SADHANA AND SADHYAM

SADHANA (SPIRITUAL PRACTICES) AND SADHYAM (GOAL) Sadhana are the various spiritual practices and sadhyam is the goal.  There are many sadhanas for a single goal.  ‘Tat Tvam Asi’ meaning ‘You are Brahman’ –  these are the...

LANGUAGE AND KNOWLEDGE

LANGUAGE AND KNOWLEDGE (BRAHMA JNANA) Sanskrit is an ancient language.  Sanskrit is said as the language of the Veda.  Sanskrit language is a high vibration language.  When mantras are chanted in Sanskrit language they link us to the transcendental...

WHO GETS JNANA?

Jiva is a combination of Chit, chitabasa and the mind.  Citabasa is the reflection of Chit, the pure Consciousness, on the mind.  The deeper layers of the mind have all our past karmic impressions.  Mind gets activated only when the chitabasa (reflected consciousness)...

ANALYSING THE MAHAVAKYAS

Mahavakyas are the essence of the Veda.  Mahavakyas are the cream of Vedanta.  The four famous mahavakyas from the four Vedas are ‘Aham Brahmasmi’ from Brihadaranyaka Upanisad, ‘Tat tvam asi’ from Chandogya Upanisad, ‘prajnanam...

PAROKSHA JNANA TO APAROKSHA JNANA

PAROKSHA JNANA TO APAROKSHA JNANA (Indirect to direct knowledge) Brahma jnana, the knowledge of the Self, is the ultimate knowledge.  It is not attained instantly.  There are various steps towards the ultimate realization.  A mumukshu (student of Brahma...

Advaitam and Science

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

 

Advaitam and Science