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According to the Gītā, dedicating every activity to the all-pervading brahman or working with divine inspiration is called ‘arcana’ (roughly translated as ‘worship’ or ‘praise’). The means of this worship is sva-karma, i.e., activity attuned to the temperament (sva-dharma) of the individual. Only this kind of worship leads an individual

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Adhyāyas 62-88 – Śakuntalopākhyānam, Vaṃśanukrama, Yayātyupākhyānam (Śakuntalā’s story, details of the lineage and Yayāti’s story)   In these adhyāyas, Vaiśampāyana has chosen to narrate the sub-stories of Duṣyanta-Bhārata and Yayāti-Puru, perhaps because they are interesting and sizeable, or because they are about famous kings. Yayāti is an ancestor of Duṣyanta, separated by

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In chapter 13 of the Gita (verses 7 to 11) Krishna gives the various parameters that constitute true knowledge: अमानित्वमदम्भित्वं अहिंसा क्षान्तिरार्जवम् | आचार्योपासनं शौचं स्थैर्यमात्मविनिग्रहः |७| इन्द्रियार्थेषु वैराग्यं अनहङ्कार एव च | जन्ममृत्युजराव्याधि दुःखदोषानुदर्शनम् |८| असक्तिरनभिष्वङ्गः पुत्रदारगृहादिषु | नित्यं च समचित्तत्वं इष्टानिष्टोपपत्तिषु |९| मयि चानन्ययोगेन भक्तिरव्यभिचारिणी | विविक्तदेशसेवित्वं अरतिर्जनसंसदि |१०| अध्यात्मज्ञाननित्यत्वं तत्त्वज्ञानार्थदर्शनम् | एतज्ज्ञानम् इति प्रोक्तं अज्ञानं यदतोऽन्यथा |११| He stands testimony to each and every one of those qualities: amanitvam –

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