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Movement & Mind

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All energy is movement and therefore from the atoms to the celestial bodies everything is in motion. Change too is movement of different kind.



Knowledge & Ignorance

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If one considers pain and sorrow as problems then tradition tells us the root cause of both is ignorance.



Food

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According to Hindu scriptures Mind is made out of subtle portion of food that we eat.



Shuddha Sattva or Pure Luminosity

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I think capacity to grasp truth without putting it in words has decreased with this age of scientific advancement where thought revels in dividing and subdividing each thing into neat classifications



Ego

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In the first of the two previous posts we spoke about the trap of words and thought and in the latter about the Subjective Self.



Expansion Of Consciousness

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As a part of spiritual journey consciousness must expand. First we become aware of the domain we could term as subjective.



Words

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Words are our greatest obstacle. We live in a world of words and thoughts which is not connected to any real basis outside the realm of speech.



Cosmos

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The Absolute denoted as Brahaman and the word is neutral gender in Sanskrit. It is only proper to do so for as origin of all things it cannot be said to have any gender.



Be the Light

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'APPO DEEPO BHAVA' -- 'Be a light unto yourself.' Buddha



Life & Death

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It is an interesting question why we separate life and death. We take death to mean something that happens with the body at the very end of life span.