SwD-Vision-of-Truth (1)

Availability of the Mind, Śama

What is this Śama? The author of the Tattvabodha says, mano nigrahaḥ. What does mano nigrahaḥ mean? They will generally translate this as mind control, or mind destruction—as though the mind needs to be destroyed. Anyone who wants mind destruction is already destroyed, otherwise, why should he need mind destruction? His whole thinking is destroyed, […]

SwTV-Kanakadhara-Stotram

Īśvaropāsanam

In the Vedic culture, worshiping of Īśvara – Īśvaropāsana – is very characteristic and unique, and probably slightly different from what we come across today in the Hindu society. Here, Īśvara is worshiped in a form, which is readily available for our perception as part of the Nature before us. For example, Īśvara is worshiped […]