question: Does the soul have intrinsic

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How to Overcome Jealousy and Envy

Question: An ordinary person has jealousy—how to overcome this problem? Answer: Jealousy comes because of ignorance and attachment to your own self or body. First, you should understand what jealousy is. These two words in English, envy and jealousy, have similar meanings but with subtle differences. Envy means that someone has more than you and

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Attachments at the Time of Death

Question: You said that at the time of death, we remember important saṁskāras from our life. Why is this?    Answer: We have certain attachments in our life. We work and survive because of these attachments. Without attachments, you would feel completely blank. Attachments are of different grades and shades. Some are strong, some are

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Questions & Answers Vedic Psychology

Dealing with Traumatic Situations

Question: How can uncovering repressed traumatic memories benefit a person? Answer:  Our neurological and psychological systems have natural mechanisms to suppress and forget a traumatic situation to thereby avoid unbearable mental pain. Our body also goes into coma or faints when there is too much physical pain. These are mechanisms for survival which may give temporary

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Brain and Mind / Progress in Bhakti

Relation of Brain and Mind Question: What is the role of the brain in Vedic Psychology and what is the relationship between mind and brain? Answer: The sense (indriya) and is organ (golaka) are two different things. For example, there is a sense of seeing and there are two physical eyes, which are the golakas

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Book publications Vedic Psychology

New Publication: Daily Deliberations Workbook

Jiva Institute just released Daily Deliberations for Peace of Mind and Healthy Relations. It is an introspection workbook that one can use to stay connected to Babaji Satyanarayana Dasa’s wisdom daily and to apply it to one’s own life. It includes 30 inspirational quotes from Babaji, one for each day. Each day of this workbook

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Vedic Psychology

Vedic Psychology – OFFENSIVE DEVOTEE

QUESTION: I am having a very hard time processing feelings of anger and disgust toward a fellow devotee. I have been in the company of this person for many years due to unchangeable circumstances and have witnessed them verbally abusing, insulting, harshly criticising and speaking in very confronting and disturbing ways, These actions have caused

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