Unlearning to Learn

June 11, 2018

Sowmya Gopal
Sep 5, 2018 · 2 min read
  • Q: What is maya? A: Separation — illusion is a force that makes us feel ‘I’ is an individual not the Infinite hence we need to unlearn I is the body
  • Q: What is jnana? A: Unity — knowledge is a subject that makes us quieter, makes us feel equality hence we need to unlearn comparing is natural
  • Q: What is vairagya? A: Contentment — independence is a virtue that makes us understand pleasure-possession-position is worth a blade of grass hence we need to unlearn depending on others
  • Q: What is ishvara? A: Controller — God is a presence that makes us/creation and is never limited by us/creation hence we need to unlearn I am in control
  • Q: What is bhakti? A: Depending — devotion is a discipline that makes us live to please God, evolving to depending on God hence we need to unlearn dedication is weakness

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