Yogi And The Universal Aatman Or Consciousness

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1. One who has unified his Aatman or Consciousness with the Universal Aatman or Consciousness. 2. The Spiritual seeker who practices the spiritual Saadhanas or disciplines that are the Spiritual methods or techniques for achieving the goal of unification (Yoga) of his Soul (Jeevaatman) with the Universal Soul (Paramaatman)
1. Physical activities performed as well as mental thoughts resulting in words and deeds.
2. The rituals performed for the dead. 3. Vedic Yagnas or Sacrifices performed with material goods or with that which is termed as non-material like knowledgeetc etc. 4. Acts that are selfish or selfless, good or bad. 5. The duties that one should perform.
In Bhagavad Geetha Lord Krishna stresses the importance …show more content…

The main criticisms and the Defense against them.
Although Bhagavad Geetha is one of the most popular Scriptures in the world it is also the most misunderstood, misinterpreted, debated and criticized scripture.
1. It is only a scripture of Hindu Religion but not a Universal Scripture that is applicable to all.
For arguments against this criticism refer to the following Subheading- ‘The greatness of Bhagavad Geetha’- that proves how Bhagavad Geetha is undoubtedly a Universal Scripture that benefits the entire mankind at all times irrespective of any type of differences among them.
2. The terms and ideas are repeated several times in the …show more content…

All through the conflict between the Kauravas and the Paandavas He never uttered a single word. He only helped the Pandavas whenever his help was sought by them. Even just before the war He went to Hasthinapur as an emissary to bring about reconciliation between the Paandavas and Kauravas who were first cousins. In spite of the fact that He was being humiliated by Duryodhana the eldest of the Kauravas, He only tried all possible ways to avert the war. After the war became inevitable and when both Duryodhana and Arjuna approached him for help, He as per their requests gave His entire army to the Kauravas and became the charioteer of Arjuna after telling Arjuna that He will only be a charioteer unarmed, without participating in the war. Just before the war He even met Karna ,Who was actually the eldest son of Kunthi, the mother of the Paandavas, and told him about the fact that the Pandavas were really his own younger brothers (Krishna was one of those very few who knew the secret of Karna’s birth) because he was quite sure that once this fact is revealed the Paandavas will only be too eager to crown Karna who was their eldest brother and once Duryodhana comes to know this truth he will only be too happy to give away the kingdom due to the Paandavas to Karna who was his greatest, and true friend. This would mean that the war could be averted. Lord Krishna knew

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