Research of Ancient Philosophy

The Vijnana Bhairava is a conversation between Bhairava and Bhairavi. Bhairava and Bhairavi is translated as Shiva and Parvati traditionally. But, as I have said in the Introduction, we need to...

The Mandukya Upanishad, the shortest of Upanishads is said to be the one upanishad that is sufficient to understand to gain moksha. I find a number of words are just used...

Each upanishad seems to talk about some aspect of the same basic truth with same concepts expounded from various angles. The Kena Upanishad gave an entry into the world of enquiring...

In my view, the Gayatri mantra, another one of those long list of mantras that are profound in meaning but highly misinterpreted to a point where people with some semblance of...

The Dakshinamurthy sthotram is another one in a long list of sthothrams that are both seemingly simple but highly enlightening, if only we opened ourselves to knowing instead of understanding. In...

Understanding, is the brain consciously recognizing and being able to recollect information. But, knowing, is where inherently the being knows without having to translate to recognizable words by the external world. ...

All sanskrit texts like the Upanishads, Vedas and so on are pretty huge. The ones I am writing about are just a few among them which have held meaning to me....

I will not translate the Chandogya Upanishad here. It is more a prose style upanishad and I believe there is very good translation and interpretation of it by Swami Krishnanada here....

Over the years I have come to realize that we are all utter and thorough fools. There have been so many clues and indications, a huge amount of texts and sayings...

The mrthyumjayam mantram is one mantram that is taught in every Hindu household. Yet, I am not sure how many truly understand the meaning of this very beautiful mantram. The beauty...