Tag Archives: Advaita Vedanta

Māṇḍukya Kārikā

One of the premier texts in Advaitic literature is the  Māṇḍukya Kārikā, attributed to the 6th century CE philosopher and scholar of the Advaita (not two) *Vedanta (end of the Vedas) school of Hindu philosophy—Gauḍapāda, also referred to as Gauḍapādācārya. … Continue reading

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The Ashtavakra Gita in Light of the Unborn

The Ashtavakra Gita, (likely composed after the Bhagavad Gita but before the start of the common era) or The Ashtavakra Samhita as it’s sometimes called, is a short treatise on Advaita Vedanta, ascribed to the great sage Ashtavakra. A text … Continue reading

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Advaita Vedanta & the Self

We are now entering into more familiar ground with less emphasis on soul extensions as Advaita Vedanta places them as secondary to the all-encompassing and Cosmic notion of the Self. The Self is synonymous with Ātman or the Absolute Parabrahman. … Continue reading

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