The Riddle of the World

You yourself have made your life complex. You have entangled yourself in this quagmire. You have multiplied your wants and desires. Every day you are forging new links in the chain of bondage. Simplicity has vanished. Luxurious habits are daily developed. People are dying of starvation; there  is  depression  and  unrest  everywhere.  There is devastation…

Essence of Vedanta

Vedanta is expressed in the mahavakhyas (great sentences) of the Upanishads as: “Tat twam asi” – “thou art that;” “Aham brahma asmi”- “I am the self.” Vedanta says, “O little man! Do not identify yourself with this perishable body. Give up “I-ness’ and ‘mine-ness’! Do not hate your neighbour or brother. Do not try to…

What is Vedanta?

Om. Vedanta is that bold philosophy which teaches the unity of life or oneness of consciousness. It is that supreme philosophy which boldly proclaims, with emphasis and force, that this little jiva (human being) is identical with the eternal or absolute. It is that sublime philosophy which elevates the mind at once to magnanimous heights…

Here Rains Nectar

My heart drinks the nectar now, I have plunged myself in that ocean of joy, I have drunk the cup of immortal bliss. There is neither doubt nor sorrow here. The terror of death is no more. There is the sweet fragrance of the soul. The music of the soulsounds itself. Supreme freedom reigns here,…