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Depends upon what kind of spiritual practice you are doing. Unless you are doing some high level yogic practices you can take a short nap after lunch, but no need to go into deep slumber. The reason for taking a nap is that after eating the jatharagni in the body can come into play and help digest the food better if you are not engaged in other other ...


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A Yogi should always be awake even in deep sleep. This is covered in Spandakarika, Section I, verse 20-21. Verse 20 says what problems awakened one will face. Aprabudhadhiyas tvete svasthitisthaganodyatäh/ Pitayanti duruttire ghore samsira-vartmani//20 These (the gunas etc), however, intent on veiling their real nature push the people of ...


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The question is How much amount/quantity of food to be eat per day for spiritual person? Sri Krishna says in BG, as follows: नात्यश्नतस्तु योगोऽस्ति न चैकान्तमनश्नतः। न चातिस्वप्नशीलस्य जाग्रतो नैव चार्जुन।।6.16।। But, O Arjuna, Yoga is not for one who eats too much, nor for one who does not eat at all; neither for one who habitually ...


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A strong willed person can enjoy the company of so called evils. My friends will visit my home and bring meat and chicken dishes from nearby restaurant along with liquor bottles. We all will sit together, drink and relish the non-veg food.My father will also sit with us and join in debates and discussions. He never drank liquor in his life nor tasted non-...


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A popular saying is "Like attracts like " . Companionship is all about the play of nature of Trigun. A predominant tamsik one shall always look for the company of tamsik one. Similarly a rajsik one shall always enjoy the company of rajas predominant persons. Same thing applies with sattvik purush but since he happens to be a highly evolved one, endowed with ...


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The question put looks to be a little ambiguous. He seeks to know the period of time to become a spiritual entity. When I plan a journey of thousand miles over a fixed period of time I have to consider factors in mind which includes condition of car, competence of the driver, the much important traffic conditions particularly the road, as also unforeseen ...


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The following are excerpts from the teachings of Sri Ramana Maharshi. On dvaita and advaita An educated visitor asked Bhagavan about dvaita and advaita. M.: Identification with the body is dvaita. Non-identification is advaita. On Self and ego D.: I understand theoretically. But they are still there. M.: Yes. It is like a cinema-show. ...


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