Upanishads – Desire, greed, jealousy, attachment, anger, and arrogance

Desire, greed, jealousy, attachment, anger, and arrogance – these six negative emotions are not different. They are different levels of the same negative demonic emotion, which all find expression in the form of anger. When anger is suppressed, it creates a cloud of fear within. If love is present, fear disappears, and with it, all[…]

Mankuthimmana Kagga: Should you forget to pay taxes to Nature

Ari mithra sati putra bandhu balagavadella Karumadavathaaragalo, runlatheya chiguro Kuryanaagisi ninna kaapiduva samsaara Purimaariyadeeto  – Mankuthimma Know that you are surrounded by your past actions in the form of an enemy, as a friend, as your spouse, son, and other members of the clan who have reincarnated as sprouts in the tree of past debts,[…]

Patanjali Yoga Sutras: Pathanjali is a unique personality with his miraculous ways.

Pathanjali Yoga sutra Yoga is neither for atheism nor for theism. It is a natural simple science. Pathanjali is a unique personality with his miraculous ways. He never defines any relation with Eshwara. Though there are references to Eshwara at moments, he still defines Eshwara as one of the means to attain the ultimate truth.[…]

Realizing the Self is the goal of the Gayatri mantra

Introduction to Gayatri … Continued from the previous issue Even if you know the discipline of Brahminhood, even if you know the commentary of the Vedas, and one who keeps the vows of chastity, there is no other option that realizing the Self which is the goal of the Gayatri mantra. His intelligence has to[…]

The word salvation has remained as a philosophical concept.

• The word salvation has remained as a philosophical concept. But concepts will not help. We have to achieve a wondering dimension, because the whole substance of existence is “wonder”. One has to regain the dustless, for imaginations and assumptions are all dust in the realm of wonder. • Buddha, Paramahansa, and Shankaracharya – they[…]

Introduction To Gayatri Mantra (part 13)

Introduction to Gayatri … Continued from the previous issue Watching is so simple and natural, and not something new to be introduced into your lives. Watching only has to be deepened: taken away from others, and turned around towards you. Generally, you keep yourself completely unwatched. You all know watching it is a question of[…]

Mankuthimmana Kagga: Philosophers say that the creator alone is true, and creation is illusion

Brahmave sathya srushtiye mithyeyannuvode Sambandhavillavenaa visheyayugake Namma kanmansugale namage sate paeluvode nemmuvudaarano?  – Mankuthimma Philosophers say that the creator alone is true, and creation is illusion. Are they not related to each other? If our own eyes, ears, and mind tell us falsehood and justify that it is the truth, whom are we to believe?
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Patanjali Yoga Sutras: The internal aspects of yoga through Dharana and Samadhi

Pathanjali Yoga sutra Tatra pratyaya ikatanata dhyanam Tadevartha matra nirbhasam svarupa sunyam iva samadhih Vibhuthipada explains the internal aspects of Yoga through Dharana and Samadhi. Before going into the glories of Yoga (Kaivalya pada), you need this internal aspect of the conscious internal mind that is anthakarana. (The mind consisting at various levels of mano,[…]

Mankuthimmana Kagga: Should you forget to pay taxes to Nature

  Terigegaluhalavuntuprakruthigumsalluvuvu Thereda neem mareyadandipaalakemunidu Karanagalaakeyavumithadolavugalabalasi Thereysaluvabaadigeya  – Mankuthimma   There are many variants of taxes that are appropriate to be paid to Nature as well. Should you forget to pay taxes to Nature, she will punish you with anger. Your organs belong to her, use them moderately. Pay applicable taxes to her and tender[…]

Patanjali Yoga Sutras: Your mind is an illusion and is a baseless shadow

Pathanjali Yoga sutra (original sutra goes here) Your mind is an illusion and is a baseless shadow, but real yoga is the supreme truth and essence rooted in you. Understand the rhythmic value of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra. It is a science. Its outlook is significant and extremely special. The style of sutra is very unique.[…]