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  1. Thread: Jnana Yoga

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    A yogi sees the world as non-different from...

    A yogi sees the world as non-different from Consciousness.
  2. Thread: Jnana Yoga

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    Namaste, I have replied to some scriptural...

    Namaste,

    I have replied to some scriptural points in the thread on Vamachara, including the true meaning of jihvopastha-parityaga. Please see it there.

    Regarding usage of 5M by brahmanas, there...
  3. Thread: Jnana Yoga

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    Do not worry, i simply used a short name :) Text...

    Do not worry, i simply used a short name :)
    Text is the same, and even edition might be the same as well.

    I have never heard of any Kaula text named simply "Kaulavali".
  4. Thread: Jnana Yoga

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    Namaste, Tomorrow i come home and check with...

    Namaste,

    Tomorrow i come home and check with Kaulavali. Then i will give detailed reply on this matter.
  5. Thread: Jnana Yoga

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    From the point of view of Bhakti, sexual love...

    From the point of view of Bhakti, sexual love relationships are means to get one with Devi, as She reveals herself in a woman. For that reason woman is also called dUtI.
    From the point of view of...
  6. Thread: Jnana Yoga

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    Personally i would really prefer bliss of love,...

    Personally i would really prefer bliss of love, if these two are different!
    It is necessary to see exact sanskrit words used.



    I did not say that. The only "right" VBhT is sanskrit one, every...
  7. Thread: Jnana Yoga

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    All these statement of mine are exact. And yet i...

    All these statement of mine are exact. And yet i didn't use the wording U ascribed to me. I cannot say that "sex leads to eternal bliss", since this would imply that if one has sex it makes him...
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    I did not say this. Please, see again. What i...

    I did not say this. Please, see again.
    What i said is sex is natural manifestation of love between man and woman (shringara-rasika love). Of course it is not a necessary part in each case! We were...
  9. Thread: Jnana Yoga

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    Well, i never said that "sex leads to eternal...

    Well, i never said that "sex leads to eternal bliss", these are Ur words.
    I said it is a means to realise Divine Bliss, which is different. Also, it includes certain essential prescriptions, without...
  10. Thread: Jnana Yoga

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    Namaste, I am not a Vaishnava in my practice...

    Namaste,

    I am not a Vaishnava in my practice or beliefs, and not a pandita in Vaishnava-shastras. But i will try to find exact references to Bhagavata and other main Vaishnava texts.

    However,...
  11. Thread: Jnana Yoga

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    I am surprised U do not know. Please, one...

    I am surprised U do not know.

    Please, one reference is Gita-govinda of Jayadeva, which is highly authorative among many Vaishnava traditions (for a fact, of Orissa and Bengal). Do U need exact...
  12. Thread: Jnana Yoga

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    Pure love between man and woman is always subtly...

    Pure love between man and woman is always subtly sexual (and may or may not include physical aspect, since there are situations when it is impossible). It is called Shringara-rasa in Bengali...
  13. Thread: Jnana Yoga

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    Namaste, I am happy that discussion is...

    Namaste,



    I am happy that discussion is becoming reasonable.

    On this point i can say the following: my statement is based on:
    1. Agamas. For example, just what i remember by heart: saMyoge...
  14. Thread: Jnana Yoga

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    Of course it is not only bodily pleasure, but it...

    Of course it is not only bodily pleasure, but it is a sparkle of the Bliss of Brahman.
    Any "bodily" pleasure for Yogi is Ananda, and sex especially since it is a Shakti-samayoga.



    This has no...
  15. Thread: Jnana Yoga

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    As i already had said, Jivanmukta (Siddha-yogi,...

    As i already had said, Jivanmukta (Siddha-yogi, Satkaula) is not dependant upon any outer act, since his very being is samyoga with Mahashakti. Though he may enjoy sex, perhaps he will do so only...
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    1. Thread is not limited to the Doctrine of Kula...

    1. Thread is not limited to the Doctrine of Kula of course. As i represent it, i speak from its viewpoint.

    2. Jivanmukta may be ill, run over by a truck or feel hungry. But he won't be troubled by...
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    According to Kaula-mata, liberated Yogi or...

    According to Kaula-mata, liberated Yogi or Satkaula achieves Samarasya state and in a sense becomes a Rudra (woman — Yogini). Samarasya is beyond any worldly duality, thus being in body or not...
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    Sarabhanga was speaking about nondualistic Jnana...

    Sarabhanga was speaking about nondualistic Jnana (Brahma-jnana), which is same as Moksha, Freedom.
    True bhakti leads to such Jnana. In fact, some call it Jnana and some call it Prema, but essence is...
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