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Class 23: An explanation of the three modes of nature and the 26 departments of the modes (chapter 3 verses 25 to 30)

This class covers:

  • Why there is no need to change your work from the outside but from the inside. The differences in the reasons for acting between a good person and a bad person. The reasons why a good person should get married and have children. 
  • A study of the Navkar mantra of Jainism and the meaning of the word Acharya.
  • An explanation of the three modes of nature and the 26 departments of the modes. How all actions are created out of these modes.
  • The qualities of the modes: how the Zen Saint Rinjay reacted upon being attacked by someone.
  • The story of Buddha's last moments, first with Chand the blacksmith and second with his discplies. How Buddha's brother and disciple Anand attained Nirvana after the death of Buddha.
  • The mistakes made by the thinker Krishnamurti in telling people to stop reading scriptures and the effects that his mistakes had on society.
  • The benefits of being free from egotism. The advice given by a Saint to an elderly woman in USA and the incredible effect this had in the woman's life.

Chapter 3 verse 25: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4xfnxFFXCcU

Chapter 3 verse 26: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sXDbzghfEs0

Chapter 3 verse 27: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eEQ-YlMNVFo

Chapter 3 verse 28: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IDV56pF2fu8

Chapter 3 verse 29: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oER6KUmM25Q

Chapter 3 verse 30: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6mw1eL1wxcE

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