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Parts of a Whole

Hinduism Parts of a Whole Thursday, August 16, 2018 Several central ideas affirmed by Jesus were already formed in the ancient Hindu Vedas, then unfolded by the Upanishads and the Bhagavad Gita. Three of these ideas are advaita, karma, and maya. The word advaita is loosely translated as “having no duality,” implying that the proper or spiritual way of understanding things… Continue Reading Parts of a Whole

Infinite Forms

Hinduism Infinite Forms Monday, August 13, 2018 If you have ever traveled to India, you realize that Hinduism is less a religion and more a 5,000-year-old culture, formed by such ancient sources as the Vedas, the Upanishads, and the Bhagavad Gita, and communicated in thousands of other ways. Hinduism is the product of millennia of deep self-observation, human history,… Continue Reading Infinite Forms

Experiential Knowing

Nondual Consciousness Experiential Knowing Monday, August 15, 2016 The brilliant word “non-duality” (advaita in Sanskrit) was used by many in different traditions in the East to distinguish any notion of union from total absorption or enmeshment: “Not entirely one, but not two either.” Facing some of the same challenges of modern-day ecology and quantum physics,… Continue Reading Experiential Knowing

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