Adi Shankaracharya – Movie

Adi Shankara was a philosopher and a sage from India who consolidated the doctrine of Advaita Vedanta. He is credited with unifying and establishing...

What is the difference between Vedas, Upanishads and Puranas?

We have to first understand the difference between Shruti & Smriti ? Shruti(श्रुति) means that which has been heard or communicated by a tradition with...

Why did Shukracharya, teach Kacha, his arch rival’s son?

Kacha was the son of Guru of Devtas ( Brahspati ), he was sent to Shukracharya to learn Sanjivani Vidya. He went and requested Shukracharya...

Does a soul who attains Moksha, it reincarnate in next cycle of creation?

If a soul liberated,  than there is no rebirth in next cycle of creation.   As Lord Krishna himself said in Bhagavat Gita ch. 9 Verse 21  अव्यक्तोऽक्षर...

What are the Karma yoga and Jnana yoga as per Bhagavata Gita?

There are two paths Karma Yoga and Sankhya Yoga ( Gyana Yoga). There are six philosophies derived from Vedas. Two most popular philosophies are Mimamsa...

What is the philosophy of the Upanishads?

Upanishads is created to give the self knowledge ( Atman-Gyana), therefore Upanishads are main texts for Vedanta philosophy. Vedanta is philosophy which believes that Liberation...

What according to Hinduism, is the purpose of life?

Before we seek answer to this question, consider these scenario's : Suppose if I am born as pygmy in Africa and I was unaware...

Story of Bhaja Govindam (भज गोविन्दं )

It is said that Adi Shankaracharya, accompanied by his disciples, was walking along a street in Varanasi one day when he came across an...

Pitru Paksha (पितृ पक्ष)

Pitru Paksha (पितृ पक्ष) is a 16–lunar day period in Hindu calendar when Hindus pay homage to their ancestors. Pitru Paksha is considered by Hindus...

पंच महायज्ञ

मानव जीवन का उद्देश्य धर्म, अर्थ, काम व मोक्ष की प्राप्ति है। इन चारों की प्राप्ति तभी संभव है, जब वैदिक विधान से पंच...