Rosh Hashanah: a time to reflect and turn in. Remembering our life is but a journey back home, Back To Godhead…it’s important to reflect, and alter the course or path we are on. Just as a person steers a sailboat, they are continuously adjusting its course. So do we need to reflect and turn within, […]
This week and month are going to be about turning, turning within, repenting and retrospective. Let’s start off with Retrospective: Retrospective, basically here in a spiritual sense is looking back at our past. As many have said, if we don’t learn from our past, we are doomed to make the same mistakes. But a great […]
“He who worships me with unfaltering love transcends these gunas. He becomes fit to reach union with Brahman (Krishna/Vishnu/God). For I am Brahman Within this body Life immortal That shall not perish: I am the Truth And the Joy forever.
Bhagavad Gita Chapter 14…Three Gunas, by Swami Prabhavananda and Christopher Isherwood Of sattva, knowledge is born: Of rajas, greed: Tamas brings forth bewilderment, Delusion, darkness Abiding in sattva Man goes to higher realms: Remaining in rajas In this world he remains: Sunk in tamas, His lower nature, He sinks to the underworld. Let the […]
In Chapter 14 of the Bhagavad Gita, the Three Gunas are described as following: Tamas the ignorant Bewilders all men: Tamas will bind you With bonds of delusion, Sluggishness, stupor For those who are on the path of enlightenment…Tamas is not part of it. Although this guna can bring you to your knees, and possibly […]