- Part 2 – The First Principle
- Part 4 – The Corollary
- Part 1 – Vedic Self-Help
- Part 5 – The Third Principle
- Part 3 – The Second Principle
- The power of Now! – Vedas
- Part 6 – Why other methods fail?
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- Lets truly enjoy! – Ishopanishad Mantra 1
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- FAQ on Theory of Karma in Hinduism
- Lets have some action! – Ishopanishad Mantra 2
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Knowledge is multi-dimensional
When we refer to knowledge or process of reaching truth, we should understand that we do not imply mere mugging of books and memorization of facts. There is a whole science in Vedas on what is meant by knowledge and various forms of acquiring it. But to put things in simple perspective, truth means knowing something the way it is. And knowledge is the process leading towards it. This is a multidimensional approach.
The toolkit with us to acquire knowledge is 6 fold – 5 senses (eyes, ears, nose, skin, tongue) and its controller – the mind. The toolkit for us to experiment with knowledge is again our body (hands, legs, speech etc) and its controller – the mind again. The mind is supported by the hard disk or the brain cells where we store and retrieve information. All these tools should be used maximally for acquisition of knowledge.
In Vedic parlance, it is supposed to be done through a three-fold approach – Knowledge, Action and Contemplation. Knowledge here means input of information through five senses and mind. Action implies use of our body and mind to implement this knowledge as output. Contemplation means …….
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