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    Re: Dear Krishna, save me from your followers

    Namaste, the Bramins defined Hinduism just fine, they are Indian btw, racist.
    God is infinite , but is beyond philosophical doctrines.

    Isvara is the object manifestation, but the idea is...
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    Jati, a backback, and God

    Namaste
    this person will probably go back to new York. Lots of spiritual happenings there, lats time i went i got sick from not eating enough.

    I would walk a while then beg, buy food eat, repeat....
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    Re: Saraswati Veena

    Find a Guru who can teach you without a Veena. Ya dont see yogis lugging around instruments to often.
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    Dear Krishna, save me from your followers

    Namaste
    As an mind developed in Christian America, what attracted me to sanatana dharam(The ETERNAL religion) is that God is changless and universal to all beings. Everywhere, even possible aliens,...
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    Re: nirgun brahman maya and sagun brahman

    Namaste
    Maya isn't a thing its simply a phenomena that
    occurs when an intellect,& sense organs are present.

    Maya is illusion, Maya is mistaking qualities of Brahman as separate objects. When...
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    the story of the kid & the five sages.

    Namaste friends at HDF

    Once upon a time, somewhere in India, a kid asked his mother...
    "Which religion should I follow"
    She replied "that's for you to decide... but I know of five sages who...
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    Re: Advaita Vedanta and Buddhism

    NamasTe hdf

    What is seems to boil down to, is either
    Objective nonduality, like in Buddhism.(the"there is no me" approach)
    & the subjective nonduality, like in Advaita,(" I am infinity"...
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    Re: the world is an illusion, but its real enough

    Namaste:)
    Tell the Babas that especially the Bauls
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    Re: Any copy of Gita I can find?

    Hands down the hits published by pinguin publishing translated by Juan mascaro
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    Re: the world is an illusion, but its real enough

    Namaste
    As you seem well versed in western philosophy, it would not be to far of to compare cedillas. Philosophy to the monism pre-socratics.

    But unlike Greek philosophy there was little debate...
  11. Thread: moksha

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    Re: moksha

    Namaskar
    I think its easier to call it illusion, it reminds me that
    what i see is not real, just Atman Lila so to speak
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    Re: mature Anarchy

    Namaste
    I looked up the definitions in the dictionary, and apparently the term anarchy and anarchism are not the same.

    Anarchy- is a state of political upheaval and chaos

    Anarchism- is the...
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    Re: Sadhus and Rastafarians

    Namaste
    After reading into Rastafari, I found that they believe God or Jah exists in the ether like radiowaves, existing everywhere as life.
    The Jamaica Rastas say that dreadlocks are...
  14. Thread: moksha

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    Re: moksha

    Namaste
    You obviously know whats up, and as usual you are right in your point.
    But aren't these Symantecs , sage Vasistha says; think the world real think the world unreal, it doesn't matter as...
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    Re: Dear European Hindus, Friends

    Namaste
    Sorry you are right we shouldnt debate here.
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    Re: Sadhus and Rastafarians

    Namaste

    Rastaman say that 'zion(nature) is heaven, life is your right.'
    Thus they have no concept of an afterlife, or moksha for that matter...
    They believe in an endless cycle of reincarnation.
  17. Thread: moksha

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    moksha

    namaste
    Moksha or liberation from the world, is found in the state of nonduality, in which the world but more importantly you cease to exist.
    When we are identified with the brain, we feel caged In...
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    Re: Dear European Hindus, Friends

    Namaste lol sorry I write on a smartphone so spellcheck changes some of the words. sihk turned into sink.

    How very enlightened trying to insult people, anyone who insults people they don't isn't...
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    Re: Why is god pleased when we pray to him?

    Namaste
    We need God, God doesn't need us.
    We are pleased when we pray to God,but I would bet all the money in the world that it makes 0 difference to God
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    Re: Follow brahman with form and attributes

    Namaste the very point of this thread is that it easier to worship quality rather than nirguna.
    What is said is simple, worship formed nature, ALL forms not just Krishna's body,but his body and more!
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    Re: advaita or tantra?

    Thanks man
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    mature Anarchy

    Namaste
    Mature Anarchism, is a political philosophy which focuses on freedom and equality amoungst all peoples. According to Anarchism any form of subjection by an authority is unjust. Far from the...
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    Re: Follow brahman with form and attributes

    Mahashakti, best translated as Mother-Nature, is very good way to worship.
    In the west they call it pantheist worship. .. pan means all, and theos means God, so pantheist means all is God.

    In...
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    Re: Follow brahman with form and attributes

    Namaste
    Brahman is one and non dual
    Sat(truth,reality,energy)
    This means Brahman is all tattvas, upadhis, and otherwise finite qualities, because sat is the primary substance, although Brahman is...
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    Re: Mismatched mantra?

    Namaste
    Krishna mantras are mostly devotional, Shiva mantras are vibrational/tantrik. In other words Shiva mantras tend to resonate in the body, but Vishnu mantras are prayers.

