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...   Read More

The Importance of Human Birth

Among all species of life, human birth is very rare and important. In Śānti-parva of Māhābhārata (chapter 180), the great devotee Bhīsma, one of...   Read More

Form according to Bhāva / Uttama-bhakti

Changing Form according to Bhāva QUESTION: In Chāndogya Upaniṣad, it is mentioned that a mukta jīva can expand into many bodies. How is this possible...   Read More

Vedic Psychology (4): Somatic Delusion & Jealous Delusion

SOMATIC DELUSION Somatic delusion occurs when the central theme of the delusion involves bodily functions or sensations (American Psychiatric Association, DSM-V, p.90). This is...   Read More

Vedic Psychology (3): Grandiose Delusion & Erotomanic Delusion

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These examples are only for educating the reader about the characteristics of delusional disorders. We have changed some details and names to clearly bring...   Read More

Vedic Psychology (2): Persecutory Delusion & Referential Delusion

This article is a continuation of the previous article, where we explained six types of delusions. Here we give examples of two of them:...   Read More

Vedic Psychology (1): Delusional Disorders

Being in spiritual life for decades, I have come to the stunning realization that in spiritual societies there are a disproportionate number of practitioners...   Read More

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