Four Duties of Ascetics (Post No.3971)

Written by London Swaminathan

 

Date: 4 June 2017

 

Time uploaded in London- 20-50

 

Post No. 3971

 

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1.Dhyaanam saucham tathaa bhikshaa nityamekaanthasiilathaa

yateschatwaari karmaani panchamam nopapadhyate

 

Dhyana – Meditation

Saucam – Maintaining purity

Bhiksa- Getting alms

Nitayamekanta silata -Remaining in solitude

 

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Four Types of Ascetics

One of the Upanishads classified ascetics into four types based on their goals:

 

Kutiicaka= seeking atmospheric world

Bahuudaka = seeking heavenly world

Hamsa= seeking penance world

Paramahamsa = seeking truth world

 

2.sanyaasaii syaat caturbedhah kutiicakabhahuudakau

hamsah paramahamsasca teshaam samjnaa ime bhudhaih

–Vedanta Samnjavali 135

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Four Types of Bad Disciples

Prajnaamaandya- dull

Kutarka= argumentative

Viparyaya – Erroneous

Duraagraha – Adamant

 

  1. atha vakshye caturbhedaah samnjaah sisyahitaaya vai

pranjamaandhyam kutarkasca viparyayaduraagrahah

—–Vedanta Samnjavali 98

 

xxxx Subham xxxx

 

 

 

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