Advaitam and Science

OM, Purnamata purnamitam purnat purnamutachyate, purnasya purnamataye purnamevavasishyate – Bri.Up V.i.1

Om, That (Brahman) is infinite, This(Universe too) is infinite. The infinite (Universe) emanates from the infinite(Brahman).  Assimilating the infinitude of the infinite(Universe), the infinite(Brahman) alone is left.

DIVERSE VIEWS ABOUT THE ATMAN

DIVERSE VIEWS ABOUT THE ATMAN   India is a big country where people with diverse views and beliefs about the Self, God and the world live with unity.  They respect each other's views and beliefs.  Unity in diversity is needed for a vibrant society.  Majority of...

LAW OF KARMA AND THE POWER OF THOUGHTS

LAW OF KARMA AND THE POWER OF THOUGHTS   A person's life is based on two factors.  They are impressions of his past life and his present thoughts; whichever is powerful dominates his life.  When a person is born he carries with him the impressions of his past...

SPIRITUALITY AND SCIENCE

SPIRITUALITY AND SCIENCE   Science has advanced to a remarkable level; but spirituality is ancient.  The most important and basic thing for humanity to survive in peace is to understand the emotion of others and adjust with others accordingly.  Today's scientific...

SCIENCE BEHIND THE MANTRAS

                                        SCIENCE BEHIND THE MANTRAS SOUND AND VIBRATIONS The omnipresent eternal origin of sound is called Sabda and it is the initial expression of Brahman.  Where there is sound there is vibration.  Scriptures say that vibrations are...

DVAITA VIVEKA

       DVAITA   VIVEKA Dvaita viveka is an important concept in Vedanta.  It helps one to understand the root of samsara (bondage to worldly life).  Dvaita viveka is well explained by Sri Vidyaranya Swami in his outstanding text Panchadasi.  Dvaita means seeing...

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 very early...

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 highest principle,...

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