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Pages in category "Vanity"
The following 16 pages are in this category, out of 16 total.
- According to Bhagavad-gita there are eighteen items in culturing knowledge. By such culture of knowledge one becomes gradually prideless, devoid of vanity, nonviolent, forbearing, simple, devoted to the great spiritual master, and self-controlled
- At present we do not possess any information of this eternal life, although we have much pride, even vanity, about our material knowledge
- Maharaja Pariksit felt proud, therefore, that he happened to be the descendant of such great devotees. Such pride for the devotees of the Lord is certainly not equal to the puffed-up sense of vanity for material prosperity
- Mocked by an enemy (Hiranyaksa) whose vanity knew no bounds, the worshipful lord of the waters (Varuna) waxed angry, but by dint of his reason he managed to curb the anger that had sprung up in him
- Mucukunda continued, "In my vanity I believed I had become the king of human society. In this misconception of bodily life I traveled all over the world, accompanied by my military strength - soldiers, charioteers, elephants and horses"
- The demons, instead of utilizing the good opportunity, misused the brahminical culture due to being puffed up by vanity in becoming brahmanas
- The sun is much larger than the earth on which we live, and thus every morning of every day our self-reliant ocular vanity is put to the test and reduced to absurdity
- These empiric philosophers and logicians cannot realize their imperfection by the vanity of material knowledge, and the ultimate conclusion of such materialistic philosophers is atheism. They deny the existence of God
- We are very proud of our two small eyes, and puffed up with vanity, we are always enthusiastic to see everything with our own eyes. But we do not know that whatever we are seeing at the present moment is covered with the darkness of nescience
- Working sanely and diligently, she (Devahuti) pleased her very powerful husband (Kardama Muni), giving up all lust, pride, envy, greed, sinful activities and vanity