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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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Narration of bali – Conclusion

  Continued from https://yogavaasistha.wordpress.com/2017/02/21/narration-of-bali-part-2/  As SukrAcharya appeared near the window where bali is sitting and contemplating, it appeared as if Sun is rising with the light that emitted from the guru. King bali performed due reverence with offering water for arghya and … Continue reading

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Narration of bali – part 2

Continued from: https://yogavaasistha.wordpress.com/2017/02/09/narration-of-bali-part-1/ bali asked: O great soul, what is the technique to conquer this powerful minister? Please enlighten me. virOchana answerd: O son! even though the minister is very powerful, with a technique you can conquer him. Like a … Continue reading

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