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Isa Upanishad

Behold the Universe in the Glory of God: and all that lives and moves on earth.

Leaving the transient find joy in the Eternal : set not your heart on another's possession.

Working thus, a man may wish for a life of  hundred years.

Only actions don

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1 Reply · Reply by Moon Jun 30, 2015

Burt Harding's Page

I like this brief video from Burt in his dressing gown. Aside from a strange little meandering detour into Hitler (? What the heck, Burt? :D ), this video is really good about the two aspects of us ..Human and Being...

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I am Shiva - Adi Shankara

Adi Shankara, of the eighth century, summarized the entirety of Advaita Vedanta in six stanzas. When a young boy of eight, while wandering in the Himalayas, seeking to find his guru, he encountered a sage who asked him, "Who are you?" The boy answere

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1 Reply · Reply by Moon May 22, 2015

Who Am I ? ~ Ramana Maharshi

Source ~ Translation of 1923 booklet ~ http://www.sriramanamaharshi.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/who_am_I.pdf

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EXTRACTS

From Introduction ~ 

''The mind consists of thoughts. The ‘I’ thought is the first to arise in the mind. When the enquiry ‘

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Mandukya Upanishad

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OM. This eternal word is all: what was, what is, and what shall be, and what beyond is in eternity. All is OM.

Brahman is all and Atman is Brahman.

Atman, the Self, has four conditions.

The first condition is the waking life of outward-movin

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Kena Upanishad ~ Part 4

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And the gods Agni, Vayu and Indra excelled the other gods, for they were the first that came near Brahman and they first knew he was the Supreme Spirit.

And thus Indra, the god of Thunder, excelled all other gods, for he came nearest to Brahman and

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Kena Upanishad ~ Part 3

All the choir of heaven and furniture of earth - in a word, all those bodies which compose the mighty frame of the world - have not any subsistence without a mind. ~ George Berkeley

Once upon a time, Brahman, the Spirit Supreme, won a victory for the gods. And the gods thought in their pride: ''We alone attained this victory, ours alone is the glory.''

Brahman saw it and appeared to them, but they knew him not. ''Who is that b

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Kena Upanishad ~ Part 2

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Master  ~  If you think ''I know well'', little truth you know. You only perceive that appearance of Brahman that lies in the senses and is in you. Pursue your meditation.

Disciple ~ I mean to know. I do not imagine ''I know him well'' and yet I c

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Kena Upanishad ~ Part 1

Please Note : The use of the word Brahman is not intended to be partisan. It is not a 'religious' word in these documents, nor intended to be particular to one narrow creed. Substitute the word Absolute or Source or Truth or God or ''The Reality Behi

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Viveka ~ Discrimination

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Maya (Illusion) is enthroned in the imagination of the mind. How cunning she is! A Viveki knows her tricks well. She (Maya) is awfully afraid of the man of renunciation. She bows to him with folded hands.  ~ Swami Sivananda

Viveka is the Sanskrit

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Karma Sannyasin ~ The Householder Yogi

''I slept and dreamt that Life was Joy,

I woke and found that Life was Duty,

I acted

And behold!

Duty was Joy''.

(Rabindranath Tagore)

 

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In ancient times the yogis divided life into 4 sections – called ‘’ashrama’’.

The first was that of a child

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1 Reply · Reply by Moon Jun 29, 2014

Raga and Dwesha ~ Like and Dislike

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Raga and Dwesha

I am just touching on this subject here as it came up for me today, but maybe I will come back and add some more, or you can research it more yourself. But more importantly, observe.
The following words are just my personal observati

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