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Class #9 - January 21, 2018

posted Apr 3, 2018, 6:45 PM by Parshu Ananth   [ updated Sep 23, 2018, 9:12 AM by Siva Kumar Puram ]


Topic: Who am I?  Soul and its properties

Difference between body and soul
Car and driver
Apartment and Occupant

Where is the soul situated?

What is the difference in the size of the soul between elephant and ant?

Activities of the soul (through the body):
1. Takes birth
2. Grows
3. Stays
4. Produces offspring
5. Dwindles
6. Dies

Properties of the soul:
Neither birth nor death

More about the soul:
Is man just a powerful computer?  What is the difference between a human and a robot?
Am I God?
What is the difference between God and human?
What is common between God and human?

Is God eternal?  Is the soul eternal?
Why can't we become God?

Soul vs Supersoul

Jivatma                 vs.         Paramatma
Individual soul                    One Soul
- Many                                   - Same one situated in everyone
- Remembers this life            - Remembers past, present and future
- Anu (minute)                       - Vibhu (big in quality not size)
- Limited cognizance             - Fully cognizant
-Servitor                                 - Served (Supervisor - monitors activities of atma)

Two birds are sitting on a branch

Princess and the parrot

Discussion: Role models, Heroes and Mentors