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‘Moksha’ is the term used in Indian Philosophy which signifies salvation or liberation. It means to become free from the continuous chain of Birth and Death. ‘Vimoksha’, ‘Vimukti’ and ‘mukti’ are similar terms used to denote Moksha. The highest state of self-realisation or the union of a creator with creation is called Moksha. Moksha is a Sanskrit word and the literal meaning is to achieve freedom from samsara or the world. Here, Why we are stressing so much upon freedom? It is because human life is said to be in bondage. Our body is said to be a prison in which our soul resides as a prisoner. Once the Soul leaves this body, it is considered as free. So, basically, Hindu religion does believe in life after death. Death is a term which means complete destruction of the body. Death is termed as a complete cessation from all kinds of…

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In General use, we may have used the terms ‘Good’ and ‘pleasant’ in the same sense. But, philosophically, they have got a huge difference. Let’s check this out. Vedas and Upanishads are considered as a very important part of the Hindu religion. Vedas consists of Hymns and Mantras. Upanishads is defined as a series of Hindu sacred treatises written in Sanskrit c 800-200 BC. Upanishads are also called as ‘Vedanta’ or ‘end of Vedas’. According to Katha Upanishad(II), “Good is Shreyas and pleasant is preys”. Virtues, strength and self-denial are qualities of Shreyas; prosperity, pleasure and power are qualities of Preyas. Arjun in Mahabharata has given up the Preyas guna and chosen the Shreyas guna. So, this makes us clear the higher status of Shreyas Gunas. My motto is to make you aware of the Shreyas and Preyas Gunas and also to clear the connection between Shreyas quality and Yoga.…

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Have you ever wondered how many stages our consciousness or self passes through? If you will say; you don’t have any idea or you know somewhat. Then, here I clear all for you. Our consciousness passes through four stages and i.e., ‘Jagrat’ or when you are a knower, ‘Svapna’ when you turn into a dreamer, ‘Susupti’ when you know nothing of yourself, and ‘Turiya’ is a blissful state, the ultimate destination of self. It’s possible for us to travel through the three stages stated above, and we are doing it regularly. I will tell you how? But, one thing you should keep in mind that you cannot be in three stages simultaneously, you need to travel one at a time. Suppose you buy an ice-cream and this is because ice-cream is your favourite and you love eating it. Conclusively, you are eating an ice-cream because it’s your choice and you…

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What is the most interesting fact about our universe? You may say it is vast, dark, mysterious, hidden, or well ordered. The arrangements & systematic rotation of our whole solar system is a proof of its harmonious order. I will not dwell in science, but I will be taking you in past around thousands of years ago. In Indian Philosophy, Our Vedas has revealed some deep facts about stars and planets which our scientists of today are researching upon. There are some ‘Rta’ & ‘Rna’ on which our whole universe is based upon. ‘Rta’ is said to be the cosmic order and ‘Rna is said to be our moral duties and obligations. In the Vedas, we mostly hear a lot about God or Goddess. Let’s catch some of them. You have got, your father, mother, brother, sister, guardians, the whole family. Like the same way our universe has its father…

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Undeniably, February is the most awaited & very special month of year 2019. You might be going crazy as there are days arranged chronologically for rose day, propose day, chocolate day, teddy day, a lot more & the ultimate valentine’s day. Why this most celebrated Western culture has been accepted & embraced in Eastern region? Why all over the world location like US, Canada, Australia, France, South Korea, China & India, people are geared up for this sweet celebration? Ofcourse, there is celebration of love, fertility, victory, togetherness, bravery, courtesy, emotions and happiness. And, what else? Curiosity was turning me restless. Therefore, I searched this secrets in depth and found the relevance of this day. But, this is no longer a secret as I am revealing it by here only. So hold on wherever you are, you will be amazed, alarmed, concerned, horrified but ultimately you will feel happy &…

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Enlightenment is a word closely connected to Buddhism. Bodhi, in Sanskrit & Pali means enlightenment. The true meaning of ‘Bodhi’ is to attain perfect wisdom of four noble truths to end ‘dukha’ or sufferings so as to attain ‘nirvana’ and to ultimately become ‘arhat’ or liberated soul. Mahayana Buddhism classifies Bodhi as ‘perfection of wisdom.’ ‘To attain supreme wisdom by understanding the divine truth of life is Enlightenment’- Buddha Suzuki, a well known Japanese scholar who is also known as Rinzai Zen Monk gave the term ‘ Satori’. The exact meaning of Satori is ‘to know’. To explain it more, enlightenment is to experience insight into true nature of reality. It is to know more about reality. Zen also says enlightenment as a ‘permanent state’. Vajrayana, a tantric practicioner which comes under Mahayana calls enlightenment as a transformative state. It is like letting yourself enter in some other world or…

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