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Addendum to Evolution: Origins of the World
by BS Murthy
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Creation vs. Evolution One might approach this postulation as an addendum to evolution for it comes in the wake of the great works of the past. It would seem ...

Intoxication of Power
by Holy Soul
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Day started as usual early in the morning by 07:00 am, for other it was too late to start a day but for me it was too early in ...

by Deepti Khanna
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A handful of tales are concealed in one's heart but when unearthed they are tough to relate to.  I fetch real stories from across the globe, the anonymous characters ...

In The Seed You Are A Tree
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In The Seed You Are A Tree   By JIRARA   © JIRARA, April 2021 Published by JIRARA on   All rights reserved. No parts of this publication ...

Bhagvad-Gita: Treatise of Self-help - 18 - last part
by BS Murthy
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Chapter 18 Thy Looking-glass                                  This chapter of 78 slokas, known as moksha sanyãsa yoga, Realization ...

Bhagvad-Gita: Treatise of Self-help - 17
by BS Murthy
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Chapter 17 Science of Devotion  This chapter of 28 slokas, known as sraddhã traya vibhãga yoga, Threefold Devotion, deals with the spiritual and temporal aptitudes of man. S11-s13 that deal with ...

Bhagvad-Gita: Treatise of Self-help - 16
by BS Murthy
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Chapter 16 Frailty of Thought   This chapter of 24 slokas, known as daivãsura sampad vibhãga yoga, The Characteristics of Virtuous and the Vile, deals with all aspects of virtue and evil ...

Bhagvad-Gita: Treatise of Self-help - 15
by BS Murthy
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Chapter 15 Art of Liberation  This unique chapter of 20 slokas, is known as purushottama prãpti yoga, Realization of the Supreme. S9, s12, s13, s14 and s15 being digressions are clearly ...

Bhagvad-Gita: Treatise of Self-help - 14
by BS Murthy
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Chapter 14 Proclivities to Know  This diagnostic chapter of 27 slokas, known as gunatraya vibhãga yoga, Differentiation of Qualities Three, details the three human proclivities - virtue, passion and delusion. It ...

Bhagvad-Gita: Treatise of Self-help - 13
by BS Murthy
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Chapter 13 Field and Farmer  This chapter of 35 slokas, known as kshetra kshetragjnya vibhãga yoga, Field and Farmer, deals with body and spirit in the first half, and for the ...

Bhagvad-Gita: Treatise of Self-help - 12
by BS Murthy
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Chapter 12 Doctrine of Faith   This chapter of 20 slokas, known as bhakti yoga, Doctrine of Faith, enumerates the human qualities that are endearing to the Supreme Spirit. In ...

Bhagvad-Gita: Treatise of Self-help - 11
by BS Murthy
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Chapter 11 Nature of Omnipresence   This fascinating chapter of 55 slokas, known as visvaroopa sandarsana yoga, Espial of the Universal Form, is about the character of the Supreme Spirit. Lord Krishna ...

Bhagvad-Gita: Treatise of Self-help - 10
by BS Murthy
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Chapter 10 Discern the Divine  This intriguing chapter of 42 slokas, known as vibhooti yoga, Glories of the Supreme, characterizes the Omnipresence of the Supreme Spirit. Well, for general human understanding, Lord ...

Bhagvad-Gita: Treatise of Self-help - 9
by BS Murthy
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Chapter 9 The Sacred Secret  This chapter of 34 slokas, known as rãja-vidyã rãja-guhya yoga, Supreme Knowledge and Supreme Secret, describes various ways of attaining the Supreme that lends itself readily for ...

Stumbling Block
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Stumbling Block   By JIRARA   © JIRARA, March 2021 Published by JIRARA on   All rights reserved. No parts of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a ...

Bhagvad-Gita: Treatise of Self-help - 8
by BS Murthy
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Chapter 8 Cycle of Creation  This chapter of 28 slokas, known as akshara parabrahma yoga - The Indestructible Brahman - emphasizes the need of un-wavered devotion to the Supreme so as to attain ...

Bhagvad-Gita: Treatise of Self-help - 7
by BS Murthy
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Chapter 7 Know the Spirit   This chapter of 30 slokas, known as gjnãna vigjnãna yoga, Spiritual knowledge and Secular intelligence, is about understanding the nature of the Supreme through knowing and ...

Bhagvad-Gita: Treatise of Self-help - 6
by BS Murthy
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Chapter 6 Practice of Restraint  This chapter of 47 slokas, known as ãtma samyama yoga, Self Restraint, deals with all aspects of self-control needed for renunciation in action. Here Arjuna’s queries as ...

Bhagvad-Gita: Treatise of Self-help - 5
by BS Murthy
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Chapter 5 Art of Renunciation  This chapter of 29 slokas, known as karma sanyãsa yoga, Renunciation of Action, is in response to Arjuna’s plea at the beginning of the ...

Bhagvad-Gita: Treatise of Self-help - 4
by BS Murthy
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Chapter 4 Practical Wisdom  This chapter of 42 slokas, known as jnana yoga, Spiritual Knowledge, is replete with practical wisdom as well.   So in this chapter as with the previous ...

Bhagvad-Gita: Treatise of Self-help - 3
by BS Murthy
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Chapter 3 Theory of Action  This chapter of 42 slokas, known as karma yoga, Theory of Action, covers the whole gamut of action. It is apparent that not all slokas ...

Bhagvad-Gita: Treatise of Self-help - 2
by BS Murthy
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Chapter 2 All about Life. This character defining chapter of the Gita comprising 72 slokas, known as sãnkhya yoga, Realization through Knowledge, is regarded by many, as the peerless part ...

Bhagvad-Gita: Treatise of Self-help - 1
by BS Murthy
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Chapter 1 Arjuna's Dilemma                                             In this opening chapter, ...

Bhagvad-Gita: Treatise of Self-help - All about Interpolations
by BS Murthy
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All about Interpolations  It was long suspected there could be interpolations in the Gita as it was being received down the ages through oral tradition. One way to scent ...

Bhagvad-Gita: Treatise of Self-help - Introduction
by BS Murthy
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Bhagvad-Gita: Treatise of Self-help Sans 110 interpolations in contemporary verse BS Murthy ISBN 81-901911-0-1 Copyright © 2006 BS Murthy Originally published by Self Imprint in 2003 and 2005 This ...

Vidura ideology
by Mahesh Vegad
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                      The ideology that Vidura, who played an important role in the Mahabharata, formed from his experiences is called ...

by Subbu
  • 525

Impostor syndrome or impostor phenomenon is a type of mental condition where the person doubts his own accomplishments and fears whether their friends and colleagues will discover that they ...

Simply Living...
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Simply Living…   JIRARA   © JIRARA, February 2021 Published by JIRARA On   All rights reserved. No parts of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a ...

Shades of Life
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Every shade of life has its own hue,Each one teaches me something new.Shades of life have been dull & bright,Each one has had its own might.They’ve cast a spell ...

Being a Good Listener
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"Sorry honey, I'm late because.....""Because you were busy hanging out with your friends."Maya jumped to conclusion, not taking heed of the bouquet in Sagar's hands. He had actually hand ...