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Approach of Vedanta

The core approach of Vedanta is to seek the Truth. Along with that, it also strives for a foundation for morality. Satyam (truth), Shivam (goodness) and Sundaram (beauty) are the practical ideals. In the words of the French Nobel Laureate, … Continue reading

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What is Worth Pursuing?

We pursue so many things in life – money, entertainment, health, job, house, car, companion, children, pets, education, skills, knowledge, etc. We pursue all these with the hope that they will make us happy. We some how seem to have … Continue reading

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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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Shanti Mantra

Shaanti Mantras are loudly chanted usually at the beginning and end of any lecture, study or meditation session. Loud chanting helps us to switch the context of our mind from whatever we were doing earlier to the current activity. Chanting … 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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