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Chapter 16- The Yoga of Divine and Demonic
Krishna told Arjuna, there are two kinds of nature available, one is divine and another is
demonic. The divine nature is purity, fearless, steadiness, self knowing, austerity, truth, non
violence, absence of anger, modesty, forgiveness, energy, absence of pride, etc...The demonic
nature is anger, ignorance, self praising, no purity, no truth, no good conduct, live for that
moment and ready to sacrifice things for their happiness, small intellect, pride, arrogance, cruel
desires, delusion, sensual enjoyment is the highest aim, wrath, grieving, unjust means,
wealth accumulation for sensual enjoyment, believing that today is gained by them, hold
everything, desire to hold all wealth for future, believing they change life, they manage people,
they can do harm, they are the successful one and even believing they are strong and their health
is managed by them. The demonic nature brings ego, greed, pride, false sacrifices, delusion and
addiction towards habit’s, sense gratification, self honoring, stubbornness, power misuse, etc.
The people who are with this nature, they even hate god and they can’t see me in their own
bodies nor in others also. These evil doers will born in between demons only. By their act, these
demonic nature people never reach me. Greed, anger and strong sexual desire these three should
be avoided, to come out of demonic nature. A person, who comes of these three gates of
darkness, can do good to self and to others and he will reach me. The person, who neglects these,
will not be able to run across the darkness and can never attain perfection and happiness not the
supreme goal.
“Our Life: Let’s think for a moment and find out three activities for which we are proud of
ourselves... count 1 to 60 if we want... now, if we had even one activity for which proud of in our
life, then us yet to understand Gita. There is nothing for us to be proud of ourselves, it’s all
coming from one supreme soul, nor we have to feel that we are bad...The Divine and Demonic
nature, these may not be exclusively available in a human, it can be in a mix. How many times
we have seen that position, money, power/authority brings in easily the greed, misuse, and pride
to the people and they lose themselves in this nature. A security guard can get arrogance by his
authority , an officer gets it and the politician gets it, and you and me would have unknowingly
used the authority we accept , as a tool to satisfy our mind and senses! We have to consciously
separate them from us, from the self! What is its purpose? A temple/mosque /church is a place
for peaceful worship , but wherein the places have become revenue centers and people forget the
peace and fight with each other to perform their rituals/duty (for us, going to holy places have
become a duty, rather than experiencing the supreme power there :)) .. Are these activities are
Divine or Demonic?! Well we know the answer... In our life, if every one of us tries to examine
what we are doing, we all can recognize that we also have the demonic nature... Constantly and
consciously we need to cut them... With whom we spent maximum time in our life we spent,
according to us??? .. Wife/ mother/friend/children???!!!! The answer is: None of the above, It’s
SELF. If we have such demonic characters, it means that we are the first enemy to ourselves; we