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Maya-The illusion!

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Namaste! Hope all of you had a great week where you were able to get an insight into your own Dharma-the path of your true purpose. Last week, we discussed how Dharma and Karma become inter-twined in the deeper layers. Today let us discuss the concept of Maya, the illusion called the 'material realm'. We have before discussed Maya in a modern sense of internet and social media. Today, let us analyze from a philosophical perspective. 

Material world: All of us take birth in this material world, grow up, spend our days and go back behind the curtain, who knows where. Most of us live this life from a 'very body related' perspective. But is that what we are supposed to do? What is this material world? Why do we take this life? What is the point of all this? These are questions at least once or twice that come up in our mind during our short time in this material life.

In  Vedic philosophy and Sanskrit, the material world has a specific name-'Samsara Sagara'…

Dharma and Karma!

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Namaste! Hope all of you had a great week where you were able to focus exactly on the actions that would bring your true Dharma into your physical reality. Last week we discussed the Sathya (truth) that comes associated with our own Dharma. That is the deep truth lying within our heart.

Here, I want to clarify the heart we are discussing. This is not the physical heart that is pumping blood all through our body. That is a great muscular organ. But the heart we discuss in this blog post is the metaphorical heart, the sacred heart space. In the energy vocabulary, the Anahata Chakra, the heart center. This is the core where our deep truth, our own personal Sathya, resides.

Dharma: As we have discussed before each of us come to this physical realm with our own personal Dharma. This is the true purpose we came to this Earth to fulfill. Many times this purpose is being reminded to us by a gentle poke by our own intuition. But we totally ignore or neglect this and go after what our m…

The truth of Dharma!

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Hello all,

Namaste! Hope all of you had a great week where you were able to uncover another little piece of your personal truth. Last week we discussed how our own personal truth can set us free. Personal truth also can be called our Dharma. Let us discuss more the truth laden in our personal Dharma, this week.

What is Reality?  As in this blog, we discuss the concepts from a platform of Hinduism, I am taking the concept as per Vedic Philosophy. According to Wikipedia, "In Hinduism, dharma signifies behaviors that are considered to be in accord with Ṛta, the order that makes life and universe possible, and includes duties, rights, laws, conduct, virtues and "right way of living". So, according to that Dharma becomes the right way of living.

What is the right way of living? Who decides what is the right way? Are there any premises on which Dharma stands? Does Dharma change according to the country and region one is born? How can we be sure we are practicing the right kind o…

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