THE THREEFOLD NATURE OF PRAKRITI

      THE THREEFOLD NATURE OF PRAKRITI   Brahman is the Reality.  Maya is the illusion power of Brahman and it is dependent on Brahman.  Maya is also said as mulaprakriti or primordial nature or the original principle.  Maya has three constituent gunas.  When the...

SANYASA – ITS MEANING AND NECESSITY

SANYASA – ITS MEANING AND NECESSITY Sanyasa is accepted by a spiritual person to devote the entire lifetime for the study, spiritual practice and realization of the Truth.  Sanyasa can be accepted at any stage in a person’s life.  It can be accepted at a...

DESIRES AND RENUNCIATION

Desires and Renunciation Renunciation is another misunderstood concept of Vedanta. Renunciation does not mean to sacrifice everything and live like a mendicant in a secluded forest. Renunciation is a state of mind which gives peace and happiness. In Bhagavad Gita,...

BHAKTI YOGA

               BHAKTI YOGA    Bhakti (devotion) is an attitude of the mind and it is expressed in various ways. Bhakti is the pure form of love towards the highest principle, which is called “Bhagavan” (God). In fact, it is the love towards the...

KARMA YOGA

                                                                            KARMA YOGA A human being is the combination of the five basic elements in the universe namely the space, air, fire, water and earth.  However, these basic elements alone will not make a human...

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