"Brahman or Self or Consciousness or Awareness or Truth or Reality appears as this world of names-and-forms to our five senses and mind."---D. Samarender Reddy
Shared on Quora - On "Sense of Doership" D. Samarender Reddy, Blogger - https://selfrealization.home.blog/ Shared Feb 6, 2019 One of the best answers on the "sense of doership", with a wonderful sense of humour at the end. In Advaita Vedanta, what does it mean by, “I am not the doer.”? Answered by G Tyler Wright … Continue reading Sense of Doership
Read especially Chapter 3 "Who Are You?" in this preview of the book "The Untethered Soul" by Michael Singer https://books.google.co.in/books/about/The_Untethered_Soul.html?id=sqPzr7Pn4cQC&printsec=frontcover&source=kp_read_button&redir_esc=y
Here is a collection of verses I have taken from Shankara’s Masterpiece Vivekachudamani focusing on the last step in the path to liberation, namely meditation or Nididhyasana, which as we shall see culminates in Samadhi.
In Vivekachudamani, the entire path to Moksha (Liberation), in which suffering is totally removed, is set out for us. Not only is the entire path explained in detail, but repetition of almost every point is made again and again to ensure that the meaning is clearly imparted and cannot be misunderstood. This text has been approved and recommended by all the great Advaita sages over the centuries, including Bhagavn Sri Ramana Maharshi who translated the entire work into Tamil for those around him who could not read the original Sanskrit.
The path starts with the seeker of liberation burdened with suffering approaching a self-realised teacher. The teacher then gives the verbal/conceptual teaching (sravana) and then contemplating…
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Don't forget, there is no such thing as death. What "dies" (or gets broken) is name-and-form called pot, while nothing happens to the clay. And, the pot does not actually "exist" as it is a mere name-and-form that "appears to exist" and so, even the pot does not die because how can something that did … Continue reading No Such Thing as Death
The “I” that I am thinking I am is an illusion, only an appearance, a mere name-and-form, underlying which is the One and Only One Reality that is there, namely, Consciousness. That Consciousness I am (Aham Brahmasmi) and That Thou Art (Tat Tvam Asi).—Yours Truly
Check out my article "The Finger Pointing to the Moon" here (where I discuss the interpretation of a verse from Kena Upanishad): http://www.socialsciences.in/article/finger-pointing-moon
Happiness is every man's ultimate goal Whatever be the means he adopts Like Dharma, Artha, Kama, Moksha And Aristotle agrees, wise as he was Agrees, too, Ramana Maharshi Though counsels he Happiness lies within. It is happiness that we seek Through family and friends In whose company we blossom To fulfill our respective destinies. … Continue reading Hindutva or Hindu Tattva
Here Deepak Chopra talks about why Nothing Is Coincidental—Everything Is Meaningful https://chopra.com/articles/nothing-is-coincidental-everything-is-meaningful
Deepak Chopra explains here why quantum mechanics points in the direction of Consciousness being the fundamental reality. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s41470-019-00042-3