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Chapter 1
We Are Not These Bodies dehī nityam avadhyo ’yaṁ dehe sarvasya bhārata tasmāt sarvāṇi bhūtāni na tvaṁ śocitum arhasi “O ...
Chapter 2
Elevation at Death There are different kinds of transcendentalists who are called yogīs – haṭha-yogīs, jñāna-yogīs, dhyāna-yogīs, and bhakti-yogīs – ...
Chapter 3
Liberation from Material Planets The jñānīs and yogīs are generally impersonalists, and although they attain the temporary form of liberation ...
Chapter 4
The Sky Beyond the Universe If even the higher planets in this universe are subject to birth and death, why ...
Chapter 5
Associating with Kṛṣṇa If one gets something superior, he naturally gives up all inferior things. We want enjoyment, but impersonalism ...
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 ...