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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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Good and bad – How to choose?

During discussions with people, especially youth, one question that often comes up is this: How do we decide what is good and what is bad? This question assumes three things: I have the freedom to choose. My action will lead … Continue reading

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Five lessons on Advaita Vedanta

In his lecture on the book Jiva Yaatra, Swami Paramarthanandaji talks about five lessons on Advaita Vedanta. He mentions that if a person understands and assimilates these five lessons, that is Jnaanam and that is Mukti. I have tried to … Continue reading

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Happiness

We all want to be happy. No creature wants to be unhappy. If asked when we want to be happy – morning, evening, Saturday, Sunday – we would surely say “Always”. If asked where we want to be happy – … Continue reading

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