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16155Re: [Meditation Society of America] The Bhagavad Gita 7

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  • sean tremblay
    Mar 23, 2008
      yep, I understand it both ways
      --- Jeff Belyea <jeff@...> wrote:

      > Sean -
      >
      > Krisna's advice to Arjuna is
      > in the context of consciousness.
      > The battleground is the mind
      > and the concepts that the illusory
      > and secondary identity (ego)
      > finds so precious.
      >
      > Enlightenment - in one aspect, the
      > victory over ego attachments - reveals
      > a primary identity that has absolute
      > clarity and no unanswered questions
      > ...nothing to resolve...perfect peace
      > of mind and utter tranquility.
      >
      > Jeff
      >
      >
      > --- In meditationsocietyofamerica@yahoogroups.com,
      > sean tremblay
      > <bethjams9@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > And has been the rallying battle cry of all
      > commanders
      > > to the troops of all nations who make war!
      > > In the context of Ajuna's reluctance in a military
      > > sense, this is something I myself have struggled
      > with.
      > > I learned my trade i the US Army and my Darma is
      > to
      > > explore, ever sense I was a boy I have had an
      > > insatiable curiosity. However in the context of
      > > soldiering I was always at odds I am realy an
      > > anarchist at heart with a didain for authority and
      > a
      > > dislike of possesing authority over others yet....
      > I
      > > find the military in some form or other keeps
      > creeping
      > > it's way back into my life!? A karmic cycle I must
      > > break? purhaps or Something I must give into?!
      > > --- sandeep chatterjee <sandeep1960@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > > Thus spake Osama to the new Al Queda recruits.
      > > >
      > > > westwindwood2003 wrote:
      > > > > Swerve Not From Duty 31 to 37
      > > > > 31. One is born into the class of people that
      > > > fight for
      > > > > righteousness, and nothing is higher that this
      > > > duty, so look at not
      > > > > to waver.
      > > > > 32. It has happened at this time that the gift
      > of
      > > > enlightenment is
      > > > > apparent; O partha of the fighting class, go
      > into
      > > > this battle.
      > > > > 33. But if you avoid this righteous warfare
      > that
      > > > is you fame, your
      > > > > duty, abandonment shall incur sin.
      > > > > 34. Your dishonor will be told about by the
      > > > honored and this
      > > > > everlastingly so and exceeds the pain of death
      >
      > > > > 35. Other warriors who have experienced
      > > > enlightenment and currently
      > > > > hold you in high esteem will decide you are a
      > > > light weigh for
      > > > > withdrawing from the battle for the spiritual.
      >
      > > > > 36. Belittling words are to be spoken and many
      > > > will say your enemies
      > > > > will criticize your petty power. What could
      > be
      > > > more painful than
      > > > > this?
      > > > > 37. In death you will gain heaven; victorious
      > you
      > > > will enjoy the
      > > > > earth. Therefore Arjuna, be resolved to
      > fight.
      > > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
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