Vedanthic Guidelines from Distilled Wisdom for Self-Realization

Hari Om Strictly avoid unnecessary talks, gossip and reference to details and questions about others and things not involved in our issues. This is in line with the Vedhanthic requirements for removing impurities from our minds. We should remember that when we hate or talk wrongly about others (even about people who may be wrong … Continue reading Vedanthic Guidelines from Distilled Wisdom for Self-Realization

Maya – A powerful Vedantic Lecture by Swami Sarvapriyananda

Hari Om Swami Sarvapriyananda delivers a discourse on the nature and characteristics of Maya (Illusion or Ignorance). This lecture is a component of a series of talks inspired by Swami Vivekananda's Jnana Yoga. Vedanta is the most ancient religious philosophy from India and also it is the most enlightening one. Based on the Vedas, the … Continue reading Maya – A powerful Vedantic Lecture by Swami Sarvapriyananda

Brahman and Maya

Hari Om Brahman or the Supreme Self is beyond time and space, causation. He is limitless. He is tranquil. He shines with equal effulgence in all bodies. He cannot be any particular thing. He is Chaitanya or pure consciousness. He is Vastu, Atman or Brahman or the Supreme Self is the hidden treasure. It is … Continue reading Brahman and Maya

Philosophy of Raga-Dvesha in Vedanta

Hari Om Raga and Dvesha (likes and dislikes) only constitute this Samsara or this world of phenomena. It can be totally destroyed by knowledge of Brahman (Supreme Self). Raga-Dvesha is a Vasana. It has four states. Raga-Dvesha, Vasanas, Samskaras and Gunas are intertwined. They co-exist. The seat of Raga-Dvesha is the mind and the senses. … Continue reading Philosophy of Raga-Dvesha in Vedanta

Vedanta Teachings by His Holiness Jagadguru Sankaracharya of Sringeri Mutt (Sri Mahasannidhanam) – Sri Sri Bharati Thirtha Swamigal

Hari Om The Jagadguru Shankaracharya of Sringeri Sharada Peetham, Sri Sri Bharati Tirtha Mahaswamiji observed in 2012 Chaturmasya at Chennai. During this auspicious period, the Jagadguru delivered a series of fifteen Anugraha Bhashanams on Vedanta, choosing topics from the Brahma Sutra Bhashya of Jagadguru Sri Adi Shankaracharya. With great compassion to Humanity, Sri Mahaswamiji delivered … Continue reading Vedanta Teachings by His Holiness Jagadguru Sankaracharya of Sringeri Mutt (Sri Mahasannidhanam) – Sri Sri Bharati Thirtha Swamigal