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What are the four mahavakyas?

Every Upanishad must have a maha-vakya महावाक्य, not just four Upanishads. For the sake of समन्वय samanvaya, showing that all four Vedas have only one तात्पर्य tattparya, vision, four maha-vakyas are quoted, one from each Veda: 155 more words

Advaita Vedanta

When getting lost is good

Yesterday was a lovely Saturday. For the first time in a long time, it was weekend and it was sunny in London. Staying at home would be a crime, and when you live for so long in a city where most days are greyish, when the sun does comes out you value it more than ever. 669 more words

Places

Friendship overcoming religious fanaticism – A true story from multicultural London

Nadia and Reena grew up in the East London borough of Newham, and were best friends who had known each other since the tender age of 6. 692 more words

Hinduism

Know thyself...

He who conquers others is strong, he who conquers himself is mighty.

– Lao Tzu.

P.S – Pic credit Indian Railway fan club.

Taken at western ghats, India.

Writing And Blogging

On Beliefs: Religion Is Inherently Toxic

Let me begin this blog post by putting it out there that I myself do not belong to any particular religion. Drawing this conclusion based on the title probably would not be too difficult, but stating this eliminates the possibility of me surprising anyone and writing “EXCEPT FOR MY RELIGION! 303 more words