How to reduce the burden of grief – Advaita series

[Based on the Deivathin Kural by Kanchi Paramacharya] Grief and its cause We must ALL try to get the true wisdom of the Almighty. This wisdom is nothing but there is nothing other than the Almighty himself. The one appears as many. When we distract ourselves in to these many, there is disturbance, imbalance and […]

He beckons you – Advaita series

[Based on the Deivathin Kural by Kanchi Paramacharya] The ocean when motionless, water bubbles are formed due to the air only to get broken by the next stream of air. The Paramatma is like the ocean only limitless. We are merely those bubbles who appear and disappear, but where to disappear. When the merciful glance […]

Bhakthi Yoga or Gnana Yoga – Advaita series

[Based on the Deivathin Kural by Kanchi Paramacharya] Atma Vichara, Dhyana, Yoga all these will truly make the mind fixed, and blissful. Then why am I not talking about these spiritual practices but about Bhakthi? Even Adi Shankaracharya says the Moksha is being in a state of mind where even a thought doesn’t arise, even […]

Why is God needed? It is for peace – Advaita series

[Based on the Deivathin Kural by Kanchi Paramacharya] The thiests standpoint is that the world which is functioning in such an organized manner must have been created and sustained by someone called God. There is an effect for every cause and therefore the almighty gives the effect based on our deeds, they claim. So what, […]

Where is this bliss? – Advaita series

[Taken from the Deivathin Kural by Kanchi Paramacharya] We have countless desires. However, a certainity is that we are going to be separated from them or they will go away from us. Let this separation not happen through death, if we retire our desires well before, we could be blissful as much. The number of […]