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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Aug 31, Harini Srinivasan rated it it was amazing Shelves: I don’t read much non-fiction, and have never got through a single philosophy book unless it’s sugar coated like ‘Sophie’s World’, and even then it is difficult for me to stick with it. Why I’m saying this, is to underline how wonderful and compelling this book is! Swami Dayananda’s Introduction to Vedanta is simple, practical, wise and mind-blowing.
It makes you slap yourself on the forehead and say- Of course! It stands to reason! I love the homeliness of the ideas and the staggering magnifice I don’t read much non-fiction, and have never got through a single philosophy book unless it’s sugar coated like ‘Sophie’s World’, and even then it is difficult for me to stick with it.
I love the homeliness of the ideas and the staggering magnificence of the Idea.
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I won’t venture to paraphrase, but will just urge — go get yourself a copy xwami read it. You can’t afford not to! And don’t vedanya — this is NOT a religious book, just a way to understand oneself and one’s relationship to the universe. Apr 09, Ruta Buciunaite rated introduciton liked it.
All humans, like animals, seek security and pleasure. But only humans seek ethics and on top of that, ultimately, liberation. But we cannot liberate ourselves if we’re not complete – any happiness is temporary. While security, pleasure and ethics can be achieved through action, liberation can only be achieved through knowledge, because in change, every gain is also a loss i. So the answer is And the problem is our feeling of All humans, like animals, seek security and pleasure. And the problem is our feeling of inadequacy due to the outward direction of our 5 senses we can’t see the seeker is also the sought.
Once you truly grasp this – you become the universe. Jan 10, Dan Dumitrescu rated it really liked it Shelves: Everyone is born with ignorance in abundance. Knowledge is covered with ignorance.
Introduction To Vedanta Swami Dayananda
All one does is remove ignorance; then knowledge is so to speak gained. Dayananda is a bit more complicated then Vivekananda Swami Vivekananda as he goes deep in the studies of the Jnana yoga and the Vedes, actually this book is about what is at the end of the Vedes, is about the Vedanta.
The first part is covering the actions, the karma, and when this part Everyone is born with ignorance in abundance.
The first part is covering the actions, the karma, and when this parts is grasped it continues with the understanding of the knowledge. Inquiry is necessary because of the contradictory information my experiences have given me about myself.
I introductiln had two types of experiences: I need to reconcile these two types of experiences to see the fact that I am an adequate being.
To accomplish this reconciliation I must conduct a self-inquiry called atma-vicara. This inquiry into the self which leads to discovery of the nature of oneself, is called Vedanta. Feb 18, Divya Kesaraju rated it it was amazing. Understanding the fundamental problem.
Great introductory book to Vedanta they say. I read it over and over, could not get the essence. Had to attend couple of Satsangs and seek a guru to understand the simple basics of Vedanta and Vedas. Now a proud Hindu I am. Blessed to have access to this greatest book of spiritual wisdom.
Introoduction I carry it in my handbag. I crave to read it. Wonder swamu this spiritual diarrhea stops!!! Nov 15, Ankit Agarwal rated it really liked it. This is an amazing piece of work to whet the taste of anyone who is as much as curious about Indian philosophy. The simplicity of language, rigor of logic and relevant examples make this book particularly captivating. Highly recommended to every curious mind. Aug 24, Pythagorean rated it liked it. Although it’s sometimes a bit repetitive, this is a good intro to Advaita Vedanta.
I learned several of the Sanskrit terms and am ready for more advanced reading on the subject. Oct 15, Ben Levine rated it it was vedanat. This book inspired another amazing conversation with my friend Jai. For that and other reasons I give this book 5 stars.
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About Swami Dayananda Saraswati. He has been teaching Vedanta in India for more than five decades and around the world since His deep scholarship and assimilation of Vedanta combined with a subtle appreciation of contemporary problems make him that rare teacher who can reach both traditional and modern students. A teacher of teachers, Swami Dayananda taught six resident in-depth Vedanta courses, each spanning 30 to 36 months. Four of them were conducted in India and two in the United States.
Each course graduated about 60 qualified teachers, who are now teaching throughout India and abroad. Under his guidance, various centers for teaching of Vedanta have been founded around the world; among these, there are three primary centers in India at Rishikesh, Coimbatore, Nagpur and one in the U. There are vedsnta than one hundred centers in India and abroad that carry on the same tradition of Vedantic teaching.
In addition to teaching, Swami Dayananda has initiated and supported various humanitarian efforts for the last forty-five years. The most far-reaching of these is the establishment of All India Movement for Seva in