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Review Introduction Back in the day, people were engaged in sadhana which involved fire and had a system which involved arani.   Arani has a top cup, a bottom cup and a rod.  The rod is rubbed until a spark occurs and helps the lint catch fire.   This is from the perspective of karma kanda.  The

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What is Supreme?

What is Supreme? Introduction A toddler asks about themselves (jiva) A child asks about creation (jagat) An adult asks about consciousness (jagadeeshwara) Prince Arjuna’s questions flow in the same format. Each question of his evolves.  In Bhagavad Gita Chapter 13, verse 1 there are six questions:  What is Prakriti (Matter)?  That which is experienced What

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What is Knowledge?

What is Knowledge? Introduction In Katha Upanishad Chapter 2, Verse 5, it says: ya i̱mam madhva̍daṁ ve̱da̱ ā̱tmāna̍ṁ jīva̱m anti̍kāt | ī̱śānam bhūta̍-bhavya̱sya̱ na̱ tato viju̍gupsate | e̱tad vai tat  We are madvadah – one who lives their life based on deservership, focusing on the fruits of their action. However, we can become the isha of bhuta and bhavya- knowers of the past

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Pariksha Introduction In our culture, 2 great leaders were Bhagavan Rama and Raja Prithu. The word Prithvi, meaning Earth, came from Prithu because he cared for the Earth as a daughter.  He shared that the 3 primary responsibilities of a ruler are to protect the people or provide ease, to provide employment or engagement and to provide education that promotes

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What is Devotion?

What is Devotion? Introduction Prince Arjuna loves his individuality – body, mind, intellect and ego.  He loves his family also. Bhagavan Krishna is guiding him to love the Self/the Atman/Spirit because the Self is in All.  The second portion of Gita focuses on Tat- Bhagavan Krishna.  Review- Focus of: Chapter 7: Internalize.  This is a

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About Chinmaya Mission

The Chinmaya Mission Northwest Indiana Center was established in 2002. It has now evolved into an organization serving the entire Indian community in Northwest Indiana. Chinmaya Mission is an excellent opportunity for spiritual learning.

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"Chinmaya Omkara", 8705 Merrillville Road, IN 46410

219-513-8647, 219-730-8276

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