Monthly Archives: May 2011

karma vichaaraH – Investigation of Action

Having heard the first discourse on daiva-paurusha vichara as declared by Bhagavan Vasista, Lord Raama has asked: Bhagavan sarva dharmajna pratishthaaphalamaagatam yalloke tadvada brahman daivam naama kimuchyate? O Bhagavan, who are versed in all knowledge, kindly explain the true meaning … Continue reading

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sarva saastraartha sangrahaH

Bhagavan Vasistha continued: Having obtained a body free from disease and a mind free from doubt, one should try to know the self such that he prevent the birth again. संवित्स्पन्दो मनःस्पन्द ऐन्द्रियस्पन्द एव च । एतानि पुरुषार्थस्य रूपाण्येभ्यः फलोदयः … Continue reading

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refutation of fate

Bhagavan vaSishTa resumed his teaching on second day: तस्मात्प्राक्पौरुषाद्दैवं नान्यत्तत्प्रोज्ङ्य दूरतः । साधुसंगमसच्छास्त्रैर्जीवमुत्तारयेद्बलात् ॥ (sarga 6 verse 1) Fate is none other than the result of one’s own past free-will, it is possible to leave it at a distance, and … Continue reading

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Paurusha Sthapanam

Bhagavan VasisTa Continued: प्रवृत्तिरेव प्रथमं यथा शास्त्रविहारिणाम् । प्रभेव वर्णभेदानां साधनी सर्वकर्मणाम् ॥ (5th sarga Verse1) “pravrutti” alone is the prime instrument even in the actions done according to the saastras! It only reflects based on “Varna” to give various … Continue reading

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