Bhagavad Gita Online Class 109
The process of self-mastery: a study of prakrti (nature) and Purusa (the soul), the five great gross elements, the five senses of action, the five senses of knowledge, the five sense objects, the intellect, the ego and the mind (chapter 13 verses 16 to 24)
•The beginningless nature of prakrti (nature) and Purusa (soul) and how the forms and modes are born of prakrti (nature). Prakrti (nature) as the cause of effect, instrument and agent (ness).
•A study of the five great gross elements, the five objects of sense, the five senses of action, the five senses of knowledge, the intellect, the ego and the mind, and how they are all prakruti (nature).
•The Purusa (soul) as the cause of the experience of pleasure and pain.
•A study of the Maittreya Upanishad about freeing the mind from objects through meditation.
•A study of the Patanjali Yog Sutra about how, through meditation, the tribulations and other negative attitudes that arise as a result of ignorance get destroyed.
•A study of Srimad Adi Shankracharyaji's commentary of the Shwetashvatara Upanishad.
•A study of the Yogi Yagnyavalkaya Sahitā about attaining a direct vision of Brahman through meditation.
•How through Samkhya Yog (the Yoga of Samkhya) one becomes conscious about the difference between that which is sat (Truth) and that which is asat (non-Truth).
•A study of the poems of Bartruhari about how the essence of material enjoyments.
•A study of the four visions that led to Buddha performing Māhābhinishkramana (the great renunciation).
Chapter 13 verse 16: http://youtu.be/hpL7JjxV5Xk
Chapter 13 verse 17: http://youtu.be/7J_04SNhKDg
Chapter 13 verse 18: http://youtu.be/k4bqBdqyMaw
Chapter 13 verse 19: http://youtu.be/iOF0vaFfusQ
Chapter 13 verse 20: http://youtu.be/0PhgeXkwmwI
Chapter 13 verse 21: http://youtu.be/ZoObBwlEwvE
Chapter 13 verse 22: http://youtu.be/-RqiHu5Wmeg
Chapter 13 verse 23: http://youtu.be/eHH8hc3twmU
Chapter 13 verse 24: http://youtu.be/gYtj_Ragl4U
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