Monthly Archives: March 2014

The concept of Devas in Rig Veda

Rig Veda Samhita Vol1, By Dr. R.L. Kashyap “Deva” is the word that is used quite often in the Rig Veda. It means a luminous power. It is a mistake to regard the devas as mere personification of qualities. Rather … Continue reading

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Upanisads – an Introduction

The Upanisads represent a great chapter in the history of the human spirit and have dominated Indian philosophy, religion and life for three thousands years. Every subsequent religious movements has had to show itself to be in accord with their … Continue reading

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Its all about experience and practice

One thing that keeps recurring in my readings of the ancient Indian scriptures, and their interpretations by various native scholars, is the importance attached to one’s own personal experience and practice of the thought principles. Its interesting to know the … Continue reading

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