This question has been assigned to a wrong category, if this question is asked to Vedanta followers. Than the answer is that there is no good or no bad. read more…
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If I see myself as a physical body, than there is no need of Vedas or Upanishads. read more…
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Does my consciousness die, when I sleep ? No
When you are awake then you perceive this world by five senses & mind. Your senses and Mind make you aware that you exists. read more…
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Why do people look to survive when we all should be looking for ways to die, especially since that’s what is eventually going to happen to everyone (death that is)? I’m really starting to believe that life is “fake” and that “living” is useless.
I have no answer for the above question ? but you need to logically think that why there is need even to raise this question. read more…
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Can the soul experience vision, sound, touch, & etc., without a body? After death, can our soul see the journey of the soul from Earth to various lokas?
Can the soul experience vision, sound, touch, & etc., without a body? read more…
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Dashavatara ( दशावतार ) refers to the ten primary avatars of Vishnu, the Hindu god of preservation. Vishnu is said to descend in form of an avatar to restore order on this earth.
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This is a story from Panchtantra ( पञ्चतन्त्र ) , the story is called as क्षपणक – कथा ( story of Jain monks of digambar sect)
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It was composed by Adi Sankaracharya
अङ्गं हरेः पुलकभूषणमाश्रयन्ती
भृङ्गाङ्गनेव मुकुलाभरणं तमालम् ।
माङ्गल्यदाऽस्तु मम मङ्गलदेवतायाः ॥ १ ॥
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It was composed by Adi Sankaracharaya
भस्माङ्गरागाय महेश्वराय ।
नित्याय शुद्धाय दिगम्बराय
तस्मै नकाराय नमः शिवाय ॥ १ ॥
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Sankramanam (सङ्क्रमणम्) means movement – transmigration. Makara (मकर) means the zodiac Capricorn. read more…
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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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We have to first understand the difference between Shruti & Smriti ?
Shruti(श्रुति) means that which has been heard or communicated by a tradition with no starting point. Vedas & Upanishads are Shruti Scriptures 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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