Scripture Study: Bhagavad Gita, book two verses 57-61

We are doing a scripture study together: reading along through some scriptures and discussing the passages.From the Winthrop Sargeant translation of The Gita... 57. He who is without attachment on all sides, Encountering this or that, pleasant or unpleasant, Neither rejoicing nor disliking; His wisdom stands firm.58. And when he withdraws completely The senses from the objects of the senses, As a tortoise withdraws its limbs into its shell, His wisdom stands firm.59. Sense … [Read more...]


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Reading the Upanishads: Katha part eight

We are doing a scripture study together: reading along through some scriptures and discussing the passages. Today is the eighth post of my favorite Upanishad: The Katha. This is the story of a boy who chatted with the God of death.Part TwoChapter Ihttp://www.angelfire.com/electronic/awakening101/upani_katha.html1Yama said: The self—existent Supreme Lord inflicted an injury upon the sense—organs in creating them with outgoing tendencies; therefore a man perceives only outer obj … [Read more...]


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Reading the Upanishads: Isha Verse 17 + 18

We are doing a scripture study together: reading along through some scriptures and discussing the passages. I've started with the Isha Upanishad. Today we are reading the last two verses and finishing the Isha. Starting next week, scripture reading will be moving to my new sister blog, the White Hindu Premium. This is a subscription-based blog that will allow you access to more in-depth posts, materials, advice, and video chats with me. Check out the intro! We will be starting on The Bhagavad … [Read more...]


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