The order of Acharya

[Based on Deivathin Kural by Kanchi Paramacharya] Sri Adi Shankara Bhagawadh Pada established Peetas all across India. He has given an important order to us, who be in these Peetas. It is that we should always meditate on the Ishwara, and make others do the same. Why Ishwara-Dhyana, it is because He has manifested as […]

Dwaita / Boutha = Advaitha (Advaita series)

[Based on the Deivathin Kural by Kanchi Paramacharya] ॐ पूर्णमदः पूर्णमिदं पूर्णात्पुर्णमुदच्यते पूर्णस्य पूर्णमादाय पूर्णमेवावशिष्यते ॥ ॐ शान्तिः शान्तिः शान्तिः ॥ Om Puurnnam-Adah Puurnnam-Idam Puurnnaat-Purnnam-Udacyate Puurnnasya Puurnnam-Aadaaya Puurnnam-Eva-Avashissyate || Om Shaantih Shaantih Shaantih || This is the Shanti mantra (invocatory verse) of Isha Upanishad (IshaVasya Upanishad) Which is a part of the (Shukla) Yajurveda. It […]

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 […]

Bliss absolute – Advaita series

[Taken from the Deivathin Kural by Kanchi Paramacharya] In the Kruta Yuga, a person named Brighu went to his father Varuna and asked: “How to know that which is absolute, which remains full at all times, that which does not have any shortage?” Varuna said: “Do Tapasya, you shall know.” Brighu began his tapasya. He […]

Advaita and Atomic Science – Advaita series

[Taken from the Deivathin Kural by Kanchi Paramacharya] The human life has desires, it has grief, fear and so on. To be untouched by them is Moksha. It is only through the Advaita Anubhava one can be devoid of grief, fear, jealous and all the evils and one can experience the Ananda of Moksha right […]