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What is the royal discipline of meditation?

Raja yoga, is the royal path of meditation. As a king maintains control over his kingdom, so can we maintain control over our own “kingdom”–the vast territory of the mind.

Is a god associated with divine playfulness and is thought to be a form of Vishnu?

The spiritual discipline of knowledge and insight. The spiritual discipline of selfless action. Krishna. A god associated with divine playfulness; a form of Vishnu.

What is the spiritual essence within all individual human beings?

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Term Ahimsa Definition Nonharm, nonviolence
Term ashram Definition A spiritual community.
Term Atman Definition A spiritual essence of all individual human beings.
Term Avatar Definition An earthly embodiment of a deity.
Term Bhagavad gita Definition A religious literart work about Krishna.

Which deity is associated with preservation?

Vishnu, the preserver, is believed to be linked to a very early sun god and is considered by his worshippers to be the greatest among the gods.

Is Atman a Brahman?

While the atman is the essence of an individual, Brahman is an unchanging, universal spirit or consciousness which underlies all things. They are discussed and named as distinct from one another, but they are not always thought of as distinct; in some schools of Hindu thought, atman is Brahman.

How can I live my life according to Vedas?

Do your duty achieve Dharma, Artha, kama, Moksha, that is the aim of the human life according to Vedas. But at a different aspect of human life, we have different duties just try to fulfill them by observing Brahmacharya, Grihasta, Vanaprastha and finally Sanyasa Ashramas.

Is Krishna a Yadav or Kshatriya?

Krishna was now born as a Kshatriya (or warrior caste) of the Yadava clan and his second name, Vasudeva, was explained away as a patronym (the name “Vasudeva” was given to his father). Fearing the wrath of his uncle, Kamsa, Krishna was eventually smuggled into the cowherd tribe of the Abhiras.