Essence Of Kena Upanishad

“In the vision of Vedanta, you are the whole. When the Upanisads say that you are the whole, you have to see that vision. There is no other way of gaining this knowledge. The Upanisads have a method of making you discover that fact. As a means of knowledge, they lead you to discover the […]

Ananda Mimamsa

Ananda Mimamsa,Taittiriya Upanisad,Swami Dayananda,13 Classes,2008

Hastamalakiyam

Hastāmalakācārya was one of the four primary disciples of Adi Shankara. When the ācārya asked him who he was, he spontaneously replied with 12 beautiful verses. हस्तामलकस्तोत्रम् (इन्द्रवज्रा छन्द -) कस्त्वं शिशो कस्य कुतोऽसि गन्ता किं नाम ते त्वं कुत आगतोऽसि । एतन्मयोक्तं वद चार्भक त्वं मत्प्रीतये प्रीति विवर्धनोऽसि ॥ १॥ हस्तामलक उवाच । नाहं […]

Panchadasi Chapter 15

Panchadasi Chapter 15 with Swamini Svatmavidyananda The Panchadaśī is a highly regarded treatise on Vedanta composed by the medieval scholar-saint, Swami Vidyaranaya. We will be studying the last chapter, known as “Viṣayānande Brahmānanda,” which means that the joy derived from contact with objects is indeed the joy of knowing oneself as Brahman. But can true […]

Aparoksha Anubhuti – Part 3

with Swami Dayananda in 2008 अपरोक्षानुभूतिः (आदि शङ्कराचार्यः)aparokṣānubhūtiḥ (attributed to Adi Shankaracharya) श्रीहरिं परमानन्दमुपदेष्टारमीश्वरम् ।व्यापकं सर्वलोकानां कारणं तं नमाम्यहम् ॥ १॥śrīhariṃ paramānandamupadeṣṭāramīśvaram .vyāpakaṃ sarvalokānāṃ kāraṇaṃ taṃ namāmyaham 1 अपरोक्षानुभूतिर्वै प्रोच्यते मोक्षसिद्धये ।सद्भिरेषा प्रयत्नेन वीक्षणीया मुहुर्मुहुः ॥ २॥aparokṣānubhūtirvai procyate mokṣasiddhaye .sadbhireṣā prayatnena vīkṣaṇīyā muhurmuhuḥ 2…….…….यथा मृदि घटो नाम कनके कुण्डलाभिधा ।शुक्तौ हि रजतख्यातिर्जीवशब्दस्तथा परे ॥ ६०॥yathā […]