Consciousness: The Mystery and the Puzzle

Monday September 18, 2017

Ashtavakra, the young sage depicted in ancient Indian mythology who is also known for his philosophical excellence, is teaching us that the key to gain control of our lives is to be in the ever-present witnessing consciousness. But before we go further, let’s try to understand what consciousness is. How do we define consciousness? A […]

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Non-dualism: A new paradigm of life and the universe

Monday September 18, 2017

Non-Duality, a new paradigm of life and universe. “Flow down and down, and down, in the ever-widening rings of being”, Jalaluddin Rumi Rumi is teaching us that instead of reaching outward for happiness and bliss, we have to sink backwards to the infinity within ourselves, the unlimited nature of being, the essential source. Philosophers, masters […]

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Ashtavakra, the young mystic sage

Wednesday September 13, 2017

Ashtavakra is a sage who was born deformed with eight bends on his body. At only 14 years of age, his wisdom excelled many sages of his time. He was named after his deformity, “Asktavakra”, which means “The Eight-Curved”.   When he was in his mother’s womb he heard his father reciting mantras incorrectly. Upon […]

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