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Our lives become meaningful. If our minds are free from selfishness and there is
sacrifice in everyone's lives the very world becomes a heaven, an abode of
peace and bliss. Everything in this life gives. Sacrifice is the law of life. That is
why we ...
It is not only saints but everything in nature — trees, birds, animals — they all live
for the sake of others. Why does a candle burn and melt away? To give light. Why
does an incense stick burn to ash? To give fragrance. Why does a tree grow?
He who comes to this stage always retains this knowledge. In this state he
becomes a jivanmukta, a realized saint. livan means one who lives; mukta means
liberated, so he is a liberated living being. He lives, eats and talks like anybody
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Tobias.Bruell - LibraryThing
This text seems to be a transcript of a series of lectures given by Satchidananda (henceforth called "Commentator") to his students. Each verse of the Yoga-Sutra is first given in various forms ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - yogiclarebear - LibraryThing
A must read for anyone who wants to know yoga deeper than the poses. Keep your highlighter handy and mark what moves you. Then practice it, and then read the Sutras again and see what else pops out at you. This is an excellent reference. Read full review