The Bhagavad-Gita has been a source of inspiration to many great leaders in India, Gandhi being one of them. His indebtedness to the teachings of the ancient text is reflected in the following quote: Read more
Integrating ‘spirituality & ancient wisdom’ into business, academia, individual and community life.
Spirituality | Business & Economy | Sustainability | Diversity | Ethics | Yoga & Meditation | Retreats
As a result of the pandemic our programs for this summer are cancelled. We will schedule a new one as soon as the siutation improves.
In the Upanishads words such as dhaya, dhvai, manta, drsti, mati are used to denote meditation. Read more
Vedanta is the culmination of knowledge, the sacred wisdom of the Hindu sages, and the transcendental experience of the seers of truth. It is the essence, or conclusion, of the Vedas. As the Upanishads come at the end of the Vedas, so it is called Vedanta. Literally, Veda means knowledge and anta means end. Read more
Meditation has been glorified by the Hindu scriptures as the most sacred vocation of human being. Humans alone are capable of this highest effort, by which they can rise beyond the mind and the intellect, the factors that limit them states Swami Chimayananda (2008:13). The spiritual stalwart of our times, further states, and rightly so, that, few of us can remain for a single moment without the mind and intellect roaming in clusters of thoughts. The question is: How can we regulate the production and flow of our thoughts? (ibid) Seeking an answer to this can had by cultivating controls over thoughts, gaining mastery on controlling and directing their flow, which can be attained by practicing meditation or dhyana. Read more