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When discrimination has not dawned in your mind, you are not able differentiate between the real and unreal. You do not enquiry. The mind is duping you every moment. Let us all wake up now at least and cultivate this discrimination through enquiry into the nature of the Self, through Sat-Sanga(company of the holy), study and meditation.
Added by Teachings of Swami Sivananda on April 11, 2015 at 2:31pm — No Comments
YOUR OWN SWAROOPA
When all the desires are gratified, when all desires are annihilated, you are Poorna(full), self-contained, and you enjoy your own Swaroopa(essence) – call it by whatever name you like. All your desires are gratified when you rest in your own Satchidananda Swaroopa (Existence-consciousness-Bliss Absolute the essential nature of Brahman)
Physical beauty is no beauty. He who has knowledge of the Self is the most beautiful man in the whole world. He is the really handsome man. Though Ashta-vakra had eight kinds of deformities, he was the most handsome man. He had the Brahmic aura in his face. The eyes sparkled with the light of the soul. With this light he subdued Raja Janaka, with this light he made Raja Janaka enter into Samadhi(super consciousness) in the twinkling of an eye.
WHAT IS THIS BODY
Look at this body. This is a house with two pillars. The walls are made up of rice, bread, dhall, and potatoes. This will fall down without giving ant notice. Jivatma dwells in this house. Do not perish as a prey in the snare of your sensual appetites. Do not fall like a blind man in the hidden pits of this world. Life is a lightning flash of breath. Time is but a thunder clap of death. Live in Atma. You will attain immortality. Go beyond time. You will attain…Continue