A Summary of the Srimad Bhagavatham : Ch-8. Part-7.






Concluding Message: The Stages of Ascent to Moksham


8: The Stages of Ascent to Moksham:


Part-7.


This is the stage of asamsakti, non-attachment.

It is not the non-attachment that has been inflicted by deliberate austerity, but a spontaneous event that is taking place on account of the knowledge arising spontaneously in the sadhaka—asamsa.

We have to take several births, normally speaking, to attain this state of asamsakti, or sattvapatti.



Total detachment is unknown to mankind.

We always cling to something, either in the mind or socially, physically, materially.

Total satisfaction in one’s own self, free from having any desire to contact outside oneself, is something unimaginable for the common man.

But such a state is reached by the intense practice of self-investigation—asamsakti, as it is called.



Swami Krishnananda

To be continued  ....


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