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Have you understood?

Once upon a time, the devas (gods), manushyas (humans) and the asuras (demons) who were the descendants of the Supreme One, lived with him as his students. 176 more words


Come sit down near me :) , a little we know what Upanishads really are!


‘Upanishad’ means ‘sit down near me’. That is its true meaning. Isnt it so simple?
Doesnt the meaning of Upanishad remind you of your grandfather or grandmother telling you a story. 547 more words

Peace pierces the forest of illusion

An ancient Sanskrit verse, often called the Shanti mantra or the peace mantra:

असतो मा सद्गमय:
Asathoma sathgamayah
Lead me from the un-true to the true… 696 more words


Sri Krishna Prem, Philosophy and the Gods

This passage is from Sri Krishna Prem’s 1976 book Initiation Into Yoga (Quest Books). Many thanks to Don S for posting it on the Metaphysical Speculations forum so I could pinch it. 995 more words

If I have to put the whole Vedic Tradition in one word: Live! That’s all. Live!

कुर्वन्नेवेह कर्माणि जिजीविषेच्छत्ग्ण् समाः |

एवं त्वयि नान्यथेतोऽस्ति न कर्म लिप्यते नरे ॥

kurvanneveha karmaaNi jijeeviShechChathgN^ samaaH |
evaM thvayi naanyaThethoaAsthi na karma lipyathe nare || 609 more words


Paata Bhedha

Listen!  My pronounciation “EeshaavaaSHyam” (ईशावाश्यम्) is also “paata bhedha”.  How I heard from my masters, I am repeating.  But, actually, it is “EeshaavaaSyam” (ईशावास्यम्) – “S” (स), not  “vaaSHya” (वाश्य).   149 more words