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This shloka gives general motivation and support and can be applied to any situation in anybody's life. Bhagavad Gita 6.5: उद्धरेदात्मनात्मानं नात्मानमवसादयेत् । आत्मैव ह्यात्मनो बन्धुरात्मैव रिपुरात्मनः ॥ One should lift up oneself by oneself. One should not let oneself get depressed or defeated - because the self is the friend of oneself and the self is ...


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it is illusion. the moment it came in contact with material energy it started to identify itself as separate entity. it never split, ego thinks it split.


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Did they even split? The split is only an illusion. A must read is the story of two birds in kathopanishad. Therewere no two birds! That was an illusion or dream or whatever..... Advaita vedanta doesnt say you must merge into god! It says you are god! You dont have to reach to a destination. You were always there!!! So there is no split and it is only maya ...


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This verse is very important for an understanding of how the living entities transmigrate from one body to another. It is explained in the Second Chapter, "vasansi jiranani yatha vihaya...", the living entity is transmigrating from one body to another just as one changes dress. This change of dress is due to his attachment to material existence. As ...


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The paramatma is the witness. However, it may be thought of as permitter, supporter and experiencer because a jiva experiences everything due to the presence of the atman in him. Thus the transmigratory existence of the Purusha is due to want of discrimination with respect to Prakriti, and not by itself. To bring this out the essential nature of the Purusha ...


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