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Teachings of Swami Sivananda's Blog – June 2011 Archive (29)

Go beyond Desires

Destroy the Vasanas, subtle desires, and Trishnas, cravings. This will lead to the annihilation of the mind. Destruction of the mind will lead to the attainment of Brahma Jnana or wisdom of the Self.

Swami Sivananda

From the book: Amrita Gita, by Shri…

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Added by Teachings of Swami Sivananda on June 30, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Freedom and Immortality

You are ever free. You are already free. Moksha is not a thing to be attained. You will have to know that you are Atman, that you are free.

Swami Sivananda

Taken from Amrita Gita, by Sri Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj,…

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Added by Teachings of Swami Sivananda on June 29, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Enter into the timeless State

This Atman is beyond time, space, causation. Time, space, causation are mental creation.

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Swami Sivananda lived 1887-1963. His teachings are as much inspiring today as they were half a century ago. A life in accordance to his inspiration can lead you to joy, love and highest realisation. Quotes from…

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Added by Teachings of Swami Sivananda on June 28, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

You are Atma, the Self

Constantly think of the Immortal, all-pervading Atman. Give up thinking of body. You will attain Self-realisation

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From Amrita Gita by Swami Sivananda, copyright The Divine Life Society. Swami Sivananda was a self-realized Master and a very practical…

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Added by Teachings of Swami Sivananda on June 27, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Enquire and Realize

Enquire ‘Who am I?’ Deny or sublate the limiting adjuncts (body, mind, etc.); know the Self and be free.

Swami Sivananda

From the book: Amrita Gita, by Shri Swami Sivananda Maharaj, 1887-1963.Copyright The Divine Life Society, Rishikesh. More Infos from…

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Added by Teachings of Swami Sivananda on June 26, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Go beyond Sensual Pleasure

Sensual pleasure is only pain. It is momentary mental excitement, momentary sensation of flesh, momentary itching and scratching of the senses. You can have eternal bliss in your own Inner Atman alone.

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By Swami Sivananda, from the Book Amrita Gita. Swami Sivananda lived from 1887-1963. He was one…

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Added by Teachings of Swami Sivananda on June 25, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Remove Attachments

I-ness and mine-ness, agency and enjoyership bind you to the Samsara. Destroy these notions. Identify yourself with the Atman which is non-doer, non-enjoyer. You will attain Immortality and eternal Bliss.

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Added by Teachings of Swami Sivananda on June 24, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Awake from ignorance to the truth

Bring a light, the snake vanishes; rope alone remains. Attain Illumination, this world and this body vanish. Atman alone remains. That Atman thou art. Tat Tvam Asi

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From Amrita Gita by Swami Sivananda, copyright The…

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Added by Teachings of Swami Sivananda on June 23, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Brahman alone is real

Just as snake is superimposed on the rope, this world, and the body are superimposed on Brahman.

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Taken from Amrita Gita, by Sri Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj, 1887-1963. Copyright…

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Added by Teachings of Swami Sivananda on June 22, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Go beyond Ignorance

Ignorance is the cause for pain and sorrow. Annihilate this ignorance through Brahma Jnana. All miseries will come to an end.

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From the book: Amrita Gita, by Shri Swami Sivananda Maharaj, 1887-1963.Copyright…

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Added by Teachings of Swami Sivananda on June 21, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

There is only One Self

Behold the one Immortal Atman in all names and forms. This alone is correct perception.

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By Swami Sivananda, from the Book Amrita Gita. Swami Sivananda lived from 1887-1963. He was one of the great Yoga Masters of the 20th Century who made Yoga available to…

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Added by Teachings of Swami Sivananda on June 20, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Reality and Truth

There is only one Reality or Truth. That is Brahman or Atman. All appearances are unreal. They are the effects of Maya, the illusory power of Brahman.

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Taken from…

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Added by Teachings of Swami Sivananda on June 19, 2011 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Waking dreaming and deep sleep

In dream you are distinct from the physical body. In deep sleep, you are distinct from the body and the mind. You enjoy peace and bliss in deep sleep. This proves that you are neither body nor mind, but you are All-Blissful Soul

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From Amrita Gita by Swami Sivananda, copyright The Divine Life Society.…

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Added by Teachings of Swami Sivananda on June 18, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

You are

You cannot deny or doubt your existence. You always feel that you exist. This existence is Atman or your own Self. The knower of the doubt or denier always exists. That knower is your own Atman.

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Swami Sivananda lived 1887-1963. His teachings are as much inspiring today as…

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Added by Teachings of Swami Sivananda on June 17, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Brahman and Atman are One

Brahman or Atman is beyond the reach of the mind and speech. He is beyond logic, reason, mental process, science. He must be realised through meditation.

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Added by Teachings of Swami Sivananda on June 16, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Body and Soul

This perishable body will certainly pass away. Indweller can never perish. Thou art the immortal soul. Therefore, over the inevitable thou shalt not grieve.

Swami Sivananda

From the book: Amrita Gita, by Shri Swami Sivananda Maharaj, 1887-1963.Copyright The…

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Added by Teachings of Swami Sivananda on June 15, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Know Thyself

This Atman is eternal, immovable, secondless, self-existent, self-centred. Therefore, knowing this to be such, thou shouldst not grieve, when your father, mother, son, wife or relative dies.

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By Swami Sivananda, from the Book Amrita Gita. Swami Sivananda lived from 1887-1963. He was one of the…

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Added by Teachings of Swami Sivananda on June 14, 2011 at 2:00pm — 10 Comments

The Eternal Atman

Fire cannot burn this Atman, sword cannot pierce this Atman, bomb cannot destroy this Atman, machine-guns cannot kill this Atman.

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Swami Sivananda lived 1887-1963. His teachings are…

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Added by Teachings of Swami Sivananda on June 13, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

The Self

This Atman is birthless, deathless, changeless. When the body is killed, He is not killed. Therefore grieve not, lament not, regret not. Be always cheerful

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From Amrita Gita by Swami Sivananda, copyright The Divine Life Society. Swami Sivananda was a…

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Added by Teachings of Swami Sivananda on June 12, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

What is Immortal

The unreal body perishes, but the Atman or the indweller is Immortal. So, you should not grieve when anyone dies. In essence everyone is Immortal Atman.

Swami Sivananda

From the book: Amrita Gita, by Shri Swami…

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Added by Teachings of Swami Sivananda on June 10, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

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