Advaitam and Science

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TYPE OF TEACHERS IN SANATANA DHARMA

TYPE OF TEACHERS IN SANATANA DHARMA Sanatana dharma was passed from generation to generation through guru-sishya parampara.  The teachers and their teachings play a very important role in sanatana dharma.  In this article, we will see the different type of teachers in...

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WHY LORD TAKES AVATARS (INCARNATIONS)

WHY GOD TAKES AVATARS (INCARNATIONS) Avatars (incarnations) are a unique concept in sanatana dharma.  The supreme consciousness with the help of its inherent power, maya, passing through different stages of manifestation, takes a form and live in the world for a...

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DIVINE INCARNATIONS

DIVINE INCARNATIONS Incarnation is an important and unique aspect in sanatana dharma.  The meaning of incarnation (avatar) is steping down.  Baghavan steps down or comes down from the purna swarupa (complete flawless nature) to transactional reality to help...

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THE CONCEPT OF GOD IN SANATANA DHARMA

The understanding of God in Sanatana dharma is very unique.  The understanding of God differs with the different levels of knowledge a person possesses.  In sanatana dharma, the worship of forms with attributes is considered as preliminary, though a majority...

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TYPES OF SASTRAS IN SANATANA DHARMA

Sastra means scripture.  When we analyse the meaning for sastra in the language Sanskrit, it is sasanath iti sastram, which means that which governs or directs or guides and by that way it puts us in the right path is sastra.  Sastra shows us the right path in two...

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THE MEANING OF THE WORD DHARMA

Hindus follow the sanatana vidheka dharma.  Sanat means everlasting (eternal). Sanatana means that which is eternal.  Vidheka means that which is related to Vedas.  It also means that which is originated from the Vedas.  It also means that which is...

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THE MEANING OF THE WORD HINDU

The meaning of the word Hindu India has been a proud land of the Rishis for thousands of years.  Rishis (the Sages) searched for truth in the deeper layers of the mind.  When the mind is calm, without thoughts, then it is one with the pure Consciousness....

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THE IMPORTANCE OF SRIMAD BHAGAVATA

THE IMPORTANCE OF SRIMAD BHAGAVATA Srimad Bhagavata is an important purana among the eighteen puranas in Hinduism.  Srimad Bhagavata was written by Sage Vyasa.  Apart from writing Srimad Bhagvata, Sage Vyasa had organized, separated and codified the Veda...

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