The Bhagavad Gita is one of the most ancient religious scriptures of the world and it provides a scope for deep thinking and perspective of life. What is the purpose of our life? What do we want to achieve? What is it that we crave for? It's happiness. We may be keen on performing certain … Continue reading What Does Bhagavad Gita Say About Happiness?
Though the ordinary man looks upon death with dread and sadness, those who have gone before know it as a wondrous experience of peace and freedom. Every one of us is going to die someday, so there is no use in being afraid of death. You don’t feel miserable at the prospect of losing consciousness … Continue reading Understanding Death—The Vedic Way
The phrase अहिंसा परमो धर्म, largely popularized by Mahatma Gandhi is repeated by many across the world to emphasize non-violence. The phrase was first used in the epic Mahabharata and means non-violence is the ultimate duty. But, this is the half-truth. The full phrase is: अहिंसा परमो धर्म: | धर्म हिंसा तथिव च | The second … Continue reading Non-Violence: The Half Truth