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Pages in category "Jivan-mukta"
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- A jivan-mukta knows how he has become conditioned; therefore he tries to purify himself and return home, back to Godhead. The eternally conditioned soul is eternally conditioned because he is controlled by the mind
- A man who is engaged in the activities of the self is called jivan-mukta, or a liberated person even in the conditional existence
- A pure devotee of the Lord is also not affected by the modes of nature. That is the primary qualification for being one with the Lord. A person who is able to attain this transcendental qualification is called jivan-mukta
- After obtaining the mantras of spiritual science from Dadhici, the Asvini-kumaras became jivan-mukta, liberated even in this life
- Srila Viraraghava Acarya states that in the Chandogya Upanisad there are eight symptoms of a jivan-mukta, a person who is already liberated even when living in this body
- Eight symptoms of a jivan mukta - 01 The first symptom of one so liberated is that he is freed from all sinful activity (apahata-papa)
- Eight symptoms of a jivan mukta - 02 Another symptom of a liberated person is vijara, which indicates that he is not subjected to the miseries of old age
- Eight symptoms of a jivan mukta - 03 Another symptom (of a liberated person) is vimrtyu. A liberated person prepares himself in such a way that he does not take on any more material bodies, which are destined to die
- Eight symptoms of a jivan mukta - 04 Another symptom (of a liberated person) is visoka, which indicates that he is callous to material distress and happiness
- Eight symptoms of a jivan mukta - 05 Another (symptom of a liberated person) is vijighatsa, which indicates that he no longer desires material enjoyment
- Eight symptoms of a jivan mukta - 06 Another symptom (of a liberated person) is apipata, which means that he has no desire other than to engage in the devotional service of Krsna, his dearmost pursuable Lord
- Eight symptoms of a jivan mukta - 07 A further symptom (of a liberated person) is satya-kama, which indicates that all his desires are directed to the Supreme Truth, Krsna. He does not want anything else
- Eight symptoms of a jivan mukta - 08 He is satya-sankalpa. Whatever he desires is fulfilled by the grace of Krsna. First of all, he does not desire anything for his material benefit, and secondly if he desires anything at all, he simply desires to serve
- If a Mayavadi becomes narayana-parayana, a devotee of Lord Narayana, he is better than a jivan-mukta, one who is liberated or perfect. This requires higher intelligence
- If one always remains a servant of Krsna and engages everything in His service, one is accepted as jivan-mukta, a liberated soul, even during his lifetime within the material world
- If one engages himself in the service of the Lord through his life, wealth, words, intelligence and everything he possesses, he will always be liberated in any condition. Such a person is called a jivan-mukta
- In the fifth Sandarbha there are discussions of how one can be liberated even in this life (jivan-mukta), Lord Siva as a devotee, and how a bhakta and his devotional service are eternally existing
- The person whose only desire is to serve the Supreme Personality of Godhead may be situated in any condition in the material world, but he is to be understood as jivan-mukta
- The Supreme Personality of Godhead can be seen or unseen according to His own transcendental desire; similarly, a devotee, being jivan-mukta, can be seen or not, as he chooses
- There are six kinds of atmaramas: one who is liberated even in this life (jivan-mukta), and one who is self-realized (prapta-svarupa)
- We should act in such a way in this life that after giving up this body, we will become liberated from the bondage of repeated birth and death. This is called jivan-mukti
- When the mind is trained and the soul is not under the mind's control, the soul can be liberated even in this material world. When it is liberated, one is called jivan-mukta
- When the soul is situated in his original constitutional position of existence, he is said to be liberated. It is possible to engage in transcendental loving service to the Lord and become jivan-mukta, a liberated soul, even while in the material body