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Toys for Everyone

Leaving gender stereotyping aside, children play two types of games with toys. For example, some play with cars and some with dolls. These are entirely different kinds of games. When children plays with cars, they typically “use” the cars. They … Continue reading

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Philosophy of the Gita

The philosophy of Bhagavad Gita is the philosophy of the Veda, which is the philosophy of Hinduism. There are various divergent concepts thriving under the name of Hinduism. Hinduism welcomes the diversity. However, there some high level common salient concepts, … Continue reading

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Core Teachings of the Gita

The Goal and the Way The goal of the Bhagavad Gita is to enable a person to live as a good human being and to face all situations in life with poise outside and peace inside. This is done by … Continue reading

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Indian Creation Theories

Indian philosophy and religion are very diverse and comprehensive. They never provide a “one size fits everyone” solution to any concept. They provide a full spectrum of options and possibilities for people with various temperaments. Theory of Creation is no … Continue reading

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Four Yogas in Bhagavad Gita

(An edited version of this article was published in the August 2017 issue of Vedanta Kesari, the monthly magazine published from Ramakrishna Math, Chennai.) Swami Vivekananda has highlighted four paths to reach the Ultimate Goal. His famous words reflect this: “Each … Continue reading

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