Swamiji explains about guilt and regret which can lead to mental torture. However, understanding repentance in the right context, which is a form of prāyashchita karma, is essential in forgiving oneself and others. He also helps clarify the difference between sin and pāpa.
World Yoga Festival To make a mistake is Human. Yet, mistakes torment us, hurt us or drives everyone crazy. We feel guilt, shame, jealous, anger, etc., and we just don’t like it. To break away from all this is to find a way to forgive those who have hurt us. […]
Ayurveda is a comprehensive ancient system of living healthily and harmoniously with nature. This science of life has its origins in the ancient tradition of the Veda, which can be traced back 6,000 years or more. In Sanskrit, Ayur means life; and Veda is an authoritative body of divine knowledge […]