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Liberation and the steps to it

Moksha (liberation) is merely dropping the deep rooted wrong notion that ‘I am an individual’. Dropping a deep rooted notion usually involves these steps: 1. Be open minded by dropping biases 2. Calm down to be able to listen 3. … Continue reading

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What my teacher learnt from his teacher

Swami Paramarthananda ji on Lessons from his Guru, Pujya Swami Dayananda ji’s Teachings INTRODUCTION : On the auspicious occasion of Pujya Swamiji’s satabhishekam, I would like to share some thoughts. I consider myself extremely fortunate to be a disciple of … Continue reading

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Three Stages of Bhakti

God (Ishvara) is that being to whom the entire material universe is the body, the cosmic dynamics is the activity, all the thoughts of all the individual beings put together is the mind and the self-awareness of the whole universe … 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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Space and Consciousness

In the 13th chapter of the Gita, Krishna uses space and light as examples to explain consciousness. The Upanisads also use space and light as examples. In his lectures, Swami Paramarthanandaji uses the concept of space to beautifully explain Consciousness. … Continue reading

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