Tag: Desire

Knowledge is not necessarily power

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"Knowledge is power" told us our parents over and over again. Naturally, they wanted to convince us to be good students, to go to college, to go to university.



I want...

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I want to be a pilot when I grow up
I want to excel in school
I want to win in the swimming contest
I want to go to college
I want to earn a PHD degree
I want to have a successful career



Why does the Self get identified with the body and mind?

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When there is a strong pain or pleasure, the Self is getting identified with the mind and body.

The widespread belief is that it is doing so out of desire or fear.



Love and pain

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Why God created love of ones to others? IS loving a person purely a wrong thing?

Why do we show our care and kindness and affection to a person whom we think they are our world?



Spiritual Olympics

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I am really enjoying watching the Winter Olympics. It’s fascinating to watch these young athletes do what they love to do; I can feel their passion in my own body.



"I GIVE MYSELF"

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A friend of mine and I stood at the ashram gate after DARSHAN ,waiting for SWAMI'S car to pass through ,as HE was leaving the city .



Knots of Heart

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According to Vedanta the three knots of Heart are Ignorance (Avidya), Desire (Kama) and Action (Karma).



AND WHAT ABOUT 'NEGATIVE' DESIRES? CONTINUED FROM PREVIOUS POST

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PART 2 OF A CHANNELING THROUGH ME (2003) ON DESIRES



Be as you are

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The root of all desire and fear is the feeling of not being what you are.

— Nisargadatta
As posted on Science and Nonduality Conference



Desire

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1. If you are filled with desire
Your sorrows swell
Like the grass after the rain.
But if you subdue desire
Your sorrows shall fall from you
Like drops of water from a lotus flower

— Budhha