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Riddles in Vedanta.

Zen masters are well-known to use riddles (or Koans) as a preferred method of teaching. However, the origin of riddles dates back to Vedanta or Upanishads much before Zen koans came into existence.

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Jnana Yoga: The Absolute and Manifestation. Das Absolute und Manifestation.

This article summarizes the most important statements of the sixth chapter of the book Jnana Yoga by Swami Vivekananda. Vivekananda elaborates on a central question of Advaita Vedanta – how has the Absolute become finite? 2,183 more words

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Jnana Yoga in the Aaiyyanist Tradition

The Aaiyyanists are the foremost experts in Jnana Yoga. What does this mean?

There are several different types of Yoga in the Hindu tradition. Karma Yoga which is the path of right action (doing good deeds etc… as a way to break the Karmic cycle and liberate yourself from the endless cycle of death and rebirth). 573 more words

Aaiyyanism

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Shloka  42 – Conclusion

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tasmād ajñāna-sambhūtaṁ
hṛt-sthaṁ jñānāsinātmanaḥ
chittvainaṁ saṁśayaṁ yogam
ātiṣṭhottiṣṭha bhārata

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Shloka 41

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yoga-sannyasta-karmāṇaṁ
jñāna-sañchinna-saṁśayam
ātmavantaṁ na karmāṇi
nibadhnanti dhanañjaya

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Renouncing karma(doership)(sannyastah karmanaam) through yoga(devotional service to the Lord), cutting(sanchinna) samshaya(doubts) through jnana, situated in the self(aatma-vantam), for that person karma will not be binding, O Dhananjaya! 73 more words

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Shloka 40

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ajñaś cāśraddadhānaś ca
saṁśayātmā vinaśyati
nāyaṁ loko ‘sti na paro
na sukhaṁ saṁśayātmanaḥ

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Shloka 39

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śraddhāvāl labhate jñānaṁ
tat-paraḥ saṁyatendriyaḥ
jñānaṁ labdhvā parāṁ śāntim
acireṇādhigacchati

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A faithful man(shraddhavaan) achieves knowledge(labhate jnaanam), very much dedicated to the knowledge, by controlling the indriyas(senses). 95 more words