Summarized teaching by Kowsiga of Anatma based on Tatva Bodha as taught by Swami Paramarthananda.
Two bird imagery illustrates the relationship between atma and Brahman and is found in Rig Veda and Mundaka Upanishads.
Rig Veda in Sanskrit – For those who would like to read and research the Sanskrit version of Rig Veda
Four Vedas English Translation (all in one PDF file) – Allow a few seconds for this large file to load. Older translation, but a good tool for research and analysis of Vedas. This book covers all four Vedas: 1. Rig Veda – RT Griffith 2. Yajur Veda – AB Keith 3. Hymns of Sama Veda […]
Many websites promote segments of Michael Wood’s History of India as proving beyond a reasonable doubt that people of India had nothing to do with Rig Veda or Sanskrit and they both were brought by outsiders – presumably Europeans. I finally ran into one blog that exposed the reasons behind such conclusions.
I was more interested in Upanishads and Rig Veda as my repltilian brain considered Upanishads and Rig Veda to be superior and more sacred – until Swami Paramarthananda insisted that I study Baghwat Gita…
Navarathri/Dasara is fast approaching and many people from India celeberate by displaying golu. Here are some instructions on how to build a five step golu padi at less than $100.
This is a rather large chart listing the hierarchy of Vedas and Scriptures. Gives a good overview, click on the image to see it even bigger chart.
New Year Discourse by Swami Paramarthanda
In his response, Professor Jeffery D. Long lays out his reasons for why he is following vedic religion and shatters the belief by the original author of the article that a diasporic Hindu is somehow superior to converted Hindu. But I would submit that diasporic Hindus may be Hindus, but not followers of vedic philosophy.