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The Bhaja Govindam of Shri Adi Shankaracharya

Shri Adi Shankaracharya

Bhaja Govindam: Lyrics Bhaja Govindam: Listen on YouTube Bhaja Govindam: Meaning in English Shri Adi Shankracharya is one of the greatest gurus from India who established Advaita Vedanta – the non-dualistic philosophy in the 7 and 8th century. It is believed that, Shri Adi Shankara was an avatar of Lord Shiva. The story goes that, at one point of time, Sanatana Dharma (Vedic Culture) took a downfall due to various religious sub-sects, namely, Dvaita, Advaita and Vishishtadvaita. Lord Shiva took…

Happy Gita Jayanti 2014

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Gita Jayanti is believed to be the birthday of the Bhagavad Gita, The Song of the God. Here is a short write up on the essence of Bhagavad Gita: Perform your duty with no attachment to the result of your action, to the world, or its sense gratification. The purpose of life is to merge with your Source, the divine. One can achieve that through any of the following: the pursuit of knowledge (Jnana Yoga), or selfless action (without being…

Sanatana Dharma – The Eternal Path

Sanatana Dharma

Sanatana Dharma is a universal tradition which is primarily based on your experience rather your belief. The word “Sanatana” (सनातन​) means “eternal”. Unfortunately, the word “Dharma” (धर्म​) doesn’t have an English equivalent, however, it is a set of rules and disciplines that upholds, sustain and lead the humanity to the sublime heights of glory – both worldly and spiritually. Dharma is the natural law, the compassion, the morality, the truth, the cosmic norm that holds together and sustains natural order…