Vedan­tic Thought

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Vedanta lit­er­ally means cul­mi­na­tion of knowl­edge. Veda means knowl­edge, anta means end. You are aware of the body, mind and in­tel­lect, but not your real Self. Vedanta helps you dis­cover the true na­ture of your in­her­ent Be­ing.

Life is anub­hava dhara, a stream of ex­pe­ri­ences. As long as ex­pe­ri­ences flow, there is life. When the flow ceases, so does life. An ex­pe­ri­ence is, there­fore, a unit of life, con­sti­tuted of two factors: sub­ject and ob­ject. The in­di­vid­ual, you, is the sub­ject, and the world, the ob­ject. When you con­tact the world, sub­ject meets ob­ject, you gain an ex­pe­ri­ence. And the flow of ex­pe­ri­ences is life.

Vedanta equips you with the knowl­edge to make the right choice of ac­tion. It also pro­vides you with the tech­nique of ac­tion that you can ap­ply in your home, busi­ness, so­ci­ety, every­where. It is a prac­ti­cal guide to sat­isfy your ma­te­rial and spir­i­tual needs to­wards at­tain­ing peace of mind.

Vedanta trains you to think in­de­pen­dently and helps you to probe the essence of life, di­rect­ing you to study, re­flect and re­alise the fun­da­men­tal truth of life. Even­tu­ally, spir­i­tual ed­u­ca­tion ceased to be lib­eral. Peo­ple were led by the opin­ion of oth­ers. Fa­natic su­per­sti­tions and par­a­sitic ideas in­fested hu­man­ity. The root cause of suf­fer­ing is that no hu­man be­ing looks within. He func­tions pre­dom­i­nantly on blind faith and me­chan­i­cal rit­ual. This is spir­i­tual sui­cide. Castes, creeds and sects are the ghosts haunt­ing the world. The role of Vedanta is to free man from his in­fat­u­a­tions and ed­u­cate him on eter­ni­ties.

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