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Hinduism : The Eternal Tradition Sanatana Dharma
Index

Preface 

Perennial Wisdom 

Sanatana Dharma

Religion And Spirituality...

Religion Or Dharma

The Eternal View Of Hinduism

Idolatary And Dogmatism

Religion And Spirituality..

Religious And Spiritual Practices

Civilization And Social Issues

Hinduism And Sanatana Dharma

Hinduism And Other Religions

Appendices

       

Major Sections
Books By David Frawley
Arjuna

Awaken Bharata

From The River Of Heaven How I Became A Hindu
The Myth Of Aryan Invasion Of India

Hinduism : The Eternal Tradition, Sanatana Dharma

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RELIGIOUS AND SPIRITUAL PRACTICES

What is the Importance of Surrender?

Surrender is the main approach of the Yoga of Devotion (Bhakti Yoga). It consists in surrendering oneself completely to God or Truth. This requires offering all our thoughts and feelings, wishes and desires to the Divine to work with as is the Divine Will.

Surrender is the main capacity of the soul. It comes to us naturally when we give up personal seeking. By surrendering into the Divine presence in all things, we win the Divine grace inherent in everything. Surrender then is an acknowledgement of the Universal Truth and a perception of the Universal Being in all beings.

We suffer in life from an unwillingness to surrender. We as human beings try to do everything ourselves. We try to impose our limited personal will upon the unlimited universe, which leads to frustration. We even think that the burdens of the world belong to us and that we must try to save everyone.

Surrender, which is recognizing the Divine rulership over all, is letting go of this personal will in which there is peace and happiness. We cannot change life, nor do we need to try to. The Divine power is ever at work and creating all that is necessary. If we look within and surrender we will find that all the imperfections of the world lose their significance.

 

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