Bhagavad Gita Online Class 117
Shree Ramakrishna Parahamsa's example of how to become free from the three modes of nature and the seven steps of the path of Yoga described in the Yog Vashishta Ramayan (chapter 14 verses 20 to 23)
•Why when the embodied soul rises above these three modes that spring from the body, it is freed from birth, death, old age and pain and attains life eternal.
•Swami Ramakrishna Parahamsa's story of the prince and the three thieves about how to become free from the three modes of nature.
•How to go beyond each of the three modes of sattva (goodness), rajas (passion) and tamas (dullness).
•The characteristics of a person who has gone beyond the three modes of nature.
•The seven steps of the path of Yoga described in the Yog Vashishta Ramayan.
•The six types of wealth: kshama (control of the mind), dama (control of the senses), uparati (peace of mind when the running of the mind has stopped), titikshā (the attitude of being able to tolerate things), shradhā (deep faith) and samādhān (resolve).
•How not to let small things disturb you in life. A story from the life of the Zen saint Rinjay about how the modes of nature are always acting on the modes.
Chapter 14 verse 20: http://youtu.be/2wY00jXIAVE
Chapter 14 verse 21: http://youtu.be/ZRVrdQcBMc8
Chapter 14 verse 22: http://youtu.be/hxZ0pp7d3fA
Chapter 14 verse 23: http://youtu.be/TDCUYIeSFfs
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