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Understanding, Determination, Happiness

Understanding, Determination, Happiness.

Understanding in the mode of Goodness:

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Understanding through which one knows how to discriminate between what is required to be done and what is not required to be done. Which action is liberating from the bondage of work and which action makes one bind to the results and made him suffer or enjoy due to reactions of actions. What is required to be feared and what is not required to be feared?

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Determination in the mode of goodness: 
Strong determination through which a person controls his life, mind, senses.

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Happiness in the mode of goodness:

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The happiness which appears poison in beginning but realized nectar, later on, is in the mode of goodness. Moving towards the path of self-realization is tough in the beginning but gives immense pleasure to the person who gets himself self-realized. Material energy takes a very hard test of the person on the path of self-realization in initial stages.

Understanding in the mode of Passion

Understandings through which one does not know how to discriminate between action required to be done and action not required to be done. A person fails to discriminate between religion and irreligion.

Determination in the mode of passion:
The determination through which a person remains committed for hard work with a desire for rewards, hungry for wealth, power, name and fame, and eagerness to satisfy his senses and bodily demands. He remained wrapped in lust, greed, envy, anger.

Happiness in the mode of Passion: Happiness which appears nectar in beginning but realized to be poison, later on, is in the mode of passion. Moving towards the path of sense gratification is easy in the beginning but gives immense pain to the person who gets himself in grip of material energy. Material energy puts the person in the complex net of anxieties, distress, immeasurable desires, and insatiable lust, greed, and envy. At the last moment of his life, he remains surrounded by immeasurable anxieties, desires, greed, and lust.


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Happiness in the mode of ignorance:

 The happiness which arises from illusion, laziness, sleep. The happiness which is delusion from the beginning to the end and which does not know anything about self-realization. This happiness arises when a person accepts false things as true and does not change his stand even if someone shows him the right way.


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Understanding in the mode of ignorance: Understanding through which one does consider irreligion to be religion and religion to be irreligion. The person always remains in illusion and darkness of ignorance. He always chooses the wrong sinful direction and path.

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Determination in the mode of ignorance:

The unintelligent determination through which a person remains in the grip of daydreaming, illusion, depression, lamentation, fearfulness, ignorance, laziness, and procrastination.
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No creature is free from these modes of material nature in any world. 

Demigods are also under the influence of these modes of material nature.


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Pankaj Mannan

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