Tag Archives: God

Jiva and Isvara

Vedanta gives two sets of concepts about the individual (Jiva) and God (Isvara). One is practical, and the other is Absolute. The practical concepts prepare the person to proceed further towards the Absolute concepts. Thus, the practical aspect is of … Continue reading

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The Spiritual Journey

Initially, you see the world as an insentient object. You see the other living beings as competitors in your pursuit of happiness in life, which you wrongly believe to come from objects and situations. You blame other people and situations … Continue reading

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Essential Bhagavad Gita

(An edited version of this article was published in the November 2018 issue of Vedanta Kesari, the monthly magazine published from Ramakrishna Math, Chennai.) Bhagavad Gita provides a philosophy and a way of life based on the philosophy. It summarizes … Continue reading

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Relationship Management – The Gita Way

There are several relationships that we are involved in. The Gita classifies them as three types: – Relationship with one’s own body and mind (internal) – Outgoing relationships (expression) – Incoming relationships (experience) Gita guides us on what should be … Continue reading

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Straight Talk on Religion

Excerpts from The Complete Works of Swami Vivekananda You may believe in all the churches in the world, carry in your head all the sacred books ever written, you may baptize yourself in all the rivers of the earth, still, … Continue reading

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