What is the number of Atman’s (souls), are they always the same?

What is a Atman (Soul)? As per Brihadaranyaka Upanishad verse 3.7.23, नान्योऽतोऽस्ति द्रष्टा, नान्योऽतोऽस्ति श्रोता, नान्योऽतोऽस्ति...

Who was Adi Shankaracharya ?

Adi Shankaracharya ( आदि शङ्कराचार्यः ) Adi Shankaracharya is an eighth century religious teacher and Philosopher. According to...
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...
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...

Which is the correct path for Moksha, Karma Yoga or Gyan Yoga ?

Path of Karma Yoga :   Karma cannot give Moksha, only self knowledge can give Moksha.
Mundaka Upanishad

How this Mundaka Upanishad passed on ?

The teaching mentioned in Mundaka Upanishad are first told by Lord Brahma to Atharvan (अथर्वा ), than Atharvan told rishi Angir (अङ्गिरः)...
Are the Vedas and Upanishads of any use in today's world?

Are the Vedas and Upanishads of any use in today’s world?

What an individual needs ? As a physical body one needs unlimited sex, unlimited pleasures, unlimited Gulab Jamun, unlimited...

What is Atman ? How can one see it or touch it ?

What is Atman ?   As mentioned in Brihadaranyaka Upanishad verse 3.7.23, नान्योऽतोऽस्ति द्रष्टा,...

Why does Brahmasutra talk of caste based on birth instead of Guna-Karma?

Brahamsutra never talk about birth based caste, the section referred there has a different meaning for word “shudra”, and not the caste...

What are Mahavakyas ?

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