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

Did Women Study the Veda in Ancient Times?

Question: We sometimes address the question of why women were categorically included amongst those who can’t study the Veda. This question accepts a basic...   Read More

Is a Guru Really Necessary?

There are mixed feelings about the role of guru in one’s spiritual life, and I am asked about it very often. Those who stick...   Read More

Deliverance through the Name

Question: The following quote is from CC, Antya Līla 3.50-54:  yavana-sakalera ‘mukti’ habe anāyāse ’hā rāma, hā rāma’ bali’ kahe nāmābhāse One day Śrī...   Read More

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