    Many mantras are...
  26. Thread: Infinity

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    Re: Infinity

    how many percieve the world as vibrations on this site. :)
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    Re: You are GOD - part 2

    Namaste
    You grasp all this quite well. But it is almost mathmatical how the statement "I am God" is at least partially due to Maya.
    In the relative level of existence, the whole and the part appear...
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    Re: Follow brahman with form and attributes

    Namaste.
    its far easier to focus on Brahman with attributes. But Brahman is always whole, within Brahman all is....
    Since Brahman is always whole, its not unreasonable to understand that Krishna...
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    Re: Mayavadi's have to be killed?

    Namaste
    Just to push the envelope a bit. How is dvaita philosphy viewed as legitimate? It appeared centuries after Advaita and vishishtadvaita. What is Hindu without yoga, non duality is the...
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    Re: You are GOD - part 2

    Namaste btw, forgot to put that in
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    Re: You are GOD - part 2

    All this is true, but what is a real bugger is that the Atman doesn't do anything, it simply not its function, its only the energy that does things in otherwords its the will of God

    Brahman,...
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    Re: Sadhus and Rastafarians

    Yes they were absolutely influenced by two Kali ascetic. Hence ganja is called Kali weed.

    When I , the little I started practicing Yoga decided to attempt reunication in the big city, and ended up...
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    Re: Changing Affiliation of Sect?

    Well that's not necessarily true, since organisation is a human instinct.
    For example Lao Tzu the teacher of Taoism said that his teachings are not a religion but only methods of understanding the...
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    Re: Dear European Hindus, Friends

    Namaste sadhakas

    This body is American, and this brain learned about Brahman in the heart of America, in the
    1970`s a Hindu temple was set up by wright state university a popular college many...
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    Re: advaita or tantra?

    Thank you, that explanation helps and makes a lot of sense.
    I was under the impression that tantra and Vedanta developed apart from each other
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    Re: illusion & honour

    What are you guys talking about.
    Krishna discusses jnana yoga in chapter 7 &8

    he says all this is his lower nature, but ha eternal nature is imperishable and eternal.
    His lower nature that...
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    Re: Buddha as an Avatar of Vishnu

    Namaste brethren

    I genuinely think Buddha was just in it for moksha, I don't think he cared about verily religion or Jainism.
    Not all sects agree with this concept, but a Veda is Truth spoken by...
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    advaita or tantra?

    Namaste. Thismind percieves a single energy that variates into infinite form. It is energy's very nature to be aware. Like wettness is to water so is consciousness to energy.

    Now ultimately this...
  39. Thread: Devi-ma

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    Re: Devi-ma

    Namaste
    Perhaps it would have been better in the shakta section, but whats done is done.

    I suppose this thread has a deeper implication, that after a while neo-adaita and other movements will...
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    Re: You are GOD

    namaste
    the two-ness or duality exist within the imagination generated by the limited quality of Braman called a brain. It is a upadhi, a limited quality, to associate the self with any limited...
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    Re: Changing Affiliation of Sect?

    Why would it matter, not to over simplify it but God is God, no matter which sampradaya you pick.
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    Re: illusion & honour

    Namaste

    Arjuna does not know that, and so he should in absence of arms jnana, fullfill his given duty which is to be a king... even if he knew his nature, it is the body that has a dharma, not the...
  43. Thread: Devi-ma

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    Re: Devi-ma

    Namaste. Its not that its better than eastern dharma, every dharma has its own integrity. Hinduism is perfect for India.
    I imagine that a genuine American dharma religion will develop, an...
  44. Thread: Devi-ma

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    Devi-ma

    Namaste
    Mother-Nature is the objective reality of Brahman, she is called Devi in India, as all of you probably well know. She is subjective Atman, as well as the objective God.

    This mind, having...
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    Re: You are GOD

    One way or another, the reality is Brahman. What creates a feeling of seperation is a brain(which in turn produces an ego)
    To be liberated we have to subdue the ego so we do not feel such...
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    Re: You are GOD

    Namaste
    One way or another, the reality is Brahman. What creates a feeling of seperation is a brain(which in turn produces an ego)
    To be liberated we have to subdue the ego so we do not feel such...
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    Re: You are GOD

    NaMaste
    God is the true and only reality for sure, but that does not mean that you are God... this is mixing up Maya and Brahman. it means that "you" don't exist, ONlY God exist..

    If you think...
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    Re: Life after death?

    Consciousness is omnipresent, but the brain isn't. The brain dies the body shuts off and consciousness remains the same, constantly intellects arise and dissolve in the nature of consciousness...
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    Re: Meditation help

    hello,

    Inquire into your senses...
    What does the world look like without useing the eyes?
    Or who is feeling this here-ness? (The nervous system)
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    Re: You are GOD

    Namaste

    There was never anything to ever exist but God. This does not mean "you" are God, it means that there was never a you to ever exist, you are figment of a brains imagination.

    One thing...
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