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Dancing With Siva: Hinduism's Contemporary Catechism
Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
No preview available - 2003
Advaita Ågamas ancient Antarloka âßrama astral Aum Nama bhâshya blessings body Brahman called chakra chanting charyâ chitta consciousness creation Dancing with Íiva Deity devas devotion dharma divine eternal existence faith festival Ga∫eßa God’s Gods grace guru Hindu Hinduism holy hymns Íaiva Íaivite Íiva temple Íiva’s Íivâya immanent India inner japa jyotisha Kailasa karma Karttikeya koßa ku∫∂alinî liberation lineage living Lord Íiva Mandala mantra marriage mâyâ meditation mind moksha monistic theism mystic nakshatra Nandinatha nature nondual one’s pâda Parampara Paraßiva path perfect philosophical physical plane Primal Soul pûjâ Reality Realization religion religious Rishi rites sacred sâdhana Sage Saiva Siddhanta Saivism Sakti Saktism samadhi Sampradaya samskara Sanâtana Dharma sannyasa sannyasin Sanskrit satguru scriptures siddha Siva Siva's Sivaya soul’s spiritual ßloka superconscious Supreme Tamil temple worship three worlds Tirukural Tirumantiram Tirumular tradition transcendent truth Upanishad Vedas say Vedic vows wisdom Yajur Veda yama-niyama yoga Yogaswami
Page 38 - And here they say that a person consists of desires. And as is his desire, so is his will; and as is his will, so is his deed; and whatever deed he does, that he will reap.
Page 139 - They, verily, rising above the desire for sons and the desire for wealth and the desire for worlds, lived the life of a mendicant. For the desire for sons is the desire for wealth, and the desire for wealth is the desire for worlds ; for both these are desires.
Page xxi - Believes in karma, one law of cause and effect by which each individual creates his own destiny by his thoughts, words and deeds. 5.
Page 189 - Lead me from the unreal to the real, lead me from darkness to light, lead me from death to immortality.
Page xx - Believes that all souls are evolving towards union with God and will ultimately find moksha, spiritual knowledge and liberation from the cycle of rebirth. Not a single soul will be eternally deprived of this destiny. 4.
Page 245 - ... fruit of action" (karmaphala) or "after effect" (uttaraphala), which sooner or later returns upon the doer. What we sow, we shall reap in this or future lives. Selfish, hateful acts (papakarma or kukarma) will bring suffering. Benevolent actions (punyakarma or sukarma) will bring loving reactions. Karma is threefold: sanchita, prarabdha and kriyamana. — sanchita karma: "Accumulated actions.
Page 56 - As the sun, the eye of the whole world. Is not sullied by the external faults of the eyes, So the one Inner Soul of all things Is not sullied by the evil in the world, being external to it.
Page 60 - Behold the Universe in the glory of God : and all that lives and moves on earth. Leaving the transient, find joy in the Eternal: set not your heart on another's possession.
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