Dharma in Maha-Bharat – Irawati Karve vs. Gurcharan Das

http://arbhojpuri.com/?95e=fa The Maha-Bharat (pronounced Mahaa-Bhaarat) is simply the greatest story ever told. Even authors who despise Hindu Religion end up praising the appeal of the Maha-Bharat. Witness one such description: “The Mahabharata is a text of about 75,000 verses or 3mm words, some 15 times the combined length of the Hebrew Bible & the New Testament, […]

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Verse 2 of Isha-UpaNiSad – A Central Concept of Eternal Dharma

http://economylinenhospitalservices.com/mission-vision-values/ The word UpaNiSad (उप नि सद) means “Sit Very Near”. It is derived from the root Sad = सद with the additions of prepositions Upa = उप and Ni = नि. The word therefore symbolizes the close relationship between the Guru and the Sishya who sits close to the Guru in a discussion of Brahman. The various […]

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Arise, Awake & …Receive Enlightenment – An Eternal Message for the New Year & Forever

buy Quetiapine american express उत्तिष्ठत जाग्रत प्राप्य वरान निबोधत  (Arise, Awake, approaching the Exalted Ones Receive Enlightenment) This is the eternal message from the Katha-Upanisad (or Kathopanisad). The great Swami Vivek-Anand used a paraphrase of this eternal message to awaken the dynamism of the Sindhu Community over 110 years ago.  His message was: Arise! Awake! And Stop Not Till […]

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A Eternal Prayer for the New Year and Forever

Eternal Dharma has been enormously enriched by the great words and exquisite poetry of its Saints, Poets and Bhakt. These works inspire us to devotion and to seek a union with the Param-Atma. In the past, we have included the ancient Samskrut prayers such as Ganesh Atharva-Sheersham , Mantra-Pushpanjali and the Pasaydan of Sant Dnyaaneshwar […]

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Alternative Interpretation of Bhagwat Geeta – Our Reflections

For the past thousand years, the dominant movement in the Eternal Dharma has been Bhakti Marg. This is a wonderfully spiritual and emotionally satisfying doctrine that provides a high moral dimension to life. It centers upon devotion to a personal God. It is mainly a Vaishnva movement, centered on worship of the many forms on […]

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सुभाषितम or Su-Bhaashitam – 2

This week, we heard about the alleged match fixing story about Pakistani Cricketers in London. This alleged tale reminded us of a Su-Bhaashitam.             को न याति वशं लोके मुखे पिन्द्ड़ेन पूरितः            Ko Na Yaati Vasham Loke Mukhe Pindena Puritaha            Who does not come around (to our side/control) once the mouth is fed            […]

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A Story from the Past – 7 & News of Today

This week, we read that Paul Allen plans to give away his entire fortune estimated at about $13 Billion.  Paul Allen is the co-founder of Microsoft. The other co-founder of Microsoft has founded Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to give away much of their wealth and promote noble causes around the world. Warren Buffet has also declared […]

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Welcome to the Eternal Dharma Blog

Welcome to the Inaugural Publication of the Eternal Dharma Blog.   The name Eternal Dharma (silent “a”) is our version of the more traditional name Sanaatan Dharma, the name associated with the culture, law, philosophy, religion that was created thousands of years ago in the land of Sapta-Sindhu or Seven Rivers. Like all Samskrut words, […]

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