Posts Tagged ‘Swami Dayananda’

Emerson, the Dream of America and Vedanta – Book review, Interview

Emerson, the Dream of America and Vedanta - Book review, Interview

Emerson on Consciousness: “We are in it. It is not in us.” Truth is not subjective. Modern science seeks to observe and understand our world and it’s truths, investigating our perceptions, inferences and assumptions about the world. Truth is not culturally specific, nor time dependent; laws of nature are not cultural, nor subjective. We don’t [...]


Beyond Belief: Yoga & Vedanta are for Understanding

Beyond Belief: Yoga & Vedanta are for Understanding

It really struck me one year at Swami Dayananda Saraswati’s place when he said “Vedanta is not a matter of blind faith or unverifiable belief, but a matter of understanding.” It hit me then why his teachings sat so well with me. The primary message is listen, inquire, question, discuss and if you disagree speak [...]