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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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Which is freedom?

I love freedom. I want to wake up when I feel like and go to sleep when I feel like. I want to eat whatever I see, whenever I see and wherever I see something good and edible. I want … Continue reading

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Purpose of Life – Be Happy and Help Others.

If we ask different people of what the purpose of their life is, they will reply different things. If we analyze the answers, they can be generalized as “Be happy and help others”. This is what Swami Vivekananda elaborated as … Continue reading

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