Research of Ancient Philosophy


Samadhi is another of those loosely used terms, attributed to sages and seers and looked on with awe and described without any understanding of what the term means. I should say that I belonged to the same class of people. But, like all the other explanations I have tried to give in this blog related to the misunderstanding of various concepts and terminologies used in ancient Sanskrit literature, I have come to… Read More

As I had indicated in this blog, the Vijnana Bhairava talks about various paths to reaching the truth. In this blog I write about “Shunya” that is talked about in Vijnana Bhairava. Shunya translates to void. But what is void? Can we even start to describe void? A number of verses exists such as the Nirvana Shatakam, Siva Dasaloki and so on that attempt to describe this. The Mandukya Upanishad also tries… Read More