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Beyond birth and death 1
We Are Not These Bodies
Beyond birth and death 1
dehī nityam avadhyo ’yaṁ dehe sarvasya bhārata tasmāt sarvāṇi bhūtāni na tvaṁ śocitum arhasi
Beyond birth and death 1
“O descendant of Bharata, he who dwells in the body is eternal and can never be slain. Therefore you need ...
Beyond birth and death 1
The very first step in self-realization is realizing one’s identity as separate from the body. “I am not this body ...
Beyond birth and death 1
Living in the bodily conception, our idea of happiness is like that of a man in delirium. Some philosophers claim ...
Beyond birth and death 1
Consciousness cannot be denied. A body without consciousness is a dead body. As soon as consciousness is removed from the ...
Beyond birth and death 1
The impersonalist followers of Śaṅkarācārya, as well as the Vaiṣṇavas following in the disciplic succession from Lord Śrī Kṛṣṇa, acknowledge ...
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Because we cannot perceive the soul by our gross senses, we deny it. Actually there are so many things that ...
Beyond birth and death 1
In the Bhagavad-gītā Śrī Kṛṣṇa points out that all of our miseries are due to false identification with the body.
Beyond birth and death 1
mātrā-sparśās tu kaunteya śītoṣṇa-sukha-duḥkha-dāḥ āgamāpāyino ’nityās tāṁs titikṣasva bhārata
Beyond birth and death 1
“O son of Kuntī, the nonpermanent appearance of heat and cold, happiness and distress, and their disappearance in due course, ...
Beyond birth and death 1
In the summertime we may feel pleasure from contact with water, but in the winter we may shun that very ...