Eternal Dharma & MahaBharatiya Doctrine of Satyam

Last year we discussed the UpaNiSadic Doctrine of Satyam. This doctrine is featured consistently across many important UpaNiSad. It is remembered via immortal quotes including  “Tat Tvam Asi” (तत् त्वं असि  ) from Chandogya-UpaNiSad and “Satyam Ev Jayate” (सत्यं एव जयते) from Mundak-UpaNiSad. It is important to remember that the UpaNiSad are the end or […]

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Om-kaar, Brahman and Ganesh

                                                We all know, hear and recite the sound Om, the sound known as Pranav or the primordial sound of the universe. Today, we review some of the authorities on Om, its elements and what they represent. The first authority we discuss is the famous Mandukya-UpaNiSad which belongs to the Atharva-Ved.  This UpaNiSad identifies the […]

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Eternal Dharma & UpaNiSadic Doctrine of Satya

Since the very beginning of Indian Civilization, the cohesive force in Indian Society has been Dharma. To this day, as you travel through the Indian subcontinent across different states, different languages, different customs, you see the differences unite into a common set of philosophic concepts that we call Dharma. 1. Rta (Rutam) Dharma originates in […]

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Krishna Vaasudev from Maha-Bharat – per Irawati Karve

Editors’ Note:  We are grateful to a reader, a friend from Mumbai, who was kind enough to loan us the English version of Yugant.  This is the first article in our series Dharma in Maha-Bharat – Irawati Karve vs. Gurcharan Das announced last week. Naturally it is about Krishna who towers above the Pandav-Kaurav period […]

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