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Delusions of Grandeur

by Aranyakananda Recently I read an article or a purport to the Gita maybe, that said that the spiritually rajasic man is one who wears his japa bead string as a necklace with bright shiny jewels attached to it to … Continue reading

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Sometimes Assertiveness Looks a Lot Like An Egocentric Shit-Fit

by Aranyakananda Coming to Hinduism one has it repeatedly put into one’s head that one must dissolve, destroy or transcend the ego, depending on who your sources are. And it is true as a general practice. But there are always … Continue reading

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Have A Sattwic Memorial Day

by Aranyakananda For a long time I have not been very enthusiastic about holidays such as Independence Day, Veteran’s Day and Memorial Day. I never got misty-eyed about the patriotism of it all. Though my country (The U.S.A.) is great, … Continue reading

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