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...

THE THREE TYPES OF KNOWLEDGE

Life is a series of experiences.  We observe this world through the five sense organs.  When this data goes inside our mind it is converted into knowledge and stored as memory.  Our experiences and knowledge are related to each other.  There is no...

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE INTELLIGENCE AND THE INTELLECT

                                     Intelligence and intellect are different; yet they are connected in a subtle way.  In the material life it is difficult to survive with anyone of these.  They both are absolutely needed and they go hand in hand.  Let...

Advaitam and Science