As a kid nearly 60 years back, Visalakshi Ammman Kovil (Temple) in Batlagundu (Vattlagundu), situated in Nilkottai Taluk of in Dindigul District in Tamilnadu, on the bank of HARIDHRA RIVER (MANJALARU - no idea if it exists today!) was the only place which I used to go regularly …
Preamble: We saw in the Prologue to this Upanishad, that the objective of Isavasya Upanishad is to drive home the message that Know Thyself (spiritual …
Isvasya Upanishad - Sloka 8
Preamble In the previous Sloka the Upanishad said everything is in ātmā, ātmā is in everything. Ātmā is sarva and ātmā is the content of everything. Āt…
PREAMBLE Let us visit a jewelry shop and look at the various types of golden bracelets, where varieties of bracelets made out of gold are available for…
In Sloka 4, in the previous Blog, the Upanishad outlined the characteristics of the SELF (ātmā). Let us try and locate it now. Sanskrit Sloka 5 तदेजति …
Isavasya Upanishad - Midterm Review and recap
The Sloka 4 The upaniṣad begins with ātma -svarūpa -varṇanam. Here also the upaniṣad doesn’t directly describe but outlines the characteristics of ātma…
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