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Life of Vision by Pujya Guruji – Part 4 - Death! How to look at one's mortality!

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Life of Vision by Pujya Guruji – Part 4 - Death! How to look at one's mortality! Life of Vision is a compilation of Sanskrit verses that mark important occasions in our lives. These have been composed by Pujya Guruji Swami Tejomayananda ji. The book is available in Chinmaya publications and a must to own. Below are notes taken from talks by Guruji on these very pertinent topics on how to lead one’s life. The songs from the book and their literal meanings have not been included in the notes below.

Life of Vision by Pujya Guruji – Part 3 (Day 4)

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Life of Vision by Pujya Guruji – Part 3 (Day 4) Life of Vision is a compilation of Sanskrit verses that mark important occasions in our lives. These have been composed by Pujya Guruji Swami Tejomayananda ji. The book is available in Chinmaya publications and a must to own. Below are notes taken from talks by Guruji on these very pertinent topics on how to lead one’s life. The songs from the book and their literal meanings have not been included in the notes below. Life is not just full of happy moments. There is another side to life. Vedanta teaches us how to look at life wholly and not in parts. In Gita CH 11, first Arjuna was happy to see only divine forms of Lord and later on was agitated and scared to see the fiery forms. Shoka sAntvanA – Condolences

Life of Vision by Pujya Guruji – Part 2 (Day 3)

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Life of Vision is a compilation of Sanskrit verses that mark important occasions in our lives. These have been composed by Pujya Guruji Swami Tejomayananda ji. The book is available in Chinmaya publications and a must to own. Below are notes taken from talks by Guruji on these very pertinent topics on how to lead one’s life. The songs from the book and their literal meanings have not been included in the notes below. Prarthana Gitam Teach child to pray and not beggary. Prayer shows our state of mind . We should ask Lord to guide us in life. Prayer is Tuning our mind to the source of all Knowledge and virtues within. 2G (God and Guru) alone can guide . It is most important who our guide is. All follow their own mind alone. Hence it is imperative we purify our mind.

Life of Vision by Pujya Guruji - Wedding & House warming - Day 1

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Life of Vision by Pujya Guruji - Part 1 (Day 1) Life of Vision is a compilation of Sanskrit verses that mark important occasions in our lives. These have been composed by Pujya Guruji Swami Tejomayananda ji. The book is available in Chinmaya publications and a must to own. Below are notes taken from talks by Guruji on these very pertinent topics on how to lead one’s life. The songs from the book and their literal meanings have not been included in the notes below.

Excerpts from talks on Bhagavad Gita CH15 by Pujya Guruji - Day 7

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Pujya Guruji and Swami Swaroopananda ji Excerpts from talks on Bhagavad Gita CH15 by Pujya Guruji - Day 7 (Verses 19 – 20) Uttama purusha, who is above kshara and akshara is Lord, Purushottama and He is Urdvam mulam of kshara and akshara purusha. Kshara is ephemeral, perishable and akshara (the imperishable jiva) is also only relative. Like temporary and permanent jobs are both only relative where the company itself is going bankrupt.

Excerpts from talks on Bhagavad Gita CH15 by Pujya Guruji - Day 6

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Pujya Gurudev and Pujya Guruji Excerpts from talks on Bhagavad Gita CH15 by Pujya Guruji - Day 6 (Verses 14 – 18) Coming further closer Bhagavan points out that becoming digestive fire he works 24/7 in all beings not just humans. One definition of God says He is the doer of those things for which we can't take credit . We can't take credit for anything anyway.

Excerpts from talks on Bhagavad Gita CH15 by Pujya Guruji - Day 5

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Pujya Guruji and Pujya Gurudev Day 5 (Verses 9 – 13) Q : Jiva takes away all 5 senses along with mind and goes to another body but what if it goes to a unicellular body? Ans : The senses remain dormant. As in a child, certain faculties are unmanifest till the equipment becomes fit. When upadhi is fit, the faculties becomes manifest. Logical proof for rebirth : If rebirth is not accepted the following logical fallacies will be there.

Excerpts from talks on Bhagavad Gita CH15 by Pujya Guruji - Day 4

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Pujya Gurudev & Guruji In the first 2 verses, Krishna describes Life in samsara through a metaphor . Jivas because of vasanas get deeply rooted and by karmas go up and down the branches, various worlds. In verses 3 & 4, Krishna urges us - With Vivek and Vairagaya cut down the tree of samsara . These are like the two wings of a seeker to soar high in meditation on Truth and reach the destination, our own true Self. Verse 5 enumerates qualifications of a seeker needed to attain the goal. Verse 6 talks about the goal, destination. One with purity of mind and clarity of thought reach avyaya Padam. What is it? Where the luminaries, Sun, Moon and Fire cannot illumine and reaching which there is no returning to samsara.

Excerpts from the Master on Bhagavad Gita CH15 - Day 3

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HH Swami Tejomayananda The world is only as important as you think it is. Bondages and attachment are inside me not outside. Stages of vairagaya Non dependence on external things – realize that one can live without these things also Realise the problems sense objects create Being without both likes and dislikes for sense objects I want nothing more from them. Grown out of desires At first though forcefully done then once we start enjoying the taste of fruits of dispassion, we find the inner drive. First detach from lower, stand apart and then start enquiring what the absolute is.

Excerpts from The Master on Bhagavad Gita CH15 - Day 2

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H H Swami Tejomayananda World we live in and our life is samsara. Point to reflect: I and this world arise and settle together. What is the cause of this samsar? That which is part of effect cannot be its cause. Hence atoms, elements, etc can only be called immediate causes but not the ultimate cause. If we trace back the cause of even a piece of cloth, we go to seed, earth, water, space and finally existence alone.

Excerpts from Gita Chapter 15 - Day 1 by Pujya Guruji

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H H Swami Tejomayananda There is something in this world that can take any  amount of burden and that is a statement which can take any depth in meaning. The question we must ask ourselves, Do I learn something from Gita and change... Even 1 stmt can transform you. Knowing about a thing or person and knowing that thing or person is different. Only that person can know God to whom God reveals Himself. We should become Partha and not anartha.