First we have to understand, What is Atman ?
In the Brihadaranyaka Upanishad verse 3.7.23, it is mentioned read more…
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Adi Shankara was a philosopher and a sage from India who consolidated the doctrine of Advaita Vedanta. read more…
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First is Vedas, Upanishads form a part of Vedas. Upanishads originated from each branch of Veda ( 4 Vedas ). read more…
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As Lord Krishna himself said in Bhagavat Gita ch. 9 Verse 21
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What happens after a person attains Moksha? Does the soul live permanently in heaven with the gods after attaining Moksha? What karma does the soul perform after attaining Moksha?
In Hinduism, the main two philosophies are Mimamsa & Vedanta read more…
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One has to think logical, before he can understand the answer to this question.
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There are two paths Karma Yoga and Sankhya Yoga ( Gyana Yoga).
There are six philosophies derived from Vedas. Two most popular philosophies are Mimamsa ( Karma Yoga) and Vedanta ( Gyan Yoga ) read more…
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Upanishads is created to give the self knowledge ( Atman-Gyana), therefore Upanishads are main texts for Vedanta philosophy. read more…
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Brihadaranyaka Upanishad says about the rebirth. The text is contained within the Shatapatha Brahmana, which is itself a part of the Shukla Yajur Veda. read more…
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No, there is nothing called Purusha ( Jiva ). read more…
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Before we seek answer to this question, consider these scenario’s :
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It is said that Adi Shankaracharya, accompanied by his disciples, was walking along a street in Varanasi one day when he came across an aged scholar reciting the rules of Sanskrit grammar repeatedly on the street to make more students interested in learning it. read more…
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Pitru Paksha (पितृ पक्ष) is a 16–lunar day period in Hindu calendar when Hindus pay homage to their ancestors.
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मानव जीवन का उद्देश्य धर्म, अर्थ, काम व मोक्ष की प्राप्ति है। इन चारों की प्राप्ति तभी संभव है, जब वैदिक विधान से पंच महायज्ञों को नित्य किया जाये। पंच महायज्ञ का उल्लेख ‘मनुस्मृति’ में मिलने पर भी उसका मूल यजुर्वेद के शतपथ ब्राह्मण हैं। read more…
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Sage Kapila was the founder of the Samkhya Philosophy.
The word ‘samkhya’ which means ‘number’. The school specifies the number and nature of the ultimate constituents of the universe.
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Maya is the power of Brahman which is the source and creator of this world.
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There is a conversation between Rishi Maitreya & Vidura in Srimad Bhagavata Purana 3.12.28 read more…
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Mantra ( मंत्र) – is a sacred utterance, a syllable orgroup of words believed to have psychological and spiritual powers. read more…
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Om ( ॐ ) is a symbol represtenting Atman (soul) or Brahman (ultimate reality). It is often found at the beginning and the end of chapters in the Vedas, the Upanishads, and other Hindu texts
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Indian Philosophy or Hindu Philosophy is generally classified into 6 orthodox schools (astika) and 3 heterodox (nastika) schools. read more…
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Do you really believe in 33 crore ( 330 millions ) Hindu gods ? where is this information mentioned, about the number of Gods ? What are type of Gods? read more…
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Who was the narrator of Mahabharata, Puranas & many Hindu texts? read more…
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Shanti Mantras or “Peace Mantras” are Hindu prayers for peace from the Vedas.
Shanti Mantras are found in Upanishads, where they are invoked in the beginning of some topics of Upanishads. read more…
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इक्ष्वाकुवंशप्रभवो रामो नाम जनैः श्रुतः ।
नियतात्मा महावीर्यो धुतिमान् धृतिमान् वशी ।। read more…
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Jaya & Vijaya were two gatekeepers at vishnulok & who were born in mirtyulok
(earth) after being
cursed by four kumaras rishi’s ( sanaka, sanatana, sanandana and sanatkumara). They didnot allow kumaras rishi to meet lord Vishnu. read more…
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Upanishads are a collection of texts which contain some of the central philosophical concepts of Hinduism. read more…
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