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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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The Way of the Gita

The Gita is very clear that one has to put effort by these three: 1. Karma Yoga: work and offer the fruits of action to the Lord and then offer the action itself to Him, be even-minded in success and … Continue reading

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Two Attitudes

tvameva maataa ca pitaa tvameva tvameva bandhu sca sakhaa tvameva tvameva vidyaa dravinam tvameva tvameva sarvam mama deva devaa This is a popular Hindu prayer, which is Universal like most Hindu prayers. A self-centered worldly man thinks that his mother, father, … Continue reading

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Three core values from Bhagavad Gita

Three core values from Bhagavad Gita (12.4) for everyone: 1. sarva bhoota hite rathaah – Seeking the welfare of all living beings; helping everyone as much as possible with an attitude of service 2. sanniyamyendriya graamam – Regulation and control … Continue reading

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