Chapter 20 (Liberation in Life)

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janaka uvāca kva bhūtāni kva deho vā kvendriyāṇi kva vā manaḥ kva śūnyaṁ kva ca nairāśyaṁ matsvarūpe niraṁjane Janakas said: In my unblemished nature there are no elements, no body, no faculties no mind. There is no void and no despair. kva śāstraṁ kvātmavijñānaṁ kva vā nirviṣayaṁ manaḥ kva tṛptiḥ kva vitṛṣṇātvaṁ gatadvandvasya me sadā Where… Read more »

Ashtavakra Gita – Day – 22

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|| Om Shanti Om Shanti Om Shanti ||   World is like an amusement park. One day we went to lake side and we saw a bird weaving its nest in bulb shape. That bird usually catches firefly and stick them inside into its nest so that it can light up its nest during dark… Read more »

Ashtavakra Gita – Day – 23

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|| Om Shanti Om Shanti Om Shanti ||   Life begins when we step out of the mind. How do we step out of the small mind? Through SAMADHI we can step out of the small mind. Samadhi in the form of meditation, singing, dancing, intoxicated devotion and through 100% effort in any activity. All… Read more »

Ashtavakra Gita – Day – 24

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|| Om Shanti Om Shanti Om Shanti ||   God loves Fun. Nature loves to give you surprises. You grow much more by unpleasant surprise than pleasant one. Each surprise has big message in it for you to become stronger and go deep inside. You can draw inference from the past, but you should not… Read more »

Ashtavakra Gita – Day – 25

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|| Om Shanti Om Shanti Om Shanti ||   Three factors cause disturbances in mind:i) Discomfort in own mindii) Discomfort of words we hear from othersiii) Discomfort in bodyThere is no 4th discomfort. Four pillars of body DHARMA – Body has its own demand we should fulfill it. If a body needs rest you should… Read more »

Ashtavakra Gita – Day – 26

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|| Om Shanti Om Shanti Om Shanti ||   Answers cannot satisfy doubts. Hearing and seeing cannot eliminate doubt. Only PRANA can eliminate doubt. When PRANA in you low down, doubt arises. You know what is DOUBT? It is a state of mind. Doubt is not something other than state of mind. Such state of… Read more »

Ashtavakra Gita – Day – 28

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|| Om Shanti Om Shanti Om Shanti ||   “If you need me, I am here for you; I will do all possible things for you”. If these words haven’t come out of your mouth then you are living in fear, in distress. But if you utter these words then those are the moments when… Read more »

Ashtavakra Gita – Day – 27

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|| Om Shanti Om Shanti Om Shanti ||   You have come alone and you will depart all alone. In the meanwhile 50-60 years you play your role on this earth. During departure (death) what goes with you is your mind including all anguish, desires and problems. It remains with you forever, it takes all… Read more »

Ashtavakra Gita – Day – 29

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|| Om Shanti Om Shanti Om Shanti ||     This very consciousness/mind has passed through many bodies to be able to be in this body as it is now. This consciousness is very old and ancient. This life in you is not new. We say new life has come into home no its not,… Read more »

Ashtavakra Gita – Day – 30

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|| Om Shanti Om Shanti Om Shanti ||   In higher consciousness “knowledge” and “ignorance” has equal position. A beginner would crave for knowledge and reject the ignorance, for ex: when you are playing a game the knowledge of the result of the game reduces very charm in the game. If you know you are… Read more »