Damodar Das

I am settled in Sri Dham Goverdhan, Mathura after retiring from active service.I like to write about Bhakti and Jnana topics, related to Sanatana Dharma. Visit My 'About Page' to know more.

6 Schools of Vedanta

6 Schools of Vedic Philosophy

Sri Adi Shankara wrote commentaries on the Brahma Sutras about 1400 years ago. Later, different Acharyas wrote commentaries. Thus emerged 6 Schools of Vedanta

power of vedic mantras

Power of Mantra Chanting

Mantra is a science of sound wherein the meaning and the power of sounds proceeds to the revelation of divinity. They are potent fulfil desires of the chanter.

The Lord And The Vedas

What is the Purpose of Vedas? | Understanding Vedas | Vedas in Bhagavad Gita

It is important to understand the position and philosophy of every spiritual statement. More so when it comes to interpreting the spiritual works such as the Bhagavad Gita etc, one may find extremely contradictory statements about the same subject which may appear to starkly oppose each other. This is where one has to become vigilant and take the help of one who has undergone spiritual rigor in understanding the scripture. While analyzing such scripture, the rule of thumb is to be able to harmonize contradictory statements and arrive at one universal meaning in the most profound manner. This shall happen only if one has the power of spiritual practice behind him.