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Interesting account of suraghu and parigha

Continuing the discussion on last post, bhagavAn vaSishTha said: O rAma, as all the teaching of sounds is for the sake of realization of truth, so let me narrate an ancient account of a king suraghu of kirAta kingdom known … Continue reading

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Transactions or Transcendence?

Having heard the narration of uddAlaka, Lord rAma asked: In realized people some are engaged in transactions and some always stay in transcendence of samadhi? Who is better, of these two types of realized sages? Please explain. bhagavAn vasishTha answered: … Continue reading

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UddalakOpakhyAnam – The narration of uddAlaka

This post aims to cover the key points of the narration of uddAlaka. Bhagavan vaSishTha said: uddalaka vadaLUnAm viSirNam bhutapanchakam kRtvA kRtvA dhiyA dhIra dhIrayAntarvichAraya O rAma! like the sage uddAlaka, who performed a persistent inquiry into the antaHkaraNa, having … Continue reading

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gAdhi brAhmaNa vRttAntam

BhagavAn vaSishTha said: O rAma! for the sake of establishing the nature of mAya, the source of all duality let me narrate about gAdhi. Don’t think the gAdhi as the father of sage viSwamitra. This gAdhi is a brahmaNa who … Continue reading

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prahlAda path – Lord vishNu’s intervention – Conclusion

All the efforts of dAnavas, trying to bring prahlAda back to senses went in vain after https://yogavaasistha.wordpress.com/2017/04/21/prahladas-path-part-2/ Then without the leader the pAtAla became lawless and the powerful started exploiting the weak. Just like the bigger fish eats the small, the … Continue reading

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prahlAda’s path – Part 2

Thus, having instructed by Lord Vishnu,  https://yogavaasistha.wordpress.com/2017/03/24/prahladas-path-of-bhakti-part-1  prahlAda started contemplating into the self: “Who am I, that is talking, walking and doing all these acts in this world? I am not the external objective world filled with mountains and rivers. … Continue reading

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prahlAda’s path of bhakti – part 1

Sage vasishTha starts narrating the journey of prahlAda towards realization. janaka attained realization by listening to celestial discussion – this means the realization can fall from the sky in some cases. pAvana got realization by the teaching of his brother … Continue reading

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