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Vairagya

Vairagya means dispassion, detachment. There is a logical order in the four means.

Vairagya is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Vairagya books and related discussion.

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How To Get Vairagya
HOW TO GET VAIRAGYA. By. SRI SWAMI SIVANANDA.
Vairagya Panchakam
http://www.acharya.org.
Practice of Detachment (Vairagya)
Practice of Detachment (Vairagya). Some people might misunderstood the word Detach- ment is opposed to love and compassion.
Swami Desikan's VAIRAAGYA PANCHAKAM
Thus was born the VairAgya Panchakam with six slOkams altogether.
Pralaya and Vairagya
Shree Swaminarayan Conference Summer 2002. Pralaya and Vairagya. Page 2.

Suggested News Resources

Say bye to addictions
That is the state of vairagya, becoming aware through knowledge. Through vairagya, dispassion and practice you can bring the mind to its place. And you should have some control to say no.
Kosher Sutra: CB Yond (Re'eh)
The yogis were keen to stress the importance of non-attachment, vairagya, because it allows us 'mastery over the mind and realization of the true self' (Yoga Sutra 1:16). As we get into a yoga posture we focus on the actions rather than the result.
When Rama threatened a fast unto death
Yoga Vasishta is based on 36000 questions that Rama asks Vasishta after returning from a pilgrimage that fills him with vairagya or detachment.
From Epicureanism to spirituality
Prabhat Kumar Sharma classifies the songs of Hason Raja into three categories: Prema or divine love, Vairagya or renunciation and Ucchanubhuti or realization of the Supreme. The songs dealing with Prema are the most prominent ones.
If Corruption is India's Disease then Hindutva is the Cure
It is vidya and tyaga leading to vairagya that merits the highest social status. Even wealthy persons by philanthrophy can get social status.

Suggested Web Resources

Vairagya - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 1.12-1.16: Practice and non-attachment
Vairagya is the practice of gradually letting go of the mental colorings (1.5, 2.
How to get Vairagya/ lust control,dispassion
How to get Vairagya.
How to Get Vairagya
Swami Sivananda explains how to get dispassion, one of the most important qualification for an aspirant.
ATMA JYOTI ASHRAM - Vairagya
Vairagya is non-attachment or dispassion toward all temporal objects. On the positive side it is the firmest and most fervent attachment to that which is Eternal.

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