Dussehra 2021
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Dussehra 2021

Dussehra 2021 Dussehra – Vijay Dashami Any Festival is an occasion to celebrate.If the day is Vijaya DashamiThen the day is toCelebrate your success (Vijay)Celebrate your journeyCelebrate your learning through a tough timeOtherwise, many people quit on the way. Celebrate the success of your parents, AcharyasCelebrate the success of your King and stateCelebrate the success…

Hinduism and Celibacy
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Hinduism and Celibacy

Hinduism and Celibacy In Christianity, what is the biggest sin of Adam and Eve?They ate the fruit of knowledge.The Forbidden fruit.Because of this knowledge, they became aware of their human natureFollowing that, they knew their limitation, their emotion, and feelingThey became shy and covered their bodies.This led to their sex life,And because of sex, progeny…

Value-Based True Friendship
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Value-Based True Friendship

Value-Based True Friendship When Sir MV blackmailed DVG Sir M Visvesvaraiah was the Dewan of the Mysore State from 1912 to 1918. Sir MV, as he was popularly known, had a fairly large circle of friends and among them was eminent Kannada writer and thinker D V Gundappa (DVG). DVG was not merely a writer…

Equation of Arjuna’s Arrows
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Equation of Arjuna’s Arrows

Arjuna’s Arrows and Algebra (Beejganit)! Bhāskarāchārya (1114 -1185 CE), has been called the greatest mathematician of medieval India. And is considered the progenitor of Differential Calculus. He was 500 years before Newton and Leibniz! Bhāskarāchārya wrote at least four mathematical treatises in Sanskrit. One of them, titled Leelavati, contains many algebra-related teasers, which have become…

The Meaning of Namaste
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The Meaning of Namaste

The Meaning of Namaste “नम्” धातु + ङे प्रत्यय = नम:+ते= नमस्तेनम् means bow downते means to you or for you Why should I bow down to you?Because you are senior to me?Elder to me? More knowledgeable than me?Higher in Ashrma to me? Wealthier than me?Powerful than me?” What if I don’t bow down to you?you…

Who is the Knower of Brahman?
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Who is the Knower of Brahman?

Who is the Knower of Brahman? (Brahma Gnyani)   Don’t make the mistake of thinking thatBrahma Gnyani knows everything,he doesn’t eat anything,he doesn’t do anything,he sits at one place under a treewithout moving and blessto all whoever comes to him. I do not know how this notionhas come to Indian society.Is this thought planted in…

Moksha and The God in Vedanta
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Moksha and The God in Vedanta

Moksha and The God in Vedanta The God of Upanishad is not that what we “speak about” but the speaker! Not that which eye can see but through which eyes see.  Not that which you pray but that in the absence of which you cannot pray.  The word “Maya” of Vedanta doesn’t mean illusion nor it means it is false….

Where is the focus of Hindus?
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Where is the focus of Hindus?

Where is the focus of Hindus? Every religion has three main functions Inspire the public to believe in god, called Bhakti. Inspire the public to work for god, called Karma. Inspire the public to understand the nature of God’s creation and God. This is Gyan, Darshan, and Philosophy. Christianity has focused their more energy in…

Who Killed Tantra?

Who Killed Tantra?

Who Killed Tantra? Tantra means system. (like Lok-Tantra, Praja-Tantra etc) Mantra means sound which contains secret, powerful energy. Yantra means tool. Indian Tantra school (a school that uses a system or collection of systems) helps in creating tools (Yantra). This yantra may be of Devi (female), Devta (female) yantra. Theoretically, I believe it is possible…

Where are Today’s Rishis?
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Where are Today’s Rishis?

Where are Today’s Rishis? All Sciences, particle physics, and quantum physics in particular, tells us some truth of this cosmos. But they also tell us, it is too complex to understand but we are still trying with thousands of brilliant minds and hundreds of supercomputers, internet, AI and investment of many billion dollars. Spiritual, philosophical,…

The Process of Cultural Digestion
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The Process of Cultural Digestion

The Process of Cultural Digestion Carefully observe the below multiplication. Let us say two variables A & B. Initially both are equal to 4. A*B = 16 4*4 = 16 8*2 = 16 16*1=16 160*.1=16 16,000,000,00*.000,000,01=16 Observation: In the final step, the first part is extraordinarily large. But, the second part is extremely small but…

Product focus vs Process Focus
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Product focus vs Process Focus

Product focus vs Process Focus Jugaad vs Karmanye Vadhikaraste Teaching philosophy is one thing living is another. “Karmanye Vadhikaraste”. Means you have control over karma, your process. So guide and control the process. “Adhikaraste MaFaleshu Kadachna”. Doesn’t mean without expecting a result. Nor does it mean result for someone else or work for society or…