Aparokshanubhuti

What is Aparokshanubhuti ?

Aparokshanubhuti (अपरोक्षानुभूतिः) is a famous work attributed to Adi Shankara. It is a popular introductory work that expounds Advaita Vedanta philosophy.
story of two birds - Mundaka Upanishad

Story of Two birds – Mundaka Upanishad

There is shloka mentioned is Mundaka Upanishad 3.1.1, which mentioned Jiva and Ishvara as two birds sitting on same tree. Where...
Advaita Guru Parampara

Advaita Guru Parampara

Advaita Guru Parampara The Advaita Guru-Parampara is the list of divine, Vedic and historical teachers of Advaita Vedanta.
प्रत्यगात्मा

What is the meaning of Pratyagatma ?

Pratyagatma (प्रत्यगात्मा) As mentioned by Adi Sankara in commentary of Katho Upanishad 2.1.1 प्रत्यक् च असौ...

Brihadaranyaka Shruti – “He who sees difference here, as it were, wanders from death...

As mentioned in Brihadaranyaka Upanishad 4.4.19 मनसैवानुद्रष्टव्यं नेह नानास्ति किञ्चन । मृत्योः स मृत्युमाप्नोति य इह नानेव पश्यति ॥...
How can Brahman is unknowable, yet is it said that one should know it ?

How can Brahman is unknowable, yet is it said that one should know it...

As mentioned in Brihadaranyaka Upanishad 4.4.20 एकधैवानुद्रष्टव्यमेतदप्रमेयं ध्रुवम् ।विरजः पर आकाशादज आत्मा महान्ध्रुवः ॥ It...

What is Neti Neti ?

Neti Neti (नेति नेति) "Neti Neti" is a Sanskrit expression which means "not this, not that (न इति...

What are Mahavakyas ?

Mahavakyas (महावाक्य) Mahavakyas are the statement expressed by the Upanishads, highlighting the one's own nature. ...

How to understand Death

What death is ? When one was born as newborn child, when his mind or memory was not fully...

What happens after a person attains Moksha? Does the soul live permanently in heaven...

What happens after a person attains moksha? In Hinduism, the main two philosophies are Mimamsa & Vedanta. We will...
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