Brahmacharini Sharanya Chaitanya
The body is a result of the mixing of five elements in a mathematical formula called quintuplication or Pancheekaranam.
16 Nov 2019
In the Vivekachoodamani, the master goes directly to the problem of human beings who are bound by the sense objects.
02 Nov 2019
The teacher points out that the self has to be realised with effort put in by one’s own self. On this account, he congratulates the student for asking the question about bondage and liberation.
26 Oct 2019
If what I wish is realisation of the Self, which alone is true freedom, then Sri Adi Sankara’s advice is to shun all kinds of discourses, dialogues and arguments on the Self.
13 Oct 2019
Without the effort of one’s own self, who indeed is capable of getting freed from the thick rope knots of ignorance, desire and desire-prompted actions even if it is for a period of 100 kalpas?
28 Sep 2019
The student approaches the teacher, almost in tears, and seeks that much grace of the master as can be had by just a look from even the corner of his eyes.
14 Sep 2019
This is an indication to desist from just developing the powers of the mind without a desire for liberation.
01 Sep 2019
The Sadhana Chatushtaya (four steps for practice) to realise the self places great emphasis on the fourth practice called Mumukshutwa.
24 Aug 2019
Sadhana Chatushtaya or the four qualifications for the seeker of truth actually add up to nine as the third qualification comprises six components.
11 Aug 2019
One important quality is an intense desire to be liberated from the bondage of a limited mind functioning within space, time and causation.
03 Aug 2019
Ananta, the noble member of the family of snakes, got the divine assignment from Brahma to be the binding factor of the Universe called dharma.
21 Jul 2019
The Bhagavad Gita, Upanishads and the Brahma Sutras together are called the Prasthana Traya. Prasthana means leaving and Traya means three.
19 Jul 2019
With the exchange readings of the lineage of both wedding parties over, preparations began for the wedding.
12 Jul 2019
The Atma Bodha concludes with the 68th verse that is called the ‘Phala Shruti’ or the benefit of studying the text and putting the ideas into practice.
12 Jul 2019
Uddhava spoke of the exploits of Sri Krishna up to the Mahabharata war and the final extermination of the Yadu race of Krishna and the conclusion of his time of manifestation on earth.
29 Jun 2019
Being aware of the self within enlivens the body, mind, intellect and the very process of breathing is Atma Bodha.
20 Jun 2019
The concluding verses of the Atma Bodha glorify the one who has realised the Supreme Reality.
12 Jun 2019
Whatever we experience in the world through our eyes, ears, nose, tongue, skin and thoughts is called ‘Jagat’.
06 Jun 2019
King Janaka completed his morning prayers and sent word to meet with Sage Vishwamitra, and Sri Rama and Lakshmana.
18 May 2019
That consciousness is avyayam or something that can never get expended.
18 May 2019