Why does Krishna in the Gita say that food determines the gunas of a man? Does it mean that eating non-veg food leads to bad behaviour?

According to Srimad Bhagwad Geeta the food each person prefers is of three kinds, according to the three modes of material nature- Satvic, Rajasic and tamasic. Our food habits say a lot about us— āyuḥ-sattva-balārogya-sukha-prīti-vivardhanāḥ rasyāḥ snigdhāḥ sthirā hṛidyā āhārāḥ sāttvika-priyāḥ (chapter 17, verse 8) Satvic foods promotes longevity, virtue, strength, health, happiness, and joy …

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Vedic Study is open for all

Vedic Study is open for all (An Analysis Based on Brahma Sutra by Muktipada Behera) Motivation From my college days I am hearing Advaita philosophy which preaches ‘oneness’, is based on Prasthana Traya – Upanishads, Brahma Sutra, Gita. Of late I started reading Brahma Sutra Vasya by Shankaracharya. Interestingly that is a scholarly book and …

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Who am I ? I am GOD

aham brahmasmi Translation: aham = I Brahmasmi = am Brahman Meaning: I am Brahman The statement “I am Brahman” is both a postulation on the state of Brahman at an intellectual level and an expression of an enlightened yogi ( Brahmajnani) in a state of self-realization. The first comes out of an insight through study …

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Is it justified to make the Bhagavad Gita the national scripture of India?

Bhagavad Gita is the most thought provoking, powerful, life changing and enchanting book. Everything said in Gita is of universal nature and applies to all human beings, irrespective of whichever religion one may be following. Since Bhagavad Gita originated from India, it ought to be declared as a national treasure and scripture of India. Bhagavad …

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