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Class 120: A study of the Chandogya Upanishad about the qualities needed to attain the Purushottam (Primal Person): being free from pride and delusion, conquering attachment, having all desires stilled, being ever devoted to the Supreme Spirit, being liberated from the dualities known as pleasure and pain and being undeluded (chapter 15 verses 4 to 5) 
  • A study of the Chandogya Upanishad about seeking the state which those who have reached never return again.
  • The ability of Bhagavan Māhāvir to show people their previous births.
  • The qualifications needed to seek the path which those who are reached in it never return again. The first qualification of all is that this material world should only look like a shadow. Secondly, a person should understand that the world is constantly transforming. Third, human beings should realise that their wishes, their vāsnā (mental impressions) and their desires harass them every time.
  • When you perform bhakti (devotion) then bhakti (devotion) should be such that you do not feel like coming out of there again.
  • Bhagavan Patanjali's definition of Ishvar (God) as where your head automatically bows down.
  • Why you cannot prove the existence of God because the intellect of human beings is limited, the power of human beings is limited and the reach of human beings is limited
  • The qualities needed to attain the eternal state which those who reach never return again: freedom from pride and delusion, conquering the evil of attachment, having one's desires stilled, being ever devoted to the Supreme Spirit, being liberated from the dualities known as pleasure and pain and being undeluded.
  • Madhusudhan Saraswati's explanation of freedom from pride and delusion as a state when people are free from egotism and a lack of discretion.
  • How much the wish for respect harasses a person.
  • A study of the seventh mantra of the Isho Upanishad about how one can become free from delusion and sorrow upon reaching the Supreme State.
  • Nilkanth Swami's commentary about the importance of being able to tolerate.
  • The two types of dualities: the first are gross dualities and the second are subtle dualities.
Chapter 15 verse 4: coming soon

Chapter 15 verse 5: coming soon

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