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BG Chap 14 - When goodness becomes prominent...

The manifestation of the mode of goodness can be experienced when all the gates of the body are illuminated by knowledge. When knowledge in the form of revealing the true nature of things thru the sound of the Vedas appears in all gates of the body such as the ears, then by this characteristic of true knowledge one should know there is an increase in sattva in the body. By the appearance of happiness arising from the soul also one can understand there is an increase in sattva.

There are nine gates in the body: two eyes, two ears, two nostrils, the mouth, the genitals and the anus. When every gate is illuminated by the symptoms of goodness, it should be understood that one has developed the mode of goodness. In the mode of goodness, one can see things in the right position, one can hear things in the right position, and one can taste things in the right position. One becomes cleansed inside and outside. In every gate there is development of the symptoms of happiness, and that is the position of goodness.