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“Tending Toward Truth”–Daily Metta

January 29: “Every moment of our life should be filled with mental or physical activity but that activity should be sattvika, tending to truth.” –Gandhi (From Yervada Mandir, pp. 23-26)   Energy drives the human being and all of life, but not all energy is the same. The Bhagavad Gita breaks it down into three… read more

Three Gunas

The three gunas of the Yogic tradition are the three energy states of the phenomenal world, tamas, rajas, and sattva. Tamas is a state of apathy and inaction, rajas of excitement and activity, and sattva meaning law or balance, is a state in which detachment, or selfless action is possible. Tamas describes people who respond to… read more