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The power of language (Shankara and Heidegger)


Natalia Isayeva, in her book – ‘Shankara and Indian Philosophy’ – finds a parallel between Shankara and Heidegger with respect to language and meaning, in particular the later Heidegger, with his interest in, and focus on, the etymological and hermeneutical … Continue reading

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Not through discourse…


“Not through discourse, not through the intellect, not even through the study of the scriptures can the Self (Atman) be realized. The Self reveals Himself… to the one who longs for the Self. Those who long for the Self with … Continue reading

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The knots of the heart – “When, my dear, Atman is seen…”


When all the knots of the heart are untied, then and there the mortal man becomes immortal. This is the whole teaching.     Katha Up. – 6.15 When, my dear, Atman is seen, heared about, reflected upon and contemplated on, … Continue reading

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Unmanifest and Manifest (Shiva-Shakti)


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The only experiencer


‘you’ are not free, You are freedom ‘you’ do not have experiences, You is experience Itself ‘you’ are/is experienced by It (the only experiencer)

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