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Śukāṣṭakam is an octet composed by Shuka, the son of Lord Vyasa, who was highly revered as a great jnānin, as a renunciant and a knower of the self. In this octet, Shuka describes exalted sages who have gained self-knowledge as having transcended all injunctions and...
Vijñāna-Naukā – The Boat of Wisdom, also known as  Svarūpa-anusandhāna-aṣṭakam – The Eight Verses of Inquiry into the Truth of the Self, is a profound contemplative work of eight verses attributed to Ādi Śaṅkarācārya. This text succinctly unfolds the vision of the sages of ancient India...
In her classes covering Śrī Ādi Śaṅkaracarya’s bhāṣya or commentary on Kenopaniṣad, Swamini Brahmaprakasananda gives a comprehensive unfoldment of self’s identity with Brahaman. Course in progress Oct 2 - Nov 16, 2019Class videos are being added progressively during the course.Live streaming of the classes is available...
Meaningfully called the ‘Crest Jewel of Discrimination,’ the text addresses the seeker desirous of the ultimate freedom, mokṣa. It refers to the inability to discriminate between the timeless and time-bound as the delusion caused by avidyā, ignorance, which keeps one bound to samsāra, the cycle of birth...
Bṛhadaraṇyaka-bhaṣyam 2.1.19 onwardwith Swami Viditatmananda This chapter of the Bṛhadāraṇyaka Upaniṣad reveals the nondual vision of the Upaniṣads by teaching the reality of what is generally taken to be real, satyasya satyam.  In these classes on Ādi Śaṅkarācārya’s commentary for this chapter, Swami Viditatmananda...
Topic: Etat jñānam iti proktam (Bhagavad Gita 13.11)In the preceding verses of this chapter, Bhagavān Kṛṣṇa has given Arjuna both the knowledge of who he is, and the inner disposition required to understand what has been taught. Both are considered knowledge, jñānam. In this course,...
2019 Internatinal Jyotish Kumbh Mela51 Classes2019 ___ ______ ___ CONTENTS: 01 Sunil John 20190530_1Trimshamsha (D30) Varga Chartby Sunil John, 1 of 31 hr 48...