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Class 70: Lessons from the Mahabharata on how to face, challenge and defeat people who do you wrong, who make you lower your head and who try to take advantage of you without having any animosity towards them: the root principle of opposing the attitude and not the person (chapter 9 verses 11 to 13) 
  • When the Supreme Soul comes in front of us in the form of friends then we should welcome them and when the Supreme Soul comes in front of us in the form of our enemies then we must resist them and only if we do so when we get the blessings of the Supreme Soul. The story of when Shivji came to test Arjuna in the Mahabharata and how Arjuna defeated his enemies in the Mahabharata war. Why you should oppose the attitude and not the person.
  • The definition of Bhagavan (God) according to the Vishnu Purana.

  • Either you hold onto good thoughts and the Supreme Soul or if you do not hold onto good thoughts then wrong thoughts come into our hands straight away. There is no other alternative apart from these two.

  • The three characteristics of a murh (deluded) person: moghāshā (vain aspirations), moghakarmānaha (vain actions) and moghagnyānā (vain knowledge).

  • Why all karmas (actions) are futile.

  • A study of the Advaita Siddi by Madhusudhan Saraswatiji.

  • The difference between a Samyāsin (man of renunciation), an Āchārya (a teacher) and a Sant (saint).

  • Why if a person delights in winning a debate and gets sorrowful from losing a debate then his knowledge is a decorative piece for his ego.

  • The three meanings of the name Paartha of Arjuna.

  • The three specialities of Mahatmas (great souls).

  • How to worship the Supreme Soul with an undistracted mind.

Chapter 9 verse 11: http://youtu.be/Nxo9y5dBryw
Chapter 9 verse 12: http://youtu.be/V9lJ5qjLBM8
Chapter 9 verse 13: http://youtu.be/oWvo6kjAu8Q



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