A Systematic Study of Vedanta: Texts to Read

Vedanta, which is the core philosophy of Hinduism, is based on three principal texts or Prasthanatraya (triple canon): UpanishadsGita – This is principally a distillation of the core wisdom and teachings of the Upanishads.Brahma Sutras – This text is a systematization and explanation of the teachings of the Upanishads, which is usually read by more … Continue reading A Systematic Study of Vedanta: Texts to Read

Sthitaprajna (S/he who has Steady Wisdom)

Sri Krishna on Sthitaprajna (S/he who has Steady Wisdom) (from Bhagavad Gita, Chapter 2) What, O Krishna, is the description of him who has steady wisdom and is merged in the Superconscious State? How does one of steady wisdom speak? How does he sit? How does he walk?When a man completely casts off, O Arjuna, … Continue reading Sthitaprajna (S/he who has Steady Wisdom)

Ramana Maharshi on the Essence of Bible and Christianity

(extracts from the book Talks with Sri Ramana Maharshi) Ramana Maharshi : The Bible says, “Be still and know that I am God”. Stillness is the sole requisite for the realisation of the Self as God. Later, the Maharshi said the whole Vedanta is contained in the two Biblical statements: “I am that I AM” … Continue reading Ramana Maharshi on the Essence of Bible and Christianity

Do Not Worry. Meditate.

Bible – Matthew 6:31-33 So do not worry, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’ For the pagans run after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them. But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given … Continue reading Do Not Worry. Meditate.