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Classes comprise of entire Bhagavad Gita (18 chapters) in thorough detail with extended notes – including Sanskrit terminology. Lord Krishna teaches Arjuna the final reality, understanding which the highest fulfillment is discovered within oneself. The predicament of Arjuna, the search for permanent satisfaction, is faced by each of us. Hence this teaching gives us an…

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In previous part 25, we highlighted an important word “mithya”. Without fully understanding it, we can never reconcile Oneness and world of multiplicity. World is mithyā, a dependent reality. Meaning whatever aspect of the world you look into, that very aspect depends on another aspect which you are failing to acknowledge. For example, we say…

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Bhagavad-Gītā says that we have five sense organs of knowledge (seeing, hearing, smelling, feeling, tasting); these are very subtle. Example: Organ of seeing is a lot more subtle then the physical instrument of seeing; eye. More subtle than the sense organ is the Mind. Subtler than the mind is the Intelligence. Subtler than these is…

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If you’re unfamiliar with Advaita Vedanta, it’s purpose and how it can help one solve the eternal problem of ignorance preventing immediate recognition of one’s real unchanging nature, please read an introduction here. That’s the symbolism of the picture seen. One believes one needs to get somewhere or experience something (implying future point in time), through…

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