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Ashtavakra Gita

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The Ashtavakra Gita was written in around the same time as the Bhagavad Gita (about 2500 years ago). They are fairly different in approach. The Ashtavakra Gita is about radical non-dualism - Advaita Vedanta - like the Upanishads are, like Kashmi

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Yamas and Niyamas

Yamas and Niyamas

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Patanjali wrote the Yoga Sutras around 400 BC, although this date is much debated. With this he formulated practices that had long been in existence.

''He (or she) is merely a spokesman for the timeless wisdom that is the h

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Chapter 2 Bhagavad (Part 1)

Chapter 2 of the Bhagavad Gita describes more than any other chapter the basic philosophy of the poem. Basically this chapter is about being brave in the face of life..and taking action, rather than falling into depression and a sense of futility.

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15 Laws of Life ~ Vivekananda

Swami Vivekananda was one of the earliest people who introduced Yoga to the West. His teacher was Ramakrishna, the simple humble man who had experienced awakening at age 6 and who had developed such a passion for Kali (Goddess) that he had ecsta

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A Parable of the Gunas.

A brief summary of what are Gunas first.....

They mean Threads or Primal Energy Flows. There are three ~ Sattwa, Rajas, and Tamas. We are always being affected energetically speaking by these ''flows''. I will put in a more detailed post on Gunas

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2 Replies · Reply by Moon Feb 22, 2014