ÂTMÂ A REFUTATION OF THE SCHOOL OF JAIMINI – From the Bhagavata Purana

Hari Om SRIMAD BHAGAVATAM - SKANDHA XI. CHAP. 10. Sri Krishna continued: — (Self-study is the first stage. It leads to the power of discrimination. Without self study no progress is possible. Therefore Sri Krishna speaks of it as an essential condition. He then goes on to the next stage of preparation.) "Subject to what … Continue reading ÂTMÂ A REFUTATION OF THE SCHOOL OF JAIMINI – From the Bhagavata Purana

24 GURUs of an AVA-DHUTA — From the Bhagavata Purana Chapter XI

Hari Om SRIMAD BHAGAVATAM - SKANDHA XI. CHAP. 6. Brahmâ and other Devas went to Dvârakâ. Addressing Krishna; Brahmâ said: — "All that we prayed for has been done. One hundred and twenty-five years have passed away since thou didst appear in the line of Yadus. That line is also well nigh extinguished. Now go … Continue reading 24 GURUs of an AVA-DHUTA — From the Bhagavata Purana Chapter XI

BHAKTI YOGA, MEDITATION and THE SIDDHIS

Hari Om Sri Krishna - Uddhava Conversation in the Bhagavata Purana: BHAKTI YOGA SKANDHA XI. CHAP. 14. "O Krishna, thou speakest of Bhakti Yoga. Others speak of other expedients. Are they all same or is any one of them superior to others?" Sri-Krishna replied: — "The tendencies of men are different, according to the differences … Continue reading BHAKTI YOGA, MEDITATION and THE SIDDHIS

ON RE-INCARNATION, FORBEARANCE, SANKYA and GUNAS

Hari Om In Bhagavata Purana, Sri Krishna and Uddhava Conversation: SKANDHA XI. CHAP. 22. Uddhava asked: — "Those that are turned away from Thee take on and give up bodies. Tell me something about rebirth." Sri Krishna replied: — "The mind of men imprinted with karma moves with the five senses from body to body. … Continue reading ON RE-INCARNATION, FORBEARANCE, SANKYA and GUNAS

BONDAGE AND LIBERATION

Hari Om In Bhagavata Purana Sri Krishna's Reply to Uddhava: SKANDHA XI. CHAP. 11. Uddhava asked: — "Âtmâ dwells in the transformations of the Gunas forming the body. Why should it not be bound down by the Gunas. Or if Âtmâ is free (like Akâsa) why should it be at all in bondage? What are … Continue reading BONDAGE AND LIBERATION