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June 29, 2017

Yet another article on Gita

Suffering is what was born, ignorance made me forlorn.
– Allen Ginseberg
I cannot write enough blog posts on this book. I will quickly whip up one to cement a theory a dear friend mentioned to me (his profile here- http://varuntalwar.com/blog/) , so it doesn’t slip out of my mind. The much debated concept of the world as maya or illusion. Gita says at multile points that the human realm is essentially a clash of three primary modes of energies (or gunas) – Satvik, Rajisk or Tamasik. The simplest way to understand them is that they are different modes of ego consciousness.

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