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Essentials of Spiritual Life

Here is a list of essentials of spiritual life for people who are really serious about it. Spiritual life is the sustainable and practical way to be happy, joyous, peaceful and resilient to the ups and downs of life. Stop … Continue reading

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Bhakti according to the Bhagavad Gita

(This article is based on a talk that I gave at Ashirvad Inter-Religious Harmony Movement, Bangalore on 27-Apr-2014.) (An edited version of this article was published in December 2015 issue of Vedanta Kesari, a monthly magazine of Sri Ramakrishna Math, … 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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Advaita is Simple

The truth is described in the Gita as the greatest secret. In fact, it is the greatest open secret. One person may read a number of books and hear hours of lectures on Advaita and still not understand it. Another … Continue reading

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What is the Truth?

The senses and mind are designed only to study objects. They do not have access to the subject which is behind the senses and the mind. Similarly, the senses and mind are designed only to study the properties of objects. … Continue reading

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