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Four Pursuits of Human Life

I asked several students and professionals this question: “If I give you 10 lakh rupees to spend, how will you spend it?” I got several interesting answers: “Invest in stocks”, “Go on a vacation”, “Start a business”, “Give in charity”, … Continue reading

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Spirituality and Scientific Temperament

(This article was published in the December 2014 issue of Vedanta Kesari, the spiritual and cultural monthly in English published from Sri Ramakrishna Math, Chennai .) Many youth of today are very hesitant to identify themselves as religious but do not mind … Continue reading

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Tolerance in Hinduism

Hinduism is considered as the most tolerant of all the popular religions of the world. Hinduism’s tolerance or rather acceptance of people who do not believe in religion and people of other religions – Jews, Christians, Zoroastrians, Muslims – is … Continue reading

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What is the Goal of Life?

People of other religions, and often Hindus themselves, are confused about what is the Ultimate Goal of Life according to Hinduism. This confusion arises because Hinduism caters to people of various levels of spiritual development. Though Hinduism puts forth a … Continue reading

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An interesting way of presenting Vedanta

All creatures seek happiness. Human beings have three ways to pursue happiness: by experiences, by actions and by knowledge. These roles are called – bhoktaa (experiencer), kartaa (doer) and jnaataa (knower), respectively. Most of us pursue happiness through experiences. We … Continue reading

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