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The Sunday Q&A #47 : Laws of rebirth, Language and creation, Effort and lower mind

The Sunday Q&A #47 : Laws of rebirth, Language and creation, Effort and lower mind

June 28, 2020

What conditions govern the birth of the illusory individual? What can happen if there is no language? How to use the lower mind to achieve a spiritual goal? Is effort worth it? What keeps us trapped in effort? Let's find out.

Mandukya Karika : Part - 13 : Liberation, Nondoing, Bliss

Mandukya Karika : Part - 13 : Liberation, Nondoing, Bliss

June 25, 2020

Gaudapada describes how the recognition that the activity of mind is illusory can lead to dissolution of mind and oneness with Brahman. The bliss and samadhi are the final states, nothing remains to be done now.

Reading and discussion on the English translation of the Mandukya Karika by Gaudapada, which is a commentary on the Mandukya Upanishad.

Mandukya Karika : Part - 12 : Unborn, Incomprehensibility, Mind

Mandukya Karika : Part - 12 : Unborn, Incomprehensibility, Mind

June 23, 2020

What is born and what is unborn? Can something be born out of unborn? Atman is incomprehensible (as an object), does that make it unreal? What is mind, and what is it actually doing? Why do we need it?

Reading and discussion on the English translation of the Mandukya Karika by Gaudapada, which is a commentary on the Mandukya Upanishad.

The Sunday Q&A #46 : Material comforts, Training the attention, Fear of letting go, Dependency on a master

The Sunday Q&A #46 : Material comforts, Training the attention, Fear of letting go, Dependency on a master

June 21, 2020

How to let go of my attachment to material comforts of life? How to train the attention, and why is it so important? Why is mind scared of oneness? What paths absolutely require a master and which ones are less dependent on a master? Let us discuss these matters today.

Mandukya Karika : Part - 11 : Pots, Spaces, Suffering and Reincarnation

Mandukya Karika : Part - 11 : Pots, Spaces, Suffering and Reincarnation

June 19, 2020

Chapter 3 undertakes the task of establishing non-duality by reason alone. Atman is like Ether, empty space. Is it multiple? Does it become many in the form of many individuals? Does Atman suffer or becomes happy? Will it die and reincarnate? Gaudapada clears up such questions and many beliefs.

Reading and discussion on the English translation of the Mandukya Karika by Gaudapada, which is a commentary on the Mandukya Upanishad.

Mandukya Karika : Part - 10 : Maturing of realisation

Mandukya Karika : Part - 10 : Maturing of realisation

June 15, 2020

What is the behaviour of a Knower of Supreme Reality? Is there any code of conduct? Are there any guidelines? How does the mind change after the knowledge arrives? Reading and discussion on the English translation of the Mandukya Karika by Gaudapada, which is a commentary on the Mandukya Upanishad.

Mandukya Karika : Part - 9 : Duality in Nonduality

Mandukya Karika : Part - 9 : Duality in Nonduality

June 12, 2020

All other streams of philosophies can be merged in one as subsets or partial views of reality. The nondual is not separate from dual. It is just that, that which is dual is merely an appearance. Nondual is the substratum on which all duality appears in various illusory forms. Reading and discussion on the English translation of the Mandukya Karika by Gaudapada, which is a commentary on the Mandukya Upanishad.

The Sunday Q&A #45 : Illusory individual, Purpose of births, Enlightenment

The Sunday Q&A #45 : Illusory individual, Purpose of births, Enlightenment

June 8, 2020

How to see that the individual is a part of the universal mind? Why was I born? Is the purpose assigned to my life a fake purpose? When can I get enlightened? Lets discuss these matters.

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Empowerment

Empowerment

June 7, 2020

Why does this world appear imperfect and why do we feel a need to improve it? Is there such a need? Who can fix it? Who is empowered to make a change here? What is the nature of such empowerment? Let us try to peel this very complex onion of Maya and the appearance of empowerment.

 

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