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Teachings of Lord Kapila
Foreword 1: The Purpose of Lord Kapila’s Advent 2: The Transcendental Master and Supreme Yogī 3: How to Understand the …
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How to Understand the Lord’s Activities TEXT 3 yad yad vidhatte bhagavān svacchandātmātma-māyayā tāni me śraddadhānasya kīrtanyāny anukīrtaya Therefore please …
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Approaching a Bona Fide Guru TEXT 4 sūta uvāca dvaipāyana-sakhas tv evaṁ maitreyo bhagavāṁs tathā prāhedaṁ viduraṁ prīta ānvīkṣikyāṁ pracoditaḥ …
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Lord Kapila Takes Charge of His Mother, Devahūti TEXT 5 maitreya uvāca pitari prasthite ’raṇyaṁ mātuḥ priya-cikīrṣayā tasmin bindu-sare ’vātsīd …
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Devahūti Desires Transcendental Knowledge TEXT 7 devahūtir uvāca nirviṇṇā nitarāṁ bhūmann asad-indriya-tarṣaṇāt yena sambhāvyamānena prapannāndhaṁ tamaḥ prabho Devahūti said: I …
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Lord Kapila Begins to Explain Self-Realization TEXT 12 maitreya uvāca iti sva-mātur niravadyam īpsitaṁ niśamya puṁsām apavarga-vardhanam dhiyābhinandyātmavatāṁ satāṁ gatir …
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Bhakti-Yoga: The Supreme Yoga System TEXT 14 tam imaṁ te pravakṣyāmi yam avocaṁ purānaghe ṛṣīṇāṁ śrotu-kāmānāṁ yogam sarvāṅga-naipuṇam O most …
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Purifying the Mind for Self-Realization TEXT 15 cetaḥ khalv asya bandhāya muktaye cātmano matam guṇeṣu saktaṁ bandhāya rataṁ vā puṁsi …
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Spiritual Attachment and Material Detachment TEXT 18 jñāna-vairāgya-yuktena bhakti-yuktena cātmanā paripaśyaty udāsīnaṁ prakṛtiṁ ca hataujasam In that position of self-realization, …
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The Symptoms of a Sādhu TEXT 21 titikṣavaḥ kāruṇikāḥ suhṛdaḥ sarva-dehinām ajāta-śatravaḥ śāntāḥ sādhavaḥ sādhu-bhūṣaṇāḥ The symptoms of a sādhu …
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Association with the Supreme Lord Through Hearing TEXTS 25–26 satāṁ prasaṅgān mama vīrya-saṁvido bhavanti hṛt-karṇa-rasāyanāḥ kathāḥ taj joṣaṇād āśv apavarga-vartmani …
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Perfect Knowledge Through Surrender TEXT 28 devahūtir uvāca kācit tvayy ucitā bhaktiḥ kīdṛśī mama gocarā yayā padaṁ te nirvāṇam añjasānvāśnavā …