sama chitta

Viveka chudamani -23 On the path to self realization is “sama” or the internal state of equilibrium.  This has to be developed through dama  and uparati is the result. When there is a sense of ‘sama ’ or equilibrium the adept does not attach emotional charge on the ‘phala’ or reward. To be more precise …

Viveka Chudamani ~17

Vivekono viraktasya samadiguna salinah Mumksoreva hi brahmaijnasayogyatamah VC-17   The verse essentially deals with who is qualified for the quest of the supreme. The ability to discriminate, detachment qualities of calmness and also a burning desire for liberation. The first quality being viveka often we equate viveka to knowledge and confuse information with knowledge. But …

Viveka Chudamani #19

Most of the eastern philosophy talks about similar things – the Bodhicitta is about doing a task without being attached to the result. That is neither elated with the win or self condemning on failure. The Bhagavata Gita talks of “yogasta kurukarmani, na phaleshu kada chana.”  Do what you have to do without being attached …