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Viveka and Vairagya

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Viveka and vairagya, discrimination and dispassion, are the two purifying agents in our life. Put a purifying agent like alum into a vessel of muddy water, and see how impurities settle down at the bottom, making the water clear again. Similarly, viveka and vairagya help our restless senses to settle down and clear our minds of tensions and anxieties.

— Sri Ramakrishna Paramahansa



A MAN IS HANDSOME OR A WOMAN IS BEAUTIFUL

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We say a man is handsome or a woman is beautiful if they have a good nose and goos eyes.However what is the nose except a tube for nasal discharge?



THE OBSERVER SHOILD BE OBSERVED

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IF YOU SEE A SEPARATE OBSERVER YOU WILL FALL INTO NOTHINGNESS,THE DARKNESS OF IGNORANCE

IF ONE CONSIDERS THE "VOID" TO BE BRAHMAN, AND THEN RETURNS,THAT VOID CAN NEVER BE BRAHMAN



A FOOLISH MANS FRIENDS

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A foolish mans friends once made him drink a lot of liquor,and after he was completely intoxicated they began crying and said to him,"we pity your sad state."we visited your house where we saw that yo



YOUR SINCERE DESIRE FOR COMPLETE FREEDOM FROM LIMITATION

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UNAWAKENED MAN STRUGGLES WITH THE FORCES OF NATURE, FALSEHOOD, LIMITATION AND A SENSE OF MORTALITY.
HIS BEING IS BEWILDERED AND THERE SEEMS TO BE NO WAY OUT,