Didn’t get to Gomukhasana. Was a very relaxed session with time between Asanas. No hurry burry.
The sleepy garden city is trying hard to be the modern technological hub, that it has always claimed itself to be. Before the sleepy city really grew till 1990, South End Circle was literally what it was. The southern end of Bangalore with a population of 4 Million. Then Narasimha Rao Government allowed for globalisation, […]
Detours for the intellectual
It seems very clear actually. One has to do Sadhana so that one comes to Chittashuddhi. With Chittashuddhi, one has earned the Sadhanachatushtaya. Then, intuit the self through the self. You emerge on the otherside. But we like to take pitstops and exits on this arduous highway. So let us add some more Adhyaropa, superimposition, […]
With the statement भिद्यते हृदयग्रन्थिश्छिद्यन्ते सर्वसंशयाः।क्शीयन्ते चास्य कर्माणि तस्मिन् दृष्टे परावरे ॥ one assumes that all Karmas are burnt or exhausted. However some Vedantins like to say that the Prarabhda Karma for this person continues till he drops the body. Some other people say, the cloth is burnt, so there is no more Karma. The […]
Avidya: Locus & Nature
The ignorant cannot locate Avidya since he is it. He is ignorant. The Jnani cannot locate Avidya, since he sees no ignorance. He sees himself clear as daylight as Brahman. There is hence for him no Avidya, forget the locus. But why do we still ask the question then? So the attempt has been to […]
When asleep, is there Avidya?
Contention: No Avidya In sleep, Brahman alone is, there is no Avidya, is one contention. This is a state which is then related to in the waking state. Here the waker says that he slept and he had no knowledge. Also that there was the presence of Avidya in sleep is from the waker’s perspective […]
07.09.22 – Meditation
Prayers in Yoga class
ॐ सह नाववतु ।सह नौ भुनक्तु ।सह वीर्यं करवावहै ।तेजस्वि नावधीतमस्तु मा विद्विषावहै ।ॐ शान्तिः शान्तिः शान्तिः ॥ Om Saha Naav[au]-Avatu |Saha Nau Bhunaktu |Saha Viiryam Karavaavahai |Tejasvi Naav[au]-Adhiitam-Astu Maa Vidvissaavahai |Om Shaantih Shaantih Shaantih || 1: Om, Together may we two Move (in our Studies, the Teacher and the Student),2: Together may we two Relish (our Studies, the Teacher and the Student),3: Together may we perform (our Studies) with Vigour (with […]