Daily Quotes and Sutras
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Bhagavad Gita QuoteChapter VII: The Yoga of the Division of Wisdom
VII.2. JNAANAM TE'HAM SAVIJNAANAM IDAM VAKSHYAAMYASHESHATAH;
YAJJNAATWAA NEHA BHOOYO'NYAJ JNAATAVYAMAVASHISHYATE.
(Krishna speaking to Arjuna)
I shall declare to thee in full this knowledge combined with
direct realisation, after knowing which nothing more here remains
to be known.
VII.3. MANUSHYAANAAM SAHASRESHU KASHCHIDYATATI SIDDHAYE;
YATATAAMAPI SIDDHAANAAM KASHCHINMAAM VETTI TATTWATAH.
Among thousands of men, one perchance strives for perfection;
even among those successful strivers, only one perchance knows Me
Daily QuoteSatsanga(Association with Sages), discrimination between the Real and the unreal, dispassion, enquiry of 'who am I?', and meditation, will bestow on you eternal bliss and immortality.
Raja Yoga SutraRaja Yoga Selection Number 166, for Wednesday, October 7, 2015
[from Discourse IV: "Kaivalya Pada- On Realization"]
IV.27. TAC-CHIDRESU PRATYAYANTARANI SAMSKAREBHYAH
'Thoughts that arise as interruptions to discrimination are due to past
Before liberation is attained, remaining habitual thoughts and
tendencies arise in the mind from time to time to interrupt the growth of
IV.28. HANAM ESAM KLESAVAD UKTAM
'Their removal is achieved in the same way as the removal of the
afflictions, as previously described.'
The methods of the removal of the interruptions of discrimination
are the same as for removal of the afflictions, or causes of misery,
described in the second chapter, sutras 10, 11, and 26.
Weekly Poem52. THE LORD IS THE INDWELLER
Within this seed is the Lord,
Within this flower is the Creator,
Within this fruit is Lord Narayana.
Within this water is the Indweller,
Within this fire is God,
Within this sun is the Inner Ruler.
Within this mind is the Almighty,
Within this breath is the Absolute.
Within this eye is the Eternal,
Within the sound is Sadasiva,
Within the heart is Supreme Brahman:
Within every object is the Indwelling Presence.
Sivananda says: "Listen to me, my friend,
My beloved Lord is within -
Feel his immanence".
a) Narayanaya - Lord Vishnu
b) Sadasiva - A form of Siva
c) Brahman - Absolute Infinity