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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