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This essay is about how Brahman (God) should be worshipped or approached, and whether he has a specific name and form.
The essay is about the meaning and concept of Astika, with a brief explanation of different Astika schools of Hinduism
This essay is about identifying and overcoming cognitive errors and biases which effect our daily thinking and problem solving so that we can make better choices and avoid making mistakes.
Original Translation and Commentary of the Ashtavakra Gita or Samhita by Jayaram V., which contains the Advaita Philosophy. Presented here as a continuing Series. Just Updated. Chapter 3, Verse 3: The Unified Vision
In this essay the author discusses the Holographic Principle or the idea that the universe is a hologram projected by a black hole and its correlation with the Advaita Vedanta of Hinduism.
Here is an important lesson to learn from the Bhagavadgita. Find out.
This essay is about the types of divine worship in Hinduism with specific reference to puja and which worship is the best
This essay describes the symbolism and significance of the epic Ramayana and its main characters.
A Prayer for auspiciousness, purity blessings and awakening by Jayaram V
This essay examines the justification to worship an indifferent and disinterested God with devotion if he is equal to all and favors none
Find here five Incredible Facts about the Earth You Would Probably Not Bother to Think.
There are many fake spiritual gurus in today's world. This essay lists ten important characteristics or signs of a fake spiritual guru people should be aware of
The essay suggests the reasons or the psychological and spiritual factors behinds love at first sight and first impressions, and how people should deal with them.
This essay explores the possible connection between psychedelic drugs and spiritual or mystic experiences according to the ethical practices of Hinduism and Buddhism.
In this essay, the author suggests a simple and straightforward approach to achieve success in any field or project.
Original Translation and Commentary of the Ashtavakra Gita or Samhita by Jayaram V., which contains the Advaita Philosophy. Presented here as a continuing Series.
This is a comprehensive essay on Buddhist Jhanas, the meditative states experienced by the Buddhist monks during their practice of Right Concentration on the Eightfold Path
Buddhism is an unconventional religion. Find out whether it can truly be considered a spiritual religion or a materialistic religion.
The Upanishads emphasize the importance of Self-transformation or Self-purification in spiritual practice for Moksha or liberation. This essay explains why it important.
In this essay we discuss Parinama Vada, the law of causation or cause and effect, which is an important aspect of Hinduism and Hindu speculative philosophies
This essays is about cultivating Equanimity with the Help of Emotions.
Hindus ritually worship images made of stone and other materials. Is the practice of idol worship or image worship justified in Hinduism? Find out.
This essay is about the significance of Yamas and Niyamas in the Ashtanga Yoga of Patanjali
What do we mean when we say Hinduism is a way of life? How is it different from other religions? Find out.
This essay is about cultivating detachment for greater freedom and happiness by understanding your attachments and motivation
The archetypal meaning, cultural significance and symbolism of the human body in Hinduism
This is a brief overview of the symbolism in the concepts, gods and goddesses of Hinduism
The essay is about guidelines or observances for Fasting for devout Hindus.
How do you respond to criticism? The essay suggests a positive approach to use criticism to know others and improve relationships
This essay explains the hidden symbolism and significance of Ganesha in the human body and in creation as the son of Shiva and Parvathi.
This essay explains the hidden truth in the legend of how Ganesha became the leader of Gods in the Hindu pantheon.
The essay is a comparative study of the similarities and differences in the karma doctrine of Hinduism and Buddhism
This essay explains the process of rebirth, reincarnation or transmigration in the context of Anatta or the Not Self concept of Buddhism.
This essay deals with the broad divisions of knowledge in Hinduism and their importance in Hindu ritual and spiritual practices.
This essay is about understanding the working of karma in daily life from a Buddhist perspective to cultivate discernment with mindfulness on the Eightfold Path.
In this essay, we present the meaning and significance of awakening in Buddhism which lead to the discerning wisdom, insightful awareness, meditative absorption (Samadhi) and Nirvana.
This essay is about the problem of understanding Hinduism because of its diversity and complexity due to historical reasons.
This essay is about the concept of resurrection of the dead and whether it exists in any form in Hinduism
The complexity of Hindu rituals is explained. Know the types of Hindu rituals and their importance in the ritual and spiritual practices of Hinduism